Ground Control wraps up the 2021-22 Regular Season as Tyler, Jamie and Mitchell discuss the four-game win streak to end the season, Kevin Cheveldayoff's end of year media session, pick their un-sung heroes on this year's team and finally they bid Dennis Beyak goodbye as the play-by-play broadcaster hangs up the headset after 11 seasons as the television voice of the Winnipeg Jets.
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Winnipeg Jets Team Services Manager, Chris Kreviazuk joins Ground Control as he talks about his role with the team, the schedule change that saw the Jets leave Winnipeg a few days early to beat the snow storm, learning how to handle the stress of the job and much more!
Tyler is joined by Paul Edmonds and Mitchell Clinton as the three discuss the road trip for the team, Kyle Connor's season and his push for the Lady Byng Trophy, the approach to the end of the regular season and much more!
Morgan Barron joins the Ground Control Podcast for the first time as the young forward discusses the trade from the New York Rangers, what his time in Manitoba has been like, his decision to play college hockey, his love for travel and much more!
Plus, Tyler is joined by Mitchell and Jamie as they chat about the road ahead for Winnipeg, Ville Heinola's opportunity, Adam Lowry's season and much more!
Mason Appleton joins Ground Control for the first time since being acquired at the trade deadline! The forward tells the story of how he got his #22 back from Austin Poganski, his time in Seattle as the city welcomed NHL hockey, playing with Adam Lowry and of course there is a little Green Bay Packers talk from the Wisconsin product.
Tyler is also joined by Mitchell Clinton and Paul Edmonds as they recap the week for the Jets as they push for the playoffs, they discuss the trade deadline and what Andrew Copp meant to the franchise after eight seasons with the Winnipeg Jets.
Former Jets forward Anthony Peluso joins the Ground Control podcast! The tough guy reflects on his hockey career, his time and relationship he forged in Winnipeg and shares what he is up to now at his home in Ontario.
Plus, Mitchell and Jamie join Tyler to recap a solid week for the Jets as they've gone 6-2-1 in their last nine games. They talk about the new line of Connor, Dubois and Ehlers, the push for a playoff spot and much more!
Pierre-Luc Dubois joins Ground Control as the big forward talks about his two dogs, the changes he's recently made in his game, playing with Connor & Svechnikov and much more!
Plus, Tyler is joined by Mitchell and Paul as the three discuss the big win over Tampa Bay, Mark Scheifele's game, success on the penalty kill, Nikolaj Ehlers' return and more!
Adam Brooks joins Ground Control as the Winnipeg product chats about playing for his hometown team, his journey this season, the approach to adversity and much more!
Plus, Tyler is joined by Annie Chipman & Raquel Payne of the Manitoba Moose to discuss the Women in Sport Job Shadow Program in conjunction with their Gender Equality game on March 12th. For more information be sure to listen to the interview and visit LINK
Lastly, Jamie Thomas and Mitchell Clinton break down a tough week for the Jets as they look to close out a road trip with a win in Arizona. They also discuss Pierre-Luc Dubois' play this season and look ahead to the upcoming home stand.
TSN play-by-play voice, Dennis Beyak, joins Ground Control this week to chat about a number of topics including what it's like to call Jets games remotely, Kyle Connor's prolific season, the work of the Jets' young defenders and much more. Plus, Tyler quizzes Dennis on some home-grown Manitoba/NHL trivia.
Mitchell Clinton and Paul Edmonds also join the show to discuss the week that was for the Jets, the tough, hard-nosed hockey we've seen in recent games , they guys discuss Kristian Reichel's play since the All-Star break and much more.
In the latest episode of Ground Control Tyler, Mitchell and Jamie recap a stellar win by the Winnipeg Jets , they discuss the importance of the emotional victory, finding consistency in the Jets' game and much more.
Plus, General Manager Kevin Cheveldayoff, met with the media on Wednesday for a mid-season press conference. The GM talked about the issue of consistency, the team's possible approach at the trade deadline and much more. Hear around eight minutes of highlights from the 30 minute session.
Jansen Harkins joins the podcast to chat about a variety of topics including life with his dog, Fawkes, the importance of taking care of your mental health, his season so far and much more!
Plus, Tyler is joined by Mitchell Clinton and Paul Edmonds to break down Winnipeg's last week on the ice including a solid victory over the St. Louis Blues. They also discuss Cole Perfetti's rookie season, the play of the rookies on defence and discuss Kyle Connor's trip to the All-Star game.
Dylan Samberg joins Ground Control to talk about making his NHL debut against Detroit, playing alongside fellow Minnesota product, Neal Pionk, and getting more comfortable playing at the NHL level.
Plus, Tyler, Mitchell and Jamie recap the games from this past week, talk about Cole Perfetti's first NHL goal, Blake Wheeler's possible return, Nathan Smith being named to the USA Olympic Hockey Team and much more!
NHL prospect analyst Chris Peters joins Ground Control to chat about Chaz Lucius and Nathan Smith as the two players compete in the NCAA ranks. Plus he talks about what the World Juniors cancellation means draft eligible players and much more.
Tyler is joined by Mitchell Clinton and Paul Edmonds to discuss the three-game road trip, Cole Perfetti's time with the Jets this season and they look ahead to what will be an interesting next few weeks for the club.
