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Welcome to the Locked On Jets Podcast with your host, Harrison Lee (@HLLivingLoco)! Tune in every week, Monday through Friday, for the latest and greatest in Winnipeg Jets game recaps, news, and analysis. No take is too hot, no cow too sacred to discuss. Join me and the occasional special guest as we dig into Jets prospects, the best of the worst jersey styles, the latest hockey analytics controversy, and more. Subscribe so you'll never miss out on the Locked On Jets show, part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your Jets. Your way. Every day. Follow us on Twitter, @LO_WinnipegJets!

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The Winnipeg Jets Should Be All-In On Trading F...
On tonight's episode, we kick off with a recap of Winnipeg's frustrating, but hard-fought defeat at the hands of the Nashville Predators. What kept the Jets from scoring more than 1 goal against a weaker Preds side? Are the Jets starting to run out of scoring steam, or can the team make some adjustments to squeeze more offense out of the bottom-6? Who should be on the trade block to help make this possible? With the new rumors that Dubois is still content to leave for Montreal, how will the Jets go about replacing him? Is it finally time to go for broke and acquire Timo Meier? What are the odds the Jets could extend Meier long-term? Finally, we preview the upcoming Jets match-up against the Buffalo Sabres.
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The Winnipeg Jets Return To Face An Old Rival I...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming match-up against the Nashville Predators. What's gone wrong in Nashville's middle of the pack season? Are they a good, bad, or average squad? Who's been carrying the offensive burden up front? With goals from the rest of the roster in short supply, how have the Preds managed to win as many games as they have? Should the Jets be nervous about Nashville, or should this be a relatively straight-forward 2 points? We also discuss a few ongoing trends with the Jets, including improved 5v5 play with Ehlers back, and some lesser outings from Connor Hellebuyck.
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The Winnipeg Jets Love Back-To-Backs, Defeating...
On tonight's episode, we recap a successful weekend of Winnipeg Jets hockey. Did the Jets outplay weaker opponents in the Ottawa Senators and Philadelphia Flyers? What became the keys to victory in yet another back-to-back? Are the Jets actually better on consecutive nights than they are with breaks? Will Perfetti finally bust open the scoring damn after collecting a power play goal against the Sens? Just how good is the new-look top-6 now that Bones has found some winning combos? What games remain for the Jets before the All-Star break, and how many wins might Winnipeg collect amongst them?
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Winnipeg Jets Fans Weigh In On The Team's Perfo...
On tonight's episode, we poll Winnipeg's fanbase to see how they feel about the Jets season so far. Is the coaching staff flying high with big performances? How has the staff adapted to a chaotic injury situation at the start of the year? Is the front office pulling its weight to give Bowness the team he needs to win? What is Winnipeg to do with Heinola and Pionk? Should either defender remain with the Jets, or would greener pastures make sense for both? We also ask fans whether they think the Jets will make the playoffs, and win the Central Division. Dive right in to hear the fascinating poll results!
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The Winnipeg Jets Fall Short Against The Toront...
On tonight's episode, we reflect on a frustrating Winnipeg Jets defeat at the hands of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Was the scoreline really reflective of what happened on the ice? Were the Jets actually the better team overall? What prevented Winnipeg from scoring more than 1 goal? Should we be concerned at all about how the Jets have looked over the past few games, or is this just a temporary setback? If it's not temporary, how can Winnipeg address the team's shortcomings? Is the solution trading for Timo Meier? Would Meier even be interested in committing long-term to the Jets? We try to answer these questions, and more, on tonight's Locked On Winnipeg Jets!
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The Winnipeg Jets Drop A Stinker Against The Mo...
On tonight's episode, we recap a bit of an ugly Winnipeg Jets loss against the Montreal Canadiens. Why were the Jets so sluggish in this outing? Was the team out celebrating in Montreal a bit too late? Is the team still battling through injury and illness? What was going on with Heinola after a recent strong stretch of games? Is he even fit enough to be playing right now? Why should Winnipeg fans not be hitting the panic button right now? Are the Jets going to rebound and recover quickly enough to prep for the game against Toronto? How might they adjust and plan for the remainder of the season?
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The Winnipeg Jets Look To Stay Hot Against The ...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming bout with the Montreal Canadiens. With the Habs looking more than a bit vulnerable this season, what has their approach been with the roster? Is Montreal actively trying to compete, or preparing for future seasons? Will St. Louis be the guy to carry them through the rebuild process, or are the Habs expecting a change in leadership down the road? Who should the Jets be wary of, especially with talented youth like Suzuki and Caufield? Finally, we close out with some thoughts on the game's following the Habs match-up, and try to estimate the number of points Winnipeg might earn.
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The Winnipeg Jets Defeat The Pittsburgh Penguin...
On tonight's episode, we recap a massive weekend for the Jets after victories against the Pittsburgh Penguins and Arizona Coyotes. How did the Jets perform against Pittsburgh after a tough, tiring game against Buffalo? Is this Winnipeg squad capable of routinely dismantling opponents? What do we make of the Jets' continued improvements at 5v5? Has Cole Perfetti finally started to show his true form? Just how sick is this Ehlers-Connor-Dubois line? Were the Jets as good against Arizona as they were with Pittsburgh? Why was Winnipeg's defense as sloppy as it was against a weak squad? Should we just build Hellebuyck's statue now?
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The Winnipeg Jets Score A Massive Road Win Agai...
On tonight's episode, we recap a fun Winnipeg Jets outing against the high-flying Buffalo Sabres. How did the Jets manage to contain the second-highest scoring offense in the NHL? Did Hellebuyck answer the call after a rougher last few games? Which Jets skaters impressed the most despite a somewhat tougher evening for a number of the players? What moments carried Winnipeg through to victory? Is this an effort one could expect to lead to more wins against similar opponents, or do the Jets need to do some work? How will Winnipeg prepare for an even better opponent in the Pittsburgh Penguins? Does Sidney Crosby ever age? Finally, we wrap up with some commentary on Winnipeg's roster composition, and why the Jets still need to bring in at least 2 skaters.
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The Winnipeg Jets Hope To Rebound Against Tage ...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming battle with the resurgent Buffalo Sabres. With such a potent offense, what has been Buffalo's Achilles heel that's kept it deeper in the Atlantic standings? How has Comrie performed for his new team? Might he be eyeing a return to the Jets down the road? When did Tage Thompson become a superstar? Is his career journey replicable, or a once-in-a-lifetime experience? How has Tuch fared away from the Golden Knights? Is he still as much of a menace as he was back with Vegas? What can the Jets expect from this Sabres roster? Finally, we close out with some interesting comments from Cheveldayoff regarding his plans for potential trades.
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The Winnipeg Jets Suffer A Strange Defeat To Th...
On tonight's episode, we recap a weird night of high-scoring action between the Winnipeg Jets and Detroit Red Wings. What on earth transpired to end in a 7-5 scoreline? Were the Jets nearly as bad as the score made it look, or were there extenuating factors that explain the results? What happened to all of the Jets power plays, and why were the officials missing so many obvious calls? Which Jets skaters had the most impressive outings, and will they continue this form for the rest of the season? We also dive into some more thoughts on the recently-returned Jets, and which of the now-healthy skaters has returned to form the quickest. Finally, we close out on storylines to track for the second half of the NHL regular season.
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The Winnipeg Jets Look To Take 2 Points Off Of ...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming match-up against the Detroit Red Wings. Despite a middling record, are the Wings on the up and up? Is this a team the Jets should be concerned about? How has Detroit been generating offense with limited top-6 talent? Who should Winnipeg be most concerned about, especially on the power play? Has Andrew Copp been the missing piece for Detroit, or is he having a more modest season? We also dive into some potential media suggestions for Jets trades, including Ivan Provorov. Would Provorov be another Bones renaissance story, or an expensive gamble? Finally, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming slate of road games, and the toughest match-ups the Jets will face.
