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The Barry Trotz To Winnipeg Dream Is Over
On tonight's episode, we discuss the ramifications of Barry Trotz's announcement that he'll be taking a break from coaching. What does this mean for the Winnipeg Jets? Who will Winnipeg try to hire, and are any of the remaining coaching candidates actually good enough to get the Jets to the post-season? Is it better to start the rebuild early instead? What players and assets are worth letting go of to begin the long-term rebuild process?
20 min
2
The Dust Is Settling Around The Winnipeg Jets
On tonight's episode, we discuss the rumor that the Winnipeg Jets might try to convince Pierre-Luc Dubois to stay. Is it worth the risk of hurting his trade value? Could this end up being another Jacob Trouba trade situation, where initial offers were better than the final return? What is the likelihood Dubois would actually stay? We also discuss the possibility that Blake Wheeler is mutually interested in leaving Winnipeg. How ominous of a sign is it to see the captain wanting to walk away? Will all of this upheaval mean Barry Trotz is more likely to skip coaching altogether and join Winnipeg in a management role?
19 min
3
There Is Chaos In Winnipeg Jets Land
On tonight's episode, we attempt to unpack the last 24 hours of Winnipeg Jets headlines, and how they'll shape the destiny of the team going forward. Is Paul Maurice the right hire to take the Florida Panthers to a Stanley Cup trophy? What lessons might he have learned since leaving the Jets? Why is Winnipeg suddenly indicating Blake Wheeler's trade availability? Is moving the captain the right decision? How will the Jets deal with Pierre-Luc Dubois' announcement that he'll be testing free agency in 2024? Would Dubois' departure mean the rebuild timeline becomes relevant again?
23 min
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The 2022 NHL Awards Votes Are In...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the 2022 NHL award winners for the Hart, Vezina, Calder, and Norris trophies. Why was Cale Makar ranked so closely to Roman Josi when he was clearly the better skater? Did Moritz Seider really have a season worth winning the Calder for, or did the voters get fooled by an initial bias? Should Igor Shesterkin have won the Hart Trophy, or was the selection of Auston Matthews as accurate as it could be?
22 min
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A Hang-Up In The Barry Trotz Signing?
On tonight's episode, we discuss the rumor that the delay in the Winnipeg Jets signing Barry Trotz might actually reside on Winnipeg's end. Are Cheveldayoff and Chipman willing to let Trotz call the shots as soon as this upcoming draft? Do we even know what Barry's philosophy of team-building is? What evidence exists that Trotz can actually turn Winnipeg into a contender? We then discuss some of the ambiguity around this year's prospect draft, and why that may favor Winnipeg's long-term ambitions.
21 min
6
Barry Trotz Might Be Signing With The Winnipeg ...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the news that Barry Trotz appears to be circling back and negotiating with the Winnipeg Jets. Just how long would he be coaching for? How would the Jets incorporate Trotz into a management role once he's done coaching? Can any other team offer Barry the sort of front office flexibility the Jets can? We then discuss three bold predictions for Winnipeg's 2022-23 season, as well as my hopes and dreams for next year.
20 min
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The Winnipeg Jets And The 30th Overall Pick
On tonight's episode, we take a look at a handful of prospects available at the 30th overall pick. Would Luca Del Bel Belluz be the potential goal-scoring centre the Winnipeg Jets currently lack? What limitations in Luca's game should Winnipeg be concerned about? Is Pavel Mintyukov a worthy risk, and why are scouts so mixed on his defensive game? Are Mintyukov's defensive issues enough to wash out his offensive capability? We also touch on Winnipeg's need to spend a good deal to recruit a quality coaching staff, and give some insights into game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
24 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Head Coach Candidate Pool Nar...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the ramifications of the Golden Knights signing Bruce Cassidy, while John Tortorella appears ready to sign for Philadelphia. Did the Winnipeg Jets miss out on signing Cassidy and Tortorella? Does this mean Trotz is an increasing likelihood for Winnipeg? Beyond next season, what does the future hold for the Jets, and how will they navigate expiring contracts for Hellebuyck, Scheifele, Ehlers, and more?
28 min
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Winnipeg Jets Fanbase Pulse-Check: A Rebuild?!
On tonight's episode, we pop one of the biggest questions to the Winnipeg Jets fanbase: should the Jets start to rebuild? Needless to say, the survey results have been a mixed bag of emotions. We cover everything from the coach leading the rebuild process, to what the Jets should do with Nikolaj Ehlers and Connor Hellebuyck. Are these guys who should hang around as the team tears it down and starts over, or are greener pastures calling? As always, let me know your thoughts in the comments below!
26 min
10
Barry Trotz Watch Is Almost Over...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the ramifications of a potential Barry Trotz announcement this week. The Winnipeg Jets and Philadelphia Flyers have been rumored to be among the best candidates...so who will actually end up with Barry? What will happen to the rest of the coaching market once Trotz is signed? With a coaching staff signing made, how will the Jets then improve the rest of the team? What are the biggest skill needs for Winnipeg?
25 min
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Projecting The 2022-23 Winnipeg Jets
On tonight's episode, we discuss the current head coaching candidates for the Winnipeg Jets. With Barry Trotz currently in limbo, the Jets have narrowed down a sizeable back-up list. Is Pascal Vincent the man for the present and future? What would it take for Jim Montgomery to join Winnipeg? We then give some ideal line-ups for the 2022-23 Jets, breaking down a rework of the forward lines and some adjustments to the defensive pairings.
