Bless The Winnipeg Jets, For They Tried, And Failed

The current iteration of the Winnipeg Jets, formerly known as the Atlanta Thrashers, has never won a playoff game. They received a ticket to the postseason once, in the 2006-07 season. The Rangers swept them. This season’s Jets, bringing playoff hockey back to Winnipeg for the first time since 1996, hoped to break… » 4/23/15 11:15am 4/23/15 11:15am

Hockey Player Who Got His Femoral Artery Slashed Open Has Ridiculous…

Back in February, Winnipeg Jets defenseman Zach Redmond nearly died when his femoral artery was accidentally cut open by a teammate's skate during practice. Today, Redmond returned to the ice for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair the artery, and he let the media get a peek at the nasty scar that he… » 4/05/13 1:24pm 4/05/13 1:24pm

Jets Winger Evander Kane Gets Giant "YMCMB" Shaved Into His Head

You can only be so in touch with hip hop when you play for the Winnipeg Jets. They used to be the Atlanta Thrashers. Winnipeg has a few hip-hoppists fewer than Atlanta. (No, the Thrashers didn't have Atlanta's leading hip-hoppists—Outcast, Wocker Flocker Flame, Ti—there to support them, but they did have Lil Jon.) » 1/25/13 3:55pm 1/25/13 3:55pm

Junior Hockey Team Sues Michigan Student Paper For Defamation

There's a fascinating story brewing in Ann Arbor and Kitchener, fascinating if you're a follower of junior hockey or student journalism, and hell, even if you're not. It concerns where ninth overall draft pick Jacob Trouba will be playing hockey this fall, and a defamation lawsuit against the Michigan student… » 7/10/12 6:15pm 7/10/12 6:15pm