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Winnipeg Jets have scored at drafting core players for future success

Part 3 in a series

WINNIPEG — For a small-market franchise, drafting and developing are more than just buzzwords, they’re essential to both survival and sustainable success. 1,474 more words

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After five years is it time for the Winnipeg Jets to try a new plan?

Part 2 of a three-part series

WINNIPEG — It was a noble goal, if a little on the quaint side.

When True North Sports and Entertainment made the jump from the minors to the big leagues by acquiring the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers, the people running the organization took the idea of their “promotion” to heart. 1,163 more words

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The good, the bad and the ugly of Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff's five-year tenure


The Winnipeg Jets have regressed in 2015-16 after showing great promise just one season earlier.

They are floundering near the bottom of the standings, and while nobody ever talks officially about a five-year plan, it’s generally expected a team’s brass should be able to make significant headway in that time period. 1,286 more words

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Sunday Morning Chatter...by Chuck Duboff

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  • Big Buff sharing some holiday spirit with Toby Enstrom and a young Jets fan at the Children’s Hospital: Buff took off his jersey, autographed it and gave it to this little guy.
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Saturday Morning Random Thoughts...December 12; by Chuck Duboff

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  • From GQ Magazine:   “Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Just Gave U.S. Politicians a Refreshing Lesson in Compassion,” was the headline on the GQ website, which set the tone for some such commentary.
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The Jets Report Card...by Chuck Duboff

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This is my evaluation of the team at the quarter point of the season; one man’s opinion:

Goaltenders:

Pav – B… has been solid, none of the expected Pav soft goals.   961 more words

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How Well Have the Winnipeg Jets/Atlanta Thrashers Drafted Since 2000?


For those of you who haven’t seen my earlier post(s) I am going through each of the 30 teams and breaking down how they have drafted over the past 15 years. 1,562 more words

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