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Jets inching closer to historical playoff spot

Even with the Jekyll and Hyde act put on by this year’s Jets, there’s still a chance to make some positive history. When the Jets relocated to Winnipeg, they were in a tough spot. The roster they brought with them was lacking in high end talent despite trading for Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd. The […] The post Jets inching closer to historical playoff spot appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Caps Finish Road Trip in Winnipeg

Caps Outsider The Washington Capitals will have their final meeting of the season with the Winnipeg Jets Saturday night in the MTS Centre. The Caps come into this game having won their past three games and hope to come back to Washington with a perfect late season road trip. Similarly, the Jets will hope to […]
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets sign D Jan Kostalek for 3-year, entry-level deal

  The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenseman Jan Kostalek to a three-year, two-way entry-level contract. In the deal announced Thursday, the 20-year-old Kostalek will earn an average of $850,000 per season. Kostalek, in his third Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season with the Rimouski Oceanic, has seven goals and 36 assists in 55 games this season. He was selected by the Jets in...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets sign D Jan Kostalek for 3-year deal

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenseman Jan Kostalek to a three-year, two-way entry-level contract. In the deal announced Thursday, the 20-year-old Kostalek will earn an average of $850,000 per season. Kostalek, in his third Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season with the Rimouski Oceanic, has seven goals and 36 assists in 55 games this season. He was...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Maurice making strides in second year with Winnipeg

The Hurricanes gave up on Paul Maurice at a great time for the Jets. That year, the Jets had moved to Winnipeg and needed a head coach. They took the convenient route and hired Claude Noel, who, despite having little NHL head coaching experience, was already in the area with the Manitoba Moose of the AHL. […] The post Paul Maurice making strides in second year with Winnipeg appeared...
Via Along the Boards
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 29 — Rob Schremp

Rob Schremp / Getty Images Check Out Hockey Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with TheHockeyGuys Podcast on BlogTalkRadio Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) and Chris Shannon (@ChrisShannon16) talk about playoff races in the East and West. They were then joined by professional hockey player Rob Schremp (@Rob Schremp) from Sweden to discuss his career with the London Knights, the NHL...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Barrett Jackman scores game-winner from center ice against Jets (Video)

St. Louis Blues defenseman Barret Jackman floated the puck towards the net from center ice that snuck past Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec for a surprise game-winning goal during the final moments of Tuesday night's game at the Scottrade Center.It came shortly after a faceoff with 1:03 remaining in the third period as Pavelec apparently couldn't find puck, and Jackman's floater...
Via Holdout Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Barret Jackman Catches Ondrej Pavelec Sleeping, Scores Game-Winning Goal From Center Ice

Welp, Ondrej Pavelec is going to want this moment back. The Winnipeg Jets goaltender was caught sleeping in the final minute of Tuesday’s game against the St. Louis Blues and defenseman Barret Jackman made him pay. With the score tied 4-4, Jackman received a pass off a neutral zone faceoff and launched a shot from Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Late season injuries have potential to doom Jets

As if the storm of defensive injuries early in the season wasn’t bad enough, the injury bug is back and has hit a couple of important players. Bryan Little will miss at least the next two games. Not only do the Jets lose their leading goal scorer, but this is during one of the most important […] The post Late season injuries have potential to doom Jets appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheeler, Jets deal skidding Predators sixth straight loss

  Blake Wheeler scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period, and the Winnipeg Jets beat Nashville 3-1 on Saturday night to hand the slumping Predators their sixth straight defeat. Michael Frolik and Drew Stafford also scored for the Jets, who have won two of three. Ryan Ellis had the goal for Nashville. Before this skid, the Predators had not lost three in a row all...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets lose two to injury

Bruce Fedyck, USA TODAY Sports The Winnipeg Jets are fighting for the right to play some spring hockey, something that would be a first since their arrival back in Winnipeg from Atlanta a few years ago. The Jets sit in the final Wild Card spot in the Western Conference, just two points up on the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings and four points ahead of the perpetually...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Hellebuyck breaking records

