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There is no denying that things are starting to shake up a bit with the Jets. The trade of Mahacek to the Columbus system and now word from the great guy at Arctic Ice Hockey that Arturs Kulda is coming back from the KHL to join the Jets. For some that is a more than a welcome relief, even in theory, from the recent work of Grant Clitsome.
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COLUMBUS, OHIO --- The Columbus Blue Jackets today announced that the club has acquired forward Spencer Machacek from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for forward Tomas Kubalik. Machacek will report to the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League.Machacek, 24, was selected by the Winnipeg franchise in the third round, 67th overall, of the 2008 NHL Draft. The 6-1, 195-pound...
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The game opened with early sluggishness for Jets again. The first minutes were not the start either coach wanted. Soon local boy Colton Orr and Chris Thorburn looked to liven it up by scrapping . Claude Noel said after the game âI thought we had a lot of emotion in the game. I thought the Thorburn...
Early in the first period of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Winnipeg Jets game on Tuesday night, Colton Orr and Chris Thorburn got into it. This was a true heavyweight tilt with Orr weighing in at 6’3″ 222 lbs and Thorburn checking in at 6’3″ 230 lbs. Thorburn did a good job of keeping Orr at bay early, but once Orr was able to wriggle his arm free by getting his sleeve off...
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Tonight marks the second game in for the Winnipeg Jets in the second half of this shortened season. Coincidentally it is played against the Leafs, a team the Jets are chasing and one the Jets allowed to sneak away with two points from their first meeting in the MTS Centre.
That game marked the first goal of the season for Leafs premiere sniper...
The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded forward Tomas Kubalik to the Winnipeg Jets for forward Spencer Machacek.
Machacek will report to Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass., after Sunday's deal.
The 24-year-old Machacek was selected in the third round, 67th overall, of the 2008 draft. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound right winger has two goals and seven...
from Paul Friesen of the Winnipeg Sun,
Winnipeg has been outscored (16-23) in the first, but they tend to even it up (24-17) in the second. That's when things get interesting.
The Jets have given up 32 third-period goals, the fourth-worst mark in the league, while scoring 20.
But send them to overtime and they'll do an about-face: they're a perfect 3-0, behind...
Don’t be surprised if the Winnipeg Jets make a second-half push. Many factors contributed to their so-so first half, including injuries and an unfavorable schedule.Here are reasons for optimism:
Despite having to travel extensively in the Eastern Conference while waiting for realignment, the Jets went 8-5-1 on the road during the season’s first half.
Winnipeg plays 14 of its...
Match-up - Winnipeg Jets (12-11-1) New Jersey Devils (11-9-5)
Road/Home records - 4-5-3 -------------- 6-5-0
TV - MSG Plus, FS-CAR
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - Hurricanes lead 1-0
Last 10: Jets 7-3-0 / Devils 2-6-2
Projected starting goalies - Ondrej Pavelec (WPG) vs Johan Hedberg (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Winnipeg - 2.54 / 2...