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Jets’ Evander Kane Has Won Twitter For The Day

Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane decided to weigh in on Johnny Manziel holding a pile of cash with his own hilarious comment, given he took a bunch of flack for doing the exact same thing during the NHL lockout in 2012. I’d have to say that Evander Kane has won Twitter for the day. The post Jets’ Evander Kane Has Won Twitter For The Day appeared first on Diehardsport.
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31 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Redmond a rock for IceCaps

Zach Redmond has picked a good time to be playing the best hockey of his professional career. The 25-year-old blue-liner has been through his share of ups-and-downs this season, dealing with injuries and a long string of healthy scratches after a promotion to the Winnipeg Jets in early January, Redmond has been a rock on the back end for the St. John’s IceCaps during the Calder...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Evander Kane claims he acted in self-defence in response to civil suit

Evander Kane is currently facing a civil suit stemming from an incident that occurred in his hometown Vancouver last last summer. According to Vancouver resident Les Makievsky, an employee at a downtown Vancouver nightclub, Kane assaulted him, causing a concussion, along with injuries to the head, neck, shoulders, back, chest, ribs, left leg and heel. Makievsky claims to now suffer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Part-time Jets move easily back to AHL

One exercise that occupies AHL teams late in the season is projecting which players with NHL parent teams could return for the Calder Cup playoffs. Additions are without exception quality players and prospects, but they do not always assure success in the post-season. The Manitoba Moose learned that a time or two during their existence in Winnipeg. The St. John's IceCaps had...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

IceCaps Advance With Great Challenges Ahead

The St. John’s IceCaps, affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets, are headed to the Calder Cup Final following a 5-0 victory over the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins on Tuesday. The IceCaps prevailed in the series with WBS after six games to be named the Eastern Conference champions, but now have a much larger challenge ahead of them. St. John’s will now face the Western Conference champions...
Via Beyond The Benches
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Shake-Up The Winnipeg Jets?

from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, So we ask the question: Has the time come for general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff to change his M.O., with the real National Hockey League trading deadline — i.e., the NHL Draft — just around the corner? He’s got trading chips in his top-10 draft pick; Dustin Byfuglien, who prefers to play defence, while head coach Paul Maurice sees him as...
Via Kukla's Korner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

GMs Ready To Deal

from Tim Campbell of the Winnipeg Free Press, Thursday at the league's draft and scouting combine, Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff sounded like he's very interested in those discussions. Now that's not to say the Jets GM is sure he'll soon make a trade but we can tell you at no time did he raise the idea standing pat was a good way to the future. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

34 Saves For St. John’s IceCaps In Game 2

St. John’s IceCaps goaltender Michael Hutchinson came through with 34 saves on Sunday to propel the IceCaps, AHL affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets, past the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final. St. John’s struck early with a goal from Kyle MacKinnon 14 minutes into the first period. Carl Klingberg also contributed a goal to the IceCaps 2-1 victory...
Via Beyond The Benches
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Caley Chelios, Chris Chelios daughter, continues family athletic tradition

Caley Chelios is one of four Chelios offspring continuing the athletic tradition of their famous father. Former Blackhawks legend Chris Chelios was in attendance, as his daughter Caley Chelios, a Northwestern lacrosse defender, saw some playing time in the Friendly Confines. NU defeated USC 12-7 last night in front of about 5,000 people. Caley hails from Detroit, where her dad works...
Via The Sports Bank
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Sign Head Coach Paul Maurice To Four-Year Contract Extension

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The Winnipeg Jets confirmed Paul Maurice as their new head coach for the next four years Wednesday Maurice took the Jets to an 18-12-5 record over 35 games after Claude Noel was fired. “He’s an impressive hockey coach but he’s an impressive person as well,” general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff said of Maurice, who took over in mid-January. “He walked...
Via NESN.com
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chevy's Ego Preventing the Jets from Improving Goaltending

Why do the Jets treat Ondrej Pavelec with kid gloves?  Why is there no tough love approach for this player compared to others who have received it under both coaches?  Is Devon Setoguchi that much worse than Pavelec that he should pay the price of admission to the pine or press box more often? These are the kinds of questions that Jets fans are asking as the long post-mortem...
Via Puckrant.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Forward Evander Kane Facing Lawsuit Over Alleged Assault

Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane is being sued by a man who claims Kane assaulted him in downtown Vancouver last summer, according to CBC News. In the lawsuit that was filed on March 28, Lev Makievsky alleges he was attacked by Kane on a Vancouver street corner while he was on his way home from work on Aug. 10, 2013, CBC reports. The man claims he suffered a concussion and various injuries...
Via NESN.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets star Evander Kane being sued over alleged assault

Evander Kane is facing a civil lawsuit stemming from an incident in Vancouver. (Gene J. Puskar/AP) For Winnipeg Jets left wing Evander Kane, a disappointing season has gotten a bit worse today. According to a report from CBC News, Kane is facing a lawsuit from a Vancouver man who alleges Kane assaulted him last year. While no criminal charges are expected to come from the case, this...
Via Around The Rink
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Player gets two minutes for phantom boarding penalty

Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: 51-year-old Chris Chelios celebrates goal in fantastic fashion

Via Guyism
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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