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Video: Drew Stafford suspended one game for reckless high stick

Drew Stafford may be one of the oddest players in the league. While not being terrible by any means, he isn’t great either. He fills in admirably and doesn’t get his nose dirty. Well, at least until this past week, when he committed a flagrant high stick on Avalanche defensemen Nick Holden. I can’t even imagine what that must have felt like. I want to cry after seeing that...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets F Stafford suspended for 1 game for high-sticking

NEW YORK (AP) Winnipeg forward Drew Stafford has been suspended by the NHL for one game for high-sticking Colorado defenseman Nick Holden in the second period of the Jets' 4-2 win on Saturday. Stafford, who has 16 goals and 12 assists in 49 games this season, was assessed a double-minor penalty for high-sticking. He forfeits $23,387.10 in salary under the punishment announced Monday...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Stafford scores 2 goals, Jets beat Avalanche 4-2

DENVER (AP) Drew Stafford had two goals, including the go-ahead score, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Saturday night. Andrew Ladd and Mathieu Perreault also scored for the Jets, who beat the Avalanche for the first time in four tries this season. Stafford also had an assist, and Michael Hutchinson made 32 saves for Winnipeg. Mikhail Grigorenko and Matt...
Via Associated Press
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Stafford scores twice, leads Jets over Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Drew Stafford scored a pair of power-play goals to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. Ben Chiarot and Alexander Burmistrov also scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 43 saves for the Jets. Hellebuyck turned aside 17 shots in the first, 12 in the second and 14 in the third. Colin Wilson had the lone goal for Nashville...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets, Stafford agree to 2-year, $8.7M deal to keep him in Winnipeg

  Drew Stafford gave up long-term security to sign a new deal with the Winnipeg Jets. Stafford signed an $8.7 million, two-year contract on the eve of free agency to remain in Winnipeg, where he's had success since a trade from the Buffalo Sabres. ''I think the term works good for both sides,'' Stafford said on a conference call Tuesday. ''I'm all for the challenge of raising my...
Via Associated Press
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Third period collapses could spell doom for Jets

“…We sat back and watch too much in the third.”  That’s what Drew Stafford told reporters after last night’s 4-2 loss to the Ducks. He has a point, the Jets gave up three third period goals and didn’t manage to score once. Their 2-1 lead in at the beginning of the third period was quickly […] The post Third period collapses could spell doom for Jets appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

A Resurgent Drew Stafford Is Loving Life With The Jets

Through nine seasons with the Buffalo Sabres Drew Stafford has mostly been a yawnstipating, forgettable skater that shows intermittent flashes of solid play but quickly regresses to his usual bleh. He did have a couple 20-goal seasons and even a 30-goal year back in 2010 when he potted 31 goals in just 62 games and it seemed like he might be poised to take a step to the next level...
Via Razzball Hockey
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Stafford and Myers fitting in nicely with the Winnipeg Jets

Falling behind 3-1 to a talented Detroit team isn’t a good look for your second game with a new team, but the Jets were able to come back behind Drew Stafford’s power play and shootout goals and Tyler Myer’s two assists. In a game where Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard was really off, and Michael […] The post Stafford and Myers fitting in nicely with the Winnipeg Jets appeared...
Via Along the Boards
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

What Stafford’s exit means for Chris Stewart

There was an unspoken acknowledgement amongst the Buffalo Sabres’ fanbase that one of Drew Stafford or Chris Stewart would be traded at the deadline to a contending team, a trade that would continue with the non-secretive rebuild set in motion by ex-GM Darcy Regier and continued by current GM Tim Murray. Now, with Stafford moving […] The post What Stafford’s exit means for...
Via Along the Boards
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres hope they've bottomed out with season over

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) With his nose broken, Buffalo Sabres forward Drew Stafford found a sliver of positive perspective in summing up one of the worst and most tumultuous seasons in the franchise's 44-year history.
Via FOXSports.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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