ANTTI MIETTINEN NEWS

Jets edge Sabres to stay in hunt

Antti Miettinen scored with 7:36 left to keep the surging Winnipeg Jets in the playoff race with a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. Ondrej Pavelec stopped 24 shots, including a huge glove save on Thomas Vanek with 5:45 left to preserve the victory. Winnipeg (24-19-3) improved 6-0-1 in its past seven and moved within a point of the idle New York Rangers, who hold...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Peter Tessier: Jets Thoughts & Game Day vs Carolina

It seems almost fitting that today's game against the Hurricanes coincides with the return of Jets defenseman Zach Redmond to playing hockey, albeit a conditioning stint with the St. John's Ice Caps. It was during a morning skate in Carolina where Redmond and teamate Antti Miettinen collided with the latter's skate landing on the upper thigh of Redmond slicing his leg...
Via HockeyBuzz
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Afternoon Line

"It’s nothing short of a miracle considering what’s he’s been through.  We’re all aware of what happened. Considering the magnitude of the injury and the insult, not only to the leg but the whole body, it’s quite miraculous." -Winnipeg Jets head physician Dr. Peter MacDonald regarding Zach Redmond skating today. In case you don't recall what happened...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Zach Redmond Shows Off Gruesome Scar After Skate Split His Leg Wide Open (Photo)

Scars are just as much a part of hockey as pucks, pads and swear words. Zach Redmond, who was cut by teammate Antti Miettinen’s skate during a practice at PNC Arena in Raleigh on Feb. 21, has made a “miraculous” recovery, Jets team physician  Dr. Peter MacDonald told the Winnipeg Free Press. And he’s got the cool scar to prove it, as seen below. #NHLJets Zach Redmond shows...
Via NESN.com
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets 3, Rangers 1

Ondrej Pavelec made 28 saves, and the Winnipeg Jets held on to beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Thursday night. Nik Antropov scored the game's first goal, Antti Miettinen had his first goal of the season, and Andrew Ladd had an empty-netter with 39 seconds left for Winnipeg (14-11-2). It was Ladd's 14th goal of the season. Dustin Byfuglien had a pair of assists for the Jets...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets 3, Rangers 1

Antti Miettinen's deflected goal off his body late in the second period proved to be the game winner in the Winnipeg Jets' 3-1 defeat of the New York Rangers Thursday night.  - Make that two consecutive winnable games that yield zero points for the Rangers. Players talked about it being a "big game" prior to tonight. Too many players played small and top players...
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets All Out Top 25 II: #19 Antti Miettinen

  Antti Miettinen, 32, RW, 6’0, 190 lbs Last Year's Ranking: Not Ranked This Year's Ranking: #19 Difference: N/A Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff made a shrew move to acquire Antti Miettinen via re-entry waivers after the Tampa Bay Lightning signed the 31 year-old Finn to a two-yeard deal. However, the move wasn't as shrewd offensively...
Via Jets All Out
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Lightning 3, Jets 2, OT

Steven Stamkos scored his NHL-leading 56th goal of the season 45 seconds into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. Stamkos picked up his NHL-record fifth OT goal in one season, scoring from the left circle. Ryan Malone scored twice, giving him five goals in the past two games, for the Lightning. Goalie Sebastien Caron...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Stamkos, Lighting fend off elimination in OT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos scored his NHL-leading 56th goal of the season 45 seconds into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. Stamkos picked up his NHL-record fifth OT goal in one season, scoring from the left circle. Ryan Malone scored twice, giving him five goals in the past two games, for the Lightning. Goalie...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes keep pace in playoff hunt

Chad LaRose scored with 1:22 left in the third period as the Carolina Hurricanes edged the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Sunday night. Eric Staal had a pair of goals for Carolina, while Jussi Jokinen had a short-handed goal and added two assists. Cam Ward made 30 saves for the win. Antti Miettinen had two straight goals for Winnipeg in the second period, while Nik Antropov had his 13th...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes 4, Jets 3

