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Pavelec possibly out through December, Hellebuyck to see NHL time

Ondrej Pavelec will miss several games with a knee injury, opening the door for rookie Connor Hellebuyck. Bob DeChiara USA Today SportsOndrej Pavelec has been placed on injury reserve with a knee sprain. The injury is expected to knock Pavelec out of the lineup through December, and possibly for a longer period of time. Pavelec knee sprain. Likely out until Jan -Feb— Sara Orlesky...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Jones wears hoodie in Minnesota and it is legal

    Those watching Sunday’s game between the Vikings and Packers at TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota probably noticed something unusual sticking out the back of James Jones’ jersey. Yes, the Green Bay wide receiver was wearing a hoodie underneath his jersey for the game. Jones wearing the hoodie led to questions about whether or not it was legal given that it’s so uncommon...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Shane Doan bulldozes Ondrej Pavelec after push from Mark Stuart

It’s not easy being a goalie. It especially doesn’t help when your defenseman pushes a rushing forward into your crease. Such was the case when the Jets hosted the Coyotes and Ondrej Pavelec was bulldozed by Shane Doan after a push from Mark Stuart. Would Doan have hit Pavelec without the push? Maybe, but it certainly didn’t help things. Doan was given a two-minute penalty...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ondrej Pavelec out, Connor Hellebuyck recalled by Winnipeg Jets

Connor Hellebuyck recalled by Winnipeg Jets. (Photo/Manitoba Moose)Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec suffered an injury on Saturday night when Arizona Coyotes forward Shane Doan collided with the netiminder. As a result, Pavelec will miss some time and the Jets have recalled Connor Hellebuyck from the AHL’s Manitoba Moose. Hellebuyck has posted personal numbers that are...
Via Mill City Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Let me see if I can’t answer your question

Why don’t I answer this with a little look at what the Jets have done the past few games. That’s 4.8 goals against per game in the last 5 games. The last three games have been extra special. I would say that, without question, lately, the Jets D has been a bit of a weakness. Well, I mean the one question from Rob Mahon. Maybe Dustin Byfuglien will start to pay attention soon...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Maurice named as assistant for Team Europe in upcoming World Cup

Maurice has been named as an assistant coach for Team Europe in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Darcy Finley Getty ImagesThe NHL and NHL Players Association announced today that Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice has been named as an assistant coach for Team Europe.In addition to Maurice's recognition, Team Europe announced that Peter Bondra, Sean Burke, Ricky Olczyk, Vaclav Nedomansky...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s a strange Tweet from Peter Budaj

We haven’t talked about Peter Budaj in a while, but the goaltender put out a Tweet we couldn’t help but cover. While Budaj has been competing with the Ontario Reign of the AHL, he’s apparently been talking to other women while his wife was pregnant … or something. Is he being serious or making a joke? Either way, this is kind of bizarre. The post Here’s a strange Tweet...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien takes aim at 3-on-3 OT format again

In case there’s anyone out there that missed Dustin Byfuglien chastising the NHL’s new three-on-three overtime format—you’re in luck. The Winnipeg Jet took a shot at it again.Following the Jets’ 3-2 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night, Byfuglien echoed earlier disdain for the new set-up, according to Pro Hockey Talk on NBCSports. “It’s terrible,...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nazem Kadri learns why hitting Jets' Dustin Byfuglien is a bad idea

Nazem Kadri learned a painful lesson Wednesday. John E. Sokolowski John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY SportsAt a hulking 6-foot-5 and 260 pounds, Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien is a great player to have as a physical presence on the ice. He not only dishes out big hits; he can also serve as a deterrent to big hits.Toronto forward Nazem Kadri learned the latter lesson on Wednesday...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Byfuglien elbows Gallagher in the head

I have already written a couple times this year about the hitting prowess of Dustin Byfuglien. He is essentially a mack truck on ice skates. You definitely do not want to get in his way. His latest victim is Brendan Gallagher, who is 5’9 180 lbs. The hit is going to be looked at by the Department of Player Safety. Byfuglien is bigger than Gallagher and seems to use it to his...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

CBC News: Jets won't ban Hawks fans from wearing headdresses

I found this story to be very interesting and thought provoking. The Winnipeg Jest aren't going to ban fans from wearing Indian headdresses. So they say... We will be following this to see how it plays out.  So, if the Jets decided to start banning people from the arena for wearing head dresses, would they be violating a Canadian fan's freedom of expression? Tiar Wilson, CBC News...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL's new 3-on-3 OT format is getting mixed reviews