Connor Hellebuyck set two records last week. (Photo/St. John’s IceCaps)In only his first professional season, Connor Hellebuyck is taking the American Hockey League (AHL) by storm. The former standout UMass Lowell River Hawk goaltender set two records for the St. John’s IceCaps last week. Hellebuyck picked up his team-record 24th win of the 2014-15 season during the IceCaps’...
Via Mill City Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Quick butt-ends Jacob Trouba in the groin (GIF)

Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick used the butt end of his stick to deliver a low blow to Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba during Sunday's game at the MTS Centre.After Trouba took a big hit from Jarret Stoll and took Quick down with him, Quick retaliated with the cheap shot to Trouba's groin. Trouba gave Quick a shove, but kept his cool and skated away. No penalties...
Via Holdout Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ondrej Pavelec’s new mask is all about Bruce Springsteen

Ondrej Pavelec has a new mask and it’s bound to make Bruce Springsteen fans pretty happy. On one side the Jets goaltender has an image of Springsteen while on the other he pays tribute to the cover of Springsteen’s Born to Run. The other side of Ondrej Pavelec's new mask. Bruce Springsteen never looked so good! #TrampsLikeUs pic.twitter.com/dD4iexY6LD — Allan Walsh (@walsha...
Via Puck Drunk Love
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Hit of the Night: Dustin Byfuglien

Dustin Byfuglien is no stranger to throwing big hits and on Thursday night he showed that yet again. During the second period of the St. Louis Blues/Winnipeg Jets game, Byfuglien laid a hit on Blues forward Patrik Berglund that could have easily shook the first three rows. Watch Byfuglien lay the boom! The post Hit of the Night: Dustin Byfuglien appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Forget How To Hockey, Allow Capitals To Score On A 4-on-1

The Winnipeg Jets had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad night against the Capitals in Washington on Thursday. Not only did the Jets lose to the Caps by a blowout score of 5-1, they also gave up a goal on one of the most embarrassing sequences of hockey we’ve seen so far this season. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien tries to sneak into Capitals huddle (GIF)

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien tried to sneak into the Washington Capitals huddle during a timeout in the second period of Thursday night's game in D.C.The Capitals took a timeout at the 14:33 mark of the second period, and Byfuglien quietly skated close to the huddle in an apparent attempt to spy on them unnoticed. Byfuglien didn't get to see much before a linesman nudged...
Via Holdout Sports
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien is king of the creepy videobomb

Watch Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien sneak into the background of this standup by the Nashville Predators announcers verrrrry slowly and creepily.  I gotta admit that’s a little scary.  Hopefully he didn’t increase the terror by throwing their clothes in the shower afterwards. H/T Sportsnet The post Dustin Byfuglien is king of the creepy videobomb appeared first...
Via Awful Announcing
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

On Evander Kane and trading away young talent

The Winnipeg Jets finally did the inevitable on Wednesday morning, in what was becoming an absolutely insufferable saga. After trade rumors that spanned across multiple years, they finally moved Evander Kane, sending him to the Buffalo Sabres in a blockbuster deal that was highlighted by a return of Drew Stafford and Tyler Myers, with Zach Bogosian also headed to Buffalo...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets’ Evander Kane To Have Shoulder Surgery, Out 4-6 Months

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane will undergo left shoulder surgery and be out of the lineup for four to six months. Coach Paul Maurice made the announcement Friday. Kane has 22 points in 37 games this season, but was a healthy scratch for Tuesday’s game against Vancouver. Entering Friday’s game, the Jets held the first wild-card spot in the Western Conference...
Via NESN.com
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Sun cover hopes Evander Kane is done with Jets

We’ve mocked the media in Winnipeg for basically trying to boot Evander Kane off the Jets. Harsh articles and stern criticism have hovered over Kane throughout his career with the Jets and its mostly been fueled by the local media. After the most recent Kane incident (see: clothes in shower which led to Kane skipping a game), the Winnipeg Sun is urging for Kane’s removal on...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jets' Kane skipped game after incident with teammates

The Evander Kane situation is getting messier by the day. The Winnipeg Jets winger was a healthy scratch for Tuesday’s matchup against the Vancouver Canucks, with head coach Paul Maurice saying the benching was a “coach’s decision” following the 3-2 overtime loss. But that’s not quite the whole story. According to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet, Kane didn’t arrive on...
Via NESN.com
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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