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The Winnipeg Jets Welcome The Return Of Ehlers,...
On tonight's episode, we recap a weekend filled with fun Jets hockey. Just how did this refreshed and significantly healthier Jets line-up fare against a mostly-full Lightning squad? Should we start booking our playoff tickets now? How did the returnees look in their first action in some weeks? Were any of the players showing the expected signs of rust? What on earth happened during that Canucks game? Was Rittich having one of his weaker outings, or was the Jets defense in front of him a problem? What should we look forward to with the Jets now sorting out their longer-term line-up? Will Winnipeg still seek to make a trade? We finally close out with some quick thoughts on the demotions of Lucius and Lambert to the CHL.
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The Winnipeg Jets May Take More Than Just Point...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming game against the Vancouver Canucks. With the Jets having bullied Vancouver this season, should we expect another pasting, or will the Canucks respond? What has gone wrong for this Vancouver squad, and what is with all of the drama surrounding the locker-room? What players might make the most sense for Winnipeg's cap and trading budgets? Are Kuzmenko and Horvat the best trade options, or could Winnipeg gamble on Boeser? We close out by checking in on some of the league's statistical leaders. Is Morrissey primed for a Norris run? Will Hellebuyck win his second Vezina trophy?
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The Winnipeg Jets Look To Stay Grounded Against...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming match-up against the Tampa Bay Lightning. How have the Lightning fared this year? Are they still one of the true top contenders, or has their star diminished somewhat? Who will Winnipeg look to shut down amongst their top scorers? Are the Jets expecting any major reinforcements before taking the ice? If Schmidt returns, what might the blueline group look like afterwards? We also take a look at the current NHL standings, and determine where Winnipeg ranks amongst the numerous playoff squads.
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The Winnipeg Jets Unleash Josh Norrissey Agains...
On tonight's episode, we recap a massive Winnipeg win over the Calgary Flames. With the Jets still needing to wait a few more days for reinforcements, what transpired between the Jets and Flames? Were both teams as chippy and physical as expected? Did the brewing bad blood between the franchises spill over into undisciplined play? How the heck did we finally get the mythical Dylan to Dillon goal?! Should we buy lotto tickets now? Just how great has Josh Morrissey's return to form been? Has Ville Heinola finally stamped his spot on the Jets roster permanently, or will his ELC status continue to muddy the picture?
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The Winnipeg Jets Prepare For The Calgary Flame...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming opponent in the Calgary Flames. What can the Jets expect from a team that has become a bitter rival over the last few years? Why are the Flames having such a topsy-turvy season? Does this Calgary team merit concern, or should this be a softer opponent for the Jets? What does the waiving on Jansen Harkins suggest about Winnipeg's roster health? Are we finally getting some major skaters back into the line-up? Who might be the most likely to rejoin the Jets over the next week or so? Finally, we close out with some interesting comments from Rick Bowness on how he tries to coach the youth.
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The Winnipeg Jets Survive The Edmonton Oilers T...
On tonight's episode, we reflect on a massive Winnipeg Jets win over the Edmonton Oilers on New Year's Eve. With Winnipeg struggling to ice a full line-up, how did Bones try to conjure his magic up? Were the Jets successful at creating offensive pressure, or was this a game Hellebuyck had to steal? Did Neal Pionk have one of his patented anti-McDavid games, or were the results a bit more mixed? Who else stood out from the crowd on a night of limited performances? How was Reichel in his return to Winnipeg's line-up? Might he be someone worth keeping around long-term?
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The Winnipeg Jets Get Back In The Win Column Ag...
On tonight's episode, we recap Sam Gagner's 1000th NHL game. It also happened to be the game to end Winnipeg's first 3-game losing streak! With the losses and injuries mounting, how were the Jets able to squeeze out a 4-2 victory against the Vancouver Canucks? Did the Jets outplay their opponents, or was this a case of Hellebuyck stealing points again? How did the Jets end up winning without scoring a single even-strength goal? Was this Ville Heinola's best game as a Winnipeg Jet? What does his performance and increased ice-time suggest about the way the coaching staff sees him? Is Neal Pionk's time with the Jets slowly winding down, or will Winnipeg opt to retain him?
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Rick Bowness Makes A Number Of Line Changes Bef...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming line-up adjustments before the Jets tackle the Canucks. Despite defeating Vancouver 5-1 in the last outing, the Jets are likely feeling concerned about the Canucks' scoring output. How can Winnipeg slow down this prolific offense? With such a high-flying attack, why is Vancouver near the bottom of the Pacific division? Is it a weakness the Jets can exploit? What lines is Bowness rolling with? Is this the best arrangement of forwards, or are there potentially even more adjustments that could be made? How long can this Jets team survive with the roster depth as-is before the team takes a standings hit?
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The Winnipeg Jets Fall To The Minnesota Wild As...
On tonight's episode, we recap a dispiriting loss to the Minnesota Wild. Were the Jets truly as bad as the 4-1 scoreline might imply? What positive takeaways can Winnipeg fans latch on to? Is there any help in sight for a Jets team struggling to ice 4 competitive lines? Just how bad has the roster depth been to have the current Jets line-up in this state? When will the front office decide to make a roster move? Are there any forward candidates the Jets can acquire to turn the tide, or will it fail to be enough to move the needle? What are the Jets going to do with the freefalling Neal Pionk?
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The Winnipeg Jets Receive The Much-Needed Holid...
On tonight's episode, we recap a tough road trip to Boston and Washington DC. What went wrong for Winnipeg in the 2 big US cities? Were these losses avoidable, or a sign of lingering fatigue and injuries? How can the Jets surmount the lack of roster depth over the next several weeks? Will the front office finally make a roster move to try and address the lack of forwards up front? If the Jets were to make a trade, which teams make the most sense as partners? Would allowing Ville Heinola to take the mantle of the last right-handed spot allow the Jets to move on from Pionk? What kind of trade package might the Jets expect in return?
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The Boston Bruins And Washington Capitals Will ...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming games against the Bruins and Capitals. Both Eastern Conference opponents are likely to be losses. Given the difficulty of playing each team on the road, what can Winnipeg do to try and even the odds? Is there any hope of beating the Bruins on the road, a team that almost never loses in their own rink? How have the Bruins managed to be this good despite an aging, veteran roster? Which skaters present the greatest threat? Can Winnipeg avenge its defeat at the hands of the Capitals a few weeks ago? What will this Washington team look like without TJ Oshie? Finally we look ahead to a few games after the Christmas break, attempting to figure out how many points the Jets can bank.
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The Winnipeg Jets Show The Ottawa Senators Some...
On tonight's episode, we recap a fun Winnipeg Jets victory over the Ottawa Senators. After Marc Methot's amusing Twitter comments on Winnipeg, how did the Jets respond on the ice? Did they show the Sens some classic Winnipeg hospitality, or did Ottawa receive a frostier reception? How did Big Save Dave do in net after a pretty solid outing against the Kraken? Which Jets skaters stepped up to help carry Winnipeg through the fatigue and ill-health? Is the Jets defense on the precipice of getting a makeover? What did Ville Heinola do in his return to the line-up that could clue fans in to Winnipeg's future blueline look? Was Bowness happy with Winnipeg's performance, or did he feel there was room for improvement?
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Marc Methot Gets The City Of Winnipeg Riled Up ...
