Jets on a Deadline–Jets v. Flyers (Nov 19, 2011)

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Winnipeg—It’s amazing what seven days can do. Coming into the start of this week and its accompanying three game home-stand, the Winnipeg Jets were a team with minimal confidence, and questions abound. People, in their unique expertise, were calling for wholesale changes, trade the bums, get rid of the coach. One week and three home […]

Posted by Drew Mindell in Game Recaps,Game Recaps on November 19, 2011

Jets on a Deadline: Jets versus Lightning (Nov 14, 2011)

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Winnipeg—Desperate times call for desperate measures, and on Monday night at MTS Centre, the less talented but more desperate of two Southeast Division rivals came away victorious. Rest assured, that in the midst of a five game losing streak, and looking beyond dispirited in their last game on Saturday night in Columbus, the Winnipeg Jets, […]

Posted by Drew Mindell in featured1,Game Recaps,Game Recaps on November 14, 2011

Jets on a Deadline–Jets v. Panthers (November 10, 2011)

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Winnipeg—Winnipeg Jets head coach Claude Noel was worried about an emotional letdown for the Winnipeg Jets in tonight’s first game back on home ice after their seven game road trip, and after a 5-2 loss to the Florida Panthers on Thursday night, the headman was correct in his concern. The game started optimistically enough, as […]

Posted by Drew Mindell in Game Recaps on November 10, 2011

Jets on a Deadline: Jets v. Rangers–October 24, 2011

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Winnipeg—In the grand scheme of eighty two NHL regular season games, there will undoubtedly be nights where you deserve a better result than the actual outcome of the contest. On Monday night at MTS Centre, in what was for the most part a somewhat dull game, the Winnipeg Jets deserved better than to be at […]

Posted by Drew Mindell in Game Recaps on October 24, 2011

Jets on a Deadline: Jets v. Hurricanes, October 22, 2011

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Winnipeg—There are certain nights in a NHL season where your opponent comes to the rink pre-disposed to a defeat. Sometimes it’s the injury bug, and sometimes your opponent is on the second half of back to back road games. Such was the case for the Winnipeg Jets versus the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night, and […]

Posted by Drew Mindell in Game Recaps on October 22, 2011

Jets on a Deadline: Jets @ Maple Leafs, October 19, 2011

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Winnipeg—The Winnipeg Jets travelling carnival arrived at its latest destination, Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, and on Wednesday night the Jets were clearly the better of the two teams for the first forty minutes. Unfortunately for fans of the Winnipeg squad, the game is sixty minutes in length, and the Jets team that took to the […]

Posted by Drew Mindell in Game Recaps on October 19, 2011