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Analyst Reveals Why The Winnipeg Jets Could Win It All This Season

Published March 20, 2024 at 12:28

In the closely contested Central Division of the Western Conference, the Winnipeg Jets and Colorado Avalanche are leading with 93 points each, closely followed by the Dallas Stars with 91 points.

Winnipeg Jets Currently 1st In The Central Division

The Jets hold the first place based on points-percentage, defying preseason expectations amidst offseason uncertainty.

General Manager Kevin Cheveldayoff's strategic moves and the collective buy-in from players and coaches have revitalized the Jets, positioning them as strong contenders for the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2018.

Jets Are Poised To Go All The Way

TSN Hockey Analyst Martin Biron, speaking on SportsCenter with Jay Onrait, expressed confidence in the Jets' ability to win the Central Division and potentially advance to the Stanley Cup Final. Highlighting their top offense, underrated defense, and standout goaltender Connor Hellebuyck, Biron underscored the strategic advantage of finishing first in the division to avoid tough matchups against other leading teams in the early playoff rounds.

"100% they will win the Central Division. They have the top offense. I think they have a sneaky good defense.... They have the best goaltender of [in the division] in Connor Hellebuyck.... The team that wins the Central Division will go to the Stanley Cup Finals." - Martin Biron

This positioning could offer a less challenging path and conserve energy for the latter stages of the quest for the Stanley Cup. Despite the lack of widespread attention, the Winnipeg Jets' cohesive team play and goaltending excellence make them a formidable force in the NHL, poised to challenge for the championship.

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