On today's episode, we preview the upcoming clash between the Winnipeg Jets and Ottawa Senators, and dive into Marc Methot's comments on Winnipeg itself. Who should the Jets be concerned about from the Sens roster? For a team sitting last in the Atlantic, are the Sens truly as bad as their record might indicate? Just how explosive and lethal is their top-6? How has Debrincat fit in? We also dive into the underdog city experience and poke a bit of fun at Methot's comments while embracing the mild disrespect. Finally, we close out with some brief looks at the NHL standings, attempting to sort out which teams are firmly stamping their ticket to the playoffs.
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The Winnipeg Jets Split The Weekend Series Agai...
On tonight's episode, we recap some of the weekend action for the Jets, including a 5-1 shredding of the Vancouver Canucks and a less-enthralling 3-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken. What have we learned from the set of back-to-back games? Is the loss to the Kraken anything to be worried about? What are we seeing with Winnipeg's roster depth, especially in light of the flagging right-wing health? Should the Jets be aggressively searching for external help through trades? Are there any call-ups that make sense? We also step aside and take some time to discuss the recent blueline struggles with Dillon and Pionk. How should the Jets handle both skaters? Finally, we close out on the renaissance of Josh Morrissey, and how Bowness has unlocked the blueliner's true talent.
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The Winnipeg Jets Dominate The Nashville Predat...
On tonight's episode, we recap a thoroughly dominant performance from the Jets against Nashville. For all of the scoring opportunities and dangerous chances created, why was the scoreline only a 2-1 victory? Just how many excellent chances did Saros rob?! Were the Preds able to muster any sort of resistance? Which Jets skaters were particularly effective against Nashville? Did any Winnipeg players perform poorly? How did Hellebuyck look after a few shaky starts in his last 2 games? Where will Winnipeg seek improvement from? Finally, we wrap up our quarterly progress reports with Samberg, Schmidt, and the new coaching staff.
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The Winnipeg Jets Look To Rebound Against Their...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming match against the Nashville Predators. With a number of Jets potentially sick for this game, how will Winnipeg deal with the poor health of the team? Are the Preds a squad to be concerned about, or a relatively softer opponent to earn 2 points against? Who should the Jets be wary of, and how can Winnipeg turn the tide against an opponent that has played the Jets evenly over the years? Will Dubois being healthier for this game than the last? Finally, we continue our quarterly progress reports with a few grades for the defense, including the resurgent Morrissey and physical Dillon.
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The Winnipeg Jets Fall To The Vegas Golden Knig...
On tonight's episode, we discuss an agonizing loss to our burgeoning rivals in the Vegas Golden Knights. What kept Winnipeg from earning a victory in the final match of the season series? Were the Jets outplayed, or did they put themselves in danger with mistakes? How can Winnipeg prepare for a potential playoff meeting with this Knights team? What should the Jets work on, regardless of future match-ups with Vegas? Just how many Jets were playing through an illness?! Finally, we close out with a continuation of our quarterly report cards, focusing on Winnipeg's left-wing spot.
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The Winnipeg Jets Prepare To Battle With Vegas ...
On tonight's episode, we walk through a grudge match between the Winnipeg Jets and Vegas Golden Knights. With both teams sharing a bitter recent history together, which team will prevail? Can Winnipeg climb one step closer to seizing first in the Western Conference? Which Knights players will be the most dangerous? How can Winnipeg neutralize Vegas' goalscoring threats? Does Vegas have any particular weaknesses this year, and who will have to step up to expose them? Closing us out, we continue our quarterly progress reports with Jets players, focusing on Winnipeg's right-wing positions.
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The Winnipeg Jets Fall To The Washington Capita...
On tonight's episode, we dive into a frustrating defeat at the hands of the Capitals. What went wrong for Winnipeg? Why did it take the Jets nearly 2 periods before they were able to push back against Washington's pressure? Are there any immediate solutions for days when the Jets struggle to push the puck up the ice? What remains the single biggest need for this squad, and how can the Jets acquire it? If Winnipeg trades for 1 to 2 forwards, how would it improve the team's playoff outlook? Would the Jets become true contenders? Finally, we kick off a quarterly check-in for the Jets players and coaching staff, handing out early report cards. How have Winnipeg's centres been doing this year?
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The Winnipeg Jets Thrash The St. Louis Blues 5-...
On tonight's episode, we recap a hard-fought victory over the St. Louis Blues. Despite the lopsided scoreline, the Jets had to lean heavily on Connor Hellebuyck for much of the evening. Why did Winnipeg allow the Blues so many opportunities to claw back into this game? Can the Jets find a way to improve their defending with a lead? What parts of the squad carried the evening? Is this the best penalty kill the Jets have ever had? Has Winnipeg also figured out some different puck distribution patterns to make the power play dangerous again? Finally, we offer some brief expectations of Winnipeg's match-up against the Chicago Blackhawks.
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The Top NHL Storylines Heading Into 2023, And A...
On this episode, we take a look around the league and check in the top storylines heading into the second half of the NHL season. Can anyone stop the New Jersey Devils and Boston Bruins? What has fueled the meteoric rises of these two squads? Can both teams sustain this level of success through the regular and post-seasons? What teams have significantly underperformed expectations? How can the Columbus Blue Jackets turn their difficult start to the season into a learning experience? When did Tage Thompson become an elite center?! Finally, we close out with a short wishlist of things the Winnipeg Jets could benefit from before 2023 rolls in.
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The Winnipeg Jets Crush Paul Maurice's Florida ...
On this episode of Locked On Winnipeg Jets, we recap Winnipeg's thumping of the Paul Maurice-led Florida Panthers. With the Jets winning 5-2, can we finally settle the score with Winnipeg's past? What did the Jets do right in a massive win for the team? Where did the Panthers go wrong, and was it anything Maurice could fix? Did Winnipeg have any particular moments of concern, or was this a complete team performance? What did the team have to say about Maurice's return to Winnipeg, and the ensuing ovation? We close out with some thoughts on Winnipeg's upcoming schedule of games, and which of the match-ups might be the most challenging.
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The Winnipeg Jets Prepare To Face Off Against P...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming match-up against the Florida Panthers, led by former Jets coach Paul Maurice. Why are Panthers fans so up in arms over Maurice's performance so far? Are the Panthers actually playing as poorly as their middling record indicates? What ails this Floridian squad, and could the Jets find a way to take advantage? What will Winnipeg need to do to secure victory against a team with this much speed and skill? Finally, we close out with some additional thoughts on the trade rumors surrounding the Vancouver Canucks. Is Brock Boeser worth taking a risk on, or should the Jets elect to look elsewhere?
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The Winnipeg Jets Bounce Back With A Thumping O...
On tonight's episode, we recap Winnipeg's victory over the Anaheim Ducks. Was the 5-2 scoreline an accurate reflection of a complete win, or are there nuances to be dealt with? What went wrong with the Jets in the first period? What did Rick Bowness think about the effort? Is there a way to solve Winnipeg's slower starts? Which players stood out in a total team effort? What gaps do the Jets still need to fill, and can they repeat this level of depth scoring against stronger teams? How will Winnipeg prepare for the return of Paul Maurice on Tuesday? Can the Jets show the Florida Panthers a top-level performance, or will Maurice get the last laugh?
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The Winnipeg Jets Fall To The Columbus Blue Jac...
On tonight's episode, we recap a somewhat frustrating loss to the Blue Jacket's in Patrik Laine's return to Winnipeg. What went wrong for the Jets? Are there concerns that these issues are something more long-term, or should Winnipeg fans rest easy? If the problems are something that will remain, how will the Jets cope with them? Are there solutions available as early as this season? What were the Jets successful at? Should we be encouraged by Winnipeg's level of effort and slot attack? What should the Jets be on the lookout to adjust for against the Ducks? We finally close out with some thoughts on fascinating World Cup storylines, and whether the success of Asian teams in the tournament suggests a potential untapped market for both football and hockey.
