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Ladd's 2 goals lift Jets over Islanders 4-3

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Andrew Ladd scored his second goal of the night 3:31 into the third period, and the Winnipeg Jets rallied to beat the New York Islanders 4-3 in a back-and-forth encounter on Tuesday night. Ladd put a rebound of Bryan Little's shot into the open right side to put the Jets back in front. After trailing early, the Jets scored three times in the second period...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien flattens Tyson Barrie with monster check (GIF)

Winnipeg Jets forward Dustin Byfuglien flattened Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie with a monster check into the corner boards during Sunday night's game at the MTS Centre.Byfuglien then immediately followed it up with a takedown of Avalanche center John Mitchell when he tried to stick up for his teammate.Byfuglien was credited with eight hits in the game, more than...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Dustin Byfuglien dishes out two huge hits on the Avs

Dustin Byfuglien is no stranger to dishing out some huge hits. When the Winnipeg Jets hosted the Colorado Avalanche, Byfuglien landed two crunching back-to-back checks. My goodness. (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

JETBLAST: COLORADO @ WINNIPEG

JETBLAST Colorado Avalanche (2-4-2) at Winnipeg Jets (2-5-0) 2:00 p.m., MTS Centre, TV: TSN 3  Radio:TSN 1290 The Winnipeg Jets close out their 5 game home stand with a divisional match up against the Colorado Avalanche. Both teams have come in below expectations so far this season, but it is still early and both have a chance to turn it around. These teams were on opposite...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets fans sing ‘O Canada’ without an anthem singer

Canada has been rocked with tragedy in recent days after a soldier was shot and killed at a war memorial in the capital Ottawa on Wednesday.  The Ottawa Senators haven’t played a game since that tragic event but that hasn’t stopped the rest of Canada uniting in support of the people in Ottawa. Friday night at the CF Center in Winnipeg saw the entire arena start singing ‘O...
Via Around The Rink
5 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Dustin Byfuglien’s temper tantrum in the tunnel

After receiving a game misconduct, Dustin Byfuglien wasn’t a very happy person. He received it after reportedly giving San Jose goaltender Alex Stalock a snow shower and for slamming his stick on the glass in the penalty box. When he headed down the tunnel, Big Buff used his stick to take out his frustrations on a wall. (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Hellebuyck picks up first professional win

(Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports) It took two games at the American Hockey League (AHL) level, but former standout UMass Lowell goaltender Connor Hellebuyck picked up his first win on Saturday night. Hellebuyck surrendered two goals on 32 shots as his St. John’s IceCaps topped the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in Connecticut, 3-2. The Commerce, Michigan native saw game action for...
Via Mill City Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets at a glance

WINNIPEG JETS LAST SEASON: 37-35-10, 84 points; finished 11th in the Western Conference and missed the playoffs. COACH: Paul Maurice, second season with the Jets, 478-469-99-73 overall. ADDED: C Mathieu Perreault. LOST: C Olli Jokinen, G Al Montoya. PLAYER TO WATCH: Evander Kane: The 23-year old is entering his sixth NHL season, all with the Thrashers/Jets franchise. But the question...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavelec helps Jets edge Senators 2-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Ondrej Pavelec had 25 saves, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 in a preseason game on Tuesday night. Jim Slater and Nikolaj Ehlers scored for Winnipeg, which lost 3-1 at Edmonton on Monday night. Buddy Robinson had Ottawa's only goal at 14:42 of the second. Robin Lehner made 12 saves, and Craig Anderson stopped 10 shots. Ehlers, a native...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets can’t spell own player's name

Mark Scheifele isn’t an unknown around the Jets’ locker room or organization. He’s not some temporary try-out, or a young kid who’s about ready to be sent back to his junior team. He’s the Jets’ first draft pick after relocation moved the Thrashers to Winnipeg, and he’s become a regular and dependable part of their team. But man, that name sure is hard to spell. Jets’...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Connor Hellebuyck at Winnipeg Jets training camp

Former UMass Lowell River Hawk standout goaltender Connor Hellebuyck is currently at Winnipeg Jets training camp trying to make an impression on the Jets’ upper management. He talked with JETSTV on Friday, September 26. The 21-year-old opted to skip his remaining two-years of NCAA eligibility to sign professionally with the Jets. In two years at UMass Lowell, Hellebuyck posted...
Via Mill City Sports
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Future is Coming Soon To A Rink Near You

Nikolaj Ehlers is the next one. This Great Dane as he is often referred to in his early hockey career could be the greatest Dane of them all. There is Lars Eller for Montreal he is a Great Dane, then you have Janik Hansen he also is a Great Dane, then you have…the rest of the team who are just average muckers. If he wears number 8 he could be a Great Eight Dane. All that aside...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: Why Jacob Trouba Will Win the Norris Trophy

By the Numbers is a new feature on Winnipeg Whiteout where we will look a certain subject and analyze it using the numbers. Today a growing trend in sports is  looking at them more statistically, and with the new advanced metrics this trend is here to stay. Hockey and the NHL has not been immune as besides from the classic goals and assists statistics we are now seeing the new advanced...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Things still uneasy for Evander Kane, Winnipeg Jets

They may not have to deal with insane, dysfunctional scenarios like ownership trying to sell the team to three different parties secretly, but things are far from great for the Winnipeg Jets. There had been speculation for a long, long while about whether or not Evander Kane was a part of Winnipeg’s future. Sure, he’s signed through the 2017-18 season, but after the constant...
Via Sports-Glory
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Trouba Needs to be in Running for Calder

If there is one thing I know that will monumentally disappoint me this season with the Winnipeg Jets – other than the fact that we are stuck in .500 purgatory – is that Jacob Trouba will somehow be overlooked in the race for the Calder Trophy. Through 16 games this season, the Jets rookie defenseman has made good decisions and some bad ones, but has always made the Jets a better...
Via Jets All Out
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

How Much Mark Scheifele Means to the Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets latest six game pointless streak really came at an inconvenient time. Thanks, Captain Obvious. It isn't any secret though why it happened when it did. On March 4th, rookie Mark Scheifele – the face of the franchise – went down due to an injury and that 3-2 loss at the hand of the Islanders that night began a six game pointless streak that lasted until...
Via Jets All Out
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Draft Skill In Nikolaj Ehlers

#451342352 / gettyimages.com For the team’s ninth overall 2014 NHL Draft selection, the Winnipeg Jets found a first round pick in Nikolaj Ehlers. The 18-year-old was the first player from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League to be selected in the 2014 draft. In his 63 games with the Halifax Mooseheads this last season, Ehlers was fourth in the league, scoring 49 goals and a total...
Via Beyond The Benches
July 09, 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
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