20 min
12
The Winnipeg Jets Should Move On...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the reality that the Winnipeg Jets need to consider moving on from hiring Barry Trotz. Given the sudden availability of Bruce Cassidy and the current free agency status of Claude Julien, is Trotz truly the best choice among the candidates? If Winnipeg can't decide on a coach to get them back to the playoffs, should the team opt for a rebuild? Who might be moving on if the Jets decide to tear it all down and start over?
27 min
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Free Agent Gems For The Winnipeg Jets
On tonight's episode, we talk about a number of potentially underrated signings for the Winnipeg Jets to consider. Can Tyler Ennis be the fourth line hero the team needs in the absence of Mathieu Perreault? Is Brett Kulak the ideal pairing partner for someone like Ville Heinola? Should the Jets pursue a player like Erik Gudbranson, or stay far away?
24 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Have A New #1 Head Coaching C...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the implications of the Boston Bruins firing Bruce Cassidy. How does Cassidy stack against coaching free agents like Barry Trotz? Should the Winnipeg Jets make Cassidy their new priority target? We then discuss the sweep of the Edmonton Oilers at the hands of the Colorado Avalanche, and preview two potential Stanley Cup Finals match-ups based on the on-going Eastern Conference Finals.
23 min
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More RFAs For The Winnipeg Jets To Pursue!
On tonight's episode, we continue our dive for more restricted free agent options for the Winnipeg Jets to uncover. Could Ethan Bear be a prime candidate to help bolster Winnipeg's right-shot defensive grouping? What would Bear's arrival mean for Neal Pionk? Is Martin Necas worth taking a risk on, or is he too likely to deflate under future Winnipeg coaches? We then close out with some thoughts on the Eastern and Western Conference Finals. Should the New York Rangers be worried about a loss, or should they feel confidently in control? What will the Oilers do after 3 dispiriting losses to Colorado?
25 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Need Restricted Free Agents!
On tonight's episode, we dive into the vast pool of restricted free agents. With a number of RFAs potentially looking for green pastures, who should the Winnipeg Jets be targeting in trades? Is there a scenario where Matt Tkachuk could ever end up in Winnipeg? What is the market like for Brock Boeser, and why are the Canucks seemingly keen to let him go? Is Kevin Fiala really a bad player, or is he just misunderstood? We then give some brief thoughts on the Colorado-Edmonton series to close the night out.
21 min
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Winnipeg Jets Fanbase Pulse-Check: Your Feedback
On tonight's episode, we take a look at some early feelings about the upcoming Winnipeg Jets season from fans just like you. Are you feeling optimistic about Winnipeg's playoff chances? Why are some folks against the idea of signing Barry Trotz? Do you all want Mark Scheifele to stick around, or are you hoping he hits the road (for the right price)? We then close out with a check-in on the Eastern Conference Finals, rooting on ex-Jets Andrew Copp and Jacob Trouba to win some hardware.
21 min
18
Scott Arniel Is Joining The Winnipeg Jets...Wha...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the implications of Scott Arniel joining the Winnipeg Jets coaching staff. Will he be vying for the lead opening, or assuming an assistant coach's role? What impact might this have on the Barry Trotz pursuit, considering Arniel and Trotz have worked together previously? We then discuss two potential draft targets with the newly-promoted New York Rangers first round pick, including Jagger Firkus and Glev Trikonov. Can these two talented snipers boost Winnipeg's goalscoring output?
26 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Are Getting Another First Rou...
On tonight's episode, we talk about the excitement surrounding the New York Rangers series victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. The win now means the 2nd round pick included for Andrew Copp becomes a 1st round pick. Where will the Winnipeg Jets be picking again when the playoffs are over? Just how significant is the difference between a late 1st and a late 2nd round pick? We then preview the Eastern and Western Conference Finals, closing out with some thoughts on whether or not Barry Trotz would actually improve teams eliminated during these final rounds.
24 min
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Conor Geekie And The Winnipeg Jets
On tonight's episode, we discuss a number of potential prospects for the Winnipeg Jets to select at 14th overall. Is Winnipeg Ice centre Conor Geekie truly an elite-level talent? Should the Jets make Geekie a priority? Where to Kevin Korchinski and Denton Mateychuk rank in the pantheon of defenders? Are Korchinski and Mateychuk better options for the Jets than Geekie? We then close out with some lingering thoughts on round 2 of the NHL playoffs before we move towards the Conference Finals.
23 min
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The 2022 NHL Free Agent Frenzy: Part 2
On tonight's episode, we continue examining the upcoming unrestricted free agent class for the NHL. Could Johnny Gaudreau be an option for the Winnipeg Jets to sign? Just how much cap space would the Jets have to clear to be a remote consideration? Is Victor Rask an underrated diamond in the rough for a bottom-6? Should Winnipeg consider trying to bring Andrew Copp back with term? We then close out with playoff updates and my thoughts on the brand new Top Gun film.
26 min
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The 2022 NHL Free Agent Frenzy
On tonight's episode, we wrap up our thoughts on what the Winnipeg Jets should do about free agents like Eric Comrie and Jansen Harkins. Why didn't the Jets give Comrie the necessary games to achieve RFA status? Did he earn any additional games on merit alone? What can Harkins bring to the team when not paired with Scheifele? Closing it out, we also take a look at an incredible upcoming UFA market. Will Evgeni Malkin remain a Pittsburgh skater, or seek glory elsewhere?
