The 2013-14 NHL season will begin this week with much anticipation after a long offseason. The Winnipeg Jets will begin their season on Tuesday night against the Oilers in Edmonton. It’ll be the start of a lengthy season, but one that every fan is looking forward to.
Time to rejoice for hockey is back. The NHL is back.
But before then, here’s a chance to preview the Winnipeg Jets season. From roster changes to projections to my final predictions, it will all be detailed as much as possible to get you underway for the season.
The upcoming year for the Jets can be categorized as a new beginning—a fresh start. And for the first time since returning to Winnipeg, the Jets will feel comfortable with a travel schedule to their accommodation.
The Southeast Division is in the past. The realignment is in effect as the Jets go from East to West. It’s the start of a new beginning in the Central division—a division that should be one of the most competitive divisions in all of hockey.
It’s year three in the return to Winnipeg. How much will be different from the first year? Or from last year? Is this the year that the Jets finally make it to the playoffs? There are a lot of questions surrounding the Jets future, but we’re sure to get the answers in no time.
To start it off, let’s take a look back at what changes the Jets made in the offseason.