Jets: It’s Laine Time (Again)

Patrik Laine. It’s been a few weeks since we last talked about the Winnipeg Jets forward. Since then, free agency had a few highlights and Joe Thornton is a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Also, Laine’s back in the middle of trade rumours. Word from his agents had a trade being “mutually beneficial” toContinue reading “Jets: It’s Laine Time (Again)”

2019-2020 Season Preview: New York Rangers

It was a relatively busy summer for the New York Rangers, who picked up one of the top forwards available in Artemi Panarin and snagged defenceman Jacob Trouba. The Blueshirts are hoping for advancement, but they’re also being sensible with their expectations. That may not exactly fill the seats with embellishments of Broadway splendour, butContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: New York Rangers”

What Went Wrong: New York Rangers

The New York Rangers took to 2018-2019 in full rebuild mode, with a new head coach in David Quinn and a focus on reconfiguring the game plan. Unfortunately, the Rangers didn’t improve their fortunes and finished with a 32-36-14 record. New York amassed 78 points in the regular season, good for seventh in the MetropolitanContinue reading “What Went Wrong: New York Rangers”

Jets: Winnipeg Sends Trouba to Broadway, Acquires Pionk and a Pick

The Winnipeg Jets have traded defenceman Jacob Trouba to the New York Rangers for defenceman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Trouba was with the Jets for the last six seasons, going ninth overall to Winnipeg in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. A restricted free agent, the 25-year-oldContinue reading “Jets: Winnipeg Sends Trouba to Broadway, Acquires Pionk and a Pick”

Playoff Preview: Winnipeg Jets vs. St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blue and Winnipeg Jets will meet in the first round of the playoffs and it is sure to be, in the words of Paul Maurice, a “grinder.” The Blues are in the dance thanks to a masterful comeback. They were last in the NHL on January 2, then went on a tearContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Winnipeg Jets vs. St. Louis Blues”