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The Winnipeg Jets Win Machine Rolls On, And Wel...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming games against the Columbus Blue Jackets and Anaheim Ducks. What has gone wrong for these two bottom-table squads? Are the Jackets and Ducks as bad as they seem, or are there other factors to explain the rough season starts? Will the Jets be able to win both games, or should we expect at least a point to be dropped somewhere? Who are the danger men for each team? Is Troy Terry a realistic trade option, or a pipe-dream? We also discuss the importance of Canada's World Cup run for the men's team, and why the early exit shouldn't be viewed as a major disappointment.
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The Winnipeg Jets Demolish The Colorado Avalanc...
On tonight's episode, we recap an enthralling Winnipeg Jets victory over their Central Division rivals, the Colorado Avalanche. What went right for the Jets in a massive 5-0 win? What areas might be minor causes for concern? Is the new line of Perfetti-Scheifele-Wheeler prepared to dominate the rest of the season? How long can this trio keep the magic going for? Should the Josh Norrissey hype campaign be kicking into high gear now? What has allowed Morrissey to unlock this level of play, and will it last? How do we feel about the changes Rick Bowness has brought to the team? Will it help Winnipeg maintain a top seed in the Central during a busy December?
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20 Games Into The Season, The Winnipeg Jets Are...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming game against the Colorado Avalanche. With the Stars, Jets, and Avs all vying for the number 1 seed, which team will emerge victorious at the top of the Central? How has Winnipeg managed to accomplish such a strong start despite major injuries? Is this style of play a plan for sustainable success? How will the Jets approach a skilled, stingy, and speedy Avs team? Can Winnipeg replicate its success against Dallas while facing an even more dangerous Colorado squad? For the remainder of the season, what's working well for the Jets and what needs improvement? What have we learned from Bowness's first 20 games on the job?
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The Winnipeg Jets Sweep The Weekend, Beating Th...
On tonight's episode, we recap a chaotic weekend of Jets hockey, including a controversial win over the Dallas Stars, and a systematic dismantling of the Chicago Blackhawks. What contested NHL ruling allowed Jason Robertson to score on an empty Jets net after Connor Hellebuyck lost his helmet? Is this rule something the league might change? How did the Jets respond to a frustrating and dispiriting way to concede the game-tying goal? Is this the most resilient Winnipeg team we've seen so far? Were the Jets lulled into a false sense of security against a weaker Chicago squad, or did they take care of business? Which depth players surprised us all and stepped up to supplement Winnipeg's scoring?
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The Winnipeg Jets Are Routed By The Minnesota W...
On tonight's episode, we recap a disappointing match-up between the Jets and Wild before the American Thanksgiving holiday. Is there a history brewing for the Jets in these Black Friday/Thanksgiving visits to Minnesota? Why did Winnipeg look so uncompetitive against a Wild team that wasn't at its best? Should the Jets be concerned, or can Rick rally the squad before the critical Dallas Stars game on Friday? What changes could Bones institute to give this team some additional support? If DeMelo returns, what will happen to the current defensive unit? Should Heinola be the one who gets benched? Are the Jets looking to get further roster help from Vancouver? Which of Horvat, Garland, and Boeser makes the most sense?
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The Winnipeg Jets Are On The Road For A Central...
On tonight's episode, we take a look ahead at Winnipeg's upcoming slate of games for the end of November and attempt to figure out how many wins the Jets might come away with. Are the Minnesota Wild a team to be feared, or a squad the Jets should handle with ease? Is Winnipeg prepared for the final match-up against the Dallas Stars for the regular season? Can the Jets repeat their dismantling of an excellent Stars team? Should Winnipeg be worried about a trap game over the weekend against Chicago? Where will Anthony Duclair end up, and why might the Jets make sense? How did Ville Heinola fare in his season debut?
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The Winnipeg Jets Defeat The Carolina Hurricane...
On tonight's episode, we take a look at a strange victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. With Winnipeg in the driver's seat for nearly the entire game, why did the Jets change tactical strategies late? Did the move to play the top-6 as the primary defensive unit cause Winnipeg's late-game collapse? What can Bones do differently in future games to defend the lead? Was this game still one of Winnipeg's best defensive performances of this season? Why were the Jets able to limit a high-flying Carolina offense for almost the entire evening? Which depth players truly stepped up and helped Winnipeg stifle Carolina's slot attack?
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The Winnipeg Jets Get Shutout By The Pittsburgh...
On tonight's episode, we recap a frustrating but understandable loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. What went wrong for Winnipeg to fall 3-0 at home? Were the Jets truly as toothless as the scoreline suggests, or are the potential fixes more in-reach than they appear? Is this loss a one-off, or a potential sign of the roster construction issues slowly catching up? What can Winnipeg do in the meantime to try and boost offensive production? Can Hellebuyck do enough to mask the goalscoring issues in between? What is Winnipeg's plan with prospects like Heinola, Lambert, and Lucius? Should the Jets call on the kids to fill the gaps, or does the team need to look for more veteran support?
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The Winnipeg Jets Might Need To Trade For A Win...
On tonight's episode, we take a look at the trade options for the Winnipeg Jets to fill the gap Ehlers' long-term injury may create. Is Anthony Mantha someone the Capitals might be willing to part with? What kind of trade package would Washington be looking for? Is Mathieu Joseph still the best option from the Ottawa Senators? What sort of Jets defender might attract Ottawa's interest? Is there truly a trade fit there? Should Winnipeg be interested in either of Timo Meier or Bo Horvat? Are the Jets really in a position to trade for a short-term rental?
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Kyle Connor Goes Duck Hunting With A Winnipeg J...
On tonight's episode, we recap an uneven but but entertaining Winnipeg Jets win against the Anaheim Ducks. Is Kyle Connor's hat trick a sign that he might finally be breaking the scoring slump he's been mired in this season? How did Kyle Capobianco fare in his return to the line-up? Is he a safer option than Ville Heinola? When might Ville get a game with the Jets? With the news that Nikolaj Ehlers may need surgery this year, what will Winnipeg do to replace him? What trade options make the most sense for the Jets to pursue? Is Winnipeg's surplus of defenders going to help make trading a lot easier?
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How Does The Start To This Winnipeg Jets 2022-2...
On tonight's episode, we take a look at the last few years of Jets hockey to see how this season's start fares against previous seasons. Many of the previous Jets seasons started out with a similar record by mid-November. Is this Jets team more like those squads, or are there signs that Winnipeg is evolving? What evidence have we been provided that gives us reason to be more optimistic about the future of this squad? Will Winnipeg lean too heavily on Hellebuyck for a successful season? When will the Jets consider making roster changes to provide additional depth? Who are the Jets speaking with currently about a potential defender trade? Is this a deal that makes sense for both parties?
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The Top Winnipeg Jets Skater Contributors So Far
On tonight's episode, we take a look at which Jets skaters are performing the best for Winnipeg. On the forward side, what attackers outside of Scheifele are having a season to remember? Is Mark's expected goal share, currently sitting at around 42%, cause for concern? What might be driving the high expected goals against for his line? Is it the fault of the forwards, the defense, or a combination? Which underappreciated Jets bottom-6 skater might be best suited to a top-6 promotion in Ehlers' absence? How are the other bottom-6 Jets performing this year? On the blueline, which Jets defenders are excelling, and which defenders are drowning?
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The Winnipeg Jets Are Proving Resiliency Is In ...
