The vibe around this city the past 36 hours regarding the Winnipeg Jets has been palpable…it would seem that after the fabulous win over the Preds on Tuesday, that every body has bought into this team…no longer is it: will we make the playoffs…it’s now become, how far can this team go in the playoffs!! Watching the game Tuesday night, I found myself saying: This team is for REAL!!!!
© Chuck Duboff
I’ve been very cautious in letting myself believe that this Jets team has what it takes to be a serious contender. After last night’s exciting 6-4 win over Nashville, and from the way I saw them play back to back against St. Louis, there is no longer any doubt in my mind that this team hast the talent, the grit, the character to not only make the playoffs, but to have a long run to Lord Stanley’s Cup. “That was a huge win!!” Blake Wheeler.
Brandon Tanev’s goal with 1:25 left in a tied game, was as thrilling a Jets goal that I have seen since Dave Ellet scored in double overtime against the Oilers in the playoffs!! I said last week in one of my Jets blogs that we needed more from the third line; last night Adam Lowry opened the game with his fifth…
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