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VALUING THE CAPTAIN: What is Andrew Ladd worth?

Andrew Ladd has been the captain and heartbeat of the Winnipeg Jets organization since the team returned to Winnipeg. He is entering the final year of a 4 year extension he signed with the Jets before the team’s first season in Winnipeg. The question of what to do with Ladd beyond this season is one that has been asked by many fans. We will look in depth at what Andrew Ladd’s...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien: Can the Jets only keep one?

After this upcoming season, the Winnipeg Jets could find themselves in an uncomfortable predicament: Do the Jets re-sign Andrew Ladd, their die-hard captain capable of timely goals, or will they re-sign Dustin Byfuglien, the versatile big man that strikes fear in opposing forwards?There's likely only room for one. The Winnipeg Jets are a budget team, pushing the upper limits of the...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets discussing extensions for both Ladd and Byfuglien

There are two significant Winnipeg Jets that are entering the last year of their contracts, and the Jets would like to lock both of them up before they hit the open market.Those two are, of course, Andrew Ladd, the captain of the Jets, and big defenseman Dustin Byfuglien. Both should command a large price tag, and Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff will have to find the right price to fit...
Via Fox Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: May 19th, 2015

  Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything Else.  It’s more fun than having no experience and being given a terrible coaching job. View image | gettyimages.com THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS –  Not much on the news front.  Some wild rumors were flying around yesterday. –  How about a trade for Andrew Ladd column???  Sounds...
Via The Pensblog
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

He's a tough Ladd: Jets captain to undergo surgery in light of Messier nomination

Jets’ captain Andrew Ladd must have quite the pain threshold. While speaking on a media conference call about his recent nomination for the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award, Ladd revealed that the sports hernia he suffered during winter of the regular season will require surgery, which he will undergo Friday in St. Louis. Despite having to regularly miss team skates in order to...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Trending In The Right Direction

View image | gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jets were swept by the Anaheim Ducks in this years Stanley Cup playoffs. It was a disappointing way to end the season but after the wounds heal, Jets fans should look back and see a lot of promise and potential from the team that made its first postseason since arriving in Winnipeg from Atlanta in 2011. There are a couple reasons why the...
Via Beyond The Benches
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets captain Andrew Ladd collides with goalie Ondrej Pavelec during warmups (GIF)

Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd accidentally took out his own goaltender during warmups after tripping on a puck prior to Thursday night's Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series against Anaheim.Ladd couldn't stop his momentum after falling to the ice, and Ondrej Pavelec had no time to react.Things got really awkward afterwards, as Pavelec was not only in a little bit...
Via Holdout Sports
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien suspended four games

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien has been suspended for four games, without pay, for cross-checking New York Rangers forward  J.T. Miller on Tuesday. Byfuglien will forfeit $111,827.96.   Byfuglien, 30, has 18 goals and 27 assists this season. The Jets are clinging to a wild card spot in the Western Conference, with just a two point lead over the Los Angels Kings...
Via Sports-Glory
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Ladd, Blake Wheeler leading balanced Winnipeg Jets offense

The Winnipeg Jets are by no means an “impressive” offensive team. They rank 15th in goals per game and their power play is only middle of the pack. That being said, the Jets still have the chance to have four or more players finish with over 20 goals. Even if Mathieu Perreault can’t score two more […] The post Andrew Ladd, Blake Wheeler leading balanced Winnipeg Jets offense...
Via Along the Boards
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets inching closer to historical playoff spot

Even with the Jekyll and Hyde act put on by this year’s Jets, there’s still a chance to make some positive history. When the Jets relocated to Winnipeg, they were in a tough spot. The roster they brought with them was lacking in high end talent despite trading for Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd. The […] The post Jets inching closer to historical playoff spot appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets' Ladd scores decisive goal in SO vs. Blues

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Andrew Ladd scored the decisive shootout goal to give the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Drew Stafford netted the only goal in regulation for the Jets. David Backes scored the lone goal for the Blues. Ondrej Pavelec made 32 saves for his 16th win of the season. Brian Elliott stopped 33 shots in the loss. The Jets are...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ladd scores winner in shootout vs. Blues as Jets claim big win

  Andrew Ladd scored the decisive shootout goal to give the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Drew Stafford netted the only goal in regulation for the Jets. David Backes scored the lone goal for the Blues. Ondrej Pavelec made 32 saves for his 16th win of the season. Brian Elliott stopped 33 shots in the loss. The Jets are trying to hold off...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets lose two to injury

