Flames: Calgary Advances to Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Calgary Flames have eliminated the Winnipeg Jets from the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round. The victory came Thursday thanks to a 4-0 drubbing, closing out the best-of-five series in this qualifying set-up. As far as the NHL is concerned, this isn’t the “first round” of the Stanley Cup Playoffs but it does countContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Advances to Stanley Cup Playoffs”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Winnipeg Jets vs. Calgary Flames

Hockey is back a big way and there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. That means it’s time to cut back on the boilerplate introduction and get on with the show. Up next, the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets. This is the all-Canadian clash that has people talking. Both teamsContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Winnipeg Jets vs. Calgary Flames”

Jets: Trouble Leads to Opportunity

There are challenges and then there are Winnipeg Jets challenges. The latter has transformed what was going to be a hopeful season into something closely resembling a nightmare, where everything that can go wrong is going wrong. But, amazingly, it could be worse. The Jets are fourth in the Central Division following a Tuesday shootoutContinue reading “Jets: Trouble Leads to Opportunity”

Jets: Laine’s Four Point Thursday Highlights Hot Start

Patrik Laine has been ripping it up to start this season with the Winnipeg Jets and that’s a very good thing. The 21-year-old has 10 points in five games, including a four-point performance against the Minnesota Wild Thursday. In 16:41 of ice time across 20 shifts, the Tampere native scored two goals and added twoContinue reading “Jets: Laine’s Four Point Thursday Highlights Hot Start”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets had an ambiguous summer and things picked up over the last few weeks. Not only did the franchise sign restricted free agents Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor over the past weekend, they still don’t know what’s going on with Dustin Byfuglien. That’s cast a shadow over the imminent season, to say theContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Winnipeg Jets”