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Best post-lockout Ranger: Round 1, Brandon Prust (5) vs. Nik Antropov (12)

Zuccarello upset Gomez yesterday, our third upset of the tournament. As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. Yesterday we saw #9 Mats Zuccarello upset #8 Scott Gomez. Today’s matchup is #5 Brandon Prust vs. #12 Nik Antropov: Brandon Prust (acquired ...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets All Out Top 25 II: #17 Nik Antropov

  Nikolai Antropov, 32, C, 6'6, 245 lbs Last Year's Ranking: #8 This Year's Ranking: #17 Difference: -9 With the largest demotion in the top 25, Nik Antropov's extremely sub-par 35 point season made him the goat in this ranking in 2012. Though he did score the first goal in Winnipeg Jets 2.0 history, his 35 points (15 goals, 20 assists)...
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September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

The Honeymooners’ Season Finale

It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago that the excitement of the impending return of the NHL to Winnipeg was at a fever pitch – opening night was imminent, and the eyes of the hockey world were turned toward the MTS Centre for opening night puck drop against the Montreal Canadiens. The 5-1 drubbing the Jets endured barely mattered, and the Nik Antropov’s lone Jets goal...
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April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

The $4M Grinder

from Paul Friesen of the Winnipeg Sun, Every hockey team has them. Call them the grunts. They are the fourth-liners who toil away from the limelight, content to do their part while others get the glory. Not getting scored against is their top priority, getting down and dirty their M.O. It’s hockey’s equivalent of down-on-your-knees, mud-under-the-fingernails labour, and if...
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March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets' Antropov fined $2,500 for boarding

Winnipeg Jets center Nik Antropov has been fined $2,500 for boarding Buffalo Sabres defenseman T.J. Brennan on Jan. 19.The National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced Friday that the center was fined the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.The incident occurred in the third period with Antropov only being assessed a minor penalty for roughing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Antropov Fined $2500

NEW YORK (January 20, 2012) – Winnipeg Jets forward Nik Antropov has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Buffalo Sabres defenseman T.J. Brennan in NHL Game No. 691 in Winnipeg on Thursday, Jan. 19, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 9:28 of the third period...
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Puck Previews: Capitals, Panthers jostle for Southeast lead; Antropov fined

Here are your Puck Previews: Spotlighting the key games in NHL action, news and views as well as general frivolity. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished. Preview: Montreal Canadiens at Pittsburgh Penguins, 7 p.m. EST Carey Price on the Penguins: "They scare the daylights out of me." One assumes he was mainly joking. Granted...
Via Puck Daddy
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets F Antropov fined $2,500 for hit (AP)

Winnipeg Jets forward Nik Antropov was fined $2,500 by the NHL on Friday for boarding Buffalo defenseman T.J. Brennan on Thursday night. Antropov was given a minor penalty for roughing on the play in the third period of the Jets' 4-1 victory.
Via Yahoo! Sports
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets to welcome back C Antropov, D Jones

Center Nik Antropov and defenseman Randy Jones are expected to return to the lineup for the Winnipeg Jets for Friday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes. Antropov has been sidelined the past three games with an undisclosed injury. Jones has missed more than a month with an ankle injury. The 31-year-old Antropov has four goals and 11 assists in 22 games this season. Jones...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Jets C Antropov to return vs. Sabres

Winnipeg Jets center Nik Antropov is expected to return to the ice for Tuesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres. The 31-year-old Russian has missed the team's last two contests with a hand injury. The 10th overall pick of the 1998 draft, Antropov collected three goals, eight assists and six penalty minutes this season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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