On tonight's episode, we recap an intriguing weekend of action for the Winnipeg Jets, including a frustrating loss in Calgary and a massive comeback win in Seattle. Despite the 1-1 record on the road, were the Jets still playing quality hockey? What caused them to falter against a Flames team that had lost numerous games? Are there any concerning signs, or should Jets fans rest easy? What did we learn from Winnipeg's bounceback game against the Seattle Kraken? Are the Jets starting to forge a new, exciting identity under Bowness? How can the Jets front office better support Rick's efforts?
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The Winnipeg Jets Face A Busy Holiday Schedule....
On tonight's episode, we take a look at a busy Winnipeg Jets calendar for the remainder of November. With the Jets playing 9 or so games through the end of the month, what can we expect Winnipeg's record to look like? Will the Jets remain in the top-3 of the Central Division by American Thanksgiving? What Central Division rivals might be poised to spoil Winnipeg's push to the top? Can the Jets play like they did against the Stars for the rest of November? What Eastern Conference foes look to be the most difficult for the Jets to knock off?
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How Are Winnipeg Jets Fans Feeling About The Se...
On tonight's episode, we turn the mic over to Jets fans and ask you for your feelings on the season so far. How have fans rated the coaching staff performance so far? Is this the best version of Scheifele we've seen since 2016-17? Where should DeMelo be playing, and could he help relieve a beleaguered Pionk? Are fans confident in a top-3 finish in the Central, or are they hoping just for any form of a playoff appearance? Do fans feel the Jets need to make changes to the roster, or are they happy with the current construction as-is?
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The Winnipeg Jets Dominate The Dallas Stars On ...
On tonight's episode, we recap a thoroughly entertaining evening of Winnipeg Jets hockey against the Dallas Stars. Was this Winnipeg's best game of the season? What made this victory so special? Is Winnipeg's dominance in this outing a sign of things to come? Has Rick Bowness finally unlocked the Jets potential? Which players stood out the most in a massive team victory? Is this the best Mark Scheifele has been in ages? Just how high can this team continue to climb on the quest for a playoff berth? Can the Jets keep playing this brand of hockey against quality opponents?
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A Way-Too-Early Winnipeg Jets Trade Wishlist
On tonight's episode, we take a look at the roster situations around the league and try to pinpoint a handful of potential trade targets for the Winnipeg Jets. What positions might the Jets look to prioritize in any sort of trade? Is Chevy actually looking to improve the squad, or does he feel this roster is sufficient as-is? Which teams in the Metro Division are already falling behind, and what players might become available on the trade market for Winnipeg? Are the Vancouver Canucks open for business? If so, is it worth acquiring Conor Garland, who has another 3 seasons left on his contract?
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The Winnipeg Jets Are Racking Up The Wins...Can...
On tonight's episode, we break down Winnipeg's current standings placement, and reflect on a big win against the Chicago Blackhawks. Is the level of performance we saw against Chicago and Montreal a sign of Winnipeg's true quality? Are there warning flags with how the Jets are winning games, and will it be enough to threaten their ascendance in the standings? How far can this team push, and if the Jets make the playoffs, how many rounds might they get through? Who has stepped up in the absence of Ehlers and an unlucky Kyle Connor? Can Winnipeg's special teams right the ship and get back towards being a legitimate threat?
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The Winnipeg Jets Welcome Rick Bowness Back Wit...
On tonight's episode, we run through a quality Winnipeg win over the Canadiens. What adjustments did Bowness make in preparation for a fast, loose game against Montreal? Was Winnipeg able to control the ice, or were the Jets pressured like they were against LA and Vegas? Who stood out for the Jets? Were any skaters in particular impressive, or was this a total team effort? Did Hellebuyck have to stand on his head for Winnipeg, or was this a comfortable game in-goal for him? What changes can the Jets make to further improve their odds of victory in future games?
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Early Surprises And Disappointments In The 2022...
On tonight's episode, we take a look at some of the early surprises and disappointments from Winnipeg's start to the season. Though we're only a few games in, a handful of players have stood out. Is Mark Scheifele's resurgence here to stay? Will he be the rock the Jets rely on to make the post-season? Can Cole Perfetti win the Calder trophy after a great start to his first full NHL season? Is Sam Gagner Chevy's best free agent forward signing since Mathieu Perreault? On the disappointing side of things, can Neal Pionk turn his season around after a challenging start? What is wrong with the special teams, a point of focus for the coaching staff over the summer?
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The Winnipeg Jets Depth Is Being Stretched Thin...
On tonight's episode, we take a look at the current Winnipeg Jets practice units ahead of the match-up with the Montreal Canadiens. How is Winnipeg shaping up? Were the absences at practice something to be worried about, or routine? Will Jansen Harkins make the team after being summoned via emergency call-up? Is his form with the Manitoba Moose a sign of things to come, or unfulfilled promise? Who should the Jets be concerned about from the Habs roster? Is this the true version of Sean Monahan? Finally, we close out with a discussion on whether or not the Jets need to re-sign Connor Hellebuyck. Have I finally changed my mind on an extension?
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Rick Bowness Thinks The Winnipeg Jets Should Be...
On tonight's episode, we dive into some of Rick Bowness' comments around the Jets, and how they've played just a few games into the season. Is Bones pleased with the 5-3-1 record, or does he see room for improvement? How did he react to the LA and Vegas games, where the Jets earned points but were generally outplayed? What are Rick's current line combinations heading into Thursday's game? Does it really look that different from what Scott Arniel has been deploying recently? What are Winnipeg's biggest roster and skillset needs, and can the team source these needs internally? What line-up changes might get Winnipeg the best results in the meantime?
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The Winnipeg Jets Fall To Vegas, But Still Earn...
On tonight's episode, we recap an interesting tour through the Pacific Division for the Winnipeg Jets. With 5 of 6 points bagged, the Jets seemingly handled the LA Kings, Arizona Coyotes, and Vegas Golden Knights...but was that really the case? What common threads tie all 3 games together, and should Winnipeg be concerned about the inconsistent team-play? How can the Jets solve some of the defensive issues, and will that help the Jets improve their offensive creation further up the ice? What has Scott Arniel's current run with the Jets taught us about how he'd coach Winnipeg if he became the full-time coach? Is it truly an improvement over Paul Maurice, or would the Jets find themselves back at square 1?
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The Winnipeg Jets Steal 2 Points On The Road Ag...
On tonight's episode, we recap a bit of a chaotic Winnipeg outing against the LA Kings. How long did it take before the Jets registered a second shot on goal? Why was the Kings forecheck and pressure so successful against the Jets? Can Winnipeg make any adjustments to handle this forecheck against teams with similar styles? What line-up arrangements might help Winnipeg deal with this press the most? How did Dylan Samberg fare in his return to the line-up? Can we glean much from a performance in which almost the entire team performed poorly? Just how spectacular is Connor Hellebuyck? Will the Jets be able to get more than 2 points against Arizona and Vegas?
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Can The Winnipeg Jets Soar In The Central Divis...
On tonight's episode, we take a look at Winnipeg's upcoming slate of 6 games, including rematches with the Dallas Stars and Vegas Golden Knights. Can the Jets take revenge after some difficult losses against both squads? How many points can Winnipeg expect against easier competition like the Kings, Habs, and Coyotes? Where does Winnipeg's season start rank against the rest of the Central? Are the Jets in a good position to take a run at a top-3 divisional finish, or will the lack of roster depth eventually catch up? How is the Pacific Division shaping up, and are there teams in the Pacific likely to steal Wild Card spots from the Central?
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The Winnipeg Jets Have Played Their Best Game O...
