069: Not just an awkward position – Jets Hockey Podcast – For fans of the Winnipeg Jets

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It’s been an impressive run by the Winnipeg Jets since the last show so we had to sit down before the Olympic break to catch up. We opted not to go live tonight, but will do so again after the Olympics. Catch an upcoming show Jets Hockey Podcast show live.

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Last week we asked our listeners if the NHL is effectively killing the outdoor game. Of course some confusion existed, but it was meant in that they were killing the excitement and anticipation of the game.

This week it’s a new question for you – actually two; will the Winnipeg Jets make the playoffs? And would the Jets be better moving their AHL team to Winnipeg as opposed to Thunder Bay or somewhere else?

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We actually talked at great length about relocating the AHL franchise back to Winnipeg and how it could possibly work in the market. Of course right at the end, Jeff finally admitted to the real reason as to why it wouldn’t likely ever happen, but it’s definitely a good thought and great discussion ensued.

Chat happened around the Arctic Ice article discussing the thoughts of buying out Ondrej Pavelec and moving on. Ryan Miller from Buffalo for Winnipeg’s Ondrej Pavelec…now that’d be the trade fans would talk about.

We recapped the previous games which saw Jeff go 3-1, and left the final game prediction before the February Olympic break.

  • Saturday February 8 1:00 @ St. Louis Blues – TSN-JETS
    • J – W
    • M – W

For what it’s worth, Jeff is 17-19 while Marshall is 19-17 on predictions this season.

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In other hockey related news, we touched on the Olympics and the fact that Stamkos won’t be making the trip to Sochi, however Tampa teammate Martin St. Louis will be taking his place. Kind of a bittersweet twist.

Our next show will be February 25-ish after the break. Keep in touch with us on Twitter over the Olympics.
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Marshall Stevenson regularly contributes to one of the best Winnipeg Jets blogs as an editor and co-founder while also working on JET FUEL – a documentary about Winnipeg Jets fans. Of course he's also behind the only official, unofficial Jets fan gear site. And as if he wasn't busy enough, a co-host on the popular Winnipeg Jets focused Jets Hockey Podcast.

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