By The Numbers: Chemistry, roles, and the wrongful usage of Nic Petan

Garret Hohl
February 27 2017 12:02PM

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Fans haven't been shy about voicing their discontent with one Nic Petan and how he's played. Fairly or otherwise, he's firmly in their crosshairs.

I tend to think much of this is borne of Petan's suffering a 95.8 PDO. That number is likely to regress to the league's mean, and as it does, it will influence how fans and experts alike view Petan's season. Bad luck might not be the only factor at work here, though. What if deployment and usage are responsible for Petan's poor outward perception?

Let's take a deeper look.

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By The Numbers: Jets' past performance in WAR, defenders

Garret Hohl
February 24 2017 01:25PM

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How good or bad are the Winnipeg Jets? Where are their weakest links? Where are they strongest? Where are they dragging behind?

It's easy for someone to say a losing team falls short but it becomes difficult to actually say where and by how much. Metrics like WAR do not tell the whole story, but they start to give scale to where a team is performing poorly or well.

Let's start by looking at the Jets' blue-line.

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By The Numbers: Jets record with Enstrom doesn't have much to do with Enstrom

Garret Hohl
February 20 2017 01:30PM

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Once in a while I get someone telling me the Winnipeg Jets are a better team without Toby Enstrom. Typically the individual will defer to the Jets losing record with Enstrom dressed for the Jets.

So, how much validity is there to this position?

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By the Numbers: Manitoba Moose Production Levels

Garret Hohl
February 17 2017 03:30PM

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The Winnipeg Jets have been struggling to win games, so let's go over and take a look at the Manitoba Moose... who are also struggling.

Well, at least we can take a look at the individuals on the Moose to gauge the potential future help from the farm team.

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By The Numbers: Jets have holes to fill at forward

Garret Hohl
February 14 2017 08:07AM

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The Winnipeg Jets are losing more games than they win. They sit third-last in standing's points per game played. Some models show the Jets having a greater shot at first overall than making the playoffs(Let's ignore the models have Jets with a near 50 percent chance of neither playoffs nor top five pick)

Not everything is going as planned.

Just like one must know what broke before repairing a car, we must analytically dissect the Jets and see where the help is needed. Let's look at the Jets' holes and discuss some solutions on fixing the team, with keeping in mind the up coming trade deadline.

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