26 min
23
Barry Trotz Is Not A Winnipeg Jet...For Now
On tonight's episode, we discuss the first clear denial from Barry Trotz's camp on the rumored signing with the Winnipeg Jets. Should Jets fans panic yet? Who does Trotz need to interview with first, and are any of these teams better than the Jets? We then discuss more Winnipeg free agents, including Paul Stastny and Evgeny Svechnikov. Is Stastny's pot-stirring commentary a necessity for a divided locker-room, or will the Jets let him find greener pastures?
23 min
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The Barry Trotz Waiting Game...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the latest updates on the quest to bring Barry Trotz to the Winnipeg Jets. Now that local and national hockey media have picked up on the rumor, is there any likelihood Trotz is announced early this week? What other teams realistically have a shot at signing Barry? Are the Vegas Golden Knights a true competitor for Trotz's signature, or are they not worth his time? We then discuss the potential futures of upcoming free agents like Pierre-Luc Dubois, Kristian Vesalainen, and Evgeny Svechnikov.
23 min
25
Barry Trotz To The Winnipeg Jets?!
On tonight's episode, we discuss the wild rumor that Barry Trotz is signing with the Winnipeg Jets this week. Per Jets Centric Podcast, the deal may be formalized as early as Tuesday. Should Jets fans be excited by this news, or extremely skeptical? What should Winnipeg do with Pierre-Luc Dubois and Mark Scheifele if Trotz is actually signed? Can both players remain a part of the team despite a tightening cap situation? How should the Jets try to create cap space and roster flexibility? We then close out with some thoughts on the current slate of second round 2022 NHL Playoff games, including the Battle of Alberta and the Florida teams duking it out.
26 min
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Barry Trotz Has Finished His Winnipeg Jets Inte...
On tonight's episode, we discuss the implications of Barry Trotz concluding his interview with the Winnipeg Jets. Should Jets fans be concerned that Trotz has not signed a contract? Are the Philadelphia Flyers and Vegas Golden Knights better fits for Trotz? What will happen if Barry doesn't sign with Winnipeg? We also recap game 2 of the St. Louis Blues vs. the Colorado Avalanche, and game 2 of the Tampa Bay Lightning vs. the Florida Panthers.
25 min
27
The Battle Of Alberta Begins
On tonight's episode of Locked On Winnipeg Jets, we recap an exciting second day of the 2022 NHL Playoffs, round 2. Were the New York Rangers caught in the midst of a Carolina Hurricane, or did they admirably weather the storm on the road? Who turned the clocks back to throwback hockey in the Battle of Alberta between the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers? Will either Albertan team get saves from their goaltending tandems? We then check in on the group stage standings of the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey Championships. Is Switzerland a true gold medal contender? What is going on with the struggling United States squad? Will one of Canada, Finland, or Sweden reclaim the first place throne as usual?
24 min
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Brad Lambert, Future Winnipeg Jets Player?
On tonight's episode, we kick off with some fun prospect speculation for the upcoming Winnipeg Jets 2022 NHL draft selection. At 14th overall, who should the Jets choose between Frank Nazar and Brad Lambert? Given Lambert's struggles in Liiga, should Winnipeg still consider drafting him? We then ring in the beginning of round 2 of the 2022 NHL Playoffs with the St. Louis Blues against the Colorado Avalanche, and the Tampa Bay Lightning versus the Florida Panthers. The game scores might surprise you...
26 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Interview Barry Trotz
On tonight's episode, we discuss the implications of the Winnipeg Jets interviewing Barry Trotz for the head coaching vacancy. What other teams are pursuing Trotz's services? Does Trotz even have an active incentive to coach the Jets? We also preview an exciting round 2 of the 2022 NHL Playoffs. Who will prevail in the battle of Florida, the Panthers or the Lightning? Will the Cup finally come home after a titanic match-up between the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames? Can the New York Rangers pull off another magic trick against the Carolina Hurricanes?
21 min
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The 2022 NHL Playoffs: Game 7 Galore!
On tonight's episode, we recap an utterly insane end to round 1 of the 2022 NHL Playoffs. Were the Toronto Maple Leafs able to exorcise their playoff demons and see off the Tampa Bay Lightning? Just how many saves can Jake Oettinger make against the Calgary Flames? Will the Pittsburgh Penguins make another magical playoff run despite the injury crisis, or are the New York Rangers destined to advance? We also check in on the end of the Manitoba Moose series against the Milwaukee Admirals. Did the Moose complete the reverse-sweep?
23 min
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The 2022 NHL Playoffs: Day 12
On tonight's episode, we discuss the rumor of a divided Winnipeg Jets locker-room involving Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler. Does this all mean Scheifele will leave Winnipeg over the summer, or can the situation be salvaged? We then discuss the current NHL playoff series, including the chaotic match-up between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning. Were the Leafs able to close out business, or will they now have to win game 7 on home ice? How did the Minnesota Wild end up exiting in the first round? Are the St. Louis Blues a legitimate contender?