A couple weeks into the hockey season, players and coaches—heck, fans watching the games—are still getting accustomed to the new three-on-three overtime format that the NHL has implemented.Some have liked it so far. Others are less than impressed.The latter refers to members the Winnipeg Jets, who were reportedly open with their dislike for the new format after suffering a 4...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets’ Alex Burmistrov has great reaction seeing after video of penalty

via @Ginohard_ Winnipeg Jets forward Alex Burmistrov was given two minutes for an elbowing penalty Sunday against the Minnesota Wild.  As you see with 99.9% of penalty calls, Burmistrov plead his case while skating to the box. But as you see with darn near zero percent of penalty calls, Burmistrov acknowledged that he deserved the penalty after seeing the video while sitting in...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild rally falls short in 5-4 loss in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Drew Stafford scored twice, Blake Wheeler had two assists and the Jets held off the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Sunday. Minnesota's Jason Zucker scored 10 seconds into the game, but then Winnipeg got five consecutive goals. Bryan Little tied it 1:22 into the first, Andrew Ladd scored about 2 minutes later and Nikolaj Ehlers made it 3-1 Jets (5-2-1) midway through...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Hutchinson Will Start vs Wild

View image | The Winnipeg Jets have had a pretty successful season so far this year. Today, they’ll face off in Winnipeg with Minnesota.  Minnesota will look to their back up goalie today, and Winnipeg will do the same, as Ondrej Pavelec will sit in favor of Michael Hutchinson. Winnipeg will look to their goalie, as well as youngster Nikolaj Ehlers and Dustin...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Hope Young Guns Can Steal Games From Experienced Teams (Video)

Despite having two 60-plus point scorers in Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler, the Winnipeg Jets are adding some young scoring punch. Nikolaj Ehlers, a 2014 first-round pick, scored over 100 points in the Quebec league in each of the past two seasons. Nicolas Petan, 20, is a very promising 2013 second-round pick. Both have special qualities that have Winnipeg coaches and executives salivating...
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Hellebuyck makes beautiful 3-on-1 glove save in OT

Connor Hellebuyck makes huge save for Winnipeg. (Photo/Getty Images)The National Hockey League preseason is underway and on Tuesday night the Winnipeg Jets played host to the Minnesota Wild at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Preseason action is when teams get to know who their players are and what matchups will work during the regular season. It is also a time to give up-and...
Via Mill City Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

VALUING THE CAPTAIN: What is Andrew Ladd worth?

Andrew Ladd has been the captain and heartbeat of the Winnipeg Jets organization since the team returned to Winnipeg. He is entering the final year of a 4 year extension he signed with the Jets before the team’s first season in Winnipeg. The question of what to do with Ladd beyond this season is one that has been asked by many fans. We will look in depth at what Andrew Ladd’s...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

IceCaps set adrift, transform into Moose

Way back in January 2014 there was speculation the St. John’s IceCaps would be relocated closer to their NHL team Winnipeg Jets. The speculation was targeting Thunder Bay, ON. Fast forward to March 2015 and True North Sports & Entertainment made it official that the St. John’s IceCaps would no longer be the Jets AHL team and would be relocating the franchise much closer...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets’ top four potential free agent targets

The solution to Winnipeg’s short-term problems will likely not be found in the draft. In fact, it might not even be available at all this year. There are a few free agents that could act as a band-aid for the most glaring issues in Winnipeg, but the Jets will need to focus on re-signing a […] The post Winnipeg Jets’ top four potential free agent targets appeared first on Along the Boards.
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Emerson Etem scores sick goal against Jets (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Emerson Etem scored the goal of the playoffs Wednesday when he went the length of the ice and dodged half of the Winnipeg Jets to tie the game at one in the first period. It was the first goal of the postseason for the Long Beach native, who only...Read More
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets captain Andrew Ladd collides with goalie Ondrej Pavelec during warmups (GIF)

Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd accidentally took out his own goaltender during warmups after tripping on a puck prior to Thursday night's Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series against Anaheim.Ladd couldn't stop his momentum after falling to the ice, and Ondrej Pavelec had no time to react.Things got really awkward afterwards, as Pavelec was not only in a little bit...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Hellebuyck recalled by Winnipeg Jets

Connor Hellebuyck is getting the shot at the NHL level. (Photo/St. John’s IceCaps)The Winnipeg Jets announced they have recalled goaltender Connor Hellebuyck from the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League (AHL). Hellebuyck is coming to the end of his first professional season in the Jets organization and will now get the shot to prove himself at the National Hockey...
Via Mill City Sports
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets prospect had a rough night on the ice

Ryan Olsen had a tough day at the office Friday. The Winnipeg Jets prospect and St. John’s IceCaps player confirmed what we all largely assumed: Taking a puck to the face after getting into a fight isn’t great for one’s face. Olsen showed off the damage after the game, and well, it wasn’t pretty. Fight in the first. Puck in the face in the second #hockey
March 28, 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...
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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