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Why the Winnipeg Jets could go from the lottery to the playoffs next season

Tons of young talent up front and improved goaltending should push Winnipeg into the postseason mix. It’s been a long time since the Winnipeg Jets made noise in an NHL postseason. The franchise has made just one appearance, a first-round sweep at the hands of the Ducks, since its arrival from Atlanta seven years ago. The original Jets last made the playoffs in 1993 before their relocation to Arizona.
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