Bruce Fedyck, USA TODAY Sports The Winnipeg Jets are fighting for the right to play some spring hockey, something that would be a first since their arrival back in Winnipeg from Atlanta a few years ago. The Jets sit in the final Wild Card spot in the Western Conference, just two points up on the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings and four points ahead of the perpetually...
Via Sports-Glory
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Ladd nets pair of goals as Jets defeat Kings

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Andrew Ladd scored twice and the Winnipeg Jets boosted their playoff hopes in 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday. The Jets also got goals from a pair of recent acquisitions, Drew Stafford and Tyler Myers, and held the defending Stanley Cup champions to 20 shots on goal in one of their more complete efforts of the season. Blake Wheeler added an empty...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ladd lifts Jets to 5-2 win over Kings

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Andrew Ladd scored twice and the Winnipeg Jets boosted their playoff hopes in 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday. The Jets also got goals from a pair of recent acquisitions, Drew Stafford and Tyler Myers, and held the defending Stanley Cup champions to 20 shots on goal in one of their more complete efforts of the season. Blake Wheeler added an empty...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Winnipeg Jets a Top Ten Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Dustin...
Via TopSportsReport
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets need to trade Evander Kane now

Things are somehow getting more and more ridiculous in the saga between the Winnipeg Jets and Evander Kane. Seemingly every few months for as long as we can all remember, there have been rumors of discontent between the 23-year-old winger and the only franchise he’s played for. Trade rumors pop up, everyone involved says things are fine and life moves forward. Then this week...
Via Sports-Glory
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Evander Kane scratched for wearing track suit

As weird as the saga between the Winnipeg Jets and Evander Kane has been, it just got even weirder. Kane was a healthy scratch against the Vancouver Canucks, his home town, as part of some assumed violation of team rules. You don’t just sit a player of his caliber in his home town unless he’d done something to make the coach mad. According to Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg...
Via Sports-Glory
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Panic in Winnipeg? Not just yet

Bruce Fedyck, USA TODAY Sports If the regular season were to inexplicably end today, the Winnipeg Jets would treat their city to the first playoff hockey series since 1996. So things are pretty good, right? Well, let’s not jump too far ahead. They’re in the playoff picture now, but if they keep trending in the direction they’re currently going, they won’t be in the picture...
Via Sports-Glory
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 1/19/15

GLENDALE, AZ – JANUARY 08: (L-R) Andrew Ladd #16, Mathieu Perreault #85, Mark Scheifele #55, Jay Harrison #23 and Dustin Byfuglien #33 of the Winnipeg Jets celebrates after Perreault scored a third period goal against the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL game at Gila River Arena on January 8, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Jets 4-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets defeat Blackhawks 4-2 behind 3rd-period rally

CHICAGO (AP) Bryan Little and Chris Thorburn scored 28 seconds apart midway through the third period to snap a tie, and the Winnipeg Jets went on to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Friday night for their third straight win. Zach Bogosian and Andrew Ladd each had a goal and an assist for the Jets, who - along with rookie goalie Michael Hutchinson - beat the Blackhawks for the...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 1/1/15

What everyone is talking aboutThe Winter Classic. Really, that’s about it. ESPN, NBC (Yahoo links to the NBC feed), Fox, Sports Illustrated, Sportsnet, TSN, NHL.com ScoreboardNew York Islanders 5, Winnipeg 2 – Andrew Ladd had 2 goals, but the Jets did nothing else. Tampa Bay 5, Buffalo 1 – The Sabres year ended the same way as it had gone – badly. New York Rangers 5, Florida...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

How are the Winnipeg Jets winning games?

Coming into the season, expectations were low for the Winnipeg Jets. They weren’t expected to be as bad as a club like Edmonton or Buffalo, but with very little improvement over the summer, and a roster riddled with flaws, it was expected to be the usual business in Winnipeg. Yet, as we near the calendar turning to January, the Jets are right in the thick of things in the gauntlet...
Via Bloguin Best
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

How are the Winnipeg Jets winning games?

Coming into the season, expectations were low for the Winnipeg Jets. They weren’t expected to be as bad as a club like Edmonton or Buffalo, but with very little improvement over the summer, and a roster riddled with flaws, it was expected to be the usual business in Winnipeg. Yet, as we near the calendar turning to January, the Jets are right in the thick of things in the gauntlet...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Depleted Wild earn huge 3-2 regulation road win over Winnipeg

Niklas Backstrom makes a nice save from in close on Winnipeg’s Andrew Ladd. So let us paint a scenario.  You’re a minor league goaltender who is 30 years old.  Your chance to make it to the show seems a little less likely with each passing season.  You are coming off a great win where you made 38 saves in a big road win for your club.  In the great minor league tradition...
Via State of Hockey News
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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