On tonight's episode, we recap a thoroughly enjoyable rout of the St. Louis Blues. What line combinations worked well for Winnipeg? Is Sam Gagner the ideal replacement for Ehlers on that first line? In limited minutes, how did the Stanley-DeMelo pairing fare? Is it a duo that's likely to continue posting stronger results? Is the third line finally starting to find its scoring form, and can it supplement the sparser goalscoring from the top-6? Just how good has Mark Scheifele been? Is his return heralding the start of a new Jets era? How did so many teams pass on Cole Perfetti?
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Five Games Into The NHL Season, The Winnipeg Je...
On today's episode, we dive into the overall impressions of Winnipeg's first 5 games of the season. How have the Jets fared so far under the combined efforts of Rick Bowness and the assistant coaching staff? What appears to be working, and what needs a few adjustments. What can the team do with the line-ups to try and squeeze out a few extra results? Is it time for David Gustafsson to earn a more prominent role? Should Sam Gagner see increased usage in the top-9? Is Dylan DeMelo finally back to being the backend stabilizer the Jets need on the first pairing? What on earth was that officiating in the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs?
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The Winnipeg Jets Get Blinded By The Vegas Ligh...
On tonight's episode, we recap a frustrating (but understandable) loss to the Vegas Golden Knights. With the injuries mounting, how did the coaching staff respond? Was the line-up as strong as it could have been? What tweaks might the Jets have made to try and add a little bit more offensive punch? How did David Rittich fare in his first official Jets start? Can he be relied upon to back Hellebuyck up for the remainder of the season? Are there any actual alternatives if Rittich falls short? Why isn't Winnipeg's 4th line playing more? Should Gustafsson and Gagner be given top-6 or top-9 looks over the weekend? Who should slide into Ehlers' spot if Nik still isn't healthy by the weekend?
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The Winnipeg Jets Stun The Colorado Avalanche T...
On tonight's episode, we discuss major takeaways from a huge Winnipeg victory over the defending Stanley Cup champs in Colorado. How did the Jets manage to sneak out of Denver with 2 points? Was Scott Arniel able to execute on Bowness' vision of hockey, or are we still hoping for more when Rick returns? How did the promotion of Appleton to Scheifele's line impact the team balance? Will Ehlers be healthy enough to return against the Golden Knights? How did the reworked Jets defensive pairings look? Is Samberg here to stay for the foreseeable future?
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The Winnipeg Jets Prepare For An Avalanche Of G...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming games against the Colorado Avalanche and Vegas Golden Knights. Do the Jets have chance at earning points in either of these games? Which team would Winnipeg be most likely to scratch a result out against? We also take a look at Winnipeg's strange off-season asset management, from waiving Kovacevic to swapping Comrie out for Rittich. With a number of the recently departed players performing well elsewhere, did the Jets make a big mistake? Lastly, we take an early look at the Central Division. Where will the Jets finish amidst a crowded field of solid teams?
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The Winnipeg Jets Stumble Against The Dallas Stars
On tonight's episode, we recap a humbling game against the Dallas Stars. For the Winnipeg Jets, what lessons can the team take away from a thoroughly frustrating evening? Are there internal solutions for the Jets to work with, or will fixes require external options? How can Winnipeg improve the defensive structure of the team? Is it finally time to sit Logan Stanley in favor of one of Dylan Samberg or Ville Heinola? What happened to Dylan DeMelo, and can he recover his form to stabilize the top pairing? What's going on with Pierre-Luc Dubois? Is he dreaming of a future outside of Winnipeg, or merely enduring a rough patch?
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The Winnipeg Jets And Manitoba Moose Open The S...
On tonight's episode, we recap a relatively successful start to the Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose seasons. With the Jets missing head coach Rick Bowness due to COVID, how did Winnipeg get on with the assistant coaching staff at the helm? Was Brad Lauer able to implement Bowness's general instructions and style? How did the Jets look against a tired but dangerous New York Rangers squad? Is Connor Hellebuyck looking like a Vezina candidate already? On the Moose side of things, how did Manitoba fare against the Rockford IceHogs? Was Brad Lambert's first North American pro goal worth the wait? When will Daniel Torgersson make the jump to the Jets?
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The 2022-23 Winnipeg Jets Season Is Finally Here!
On tonight's episode, we give some final thoughts on the start of Winnipeg's season against the New York Rangers. Are the Jets in a good position to start the season off with a bang? What should Winnipeg be concerned about against the high-scoring Rangers offense? What are we to make of some of the conflicting comments from Winnipeg's organization about the rookie defenders and prospects? Is Winnipeg trending in the right direction, or is there still work to do to get this team on-track? What questions will need to be answered this season as the Jets try to rekindle the passion amongst the fanbase?
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Brad Lambert Signs His ELC With The Winnipeg Je...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the signing of Brad Lambert to his entry level contract. When can we expect to see Lambert suit up for the Winnipeg Jets? Until then, what will he bring to the Manitoba Moose? Is there any chance for him to move to the Seattle Thunderbirds instead, or is he going pro the whole way? We also preview Winnipeg's upcoming home opener against the New York Rangers. Are the Jets prepared to handle New York's elite power play? How can the Jets deal with Kreider, Panarin, and Zibanejad? Is Shesterkin actually beatable? What scoreline should we expect to see against one of the stronger teams from the East?
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The 2022-23 NHL Season Is Underway...Are The Wi...
On tonight's episode, we walk through Winnipeg's final roster selections and practice lines ahead of the season opener on Friday. Has Logan Stanley truly won the final spot on the blueline? If so, why have the Jets opted to sit Dylan Samberg in the press box? Is Stanley being showcased for a trade? How are the bottom forward lines looking? Can the third and fourth lines actually provide the scoring jump the Jets will need to make the playoffs? If not, how can Winnipeg muster up enough standings points for a post-season berth, and who are they competing against? We finally close out with some early thoughts on the LA Kings vs. Vegas Golden Knights game. Are the Knights finally back to being a playoff threat?
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The Winnipeg Jets Have Finalized Their Roster C...
On tonight's episode, we discuss Winnipeg's decision to demote Ville Heinola to the Manitoba Moose. Do we know which of Logan Stanley and Dylan Samberg has earned the coveted final defender spot? Can Stanley and Samberg provide more than Heinola can? What skillsets might have pushed Samberg ahead of Heinola in the race for the third-pairing? Are we going to see Heinola again this season, or is his chance to make the team lost? With the logjam on defense, what can Winnipeg do to create room and improve the forward unit? Who should the Jets be targeting in a deal, and what will they offer to Winnipeg's offensive plans?
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The Winnipeg Jets Are Down To Their Final Roste...
On tonight's episode, we take a look at the final rounds of Winnipeg's roster cuts. Which players have been waived, and which skaters remain with the big club? What are the resulting depth lines looking like with the players who've earned roster spots? Should the Jets be concerned about losing Jonathan Kovacevic to the Montreal Canadiens? Is there a chance Kovacevic could come back to Winnipeg in the near future? What does the demotion of Jansen Harkins to the Moose suggest about the Rick Bowness era? Is this finally the beginning of true culture in Winnipeg? Are the Jets becoming the meritocracy they've claimed to be?
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Predicting Potential Winnipeg Jets Lines For Th...
On tonight's episode, we take one last look at the roster and try to come up with a regular season line-up based on the pre-season performances. Will Brad Lambert receive the spot he's arguably earned, or are there too many contracts ahead of him to get the nod? Is the line of Connor-Scheifele-Ehlers capable of outscoring any of its defensive deficiencies? Can Ville Heinola convince the coaching staff his burgeoning offensive game is worth the potential defensive gaps? What depth forwards have earned roster spots, and which of the existing veterans might be getting waived to open spaces?
