Unmatched Anticipation

Jets come out

The clock strikes 6:15 p.m. in Downtown Winnipeg; the feeling of anticipation is akin to that of a team’s first playoff game in ten years (maybe forever).  Winnipeg has been without the top level of professional hockey since the doors closed at the Winnipeg Arena in late April, 1996. Some said the city would never […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Features,Jets Columns,Winnipeg Jets on September 21, 2011

Wither the White-Out?

With the release of the Winnipeg Jets jerseys last week, the checklist of items that True North Sports and Entertainment have been working on since May 31, 2011 is slowly beginning to come to an end. Sure paint needs to still be applied in areas of the MTS Centre, and sure everyone is champing at […]

Posted by Drew Mindell in Columns,Hosting the Petard,Jets Columns,Winnipeg Jets on September 14, 2011

Dustin Byfuglien’s Historic Shooting Season

I am of the belief if you don’t shoot, you can’t score.  Clearly that mantra is also shared by Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien, who had a team leading shot total of 347.  What is especially interesting was that it was so much higher than Evander Kane’s 234 (a difference of 113). I found it unusual […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Columns,Jets Columns,Winnipeg Jets on September 12, 2011

Selecting a “major Canadian concert act” for the Jets weekend party

On August 21, 2011 Gary Lawless and Ed Tait wrote an article in the Winnipeg Free Press reporting that Winnipeg would be the home for the NHL’s kickoff party, called “NHL Face-Off”.   The celebration would be the weekend of October 6, ending on the 9 with the Jets first regular season home game. One would think, […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Columns,General Jets News,Jets Columns,Winnipeg Jets on September 2, 2011