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Daily Fantasy Hockey Strategy: January 31st

Credit: AP Photo/Chris O’Meara This post covers the eight game slate of NHL contests on DraftKings starting at 6:00 P.M. EST. Normally I start these posts off with an explanation of the player value sheet I create every day, and then I include the research chart in the post. But today I’m going to include a different chart. Below is the chart I create each day to determine which...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Surprising Jets aiming to land in playoffs

The Winnipeg Jets have taken off and are on course to land in the playoffs, an experience their passionate fans haven't enjoyed in nearly 20 years. ''At this point in the season, obviously it becomes a little bit more realistic,'' left wing Evander Kane said. ''But we don't pay too much attention to that. We're just focused on the 20-some-odd guys we have in the room and the job...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Goal of the Night: Blake Wheeler

It’s hard enough to score in the NHL fully balanced on two skates, so when you can still score while falling to the ice off balanced, you’re getting our Goal of the Night. Check out Blake Wheeler of the Winnipeg Jets scoring on Blue Jackets’ goalie Sergei Bobrovsky! The post Goal of the Night: Blake Wheeler appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets fall in Winnipeg 4-0

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Jets rookie Michael Hutchinson made 29 saves, and Winnipeg stretched its winning streak to a season-high five games with a 4-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night. It was Hutchinson's second shutout of the season and the Jets' third as Winnipeg outshot Columbus 30-29 in the teams' last game before the NHL All-Star break. Winnipeg scored...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets fall in Winnipeg 4-0

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Jets rookie Michael Hutchinson made 29 saves, and Winnipeg stretched its winning streak to a season-high five games with a 4-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night. It was Hutchinson's second shutout of the season and the Jets' third as Winnipeg outshot Columbus 30-29 in the teams' last game before the NHL All-Star break. Winnipeg scored...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets fall in Winnipeg 4-0

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Jets rookie Michael Hutchinson made 29 saves, and Winnipeg stretched its winning streak to a season-high five games with a 4-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night. It was Hutchinson's second shutout of the season and the Jets' third as Winnipeg outshot Columbus 30-29 in the teams' last game before the NHL All-Star break. Winnipeg scored...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Kings fall to Jets in shootout, 5-4

Mathieu Perreault, Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler scored on Winnipeg's first three shots against Jonathan Quick during a 3-minute span, and then Little got the only goal in a four-round shootout to help the Jets beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 on Saturday night. Zach Bogosian scored the tying goal in the third period to end a 41-game drought going back almost a year. Michael Hutchinson...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets score on first 3 shots, beat Kings in shootout

LOS ANGELES (AP) Mathieu Perreault, Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler scored on Winnipeg's first three shots against Jonathan Quick during a 3-minute span, and then Little got the only goal in a four-round shootout to help the Jets beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 on Saturday night. Zach Bogosian scored the tying goal in the third period to end a 41-game drought going back almost a year...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Kings fall to Jets in shootout, 5-4

Mathieu Perreault, Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler scored on Winnipeg's first three shots against Jonathan Quick during a 3-minute span, and then Little got the only goal in a four-round shootout to help the Jets beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 on Saturday night. Zach Bogosian scored the tying goal in the third period to end a 41-game drought going back almost a year. Michael Hutchinson...
Via Fox Sports West
21 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders At Winnipeg Jets-Pregame Report

NEW YORK ISLANDERS AT WINNIPEG JETS PREGAME REPORT When: Wednesday, December 31, 2014Where:  MTS Centre, Winnipeg, MBTime: 5:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+ (Jiggs McDonald, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker), LI News Radio 103.9 FM Well, here it is. 2014 is just hours from being over. All the trials and tribulations, all the ups and downs, all the big goals scored...
Via Islanders Insight
December 31, 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

Wild lose to Jets after ricochet goal in overtime

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Andrew Ladd scored a fluky goal in overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 Saturday night. Bryan Little, Adam Lowry and Blake Wheeler also scored for the Jets, winners in four of five, and are 4-1-1 in their past six and 7-1-3 in the past 11. Michael Hutchinson made 22 saves. Mikael Granlund, Jason Pominville and Thomas Vanek scored for...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Game #33: Minnesota Wild vs. Winnipeg Jets 12/27/2014 @ 6:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (16-13-3)  35pts  5th in the Central 2.84 Goals For (11th) 2.75 Goals Against (21st) 14.2% Power Play (26th) 86.6% Penalty Kill (4th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 13G 14A = 27pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 7G 17A = 24pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 21A = 22pts 4. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 5G 15A = 20pts 5. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 14G 3A = 17pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco...
Via State of Hockey News
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lowry scores 2 in 2nd period, Jets beat Stars 5-2

