Prospect Pulse: Prospects Tourneys

Given the abbreviated time frame the Jets’ had to work with this summer, it is clear why the team will not have a prospects camp, but will participate in a 5-team rookie tournament with the Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks and the San Jose Sharks. I thought it would be fun, just for argument’s […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Jets Prospect Pulse,Prospect Pulse,Winnipeg Jets on August 30, 2011

Prospect Pulse: Jason Kasdorf

After leaving Tom Reid’s in downtown St. Paul following the draft, Remis, Ezra and I had the opportunity to meet the Kasdorf family.  They were very friendly and engaging, as well as thrilled that Jason was selected by the Jets.  Since that meeting, I have been following Kasdorf, a Winnipeg native, a little more closely […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Columns,Jets Prospect Pulse,Prospect Pulse,Prospect Pulse,Puck Prospectus Column,Winnipeg Jets on August 9, 2011

Prospect Pulse: Akim Aliu

Of all the current or former Jets’ prospects, Akim Aliu just may be the most famous (infamous?). As a 16-year old, Aliu had a much publicized on-ice altercation with teammate Steve Downie, stemming from Aliu’s refusal to participate in rookie hazing. Sticks were swung, teeth were lost, both parties were suspended and Aliu was eventually traded […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Columns,Jets Prospect Pulse,Prospect Pulse,Prospect Pulse,Southeast Division,Winnipeg Jets on August 2, 2011

More on Ivan Telegin

Illegal Curve had the chance to get a quick late-night scouting report on newly signed Winnipeg Jets Center Ivan Telegin. Courtesy of Corey Pronman of Hockey Prospectus: ” (Telegin’s)a toolsy forward who has a lot going for him. He’s a big guy who at times can dominate physically, and has a decent skill set for […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in General Jets News,Jets Prospect Pulse,Winnipeg Jets on July 26, 2011

Prospect Pulse: John Albert

Having just completed (along with @icEzra) a lengthy breakdown of all the Jets prospects, the one guy I kept coming back to with interest was John Albert.  Recently signed by the Jets out of Ohio State, this college centre appears to have many solid hockey attributes bubbling under the surface.  Of all the second-tier prospects […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Columns,Jets Prospect Pulse,Prospect Pulse,Prospect Pulse,Winnipeg Jets on July 26, 2011