Jets need home ice magic

Andrew Ladd

Andrew Ladd

KEN WIEBE, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:09 PM ET

 

The Last Chance Cafe is now open for business and we should know soon enough if the Winnipeg Jets season has flatlined or if they can keep their playoff hopes alive.

Right now, the Jets are having a tough time scoring and an even more difficult time defending.

That's a lethal combination for any team in the NHL to overcome.

During this five-game losing skid, the Jets have scored only six goals, while allowing 20.

Oh, and did we mention the special-teams struggles now apply to both the power play (29th) and the penalty kill (25th)?

"Our team game has got to be better," said Noel. "If it's not one thing, it's another thing. We're going to make sacrifices to win games 1-0 or 2-1. It's just the commitment we're going to need to do."

As pointed out by several Jets following Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens, they aren't surprised to find themselves below the playoff line, given the way things have gone on the ice of late.

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