Rant Sports NHL Prospect Primer: Winnipeg Jets – Ivan Telegin

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Anyone who pays close enough attention to the Winnipeg Jets knows that their top prospect is Mark Scheifele. In this edition of Prospect Primer, we’ll take a lot at a player who has had some chemistry with Scheifele, Russian forward […]

Eddie Olczyk to be inducted into U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

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Former Chicago Blackhawk and Winnipeg Jet Eddie Olczyk will be enshrined in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. In a time full of disappointment with the ongoing NHL lockout, this is one of those moments where hockey fans […]

Rant Sports NHL Prospect Primer: Winnipeg Jets – Jacob Trouba

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With the ninth overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Winnipeg Jets selected defenseman Jacob Trouba. Trouba is a big defenseman who can move the puck, kind of in the mold of Dion Phaneuf before everyone found out […]

Andrew Ladd Joins Avangard Omsk

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Andrew Ladd is the latest Winnipeg Jet to pack up and head to a league that is actually playing its games, signing with Avangard Omsk of the KHL. For the last few weeks, the Jets captain had been leading practices […]

Rant Sports NHL 30 in 30: Dallas Stars


  2011-2012 Recap After missing the playoffs by a mere two points in 2011, last season’s Dallas Stars suffered a similar fate, finishing six points out, good for 10th in the Western Conference. A hot star got Dallas rolling, as […]

Evander Kane signs with Dynamo Minsk


Evander Kane is the first Canadian to sign with a KHL team, agreeing to a deal with Dynamo Minsk. The locked out Winnipeg Jets forward will be playing home games in Belarus while NHL games are being cancelled. Kane, who […]

Tobias Enstrom joins European exodus

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After Nik Antropov became the first Winnipeg Jet to leave North America, Tobias Enstrom will take a similar path. Enstrom along with Alex Steen of the St. Louis Blues will play for Modo of the Swedish Elite League. According to […]

Winnipeg Jets signing elsewhere as lockout continues

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While some Winnipeg Jets players including Andrew Ladd and Olli Jokinen continue to work out locally, others have set their sights elsewhere as the NHL lockout continues. Whether it’s somewhere overseas or in the minor leagues, players continue to sign […]

Rant Sports NHL Prospect Primer: Winnipeg Jets – Carl Klingberg


A second round draft pick in 2009, Winnipeg Jets prospect Carl Klingberg has slowly but surely been making his way up the ranks. The Swedish forward made a name for himself playing for Frolunda at the U-18 level before getting […]

Rant Sports NHL 30 in 30: Montreal Canadiens

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2011-2012 Recap After making the playoffs in 2011, the Montreal Canadiens took a serious step back last season, finishing dead last in the Eastern Conference and having the third worst record in the NHL. Naturally with any struggling team, injuries […]

Rant Sports NHL Prospect Primer: Mark Scheifele

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It’s no secret that the Winnipeg Jets are a team that, while trying to stay competitive, is building from the ground up. They have some strong players at the NHL level right now, but it’s clear that Kevin Cheveldayoff and […]

Alexander Burmistrov can benefit from time in the AHL


In anticipation of the lockout, the Winnipeg Jets assigned 13 players to the AHL’s St. John’s Ice Caps on Saturday.  They sent Chris Carrozzi, Ben Chiarot, Patrice Cormier, Jason Gregoire, Carl Klingberg, Julian Melchiori, Eric O’Dell, Will O’Neil, Eddie Pasquale, […]