When choosing a hockey stick, there are many different properties that depend on personal preference; some examples are the type of curve, lie, flex and length. While there are no standard rules for selecting a curve (as long as it’s not illegal) (..sorry I had to), the rule of thumb for selecting a stick length […]
One of the areas of play that the Jets clearly need to improve on is their ability to win a face off. We take a look at the current winning %.
Illegal Curve’s Michael Remis examines how Winnipeg Jets time on ice (TOI) has been distributed through five games this season
This morning the Winnipeg Jets announced they were sending 20 players to St. John’s. In this post I will try to predict who will be on the Jets’ opening day roster. As of now, 38 players remain in camp; of those 38, three of those players are currently injured. Claude Noel addressed the media after […]
When body checking is introduced into minor hockey, the first rule taught is not to hit from behind. This season, the NHL is taking a hard line approach in passing the message along to its players. Two nights ago in an exhibition game, Jody Shelley of the Philadelphia Flyers drilled Toronto Maple Leafs forward Darryl […]
NHL players are required to speak to the media after practice, before games, and after games. After Tuesdays exhibition game, reporters huddled around the dressing room door, waiting to rush the floor, trying to get the best soundbyte. The cycle will wash, rinse and repeat daily, but Tanner Glass doesn’t mind the media scrutiny: “I […]
Winnipeg Jets Training Camp Day 4 In my previous article “Who Will Drop the Gloves For the Winnipeg Jets” I looked at last seasons’ and career fighting numbers for Jets players to see who we can expect to be dropping the gloves for the team this season. With 33 fights in 184 games, Tanner Glass […]
Moving to a new city is never easy. Finding a place to live, good restaurants, a new barber and a place to send your kids to school are just some of the items on the to do list. On the day the NHL Social Media Policy was announced, I felt that it was appropriate to […]