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Blake Wheeler slams into open bench door at full speed, returns to game (video)

Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler’s upper body may be feeling a bit tender and really, really sore after crashing into the open door on the Dallas Stars’ bench during the third period of Tuesday’s game. With 4:29 remaining in regulation and the Jets down 2-0, Wheeler was bumped by Colton Sceviour and struck the open […] The post Blake Wheeler slams into open bench door...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Wheeler Gets Checked Into Open Bench Door, Stays in Game

On Monday night, Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler was checked into an open bench door and it looked brutal. Wheeler writhed on the ice in pain but somehow managed to stay in the game. Wheeler and the Jets are very lucky that this hit by Dallas Stars forward Colton Sceviour didn’t end up worse. [Next Impulse Sports] The post Blake Wheeler Gets Checked Into Open Bench Door, Stays...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blake Wheeler's brutal collision with open bench

Watch hockey long enough and you’ll know that an open bench door can create some seriously dangerous situations on the ice, and we got another reminder of that last night during the Stars-Jets game in Dallas. Late in the third period, Jets forward Blake Wheeler was carrying the puck up the left wing when he was checked by a Stars player. The light check was enough to send Wheeler...
Via Next Impulse Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets defeat Avalanche 5-4 in OT

They’d denied following their morning skate earlier it was a must-win. But nobody was denying it Wednesday night. With their backs to the wall, the Winnipeg Jets kept their slim playoff hopes on life-support at the MTS Centre Wednesday night as winger Blake Wheeler got his first goal in 10 games at the most opportune of times — at 1:42 of overtime, giving his team a gritty...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Wheeler Scores Ridiculously Patient OT Winner Against Colorado

Blake Wheeler, who made Team USA for the first time this year, is having an excellent season (56 points in 70 games) and is on pace for a career-high in points. On Wednesday night, he added to his impressive success, scoring a tremendously patient overtime winner against the Avalanche to get the Jets a much needed two points. With the win, Winnipeg is currently four points behind...
Via Diehardsport
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Jets’ Wheeler with the buzzer beater

Blake Wheeler and the Winnipeg Jets stunned the Colorado Avalanche with this last-second goal to pull out the overtime victory. Looking like their game was headed to a shootout, Wheeler and Dustin Byfuglien crashed the Avalanche net with only seconds to go in overtime, and amid all the chaos, Wheeler slipped the puck past Colorado goaltender Semyon Varlamov with a mere 1.7 seconds...
Via Around The Rink
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

HockeyBuzz Wire: Jets and Wheeler Agree on New Contract

NHL.com The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with forward Blake Wheeler on a six-year contract worth $33.6 million, the team announced Friday. "Thrilled to be a Jet for 6 more years," Wheeler wrote on his verified Twitter account. The sides were scheduled for an arbitration hearing Monday. "Blake is very comfortable with the direction [general manager Kevin...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets, Blake Wheeler agree to deal

The Winnipeg Jets and forward Blake Wheeler agreed to a six-year, $33.6 million contract Friday night. The 26-year-old former University of Minnesota star avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to the deal days after the Jets re-signed linemate Bryan Little to a five-year, $23.5 million contract. Wheeler had a team-high 19 goals and added 22 assists in 48 games last season. He...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets extend Blake Wheeler for 6 years

The Winnipeg Jets decided that the Chicago Blackhawks' convention shouldn't have all of the Friday evening spotlight to themselves, per the Winnipeg Free Press's Gary Lawless: Blake Wheeler and #nhljets come to terms. We're working on details #bn — gary lawless (@garylawless) July 27, 2013 Terms for Wheeler are six years and 33.6 million for...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Blake Wheeler Makes Boston Pay As Bruins Suffer ‘Divisional Downer’ With Chance to Move Up in Standings (Video)

Blake Wheeler used to be with the Bruins, and he seems to delight in reminding them of that fact whenever the two teams meet. Wheeler scored two goals, including an empty-netter that clinched the game, as the Winnipeg Jets came back to beat the Bruins 3-1 on Tuesday night. It was Boston’s fifth loss of the year in which they led heading into the third period, and this loss hurts...
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March 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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