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The Winnipeg Jets Cruise To A 5-0 Pre-Season Vi...
On tonight's episode, we look back on Winnipeg's 5-0 victory over the Calgary Flames. Is giving Nik Ehlers first line minutes all it'll take to solve Winnipeg's scoring woes? What will the additional ice-time mean for his levels of production? Is the Jets power play finally starting to resemble the monster it was a few years ago? Will Brad Lambert be around for the home opener by the time the season rolls around next week? How did he and Perfetti handle a night of playing with Toninato at centre? Is there any more clarity on which young defender will finally earn the final spot on the blueline? If not, which amongst Stanley, Heinola, and Samberg has the likeliest chances of earning the nod?
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The Winnipeg Jets Are Nearing The End of Pre-Se...
On tonight's episode, we prepare for the close of pre-season and look ahead to Winnipeg's potential regular season line-up. Is Brad Lambert truly destined for the Manitoba Moose, or can he steal a permanent starting role in these last 2 games? Will Logan Stanley still be a Jet by the end of next week, or is a new destination in his future? Who will earn the final defender spot between Samberg and Heinola? Are the Jets already telling us the winner via their social media postings? What are the potential final lines looking like ahead of next Friday's season opener against the New York Rangers?
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Winnipeg Jets Fanbase Pulse Check: How Are We F...
On tonight's episode, I turn the polls over to you to find out how you all feel about the start of the Rick Bowness Era in Winnipeg? Is the fanbase appreciating the tactical changes and renewed focus on youth Bones seems to preach? How have the assistant coaches fared? Are we optimistic about Winnipeg's playoff competitiveness this season, or are we feeling down about the lack of roster changes? Which young defender do fans want to see take the ice for the Jets this season? Is Brad Lambert already a big enough fan favorite to keep up with the Jets, or is the Moose still his intended destination?
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The Winnipeg Jets Kids Are Alright (Despite Los...
On tonight's episode, we recap an entertaining, if mildly disappointing pre-season match-up between the Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers. How are Rick Bowness' systems faring as the team gears up for regular season hockey? Does Bones need to make any further adjustments before next week? Is Brad Lambert doing enough to earn a big club role? If not, where will he end up this season? If Lambert were to make the Jets, who might he replace and what can he bring to the team? In the battle of the last defender spot, has any one of Heinola, Samberg, or Stanley seized the initiative and earned the placement?
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Brad Lambert Shines Brilliantly Against The Mon...
On tonight's episode, we recap Winnipeg's pre-season match-up against the Montreal Canadiens. How did the Jets fare against a team that's recently given them some heartache? Which of the young defenders in Heinola, Stanley, and Samberg shone the brightest for the 6th D spot? With Brad Lambert continuing to roast opponents in the pre-season, could he be in line for a Winnipeg debut this year? When might we see him, and will it be a permanent promotion? How did some of the depth players like Kevin Stenlund handle a weaker Montreal roster? Is Stenlund someone the Jets should be considering for a roster spot? What problem areas does Winnipeg still need address before the season starts?
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Brad Lambert Rejoins The Winnipeg Jets Pre-Seas...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's line-up ahead of the pre-season game against the Montreal Canadiens. With the Jets fielding a younger squad, what Moose prospects and tweener players might be vying for a depth role with the Jets? Can Saku finally earn the 4th line role he seems to be on-track for? With Brad Lambert returning from injury, will his performance earn him an audition with the Winnipeg Jets? What might happen if he continues to sizzle during pre-season? Could Brad end up with the big club permanently and be the internal goalscoring solution the Jets are searching for? Are either of Dylan Samberg and Logan Stanley likely to unseat Ville Heinola from the last Jets defender spot? What will Heinola need to do to continue impressing Bowness? On the topic of Bowness, what should Winnipeg fans make of the Dallas Stars fanbase's cynicism towards Rick's tenure? Are there signs of worry for the future?
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The Winnipeg Jets Defeat The Ottawa Senators, B...
On tonight's episode, we discuss a bit of a mixed Winnipeg Jets performance against the Ottawa Senators. What did Winnipeg get out of a veteran-heavy top-6 forward group? Is the line of Connor-Scheifele-Ehlers working as well as intended? Can Cole Perfetti be the catalyst Blake Wheeler needs for a big season? Why were the Jets struggling to create against a largely AHL-calibre line-up? Was the defense partly to blame as well? Which of the young rookie defenders impressed the most? From the bottom-6, were the Jets given any names to keep an eye on for this season's 4th line unit? Is Daniel Torgersson the gunslinging power forward this team desperately needs?
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The Winnipeg Jets Prepare To Face The Ottawa Se...
On tonight's episode, we preview Winnipeg's upcoming pre-season game against the Ottawa Senators. With the Jets turning to a more veteran-heavy line-up, what might we see after a tough start to the pre-season? Will more established names like Mark Scheifele and Kyle Connor adapt to Bowness' systems comfortably? Who might take some time to adjust to the way Bowness wants the team to play? Is Dillon-Heinola a preview of the defensive pairing the Jets want to run this season? What will Samberg and Pionk accomplish together after a mixed showing last season? Are the Sens sending any players to be concerned about, or is their line-up a bit on the lighter side?
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The Rick Bowness Era Of The Winnipeg Jets Begin...
On tonight's episode, we dive into the first pre-season match-up between the Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers. How did Rick Bowness fare in his first game as Jets head coach? Did his commitment to an aggressive team translate to the ice? If so, who adapted to this system well and who might not be a fit for Bowness' tactics long-term? What improvements could Bowness and the assistant staff focus on throughout pre-season? Can the lingering issues be resolved before the regular season kicks off? Is the back-up goaltending position a lock for David Rittich, or could he face some internal competition? How did the special teams look under Scott Arniel and the rest of the staff? Will all of these adjustments be enough to propel Winnipeg to the post-season, or should the focus be on progress first?
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The Winnipeg Jets Tease Pre-Season And Regular ...
On today's episode, we discuss the fascinating line-ups the Winnipeg Jets have assembled during training camp. What might the trio of Perfetti-Dubois-Wheeler accomplish this season? Will the excellent passing and offensive IQ make up for the lack of explosive skating? Can Dubois and Wheeler make the most of Perfetti's phenomenal understanding of the game? How excited should we be for a top-line of Connor-Scheifele-Ehlers? Will this be the combination that reignites Scheifele's elite play? Are we going to see Ville Heinola played on his off-hand alongside Brendan Dillon? Can Johnny Kovacevic bring the same level of stability that Dylan DeMelo did for Josh Morrissey and bring further right-sided depth?
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The Winnipeg Jets Open Training Camp With Team ...
On tonight's episode, we run through the training camp rosters for Team Hawerchuk and Team Steen. Are either of the teams favored in certain parts of the roster, or did the Jets try to balance them out? What strengths and weaknesses might each group exhibit heading into pre-season? Will Johnny Kovacevic or Leon Gawanke have big enough camps to earn NHL time this season? What fate might befall tweeners like Kristian Reichel, who might have a shot at depth roles with the big club? Will Arvid Holm or Mikhail Berdin finally prove to be the stronger Moose starter?
21 min
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Can The Winnipeg Jets Internally Improve Their ...
On tonight's episode, we rundown a new-look line-up for the Winnipeg Jets based on feedback and commentary from the team. With the renewed focus on youth, will Ville Heinola finally break into the top-4 on the defense? Where will Dylan Samberg end up, and could he be the stabilizing force Neal Pionk needs to succeed? What should the Jets do with Dillon and Stanley? Could either be traded to bring in much-needed scoring help up front? Is there a natural fit for the Oilers and Jets to swap Puljujarvi for a blueliner? Is this the season we finally see the end of Scheifele-Wheeler on the first line?
