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Winnipeg Jets respond to Evander Kane’s trade request comments

We wrote about Evander Kane’s comments to The Hockey News on how he requested a trade out of Winnipeg every offseason he was with the team. The comments were honest, but brash. Fans in Winnipeg weren’t expected to be happy with them, and Kane’s former Jets teammates have responded directly to them. Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd told the Winnipeg Free Press he’s having...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets' Wheeler is not a fan of ads on jerseys

When news broke that Adidas would become the new jersey apparel producer, TSN's Rick Westhead pointed something out that every hockey fan fears: This opens up the opportunity for the NHL to put ads on the jerseys.That really, really doesn't sit well with Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler.The current deal with Reebok expires after the 2017-18 season. Adidas reportedly beat out...
Via FOX Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets' Wheeler firmly against ads appearing on NHL uniforms

By David Rogers Soon after it was reported that Adidas would be the new jersey provider of the NHL beginning with the 2017-18 season, speculation quickly mounted that this change may usher in the era of ads appearing on uniforms. It has already been reported that the jerseys during the World Cup of Hockey will feature ads, but the news about Adidas taking over from Reebok has led...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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
March 26, 2014  |  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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March 25, 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

Wheeler scores in OT and Jets beat Avalanche

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Blake Wheeler scored in overtime on a shot through the crowd to give the Winnipeg Jets a 5-4 win against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wheeler's goal lifts Jets over Avalanche 2-1 in OT

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 Associated Press
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Wheeler nets pair to lift Jets to victory over Wild

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 a...
Via Associated Press
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wheeler lifts Jets to 6-4 win over Wild

Blake Wheeler scored two goals and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Minnesota Wild 6-4 on Friday night. 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 a 5-4 lead. Evander Kane, Olli Jokinen, Dustin Byfuglien and Toby Enstrom added goals for...
Via Associated Press
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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