Panthers' Gudbranson, Winchester to miss several games

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The injury bug has hit the Florida Panthers again. Florida will be without defenseman Erik Gudbranson and winger Jesse Winchester for the next couple weeks as both are nursing lower-body injuries. Panthers coach Peter Horachek said the players' scans came back negative, but both would be out for "more than a week." The Panthers recalled defenseman Mike...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Carol Schram: Vancouver Canucks: Sweeping the Blues But More Importantly: Kesler!

OK, you understand what's happening here, yes? With less than a week until this year's trade deadline and just one actual deal to report (Minnesota acquired Jesse Winchester from Chicago from Brian Connelly on Wednesday), our trusty sports media is working itself into a frenzy, reporting rumours and speculation while continuing to warn that not much is likely to happen...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Spiegel: Pull Out Your Winchester

Jesse Winchester broke his hand December 15th against Montreal. After missing 14 games, it is clear he might be a very important piece of this team moving forward. His 3 assists were integral to Florida's whipping of the Penguins at CONSOL Energy Center 5-1 Monday night. He plays a tough game along the boards and behind the net, yet always has his head to make a play...
Via HockeyBuzz
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Winchester, Bjugstad lift Panthers to tight win over Canadiens

Jesse Winchester and Nick Bjugstad scored in a 2:27 span in the second period, and Scott Clemmensen made 17 saves in the Florida Panthers' 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night. Alex Galchenyuk scored for Montreal, and Peter Budaj made 23 saves. Florida extended its winning streak to three games, and Montreal lost for the third time in four games. Winchester...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers' Winchester suspended 3 games for hit on Kelly

Add another to the Shanaban List.Florida Panthers center Jesse Winchester was suspended for three games by the NHL for his elbow to Bruins forward Chris Kelly.Three games is rather significant, as a hit like this in previous years probably would not have seen more than two. Combine that with the fact that Winchester has never been fined or suspended at any point in his career, it...
Via BruinsLife
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Winchester has scheduled hearing for high-hit on Kelly

Florida's Jesse Winchester will have a telephone disciplinary hearing at 4:30 tomorrow to discuss his high hit on Chris Kelly last night.FLA's Jesse Winchester has 4:30 pm ET telephone disciplinary hearing with NHL for his hit on BOS's Chris Kelly.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) November 8, 2013No penalty was called on the play, and Kelly eventually got up under...
Via BruinsLife
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jesse Winchester elbows Chris Kelly in the head

Is it just us, or has the start of this NHL season featured a ridiculous number of brutal and unnecessary hits to the head? You can add another one to the list as Florida's Jesse Winchester landed a flying elbow on Boston's Chris Kelly.  As awful as this hit is, it might be worse that there wasn't a penalty called on the play. Winchester sees Kelly, lines him up, jumps...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Jesse Winchester Hit On Chris Kelly

No penalty on the play and Kelly did leave the game but returned just a little later.  
Via Kukla's Korner
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jesse Winchester Hits Bruins’ Chris Kelly With Nasty Elbow, No Penalty is Called (GIF)

Jesse Winchester will likely receive a call from Brendan Shanahan and the NHL’s Department of Player Safety over the next 24 hours for his nasty elbow to the head of Bruins center Chris Kelly during the first period of Thursday’s game. The Panthers forward not only delivered a vicious elbow with Kelly’s head being the principal point of contact, it also appeared that his skates...
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jesse Winchester throws vicious elbow to Chris Kelly's chin

Jesse Winchester threw a vicious hit to the chin of Chris Kelly early in the first period of Thursday nights game in Boston. No penalty was called, however Winchester will most likely get a call from the director of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan. Kelly appears to be fine, as he returned to the ice late in the first period. Lets take a look, shall we? First of all, Winchester extends...
Via The Nosebleeds
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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