22 min
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The Manitoba Moose Stay Alive
On tonight's episode, we discuss the implications of a massive Manitoba Moose win against the Milwaukee Admirals. Can the baby Winnipeg Jets win a second game to force the series-decider? What has caused the team so much grief against a weaker Ads side? We then pan over to the NHL to check in on the playoff picture. Were the New York Rangers able to stave off elimination against the veteran Pittsburgh Penguins? How did the Washington Capitals blow a 3-0 lead against the Florida Panthers?
23 min
33
The Winnipeg Jets Will Pick 14th Overall
On tonight's episode, we recap the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery. Will the Montreal Canadiens select Shane Wright first overall? What does one make of the Arizona Coyotes winning another top-5 selection? Who could the Winnipeg Jets walk away with at pick 14? We then follow up on a crazy night of NHL Playoff action, including a massive comeback from the Toronto Maple Leafs against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
25 min
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The Winnipeg Jets And Barry Trotz
On tonight's episode, we attempt to tackle the difficult question on every Winnipeg Jets fan's lips; should the Jets sign Barry Trotz? What was Trotz like as the coach of the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals? Would Barry fit Winnipeg as currently constructed, or is he too behind the times? We also check in on the NHL playoffs, including our first post-season elimination (spoiler: it's the Nashville Predators).
21 min
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The 2022 NHL Playoffs: Day 8
On tonight's episode, we recap a crazy weekend of 2022 NHL playoffs action. Did anyone expect the Washington Capitals to win this many games against the Florida Panthers? Will the Nashville Predators become the first swept opponent of the playoffs? Can anyone in the West actually keep pace with the Colorado Avalanche? We also examine the highs and lows of the Manitoba Moose playoff series against the Milwaukee Admirals. What has gone wrong in a series the Moose have generally dominated?
23 min
36
The 2022 NHL Playoffs: Day 3
On day 3 of our 2022 NHL Playoffs coverage, we recap a frantic series-evening game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Will the Leafs recover their form on the road? We also check in on a decisive Edmonton Oilers shutout against the LA Kings. In the Central Division, were the Minnesota Wild able to claw back a win against the St. Louis Blues? Just who is starting in net for the Pittsburgh Penguins in their series against the New York Rangers?
22 min
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The 2022 NHL Playoffs: Day 2
On tonight's episode, we recap a wild second day of the 2022 NHL Playoffs. How many overtimes did it take for the Pittsburgh Penguins to beat Igor Shesterkhin and the New York Rangers? Are the Washington Capitals poised to upset the number one seed in the Florida Panthers? Where will the Nashville Predators turn to for goaltending relief? Can the Dallas Stars out-Sutter the Sutter-coached Calgary Flames?
24 min
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The 2022 NHL Playoffs: Day 1
On today's episode, we recap the first day of NHL playoff action from around the NHL. Are the Toronto Maple Leafs capable of sustaining this performance against the Tampa Bay Lightning for a full series? Can the Boston Bruins recover after a devastating defeat to the Carolina Hurricanes? What on Earth happened between the Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers?!
21 min
39
The Winnipeg Jets Are Cleaning House
On tonight's episode, we discuss the forthcoming Winnipeg Jets coaching staff changes. Will Dave Lowry and co. remain options for the Jets if new coaches can't be recruited? What does on make of Wade Flaherty being the only coaching staff member to receive a contract extension? Who will step into the void vacated by the former staff? We then close out with some thoughts on the opening games of the 2022 NHL Playoffs!
24 min
40
The Winnipeg Jets Are Not Okay
On tonight's episode, we give some brief thoughts on a relatively unexciting Winnipeg Jets win over the Seattle Kraken. We then breakdown the firestorm that followed the game, including Mark Scheifele's ambiguous comments about the team direction, Paul Stastny's heated criticism, and the rumored Kevin Cheveldayoff extension. What will a torn locker-room mean for the future of the team? Are the Jets in serious trouble before a major off-season?
22 min
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One Final NHL Standings Check-In
On tonight's episode, we take one last look at the 2021-22 NHL season standings. Were the Florida Panthers able to maintain their first-place performance? Where will the Washington Capitals finish their season at? Are the Calgary Flames the most underrated team in the league? We also give a few reasons to be optimistic and pessimistic about the upcoming 2022-23 Winnipeg Jets season. Will Winnipeg finally shake things up?
23 min
42
The Winnipeg Jets And Philadelphia Flyers Clash
On tonight's episode, we give some brief thoughts on the 4-0 Winnipeg Jets victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. What can we make of Eric Comrie's first NHL shutout? Should Comrie become a more routine starter for the Jets? We also discuss the arrival of prospect Chaz Lucius, who just signed his first Winnipeg contract. When might we see Chaz suit up for the Jets? What other Jets prospects are on the way to regular NHL time, and which prospects should start looking for a new team?
23 min
43
NHL Stats Leaders And Winnipeg Jets Off-Season ...
On tonight's episode, we take a look at the top NHL awards candidates. Can Igor Shesterkin win both the Hart and Vezina trophies? Will anyone catch Auston Matthews' 60-goal performance to challenge the Rocket Richard title? We then close out with 3 thoughts on what the Winnipeg Jets can do to consider the off-season a success.
