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We talk pucks and objects of that kind. We yell, complain, and analyze in the language of hockey fandom. Gretzky can do no wrong.

Marjorie Roden16 hours ago
Game #8: Winnipeg Jets vs Arizona Coyotes
After submitting the story from the previous game, somehow or other, the 3 game point scoring streak of Nikolaj Ehlers was accidentally left out of the story’s game end notes. Apologies to Mr. Ehlers ...
Marjorie Roden2 days ago
Game #7: Winnipeg Jets vs Vancouver Canucks
October 18th saw the Jets come head to head with a red-hot team in the form of the Vancouver Canucks, who had won their previous three games. However, the Jets were having none of that, especially aft...
Marjorie Roden5 days ago
Game #6: Winnipeg Jets vs Edmonton Oilers
In spite of having one of the strongest opening periods seen in Bell MTS Place by the Winnipeg Jets in a while, a sudden flurry of goals from the Edmonton Oilers in the third period squelched the home...
Does Being Young Have an Advantage in Coaching?
It’s probably the question I think most about when I am around my teams. I fully believe it has its positives and negatives. Being the youngest coach not only in the Webster organization but even in t...
Marjorie Roden7 days ago
Game #5: Winnipeg Jets vs Carolina Hurricanes
Is it possible that the Winnipeg Jets may be able to smash some conventions with the 2019 NHL awards and have two players up as nominees for the same award? Certainly, this question most likely went t...
Marjorie Roden8 days ago
Game #4: Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators
After having gone hard at it during playoffs in April and May of this year, with the Winnipeg Jets coming out victorious over the Nashville Predators in an intense seven game series during the 2018 NH...
Frank White8 days ago
Best Hockey Goalies of All Time
Did you know that goalies used to come face to face with hockey pucks without any face masks or helmets? In fact, protective headgear was not mandatory in the NHL until the 70s, resulting in several o...
Marjorie Roden10 days ago
Game #2: Winnipeg Jets vs Dallas Stars
In most hockey games, when a player intercepts a pass from the opposing team, creates a beautiful chance for himself, gives a puckhandling display nothing short of artistry, dodges through the opposit...
Marjorie Roden11 days ago
Game #3: Winnipeg Jets Vs Los Angeles Kings
With the return of former Atlanta Thrasher Ilya Kovalchuk to the NHL, a lot of hype was surrounding the game days ahead of time, somewhat overshadowing the overall excitement of NHL hockey action retu...
Marjorie Roden11 days ago
At Least 82 Jets' Stories
As I write this, there are still two of my stories in the hopper from the previous two games the Winnipeg Jets have played awaiting approval from the moderators. As I am sure they will be posted short...
Marjorie Roden12 days ago
A Bonus: Video Tidbit from the Jets' Fanfest Day
I did have a couple of younger people who were very curious about my camera when I was shooting at the Winnipeg Jets Fan Fest on September 15. I did try and do some handheld video shooting while I was there. Not the greatest footage I have ever taken in my life, which leads me to believe that if I ever get the opportunity to shoot anything at one of the practices in the future, I should make SURE I have my tripod with me! In any case, before the one child started getting overly personal with my ...
Fred Eugene Park12 days ago
Best Hockey Podcasts to Listen To
As you likely know, podcasts are one of the most popular digital audio formats around due to their convenience, streaming availability, and open opportunity for parity in programming that they offer. ...
Marjorie Roden13 days ago
Game #1: Winnipeg Jets vs St. Louis Blues
Through looking at the simple statistics during the season opening game for the Winnipeg Jets in this 2018-2019 season, the win was very decisive. The game saw five different goal scorers on the stats...
Marjorie Roden18 days ago
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words, Part 6 of 6 (Finally!!)
The last part of the day's action saw the players doing smaller passing plays—which were in an areas of about two meters square on the ice—which made them extremely hard to shoot. So rather than showi...
Marjorie Roden20 days ago
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words, Part 5
Picking right where I left off with the last photo story, the one-on-one battles in the training camp continue. As usual, all of the very blurry shots have been left out, as have the ones where people...
Marjorie Roden20 days ago
A Picture Can Be Worth a Thousand Words, Part 4
Just as a quick editorial note, please don't expect all of the 1000+ rough shots I took that day to be posted. Although I was a tad surprised I had taken that many, once the dust settled, going throug...
The Best Hockey Movies Every Fan Should Watch
Hockey is one of those sports that lasts most of the year, from October to June, and that fans of the sport go crazy over. From major league to minor league hockey, hockey games are so much fun to go ...
Marjorie Roden23 days ago
A Few More Thousand "Words" to Look At
The feedback has been pretty positive for the photo collections I have been creating on here from the September 15th Winnipeg Jets' Training Camp/Fan Fest day, and seeing that I have a few hundred sho...