Jets All Out Top 25 II: #25 Patrice Cormier

Patrice Cormier finally finished a full pro season in 2011-12. (Photo Courtesy Getty Images) Patrice Cormier, 22, C, 6'2, 205 lbs  Last Year's Ranking: #19 This Year's Ranking: #25 Difference: -6 Don't get me wrong, I like Patrice Cormier.   He has grit, size, motivation, and an underlying sense of how to play both ends […]

Jets All Out Top 25 II: Honourable Mentions

We begin our second annual Jets All Out Top 25 player rankings with the honourable mentions – or the players who are on the cusp of making the list as they work their way up or even the players who have been here before and haven't quite confirmed a spot on the regular Jets roster. […]

Jets All Out Top 25 Begins September 8th

Who will be ranked #1 in 2012-13? Will Ladd be #1 or will he be usurped? (Photo Courtesy Yahoo! Sports) Despite the ongoing CBA negotiations between the NHL and the NHLPA as well as my dabbling into NFL Fantasy Football after two years hiatus, I am more than looking forward to the second annual Jets […]

The NHL, MLB, CBA, & the Jets

MTS Centre saw enough NHL action to last a lifetime, but more NHL hockey needs to follow.(Photo Courtesy Yahoo! Sports) It’s not your typical Benny & the Jets bit again. No, it’s another squabble between the NHL and NHLPA that is getting hockey fans in Winnipeg nervous that they and their newly beloved team may […]

Jets Picks Show Bright Future For Team Canada

Luke Sutter, chosen 39th overall in 2012, added some sandpaper for Team Canada this summer.(Photo Courtesy If there is one thing a hockey franchise wants to see is, it would be how draft picks are making an impact on the ice elsewhere. Mark Scheifele and Luke Sutter both made a big impact during the […]

How Far Away Are The Jets?

One year in the NHL could be all the difference for the Jets.(Photo Courtesy Yahoo! Sports) Ask yourself: How far away are the Winnipeg Jets to being a contender? Or even a playoff team? The Hockey News recently ranked the Jets to finish second last in the Eastern Conference, only ahead of another young, talented […]

True North’s Perspective: Don’t Bully Us Around

Winnipeg Jets brass woud likely be more than active to retain their players over losing them.(Photo Courtesy With the negotiations of now-RFA forward and 30 goal scorer Evander Kane ongoing and the saga of the Shea Weber offer sheet now thankfully behind us, one thing sprung to my mind as Nashville retained the services […]

What Jets Management Doesn’t Know Does Hurt

Ondrej Pavelec was charged with a DUI in the Czech Republic before signing a five year contract with Winnipeg.(Photo Courtesy Yahoo! Sports) The signing of their undisputed number one netminder Ondrej Pavelec this off-season to a multi-year deal was the climax and biggest accomplishment of the first few weeks of the aptly named “Free Agent […]

Jokinen The Tip of the Jets Free Agent Iceberg

Olli Jokinen – the newest Jet – signed for two years at $9 million.(Photo Courtesy Interesting was a common theme around the Twitterverse Monday evening after the Winnipeg Jets inked centre Olli Jokinen to a two-year, $9 million contract. The 6’3, 210 Jokinen provides the Jets with something they dearly lacked down the middle […]

Chevy Smart To Stay Away From July 1 Madness

Jets backup Chris Mason turned down a two-year deal and signed in Nashville.(Photo Courtesy Yahoo! Sports) For Jets fans on Twitter throughout Canada Day and, to a lesser extent depending who you are, Free Agent Frenzy, there was much to do about why the Jets were not signing players and, in essence, losing more players […]

Onrdrej Pavelec’s Five-Year Deal Cements Jets Core Players Want To Stay

Pavelec signed a 5-year deal worth $3.9 annually.(Photo Courtesy Yahoo! Sports) As TSN 1290’s Hustler & Lawless interviewed Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff Monday afternoon mere hours after signing the Jets undisputed number one goalie in Ondrej Pavelec, there was a sense that maybe the Jets have something really good going on here in Winnipeg. […]

The Case For Toby Enstrom

Toby Enstrom was a big part of Jets success, posting a +6 rating, one of only two dmen with a plus rating.(Photo Courtesy Yahoo! Sports) It’s been a relatively quiet off-season for the Winnipeg Jets and their players. However, as the playoffs stretched along and the last regular season game lingered farther and farther behind […]

Jets Continue To Build Strong, Deep At 2012 NHL Draft

Lukas Sutter became the Jets second round pick and 11th Sutter family member drafted.(Photo Courtesy Yahoo! Sports) After the dust settled at Consol Energy Centre Saturday morning, Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff felt the Jets added some essential parts to their organization through the team’s second draft since relocating to Winnipeg. In 2011, the Jets […]

Jets Win Big With Jacob Trouba

The Winnipeg Jets select Jacob Trouba ninth overall in 2012.(Photo Courtesy Yahoo! Sports) When the International Scouting Service handed out their May 30th, 2012 rankings, Rochester, Minnesota native Jacob Trouba was ranked fifth ahead of the likes of Matt Dumba, Rielly Morgan, and Griffin Reinhart. However, Central Scouting ranked him ninth behind those same defensemen. […]

Jets All Out Prospect Ranker 2012

The 2012 NHL Entry Draft approaches with new hopes for the Jets.(Photo Courtesy Yahoo! Sports) Though the Jets are one year old as of May 30, 2012, Jets All Out will celebrate it’s first birthday on June 27th. However, the NHL Entry Draft is always a time for teams to stock up talent for the […]