25 min
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The Top 2022 NHL Playoff Storylines
On tonight's episode, we dive into the most compelling storylines of the 2022 NHL playoffs. Which eliminated teams should anticipate a return to the post-season next year? Can the Winnipeg Jets count themselves among this group? Who will be crowned the king of Florida between the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning? Will the Toronto Maple Leafs finally stop choking in the playoffs?!
22 min
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Bonus: Reflecting on the legacy of Montreal Can...
9 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Down The Colorado Avalanche
On tonight's episode, we recap a fun Winnipeg Jets win against the best team in the Central Division, the Colorado Avalanche. With the playoffs so close at hand, were the Avs truly giving the Jets their best performance? What can Winnipeg take away from a strong outing? Is Logan Stanley capable of being a regular for the Jets? When will Dylan Samberg earn a routine role? What should we even expect from next year's Jets team?
23 min
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The Lost 2021-22 Winnipeg Jets Season
On tonight's episode, we recap a disappointing but unsurprising Winnipeg Jets loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. How did Winnipeg manage to watch a 2-0 lead evaporate? Just how good was Eric Comrie to fend off the Canes for nearly 2 full periods? Why won't the Jets let young prospects audition for spots in the final games? Could anyone have seen this Jets collapse coming?
21 min
48
Winnipeg Jets End Of Season Awards
On tonight's episode, we start doling out some very real and not made-up awards for several Winnipeg Jets skaters! Which player had the biggest bounceback season? What new arrival impressed the most, and should he stick around beyond this season? Which prospect stood out the most in a Jets uniform?
22 min
49
The Winnipeg Jets Fall To The New York Rangers
On tonight's episode, we touch on some key takeaways from a disappointing loss to the New York Rangers. With the Winnipeg Jets now on the verge of playoff elimination, what can the team do to prepare for next season? How will the Jets address the struggles of Logan Stanley, Brenden Dillon, and Neal Pionk? More importantly, why have the Jets strayed away from relying on youth, once considered the cornerstone of the franchise?
24 min
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The NHL Playoff Bandwagon Review
On tonight's episode, we attempt to review the top candidates for bandwagoning during the 2022 NHL playoffs. Should you cast your lot in with the Cup-favorite Florida Panthers? Are the extremely savvy Carolina Hurricanes an even better choice? Can we put aside our recent history with the Minnesota Wild and embrace our rivals as they seek to advance in the post-season?
21 min
51
The Winnipeg Jets Hate Florida
On tonight's episode, we recap a hellish Winnipeg Jets trip through the Florida panhandle. What went so wrong against the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers? What can we take from Winnipeg's season thus far? Where were the Jets successful, and where did the team stumble? Can the biggest problems be fixed over the off-season?
25 min
52
The Winnipeg Jets Suffer A Panther Attack
On tonight's episode, we recap the sad fate of the Winnipeg Jets against the Florida Panthers. Despite getting clobbered, were there any positives to take away? Is the future of this Jets team still looking bright? What can Winnipeg fans be optimistic about, given the chaos that surrounds the team currently? What Jets players and prospects might be primed for a breakout 2022-23 season next year?
23 min
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Winnipeg Defeats The Ottawa Senators...Barely
On tonight's episode, we recap a mediocre Winnipeg Jets win against the Ottawa Senators. Did the Jets start off slowly like they usually do against weaker teams? Why has Winnipeg struggled to leap out of the gates with playoff intensity? Should the Jets even believe in their playoff dreams, or should they expect disappointment? How have trade deadline acquisitions Morgan Barron, Mason Appleton, and Zach Sanford performed?
20 min
54
The Winnipeg Jets Have Fun Against Colorado
On tonight's episode, we recap and fun and wide-open Winnipeg Jets game against the Colorado Avalanche. The Jets may have lost, but did they give Winnipeg fans a night of entertainment? What ended up putting the Jets behind against such a strong and vaunted opponent? Going forward, what lessons can the Jets take away from the Avs to retool this team and build a stronger contender? Should Dylan Samberg be a permanent member of that future grouping?
23 min
55
Three Objectives For The 2022-23 Winnipeg Jets
On tonight's episode, we set three goals the Winnipeg Jets should aspire to for the 2022-23 season. Should the Jets trade Mark Scheifele, and what would a reasonable return look like? What can Winnipeg do about the struggling defense? Is it a personnel issue, or are the problems far deeper? Going forward, who will step up to lead the team in the locker-room? Can the future leadership push the Jets towards winning ways?
22 min
56
The Winnipeg Jets Are Done This Season
On tonight's episode, we recap a painful loss to the Detroit Red Wings. What were the Winnipeg Jets doing against a much weaker opponent? How did the team lose a must-win game at home? With the playoffs now a distant thought, what are the next steps to salvage the season? Is there reason to be optimistic for next season?
21 min
57
Three Questions For The Winnipeg Jets
On tonight's episode, we discuss three major questions for the future of the Winnipeg Jets. Who do the Jets want to hire to take over their eventual coaching staff? Is Bruce Boudreau a consideration? What will the philosophical approach of Winnipeg be, and can they modernize the way they think about hockey? Finally, why have the Jets stopped relying on youth, once a cornerstone of the franchise?
24 min
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The Winnipeg Jets And Headcoaching Candidates
On tonight's episode, we discuss the plethora of headcoaching candidates available to the Winnipeg Jets in this upcoming off-season. Guided by a helpful list from ESPN, we break down which of the listed candidates might truly be a consideration for the Jets. Will Kurk Muller return to the league and show the Montreal Canadiens that letting him go was a mistake? What would it take for Pascal Vincent to return to the Winnipeg organization that defined his career? Is Rikard Gronborg's lack of North American coaching experience an issue, or is it secretly an asset?
