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Who were the Winnipeg Jets?

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As the Winnipeg/Arizona franchise completed its 35th season last year, let's take a look at some of the first franchise's high and low points.

Quick strikes for Tuesday

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A link dump post in the dead of summer.

Florida Hockey History: Florida Breakers

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In 1976, former NHL exec Bill Putnam took three swings at bringing the WHA to the Hollywood Sportatorium and came up empty.

Phoenix Coyotes Preseason Countdown: 9 Days

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Today's edition of the Countdown looks at the two players who have worn number nine for this franchise.

Law & Owners Special Islanders Unit: Roy Boe

Part three in the series. Roy Boe, the Islanders' first owner, unknowingly established their long standing team tradition of being hard up for cash. Boe's mounting debts with the Islanders and Nets...

Frozen Grounds: The Lesson of the Winnipeg Jets

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Sports fans in Seattle may be getting excited at the prospect of getting the Sonics "back". But in truth, they'll never get the actual Sonics franchise back. Just ask hockey fans in Winnipeg.

How the WHA Invented Modern Hockey

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Hot off the presses, my new article on Puck Podcast, produced with a big assist from C&B's own Bruce McCurdy, about how the Oilers of the '80s evolved from the Jets of the '70s, and how the WHA as a whole influenced the course of the NHL's development. (The title is a play on the book How the Scots Invented the Modern World.)

J-E-T-S

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Sure, the Phoenix Coyotes put on a good show. But us Oiler fans should be crying to get the Jets back.

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