DALLAS (AP) Winnipeg rookie Adam Lowry scored twice in the second period to lead the Jets to a 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night. Mathieu Perreault, Blake Wheeler and Michael Frolik also scored for Winnipeg, and Michael Hutchinson stopped 26 shots. Tyler Seguin had his NHL-leading 22nd goal and Antoine Roussel also scored for Dallas. Lowry's first goal broke a 2...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Kane suspended for boarding Clayton Stoner

            Those fat stacks that Evander Kane likes to use to make phone calls will get a little bit thinner thanks to his boarding of Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner. He’s been banned two games, costing him $56,451.62 according to the NHL. The hit in question:   It’s pretty cut and dry: Kane crashes into Stoner from behind...
Via Sports-Glory
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kane's 2 PP goals lift Jets over Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Evander Kane scored two power-play goals, as the Winnipeg Jets held on to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Bryan Little and Andrew Ladd both had a goal and an assist, and Blake Wheeler and Jacob Trouba added two assists apiece for Winnipeg, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Rookie goalie Michael Hutchinson made 32 saves to improve to...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators Score Late to Down the Jets

The Jets were feeling pretty good about their game as of late, they were climbing up the standing in the Central Division and looking to continue success against divisional rivals. they were coming off a win against the Carolina Hurricanes and looking to win their second game against the red hot Nashville Predators. The Predators had other ideas due to losing the previous match up...
Via TopSportsReport
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets-Predators Preview

Despite being one of the worst scoring teams in hockey, the Winnipeg Jets have found a way to remain competitive in the Central Division through the first 17 games. Even a return to last season's middling scoring could go a long way to turning them into playoff contenders, and the next step comes Saturday night as they make their fourth stop on a five-game trip against the Nashville...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Wheeler Leads Jets Past Hurricanes

#458579174 / gettyimages.com What a story the Winnipeg Jets are this season. They started off the season with high hopes of doing well during the regular season and possibly returning to the playoffs for the first time since their days as the Atlanta Thrashers. They started the season off slowly, going back and forth between wins and losses and now they have earned at least a...
Via TopSportsReport
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Wheeler's 3-point night leads Jets to win against Hurricanes

  Blake Wheeler scored two goals and got an assist and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Thursday night. The Jets, who are in the middle of a five-game road trip, won for the fifth time in seven games and bounced back from a shutout loss in their previous game. They've gone 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. Carolina lost for the second time in three games since winning...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wheeler leads Jets past Hurricanes 3-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Blake Wheeler scored two goals and got an assist and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Thursday night. The Jets, who are in the middle of a five-game road trip, won for the fifth time in seven games and bounced back from a shutout loss in their previous game. They've gone 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. Carolina lost for the second time in three...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Time for Blake Wheeler to Get Some Recognition

#458307708 / gettyimages.com When you think of the Winnipeg Jets a lot of things may come to mind. For those who are not fans, who follow the team closely, one name that always seems to slip through the cracks is Blake Wheeler. Since the team made the move to Winnipeg, Wheeler has been one of their best offensive players season after season, yet outside of Jets fans he gets little...
Via Beyond The Benches
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kane, Wheeler score in shootout; Jets top Rangers

  Evander Kane and Blake Wheeler scored in the shootout to lift the Winnipeg Jets to 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night. Winnipeg's Ondrej Pavelec was excellent throughout, making 36 saves in regulation and two in overtime including a breakaway stop on Martin St. Louis. He allowed a goal to Mats Zuccarello to start the shootout but denied the next three attempts...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kane, Wheeler score in SO; Jets top Rangers 1-0

NEW YORK (AP) Evander Kane and Blake Wheeler scored in the shootout to lift the Winnipeg Jets to 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night. Winnipeg's Ondrej Pavelec was excellent throughout, making 36 saves in regulation and two in overtime including a breakaway stop on Martin St. Louis. He allowed a goal to Mats Zuccarello to start the shootout but denied the next...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils snap long shootout losing streak with win over Jets

  Jacob Josefson scored the lone goal in the shootout, and Cory Schneider made it stand up as the New Jersey Devils ended their tiebreaker frustration with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. Michael Ryder forced overtime for New Jersey, scoring the tying goal with 3:27 left in regulation. The Devils earned the shootout victory after losing all...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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