Jets trying to shake history, make playoffs
April, 16, 2013
By Craig Custance | ESPN Insider
Geoff Burke/USA TODAY SportsFor the first time, Evander Kane has had the same head coach in consecutive NHL seasons.For the entire month of March, the Winnipeg Jets didn't have one practice. Not one, according to coach Claude Noel. It was one of the scheduling quirks of a lockout season filled with them, and it's a stretch most teams around the NHL have had to deal with.
"At the 42-game mark, we had played 42 games in 82 days. We'd played the most in the league," Noel said when we chatted Monday afternoon. "[In March], we played 16 games, every other night."