APNewsNow. Hurricanes 4, Jets 3. With AP Photos. Chad LaRose scored with 1:22 left in the third period as the Carolina Hurricanes edged the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Sunday night. Eric Staal had a pair of goals for Carolina, while Jussi Jokinen had a short-handed goal and added an assist. Cam Ward made 30 saves for the win. Antti Miettinen had two straight goals for Winnipeg in the...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Peter Tessier: Reading Between the Lines & Game Day

You can follow me on Twitter HERE! Antti Miettinen is set to make his debut in the NHL this season on Tuesday but not with the team he signed his contract with, that would be the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Winnipeg Jets made the move to acquire Miettinen as he had to clear entry waivers because his contract had been signed as the season was under way, not during the UFA period...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Jets claim rights to Antti Miettinen

Rather than packing bathing suits, Antti Miettinen will be packing his snow suits instead. One day after the Lightning agreed to terms with the free-agent forward, Tampa Bay lost all rights to acquiring the six-time 10-goal scorer after he was cl...
Via nhl.com
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Jets claim F Miettinen of waivers

The Winnipeg Jets have claimed forward Antti Miettinen off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning. The move came just a day after the Lightning signed the 31-year-old to a two-year contract. But the team had to wait for Miettinen to clear waivers. Miettinen has played in 20 games this season in the Kontinental Hockey League. He spent last season with the Minnesota Wild, notching...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Lightning lose Miettinen on waivers to Winnipeg

Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman knew signing free agent Antti Miettinen was risky business.
Via tbo.com
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning loses Antti Miettinen to Winnipeg Jets

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Via TampaBay.com
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Jets claim Miettinen off waivers

The Winnipeg Jets claimed forward Antti Miettinen off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday. Tampa Bay signed the 31-year-old free agent to a two-year, $3-million deal Monday, but had to wait for Miettinen to clear waivers. Miettinen began the season in Russia's KHL with the Kazan Ak-Bars, registering two goals and six assists in 20 games. He played with Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Jets claim Miettinen off waivers from Lightning

The Winnipeg Jets claimed forward Antti Miettinen off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.
Via ESPN
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Tweak The Waiver Wire Rule?

from Damian Cristodero of Lightning Strikes, Yzerman said he has no problem with Winnipeg making the claim (Antti Miettinen). “Not at all,” he said. “If somebody else signed him, depending on the contract, we would have considered claiming him. They were well within the rules and were entitled to do it.” The rule was put in place in order to stop teams from stockpiling...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Jets claim Miettinen off waivers

The Winnipeg Jets have claimed forward Antti Miettinen off waivers, while activating defenseman Ron Hainsey from the injured reserve list.
Via Miami Herald
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets claimed F Antti Miettinen off waivers from Tampa Bay

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Via Star Tribune
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets claims F Miettinen off waivers

The Winnipeg Jets claimed forward Antti Miettinen off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.
Via Miami Herald
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Jets claim F Miettinen off waivers (AP)

The Winnipeg Jets claimed forward Antti Miettinen off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday. Tampa Bay signed the 31-year-old free agent to a two-year, $3-million deal Monday, but had to wait for Miettinen to clear waivers. Miettinen began the season in Russia's KHL with the Kazan Ak-Bars, registering two goals and six assists in 20 games.
Via Yahoo! Sports
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets claims F Miettinen off waivers

The Winnipeg Jets claimed forward Antti Miettinen off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.
Via Sign on San Diego
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Jets Antti up

According to the usual suspects on Twitter, the Winnipeg Jets have claimed Finnish winger Antti Miettinen off re-entry waivers from the KHL. The Tampa Bay Lightning had signed him to a two-year, $3 million contract, but won’t get to see him in a Bolts jersey in the foreseeable future. With Nik Antropov, Eric Fehr and Alexander Burmistrov out of the lineup tonight against the Minnesota...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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