Nate Schmidt joins Ground Control for the final episode of 2021! The defenceman touches on an array of topics including his love of dips - healthy & unhealthy, going up against his former team in Vegas for the first time since being traded, playing alongside Josh Morrissey. Plus, Nate talks about how his charismatic personality came to be.
Tyler Esquivel is joined by Mitchell Clinton and Jamie Thomas to chat about Paul Maurice stepping down as head coach, the week of practice Dave Lowry has since taking over as interim head coach, the games ahead and much more!
It's a special edition of Ground Control as we hear from a handful of voices who have a connection with Blake Wheeler as the Jets captain celebrates 1000 NHL games. Hear from the man himself, Blake Wheeler, teammates Paul Stastny, Josh Morrissey, Bryan Little, Head Coach Paul Maurice and former teammate, Andrew Ladd!
Plus, Mitchell, Tyler and Paul dissect a solid week for the club, the power play's recent success, Kristian Vesalainen's game and how Logan Stanley has become a rock solid member of this hockey team.
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Jets Alumnus, Dave Ellett, joins Ground Control to talk about what it was like to transition into retirement after playing pro hockey, his battles with the Edmonton Oilers during his time in Winnipeg and much more!
Plus, Tyler, Mitchell and Jamie recap a tough week for the Jets who managed to get back in the win column on Saturday. They also talk about Connor Hellebuyck's leadership, the importance of snapping the losing skid and much more!
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Jets 2021 First Round pick, Chaz Lucius, joins Ground Control to chat with Jamie Thomas about his season so far at the University of Minnesota, the last few months since he was selected by the Jets, being competitive with his younger brother and more!
Plus, Tyler, Mitchell and Paul recap Winnipeg's road trip out to Edmonton and Vancouver, discuss the performance of the third line and talk about the importance of how different personalities in a dressing room translate to on-ice success.
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Kyle Connor joins Ground Control as the forward chats about his hot start to the season, working at his offensive skills over the years and much more!
Plus, Tyler, Mitchell and Jamie recap a solid week for the Jets as the team finds themselves near the top of the Central Division, they look at the new line combinations, Pierre-Luc Dubois season so far and much more.
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Nikolaj Ehlers joins Ground Control as the Danish forward has had a busy week on the ice - making trades for chips & candies! He also touches on his family visiting Winnipeg, a new-found 'lust' for the Price is Right and much more!
Plus, Tyler, Mitchell and Paul recap a solid week for the Winnipeg Jets, the team's depth being on full display, Nathan Beaulieu's value to the team and much more.
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Hear from Jets forward Kristian Vesalainen as the forward talks about his Halloween costume, scoring his first NHL goal, his game on the ice and much more!
Plus, Tyler, Mitchell and Jamie chat about Andrew Copp's hot start, Eric Comrie's two wins to open the season, the pairing of Logan Stanley and Dylan DeMelo and more.
Also, listen off the top to hear comments from Executive Chairman, Mark Chipman and General Manager, Kevin Cheveldayoff as they addressed the media earlier this week. To view the full press conference, visit WinnipegJets.com
Evgeny Svechnikov joins the Ground Control podcast as the Russian forward talks about his time with the Jets so far, coming to Winnipeg and earning a roster spot and more. Plus, he explains the story behind his dapper velvet suit jackets!
Tyler, Mitchell and Paul also discuss the week that was for the team as the Jets picked up five of a possible six points. They go over the power play, Pierre-Luc Dubois' play, Nate Schmidt's offensive side and more!
Cole Perfetti joins the latest episode of Ground Control to talk about his NHL debut in California, his parent's wild story of how they made it to Anaheim to see him play, life as an NHL'er and what it's like to room with teammate, Kristian Vesalainen.
Plus, Tyler, Mitchell and Jamie chat about the first week of the season, how the team might be able to get things going on the power play, Pierre-Luc Dubois' play so far and they preview the upcoming games this week.
Dylan DeMelo joins the Ground Control Podcast (16:08) as the defenceman chats about the new season, life as a dad and meeting Olympic Decathlon Gold Medalist, Damian Warner.
Plus, TSN's Kevin Sawyer joins the podcast alongside Mitchell and Tyler to break down the roster as it begins to take shape, Evgeny Svechnikov's performance in training camp, Josh Morrissey's potential this season and the guys talk about their favourite Thanksgiving dish.
Jets forward Riley Nash joins Ground Control as the veteran discusses his time in Winnipeg through training camp, his relationship with cousin, NBA player Kelly Olynyk, becoming a father and much more.
Plus, Tyler, Mitchell and Paul recap the weekend road trip out west, Monday's roster cut down, Cole Perfetti's camp so far and look ahead to the final week of training camp.
The fourth season of Ground Control kicks off with a great guest in Brenden Dillon as the blueliner chats about his time as a Manitoban so far, his career as an undrafted player in the NHL and the BC product's skills as a track athlete.
Plus, Jamie Thomas, Mitchell Clinton and Tyler Esquivel discuss what it was like to have fans in the building at Canada Life Centre, Sunday's preseason game, the play of Kristian Vesalainen & Evgeny Svechnikov in camp and much more.
We're back for another episode of Ground Control! Enjoy this quick podcast featuring Tyler Esquivel & Mitchell Clinton as the two chat about the Stanley Cup Final, Dominic Toninato's new deal and preview what is to come the next few weeks for the Winnipeg Jets. Plus, Tyler catches up with Toninato to talk about his contract, earning a spot on the Jets, his plans for the summer and more!