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Why I’m a fan of the Winnipeg Jets

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The broken spirit at the MTS Centre

WHO’S RESPONSIBLE FOR BREAKING THE MTS CENTRE? -Written by Season Ticket Holder Kevin Doherty

The problems for the Winnipeg Jets run deep: Part Four

Since moving to Winnipeg, nothing has really changed from the Atlanta Thrashers to the Winnipeg Jets.

Bobby Hull and the Winnipeg Jets: It’s Complicated

Bobby Hull is being inducted into the Winnipeg Jets Hall of Fame. It's a lot more complicated than him being good at hockey though.

Maybe it's not Chevy's fault after all

I've been hard on Chevy over the years, but the possibility that he's just been doing as ownership commanded might explain some things.

The Jets are a bubble team right now... at best

After a few years of knocking on the door, the Jets finally earned a playoff berth last season. But after replacing vets with rookies and watching other bubble teams get better, it's not hard to envision this team taking a step back.

ArbyTration - Kane and Bogo a NoGo in Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Jets pulled off a blockbuster trade today with the Buffalo Sabres, and here is a look at the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of it all.

Negativity vs Realism: The Winnipeg Jets Conundrum

The Jets have not been good relative to other teams in the league for quite some time now. They very likely won't be again this year. Is that a negative comment or a realistic one? Depends on your perception, I guess.

Do Jets players approve of their GM's inactivity?

When Jose Bautista and Casey Janssen questioned Blue Jays management a few weeks ago, I had to wonder if the Jets current core shared the same thoughts.

The Winnipeg Jets are Spinning Their Tires

I'm confused, I'm angry, and it's time for a rant.

The Jets Are Their Own Worst Enemy

Extending bad players; not giving prospects a chance. The Winnipeg Jets have made the bed they lie in.

Combatting Ill Trade Logic

Time for Mark Chipman to Loosen His Winnipeg Jets Purse Strings

Lukas Sutter - Bloodlines Hit a Dead End

To understand one’s failure, you must retrace one’s steps. In anything there will be speed bumps. In the world of hockey, one speed bump can you lead you to a dead end.

From Russia, With Love?

With rumours of Alex Burmistrov returning to the 'Peg and that Mikhail Grabovski & Nikolai Kulemin wanting to play together, a perfect storm is brewing. Could Winnipeg revert back to its Euro-heavy Jets 1.0 roots with Maurice in charge?

The Jets are Stuck in the "Loser-Zone"

The Jets have finished outside of both the playoff-picture and the top-5 draft pick areas in each of the following four seasons. They are in the "Loser-Zone".

Pendulum of Risk

How risk aversion has locked TNSE in a paralysis of fear.

The Winnnipeg Jets and the Chicago Model

Asset management is a key piece to building a successful franchise, as is signing and drafting players. How does Winnipeg stack up against two other teams in the league and who should they try to emulate?

Sorry Scheif, Bryan Little is Pretty F***ing Good

There seems to be a bit of a misconception in this town that Bryan Little is an easily replaceable #1 centre. Many are assuming Mark Scheifele will supplant him for the #1 job as soon as next year. Is there any merit to this talk?

Sports. Soldiers. Family. Unrealistic Expectations

Andrew Ladd didn't play a hockey game after his wife had a baby. Who cares? Some surely people do. Perhaps even his teammates.

Family first

Is Andrew Ladd a bad captain for being a good father?

Super Humans and the Ethos of Pain

Some athletes commit slow suicide, leaving a trail of destruction after the lights have dimmed and the crowds have stopped cheering. Who's to blame?

Hockey and the Mythology of Tough

Hockey Players are Tough, but so is Every Other Athlete

The Stretch Drive

With 22 games left in the season, and only 3 of them left before the Trade Deadline, the Winnipeg Jets head into the stretch drive with plenty of question marks from where I sit.

Why the NHL Should go to the Olympics

There is much debate about the NHL continuing to send their players to the Olympics. Here are some reasons why they should.

2014 Sochi Olympics: To North America with Love?

Canada, America, hockey, and their European problem?

Safe is Death

By playing a risk-averse game, hockey teams are missing out on life.

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Underdogs: The ultimate fan story

In sport, it's all about building championship contenders. But there is a subtle joy in cheering for an underdog that just cannot go unignored.

Pivotal Point

The Winnipeg Jets and True North Sports and Entertainment are at a pivotal point in their development, and it's time to rethink which direction this team and business is going.

The emotional cost of losing

Losing can be hard on anyone. On a professional athlete who is programmed to win and to be the best it can be even more taxing. It is looking like the losses are starting to affect the Jets psyche.

The time for a new coach is now

There have been darn near one billion takes on the woes of the Winnipeg Jets and system under coach Noel. Let's riff on that.

Winnipeg is not frozen out

No matter what nonsense spills out of the mouth of Jeff O'Neill.

What's "The Plan" anyway?

After a frustrating first half, all that is left for Jets fans to do is to look ahead.

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