It appears that the Local 7 news in Detroit isn’t quite sure which flag belongs to each country. It’s also strange that they put “Team USA” instead of just “USA”:
@awfulannouncing the Netherlands copied our flag…. pic.twitter.com/9yTUismvsR
— Hugh Jass (@BigBigBanger) February 9, 2014
Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler wore a “Rally Helmet” during the shootout...
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...
Blake Wheeler scored at 4:58 of overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the slumping Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Sunday night.
Al Montoya stopped 32 shots and Andrew Ladd also scored for Winnipeg.
Wheeler won it for the Jets when he shoved the puck past Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov with time ticking down in the extra period.
Wheeler leads the team with 12 points (nine goals, three...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013
Blake Wheeler's confidence is growing for the Winnipeg Jets.
Wheeler scored two goals and the Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 6-4 on Friday in a game that featured a seven-goal first period.
Wheeler ended a scramble in front of the Minnesota net when he poked the puck under Niklas Backstrom with 9:20 remaining in the third period for his 14th goal of the season, giving the Jets...
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December 28, 2013
Former @GopherHockey F Blake Wheeler (Plymouth, MN) “@BiggieFunke: Thrilled to be a Jet for 6 more years”
— Let's Play Hockey (@LetsPlay_Hockey) July 27, 2013
While I was on my family vacation, I was surprised to see that the Winnipeg Jets resigned former Minnesota Golden Gophers and Boston Bruin forward Blake Wheeler to a 6-year, 33 Million dollar contract. According...
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...
Lock up another member of the Winnipeg Jets in summer contract games.
Right-winger Blake Wheeler has a new deal with the Jets a six-year pact worth $33.6 million. It heads off next week’s scheduled arbitration hearing.
That makes Wheeler’s new cap hit $5.6 million per season a rise of more than $3 million from last season.
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...
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...
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...