from Ed Tait of the Winnipeg Free Press, They spent almost two weeks on the road, visiting seven cities in four states. Broke bread together. Went to battle on the ice together. Won some, lost some and gave us a sampling of what the 2011-12 Winnipeg Jets are all about.
“You know,” said Jet winger Chris Thorburn during the trip, “winning is contagious and I think we’re learning...
Winnipeg Jets center Nik Antropov is expected to return to the ice for Tuesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.
The 31-year-old Russian has missed the team's last two contests with a hand injury.
The 10th overall pick of the 1998 draft, Antropov collected three goals, eight assists and six penalty minutes this season.
from Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun, The head coach of the Winnipeg Jets spent a good chunk of Monday’s meeting with the media defending the play of Byfuglien, who has been subject to plenty of criticism in the early stages of the season for his limited production and routinely getting caught up ice and out of position.
“He likes playing defence and I don’t think he sees himself...
The newly relocated Winnipeg Jets' first visit to the First Niagara Center may as well have been sponsored by the number four. In a game they never led until the final score indicated otherwise, the Sabres scored four power play goals and erased four Winnipeg leads to help Ryan Miller snap his personal four-game losing streak, defeating the Jets 6-5 in overtime.
Tanner Glass is the Hugh Jackman of the NHL, in that he has two very distinct sides. He's a real softie, pretty much incapable of turning down a charity opportunity (such as when he raised nearly $10,000 playing Scrabble with some loser blogger for the Canucks For Kids Fund), but he's also a noted pugilist, more than willing to bash a face in, should the opportunity arise...
Ryan Miller's recent problems in net have created an unlikely goaltender controversy in Buffalo. If Miller is denied a start for a third straight game tonight against visiting Winnipeg, it could get even worse.
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