24 min
59
The Winnipeg Jets Fall Out Of The Playoff Race
On tonight's episode, we discuss the fallout of a disappointing Winnipeg Jets loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Kings. Was the scoreline and performance as bad as some made it out to be? What is the value of winning the expected goals battle while losing the actual goals war? Can the Jets actually afford any additional losses, or is their playoff fate sealed? We also discuss the upcoming off-season changes, including potential coaching staff alterations and a theoretical Mark Scheifele trade.
24 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Fall To The Toronto Maple Leafs
On tonight's episode, we discuss a painful loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs. In a game where the Leafs saw Auston Matthews reach his 50th goal of the season, what went wrong for Winnipeg? What happened to the bright start the Jets appeared to display in the first period. Is there a chance for Winnipeg to still make the playoffs, or should the team expect to miss the post-season? Moreover, what will the Jets do in the off-season? Mark Scheifele appears to be on the way out, but is trading him truly the best option?
26 min
61
Winnipeg Survives The Buffalo Sabres
On tonight's podcast, we walk through a mediocre Winnipeg Jets win against the Buffalo Sabres. Did anyone other than Connor Hellebuyck show up prepared to do battle? How does one fix a defense that appears to be fundamentally broken? What is Logan Stanley's true value to the Jets, and is he a defensive powerhouse?
21 min
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Premature NHL Playoff Match-Ups
On tonight's episode, we preview current NHL playoff match-ups from the Eastern and Western conferences. Can the Dallas Stars upset the juggernaut Colorado Avalanche? How could the Washington Capitals defeat the Florida Panthers? In a coin-flip series between the Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings, what might tip the balance? Will the Pittsburgh Penguins make magic happen once again against the New York Rangers?
21 min
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The NHL Awards Race Heats Up
On tonight's episode, we break down the top candidates for the Hart, Rocket Richard, Vezina, and Norris trophies. Will Roman Josi win the Norris again for a monster scoresheet season? Is Cale Makar a more deserving Norris candidate? Can Kyle Connor catch up to Auston Matthews' goalscoring prowess? Should the Hart Trophy be awarded to a goalie, and should it be the same as the Vezina winner?
22 min
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The Winnipeg Jets: Playoff-Bound?
On tonight's episode, we discuss Winnipeg's last two victories against the Columbus Blue Jackets and Arizona Coyotes. Are the Jets bound for a playoff spot? What run of form would Winnipeg need to earn a wild-card berth? Is this team actually good enough to go on a deeper run, or should the squad focus on rebuilding pipeline depth?
20 min
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Winnipeg Falls To The Senators
On tonight's podcast, we recap a frustrating loss to the Ottawa Senators. Why were the Winnipeg Jets so slow to retrieve the puck? Are the Senators Winnipeg's boogeyman? With the Jets now even further behind in the race for a playoff spot, what point is there in chasing the post-season? Can Winnipeg actually do anything to salvage the season?
21 min
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Locked On Cross-Over: Rangers and Jets
On a special joint podcast with Locked on Rangers, we break down both sides of the Andrew Copp trade. Did the Winnipeg Jets receive a fair offer? Was the price the New York Rangers paid within reason? What can both teams expect from their new arrivals over the next few months? Is Mark Scheifele really on the outs with the Jets?
26 min
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Post-Trade Deadline Action Against Vegas
On tonight's episode, we offer a final few words about the Winnipeg Jets post-NHL trade deadline. Is Winnipeg actually better off with the players it's acquired? We then recap Winnipeg's game against the Vegas Golden Knights. How did the new arrivals fare against Vegas? When, exactly, did the Jets finally record their first shot on goal?
21 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Have A Big Deadline Day
On tonight's Locked On Winnipeg Jets show, we recap a busy day of Jets trading. What did the Jets receive in exchange for Andrew Copp, who was traded to the New York Rangers? With Nate Beaulieu sent to the Pittsburgh Penguins, can Ville Heinola finally become a roster regular? Are the Jets actually looking to sell, are they buyers, or did they do something in between?
25 min
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NHL Trade Deadline Day: The Morning Of
On tonight's show, we briefly discuss Winnipeg's weekend game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Does a win make the Jets buyers or should they still be selling off expiring contracts? We also review some of the weekend's biggest trades, including Claude Giroux to the Florida Panthers and Hampus Lindholm to the Boston Bruins. Have these Atlantic teams overpaid for fresh faces?
21 min
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What If Winnipeg Were Buyers...?
On tonight's episode, we run through the scenario that the Winnipeg Jets become buyers during the NHL trade deadline frenzy. Who would Winnipeg even be after? Is John Klingberg a risk worth taking? Can Johan Larsson improve Winnipeg's defensive performances? What internal rentals and call-ups should the Jets rely on first?
21 min
71
The NHL Trade Deadline Heats Up
On tonight's episode, we recap the major trades and transactions in today's edition of the NHL. How long is Tomas Hertl extending for in San Jose? Is his contract worth his injury history? Just how much was Ben Chiarot worth to the Florida Panthers? Why was Calgary so interested in Calle Jarnkrok? Should the Winnipeg Jets bring Mathieu Perreault home?
