Monthly Archives: July 2011

Nikolai Zherdev: Yay or Nay?

By now you’ve probably heard the rumbling that Nikolai Zherdev has expressed interest in, or at least has not squelched the rumors about, a potential signing in Winnipeg.  Here is a recent quote from Zherdev about the possibility of playing in Winnipeg: … Continue reading

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Worth a Watch…

The more Thrashers fans that remain Jets fans the better in my opinion…

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Zach Bogosian: Stud or Dud?

I know it’s WAAAAAAAYYYYYY too early in his young career to even be having this conversation, but being a Blue Jackets fan (pre-Jets relocation of course), I’m a little gun-shy with star prospects because I got a front row seat to witness … Continue reading

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OT: Murray Becomes a Shark

A big congrats to Andrew Murray of Selkirk for signing a new 1-year deal with the San Jose Sharks!  I was really hoping he would end up playing for the Jets, but the writing was on the wall with the quick … Continue reading

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Which Kane Would You Rather Have?

I decided to scientifically compare Evander Kane and Patrick Kane along several key dimensions to figure out who I’d rather have on the Jets. Nickname Evander:  Gucci (not verified / poorly sourced) Patrick:  20 Cent Edge:  Patrick Lack of Douchiness Evander:  Seems … Continue reading

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Must…resist…bad…pun…

Whew, I did it. Rose-coloured glasses alert:  I might be a tad biased when it comes to Eric Fehr because I’ve got him in my keeper draft. I’m starting to sound like an uber-fan here, but this is another great move by … Continue reading

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Jason Gregoire

Wow, another great move by Chevy!  Welcome Jason Gregoire! I know it kind of contradicts my last post to say I love this move (you know, the post where I said you can’t build a team effectively through free agency), but this doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Quick Fixes: Why They Don’t Exist

As much as I’d love for the Jets to go instantly to perennial contender, it’s just not realistic.  General Managers have 3 tools at their disposal to change their rosters; trades, free agency, and drafting and developing talent from within.  When the … Continue reading

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Ladd Deal Gets Done!

I’m sure everyone is well aware that Ladd signed a new contract this afternoon.  He will earn $4.0M next year and $4.5M in years 2 through 5 for a cap hit of $4.4M per year. I freaking love this deal! The dollar … Continue reading

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Corrections…

My apologies folks… I messed up here. The compensation for teams that lose restricted free agents to offer sheets is actually as follows: $1,034,249 or below —> no compensation $1,034,249 – $1,567,043 —> 3rd round draft pick $1,567,043 – $3,134,088 … Continue reading

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