Tobias Enstrom’s Unusually Long Stick

Toby Enstrom

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 […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Columns,Jets Columns,Winnipeg Jets on October 26, 2011

Noel getting to know Jets, just as fans are

Claude Noel

The event was incredible.  The results on the ice were merely an afterthought for the many who broke open their proverbial piggy banks to attend the first regular season game of the Jets 2.0.  The Habs scored early, and eventually scored quite often, against a Winnipeg group that looked its age, or lack thereof. Many […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,featured3,Featured3,Jets Columns,Winnipeg Jets on October 11, 2011

Jets React to Jody Shelley Suspension

jody shelley

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 […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Columns,General Jets News,Jets Columns,Winnipeg Jets on September 23, 2011

Under the Microscope

Jets Media scrutiny

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 […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Columns,Jets Columns,Winnipeg Jets on September 23, 2011

Scheifele-ing Expectations

Mark Scheifele - 1st game goal

Mark Scheifele is the second coming of Dale Hawerchuk.  At least that is the prevailing theme in Winnipeg these days.  The Winnipeg Jets’ first round selection (7th overall) is everything you’d want a first round pick to be.  He is mature for his age, unassuming and modest.  In fact, he personifies what the City of […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,featured2,Jets Columns,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets on September 22, 2011