20 min
72
Winnipeg Outjousts The Vegas Golden Knights
On tonight's episode, we recap the destruction of Laurent Brossoit at the hands of the Winnipeg Jets. How was Brossoit received by his former fanbase? Were the Golden Knights able to make things interesting despite a 5-1 deficit? What will the Jets do if they decide to stand pat at the trade deadline and chase a playoff seed?
21 min
73
The Winnipeg Jets Change Season Ticket Plans
On tonight's episode, we check in on the new season ticket plan changes announced by the Winnipeg Jets. Will this new model, forgoing multi-year contracts, be more fan-friendly? What other benefits can season ticket holders expect? We also grade the Josh Manson trade for the Colorado Avalanche. Closing out, we discuss the most surprising and most disappointing NHL team performances thus far.
22 min
74
The Winnipeg Jets Have No Blues
On tonight's episode, we recap a really great performance from the Winnipeg Jets against the St. Louis Blues. Why are the Blues a team Winnipeg can go toe to toe with consistently? Does this mean the Jets are buyers, or should they still consider selling at the deadline? Will Andrew Copp's potential injury nullify his trade value?
22 min
75
Please Do Not Buy, Winnipeg
On tonight's episode, we recap a middling weekend of Winnipeg Jets hockey. Was Winnipeg actually full-value in a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils? What went wrong against the New York Islanders to hand Barry Trotz his 900th career win? Why are the Jets even considering retaining players like Andrew Copp through the trade deadline?
21 min
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NHL Trade Deadline: Best Of The Rest Part 2
On tonight's episode, we check in on the remaining crop of NHL trade deadline options. Will Vladislav Namestnikov end up being a diamond in the rough? Is Tanner Pearson someone contenders should still keep an eye on? Why is it so hard for Tomas Tatar to get the credit he deserves?
21 min
77
The Winnipeg Jets Bottle Lightning
On tonight's episode, we recap a great Winnipeg Jets win against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Just how badly did Tampa defend in the opening period? Was Connor Hellebuyck at fault on any of the goals he conceded? Were the Jets able to maintain the lead late against a true Cup contender? What can the team take away from this win?
20 min
78
NHL Trade Deadline: Best Of The Rest
On tonight's episode, we scroll through the remaining expiring contracts to see if any more might be worthy additions to Stanley Cup contenders at the NHL trade deadline. Is Travis Boyd a perfect fourth line centre? Can Tyler Motte defensively lock-down opposing units on the PK? Where does a player like Andreas Johnsson rank compared to his peers?
21 min
79
The Winnipeg Jets Are Toast
On tonight's episode, we recap a painful weekend in Winnipeg Jets hockey. How did Winnipeg fall to an injury-riddled Dallas Stars? Is Igor Shesterkin good enough to steal a Cup for the New York Rangers? What has improved this season for the Jets, and what has taken a step back? Why is the PK suddenly more effective?
23 min
80
Live NHL Standings Check-In: March Edition
On tonight's episode, we check in on the standings outlooks across the NHL. Are the Florida Panthers still Stanley Cup favorites? Can you ever count the Pittsburgh Penguins out? Where do the Colorado Avalanche rank amongst the crowded field? Will the Vegas Golden Knights finally miss the playoffs?
21 min
81
NHL Trade Deadline Trade Bait: 4 Weeks To Go Pa...
On tonight's episode, we wrap up our current NHL trade deadline trade bait analysis with defenders and goalies. Is John Klingberg worth the likely high deadline day cost? Will Jakob Chychrun be on the move out of Arizona before the summer? What can Marc-Andre Fleury conjure in net for a playoff contender?
21 min
82
Game Recap: Winnipeg Jets vs. Montreal Canadiens
On tonight's episode, we recap a crazy game between the Winnipeg Jets and Montreal Canadiens. How did Winnipeg nearly blow a 4-0 leader after the first period? Are the Montreal Canadiens actually decent, or are the Jets just that bad? Which top-6 players have proven they deserve to remain permanent fixtures up top?
21 min
83
NHL Trade Deadline Trade Bait: 4 Weeks To Go Pa...
On tonight's episode, we dig into the looking NHL trade deadline. We've covered centres and some wingers previously, but what names with contract term might also be available? Is there a player like Travis Konecny who'd be a good fit for the Jets? Where will Filip Forsberg land? Is Ben Chiarot going to be the most expensive defender traded?
20 min
84
The Winnipeg Jets Split The Weekend
On tonight's episode, we recap a weekend of mixed results and high tension in the Winnipeg Jets locker-room. How did the Jets blow a 3-0 lead to the Colorado Avalanche? Should the Avs be a model for Winnipeg's retooling? Why was Winnipeg's 5-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes a bit more modest than the scoreline indicated?
21 min
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NHL Trade Deadline Trade Bait: 4 Weeks To Go Pa...
On tonight's episode, we continue our NHL trade deadline trade bait analysis. This time, we take a look at the top expiring right-wing skaters on the market. Can Rickard Rakell really improve a team's finishing? Is Brock Boeser one of the best rental options out there? Will anyone realize Artturi Lehkonen's brilliance and trade for him?
