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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 Roden3 months 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 Roden3 months 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 Roden3 months 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 Roden3 months 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 Park3 months 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 Roden3 months 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 Roden4 months 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 Roden4 months 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 Roden4 months 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...
Morgan E. Westling4 months ago
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 Roden4 months 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...
Marjorie Roden4 months ago
Confessional Time
Like many Canadian kids growing up on the Prairies, I had dreams of playing hockey at a higher level. Believe it or not, playing in net as a goaltender was, at the time, a huge part of that dream. I w...
Marjorie Roden4 months ago
A Picture Can Tell 1000 Words, Part 2
A few more shots from the ones taken during the public training camp skates at the Winnipeg Jets' annual Fan Fest held at the Bell MTS Iceplex just off the perimeter in Winnipeg, Manitoba. After getti...
Shandi Pace4 months ago
Finally Home: John Tavares and the Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs heading into the 2018-19 season looked terrifying enough already. They have a trio of talented, young stars that can only get better, a new general manager that embraces change...
Marjorie Roden4 months ago
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words
A few shots from Saturday September 15th at the Winnipeg Jets training camp. That day was the “Fan Fest Day” which meant that all of the training camp drills were taking place in front of a rather sub...
Matthew Maratea5 months ago
The Hockey Drought Is Almost Over
Hockey lasts from September to June. After the Stanley Cup is awarded, the season awards, NHL draft, and free agency all take place in late June and through July. That leaves us with August. If there ...
Lizz Darcy6 months ago
A Look at the Inaugural Season of the Las Vegas Golden Knights
On a Thursday night in early June, the Vegas Golden Knights were defeated in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals by the Washington Capitals after Lars Eller of the Capitals scored the game-wining goal wi...
Marjorie Roden7 months ago
The Bullies Are "Crushed"
Sports in general is supposed to teach people—children especially growing up—about the idea of fair play. And we are assured, as children, that if we play a nice clean game, no matter what, the adults...