Nei­ther On­drej Pav­elec, pic­tured, nor Michael Hutchin­son has played well be­tween the pipes.

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po­ten­tial trade bait Dustin Byfuglien and An­drew Ladd have been fine. The Jets’ en­tire top line of Ladd, Bryan Lit­tle and Blake Wheeler has gen­er­ated plenty of of­fence, ac­tu­ally. But promis­ing young cen­tre Mark Scheifele has stalled and, on the back end, Ja­cob Trouba hasn’t come any­where close to the pro­duc­tion of 2013-14, his rookie year. Win­nipeg’s top young stars are sup­posed to get bet­ter if this team is to keep as­cend­ing.

Alas, it may be still be too early to judge the Jets. They’ve played eight of their past nine games on the road. If they don’t win at least two of their three up­com­ing home games, it se­ri­ously may be time to panic.

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