The Future is Bright – Top-20 Jets Prospects

Danish sensation, Nik Ehlers

Nik Ehlers – The Jets’ 1st round pick in 2014

 

Craig Button – one of the more of the more reputable evaluators of young hockey talent – has said on numerous occasions that the Jets’ prospect pool is the best in the NHL. And bBetween the high-end skill, future #1 goaltenders, and depth at various position, I’m inclined to agree with him. So who are the most promising among them? And where might they fit in down the road? Here’s an update on the Jets crop of young talent.

High-end Talent

Ehlers, Morrissey, Petan

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Mike Ilitch and the Rise of the Detroit Red Wings


How a study of the Red Wings’ gradual ascent may hold the key for success in Winnipeg

After 20 consecutive playoff appearances, it’s hard to imagine there was ever a time when the Detroit Red Wings weren’t a winner. So it may come as a shock to hear that in the 16 years from 1966-1982, the Red Wings made the playoffs only twice, earning the nickname the “Dead Wings”. And then suddenly, everything changed. Continue reading