22 min
86
The Dallas Stars Down The Jets
On tonight's episode, we dig through Dave Lowry's comments on whether the Winnipeg Jets are displeased with Evgeny Svechnikov and Ville Heinola. Are both players truly being treated fairly? Are the Jets a meritocracy? We then recap Winnipeg's overtime loss to the Dallas Stars. Were the Jets outgunned by Dallas' forecheck?
20 min
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NHL Trade Deadline Trade Bait: 4 Weeks To Go
On tonight's episode, we check in on some of the top trade bait available at the NHL trade deadline. Specifically, we investigate a handful of centres, young and old, who might be on interest to contending teams. There are, however, some names the Winnipeg Jets might have an interest in. Could Dylan Strome be a hidden gem for the Jets to unearth?
23 min
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Game Recap: Winnipeg Jets vs. Calgary Flames
On tonight's episode, we recap a mediocre showing from the Winnipeg Jets against the Calgary Flames. What went wrong in yet another loss? Will Ville Heinola ever return to the line-up? What do the Jets do to try and salvage the playoff push? Is there anyone on the current roster who deserves a bigger role in the deployments?
21 min
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Game Recap: Winnipeg Jets vs. Edmonton Oilers
On tonight's episode, we recap a painful loss to the Edmonton Oilers. What changed for the Winnipeg Jets after winning 2 straight games? Can Dave Lowry get the team back on track before Monday's game against Calgary? Is there any point to chasing a playoff spot right now?
20 min
90
Winnipeg Slays The Seattle Kraken
On tonight's episode, we recap a spirited and wild game between the Winnipeg Jets and Seattle Kraken. Was Winnipeg able to take care of business against a Kraken team that only has 16 wins? Why was everyone so physically aggressive tonight? Is Pierre-Luc Dubois the best thing since sliced bread? We also muse on some potential young players the Jets might target in trades.
21 min
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The Winnipeg Jets Own Minnesota
On tonight's episode, we recap a wild and whacky win over the Minnesota Wild. Why do the Winnipeg Jets insist on playing a Jekyll and Hyde routine? Is this version of Mark Scheifele sticking around for the rest of the season? What will happen with Scheifele once the summer arrives? How did Cole Perfetti impress once again?
21 min
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The Present And Future Winnipeg Jets
On tonight's podcast, we open with some brief thoughts on Winnipeg's game against the Minnesota Wild. Can the Jets string together consistent performances? We then review the slate of Winnipeg Jets rookies, including Cole Perfetti, Austin Poganski, Kristian Reichel, and more. How have the youth fared, and will they make an impact for years to come?
23 min
93
The Winnipeg Jets Lose To Chicago (And Themselves)
On tonight's episode, we recap a frustrating Winnipeg Jets defeat at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks. Despite the scoreline, just how good was Ville Heinola alongside Nate Schmidt? Was Cole Perfetti in over his head for once? Will Winnipeg ever score a normal regulation goal again?
21 min
94
Blake Wheeler Is A Boss
On tonight's episode, we recap the Winnipeg Jets games against the Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators. After a tough OT loss in Dallas, how did the Jets fare in Nashville? What fountain of youth did Blake Wheeler tap to score 5 points? Is Ville Heinola the perfect partner for Neal Pionk?
22 min
95
The 2022 Beijing Olympics Are Wild
On tonight's podcast, we discuss the strange partnership between the Arizona Coyotes and Arizona State University. How long will the Yotes share ice-time with ASU? Is the league frustrated by this development, and how will they respond? We also check in on the current slate of women's and men's hockey scorelines for the Olympics. Can the US women's team survive the Czech Republic to advance?
22 min
96
The Winnipeg Jets Shut Out Minnesota
On tonight's episode, we dissect the Dominic Ducharme firing in Montreal. Why did the Canadiens replace him with Marty St. Louis? We also touch on some highlights from the Winnipeg Jets shutout of the Minnesota Wild. Can the Jets sustain any of this success? We close out with a review of some of Footy Scran's most recent food postings, from Balti pies to smashed peas and gravy.
22 min
97
The Brad Lambert Winnipeg Jets
On tonight's podcast, we take a detour and look ahead to the 2022 NHL draft. Who could the Winnipeg Jets take with the (currently) 13th overall pick? Is Brad Lambert someone worth using a higher to mid-round first on? What could Simon Nemec bring to a beleaguered Winnipeg blueline unit? Is Pavel Mintyukov the offensively-gifted backend presence the Jets desperately need?
21 min
98
COVID Has Hit The Winnipeg Jets
On tonight's episode, we take a look at the current Winnipeg Jets roster situation. Which players have now been sidelined with COVID? What do the new lines bring to the team? We also reflect on what the future of the team may look like. Is it time to start consider Winnipeg's impending rebuild, or should the team try to remain competitive?
22 min
99
The Olympic Break: Winnipeg Jets Edition
On tonight's episode, we recap the current scorelines from the Winter Olympics Women's Hockey preliminary games. We also discuss the controversy around the Chicago Blackhawks and owner Rocky Wirtz's comments over the weekend. Finally, we close out with some thoughts heading into the Winnipeg Jets game against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.
21 min
100
A Lull In The Storm
On tonight's episode, we check in on the current state of the Winnipeg Jets roster. Who should stay and who should go? Is it time for Mark Scheifele to be moved to greener pastures? Will Nate Schmidt remain with the Jets or find a new squad just one season in?
21 min