Laine has goal and assist as Jets beat Panthers 4-1

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Patrik Laine had a goal and an assist to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. Mark Scheifele, Nikolaj Ehlers, and Shawn Matthias also scored for the Jets and Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves. Bryan Little notched two assists as Winnipeg won its second straight after losing two in a row. Greg McKegg scored for the...
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Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers shakes defender with subtle yet devastating crossover

Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers is on an absolute tear at the moment. The Danish winger has three two-goal games in his last six contests, and is on pace for a 70-point season at just 20 years old.On Tuesday night, Ehlers had himself another multi-goal game. His first tally came on a penalty shot, but his second one was something to behold.That's Ehlers committing what is essentially...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Coyotes claim Burmistrov off waivers from Winnipeg

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have claimed center Alexander Burmistrov from the Winnipeg Jets and recalled defenseman Kevin Connauton from the Tucson Roadrunners of the AHL. The moves were announced on Monday. Burmistrov had two assists in 23 games with the Jets this season and has 30 goals with 51 assists in 298 career games. The 25-year-old Russian was the eighth...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele will appear in a Nutcracker ballet show

Mark Scheifele is part of the Winnipeg Jets’ promising future and was their first draft pick after the team moved from Atlanta to the Manitoban prairies. Not only is he one of the better young players in the league, with 31 points already this campaign, he’s multi-talented and going to try his hand at ballet. Well, sort of. Scheifele is one of 17 Winnipeggers (I know) chosen...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets’ First Line Is Flying

It has been an entertaining and certainly productive start to the season for the Winnipeg Jets’ first line of Mark Scheifele, Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers. At the time this article was written, the trio found themselves in 11th, 15th and 20th in the points race across the entire NHL, proving to be an effective combo for coach Paul Maurice and the young Jets team. This article...
Via The Hockey Writers
12 days ago

Ehlers scores twice in 3rd, Jets beat Canucks 4-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Nikolaj Ehlers scored twice in the third period and added an assist as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night. Patrik Laine and Bryan Little had the other goals for Winnipeg, which got 22 saves from Michael Hutchinson. Markus Granlund scored for Vancouver, and Ryan Miller stopped 21 shots. Ehlers snapped a 1-all tie...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrik Laine scores game-winner in own net, consoled by Jets captain Wheeler

Patrik Laine has been putting pucks in the back of nets with relative ease all season. On Sunday in the Jets-Oilers game, he did so once again, but this time he buried it into his own net. Laine was upset on the bench. Captain Blake Wheeler consoled the rookie on the bench. The goal was credited to Mark Letestu and turned out to be the 3-2 game-winner. Laine sitting in his stall...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira has “Ice Cube” workroom at 50 degrees to “keep everyone alert”

The latest The Oral History Of The Kick Six The agony and ecstasy of attending a Jim Boeheim press conference FS1 is adding Rob Parker to Skip and Shannon: Undisputed because of course they are On the 100th birthday of broadcast icon Chick Hearn, a side by side of...
Via Awful Announcing
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira is against full-time officials

Former NFL head of officiating and current FOX rules analyst Mike Pereira is not in favor of making NFL officials work full-time. Saints coach Sean Payton called for full-time officials on Pro Football Talk Live last week, but Pereira came down against that idea, according to Peter King of via Pro Football Talk. Many officials already have full-time jobs. If they were...
Via The Sports Daily
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Mailbag: Trouba held hostage, convincing Oilers, suggestions for new drinkers

Let us gather around for a special edition of the NHL Mailbag, the Jacob Trouba: Rescue Edition. Why is he stuck in Winnipeg? Is Harambe a sandwich? Is he a salad? Is the Cincinnati Zoo a hot dog? My apologies, as I haven’t vetted the questions besides the Trouba one, so I’m just assuming those other topics are covered. Mailbag, my loves! 1. Staying Trouba @davelozo would...
Via The Comeback
November 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien didn’t enjoy the World Cup of Hockey

As the World Cup of Hockey reaches its conclusion, feedback is pouring in from fans, analysts and players regarding the success of the tournament. Most would agree there were plenty of positives (looking at you, Team North America), but there’s also a lot of room for improvement. Dustin Byfuglien was recently asked about his experience at the tournament – the same tournament...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Jacob Trouba requests trade from Winnipeg Jets

Jacob Trouba’s contract negotiations with the Winnipeg Jets have taken a sour turn. The restricted free agent was set to begin camp without a contract but without one, Trouba has requested a trade from the Jets organization. In a statement obtained by, Trouba’s agent Kurt Overhardt said the request was more about opportunity than money. “Our client, Jacob...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

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