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Winnipeg Jets Prospect Brad Lambert Dominates A...
On tonight's episode, we recap a hectic flurry of prospect action from the Penticton Young Stars Classic. Who was the standout amongst top prospects like Brad Lambert and Chaz Lucius? Might either of these young guns be pushing for a bigger role with the Moose or Jets? Is Chaz actually a centre, or does his game work better out wide? Can Greg Meireles carve out a larger role within the organization and earn a Jets call-up? We also discuss the implications of Winnipeg missing out on Sonny Milano, and what the front office's statements might imply about the upcoming roster situation.
21 min
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The 2022-23 Winnipeg Jets Remove Blake Wheeler ...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the ramifications of the shocking decision to remove Blake Wheeler's captaincy by the Winnipeg Jets coaching staff. Why was Wheeler removed as captain, and more importantly, why isn't he being replaced? Who might join the council of assist captains for the upcoming season? Is there a chance for a new captain to rise amongst the group of younger players? What message does this send to the rest of the team, and does it signal bigger changes to come? Is this move even enough to push Winnipeg into much-needed line-up changes?
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The Winnipeg Jets Release Early Lines For The P...
On tonight's episode, we dive into the hype surrounding the early line-ups for the Penticton Young Stars Classic. Are the Jets trying to make Cole Perfetti their long-term centre of the future? What might he accomplish alongside the mobile giant in Daniel Torgersson? Is Chaz Lucius really going to be a centre in the future? Can his game grow in the right areas to match what is needed for skaters down the middle? Where will Brad Lambert best fit, and what can he create alongside Lucius and Bongiovanni? Is Kuzmin-Lundmark a pairing to watch for the future? How will Kuzmin change the complexion of this line-up's backend?
21 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Announce Their 2022 Penticton...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the exciting announcement of Winnipeg's Penticton Young Stars Classic roster! Why should Jets fans be keeping a close eye on Dmitry Kuzmin and Anton Johannesson? Is Chaz Lucius truly ready to make the jump to pro hockey? Where will Brad Lambert end up, and could a big Penticton showing earn him a pro deal? Will Arvid Holm finally prove he's the man to rely on for the Moose starting goalie spot? Is Daniel Torgersson the big-bodied scorer the Jets have struggled to sign?
23 min
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Which Winnipeg Jets Players Will Thrive Under R...
On tonight's episode, we take a look at which Jets players may or may not thrive under the new coaching staff with Rick Bowness. Are the kids finally poised to get the shot many of them haven't had in years? Will Ville Heinola prove to be Bones' answer to Heiskanen in Winnipeg? Where will Cole Perfetti slot in, and is it possible he misses out on the top-6? Are the new defensive systems good fits for veterans like Adam Lowry and Brendan Dillon? What will happen with struggling players like Neal Pionk and Blake Wheeler?
21 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Still Need Free Agent Help......
On tonight's episode, we comb through the remainder of the UFA pool to try and identify a few options that might help the Winnipeg Jets. How is Sonny Milano still without a contract with only a few weeks before the pre-season begins? Can Winnipeg woo Evan Rodrigues and bring him in to provide much-needed offensive punch down the line-up? Is Victor Rask still decent enough to fortify the bottom-6? Should the Jets give Daniel Sprong one last chance to stick with an NHL squad, or are the holes in his game too great to overlook?
21 min
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Remembering Winnipeg Jet Scott Campbell
On tonight's episode, we reflect on the wonderful conversations and time we got to spend with former Winnipeg Jet Scott Campbell. We look back on how Scott made an impression on our early Winnipeg fandom, his impact on the Jets fanbase, and his role in helping to shape the future of the Winnipeg Jets. We then check in on some of the most recent extensions and signings from around the NHL. Why were the Canucks so desperate to re-sign J.T. Miller, and will they end up regretting the extension? What can Evgeny Svechnikov bring to the San Jose Sharks? Why, exactly, did the Buffalo Sabres give a 7-year deal to Tage Thompson?
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Preparing For The 2022-23 Winnipeg Jets Pre-Season
On tonight's episode, we discuss the upcoming training camps and pre-season line-ups for the Winnipeg Jets. How will new signing Sam Gagner contribute to Winnipeg's depth scoring? Might Gagner be viewed as something more than a 3rd or 4th liner? Will Bowness finally be the one to convince Blake Wheeler to accept a reduced role? Are we going to see the Mark Scheifele of old that looked unstoppable for the Jets? What can Brad Lambert and Chaz Lucius show during the pre-season period to earn a roster spot? Does either forward have a shot? Where do AHL vets like Kristian Reichel and promising talents in Declan Chisholm figure into the equation?
23 min
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The Best And Worst NHL Free Agent Signings So Far
On tonight's episode, we take a look at the best and worst NHL free agent signings of the off-season so far. Why were teams so interested in offering expensive 4-year deals to Erik Gudbranson, Ben Chiarot, and Nick Leddy? Will these blueliners live up to their pricetags, or are teams destined to fall victim to poor defender analysis? What can versatile forwards like Andre Burakovsky and Andrew Copp bring to their respective squads? Was Johnny Gaudreau the best free agent signing of the whole summer?
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What Do The Winnipeg Jets Still Need For The 20...
On tonight's episode, we sort through the mess of problems that potentially await the 2023 edition of the Winnipeg Jets. What roster gaps continue to plague the team? Can Winnipeg find a top-6 finisher on the wing to give the team a goalscoring punch? What sort of trade options would exist to satisfy this need? What Manitoba Moose players might be ready to step up to the big leagues full-time? Can any of the Moose forwards give the Jets bottom-6 the scoring juice it desperately lacks? Will Winnipeg's veteran skaters accept role demotions for the greater good? How can the Jets bring the enthusiasm and energy back to a stagnating fanbase?
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Five Questions For The 2022-23 Winnipeg Jets
On tonight's episode, we tackle the nitty gritty and ask 5 difficult questions for the Winnipeg Jets. Will Mark Scheifele finally look like the franchise leader he was just a few seasons ago? Is Blake Wheeler willing to give up his spot on the first line to better balance the team? What version of Neal Pionk will we see after a challenging 2021-22 season? Will Rick Bowness unleash the defense to its full potential? What will the Jets do with Connor Hellebuyck if the team decides a rebuild is on the cards?
21 min
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Remember More Former Winnipeg Jets 2.0 Greats A...
On tonight's episode, we stroll through memory lane with a few more former Winnipeg Jets 2.0 greats. What made Andrew Ladd so special alongside Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler? Why was that line as effective as it was? Just how underappreciated was Little during his peak years with the Jets? What could have brought to the past few seasons had he been able to finish his career on his own terms? Was Jacob Trouba's departure truly as bad of a thing as it was thought to be at the time, or was it best for all parties involved? We also give some brief thoughts on the NHL 23 reveal trailer, and what it might mean for this year's iteration of the storied franchise.
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Remembering Recent Winnipeg Jets 2.0 Greats And...
On tonight's episode, we look back on some recent Jets fan-favorites and celebrated players. What made Dustin Byfuglien such a unique presence on the ice? Can any skater ever replicate the impact and playstyle he brought to Winnipeg every game? Was Tobi Enstrom truly as bad as many Jets fans thought, or was he an unsung hero of the franchise? Just how close was Mathieu Perreault to scoring the magical 5th goal for a $1M prize?! We also reflect on the recent departure of another fan-favorite in Paul Stastny, and why his comments about the Jets could be cause for concern.
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