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Patrice Bergeron Fights With Ex-Bruins Teammate Blake Wheeler (Video)

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Patrice Bergeron is known for excelling in just about every aspect of the game of hockey, but the Boston Bruins center rarely settles matters with his fists. He made an exception Thursday night, however, squaring off with Winnipeg Jets winger — and former Bruins teammate — Blake Wheeler. It was just the fourth...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The biggest snubs of the 2016 NHL All-Star Game

I know many of you will come to this article in hopes of seeing big flashy names that were snubbed this year by the league. I could do that, but I will let you in on a little secret: Sidney Crosby didn’t deserve to go to the All-Star Game this year. *GASP* For all of the uproar, it isn’t as if he was going to go anyway. He missed the All-Star Game last year and was seen laying...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets try to avenge home loss to Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Jets are spending most of a two-week stretch at home and they look forward to putting the time there to good use.The Jets will begin a back-to-back set Thursday night when they host a Columbus Blue Jackets club that could be without starting goalie Sergei Bobrovsky.Winnipeg (13-13-2) has three days off before this game before facing Chicago on Friday. The Blackhawks...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

5 biggest surprises in the NHL

  Every year, there are teams and players that get off to such a start that no one can really believe it. Teams jump out in front with a sterling record, players join the scoring race when no one in their wildest dreams expected that kind of production. Early in the 2015-16 campaign, there are five teams and players that stand out the most. Dallas Stars Last year was supposed to...
Via Sports-Glory
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Wheeler helps Jets edge Blue Jackets 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little each had a goal and an assist, helping the Winnipeg Jets beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night. Rookie Andrew Copp scored his first career goal and Ondrej Pavelec had 19 saves as the Jets improved to 4-1-0 on the road. The Blue Jackets dropped to 0-5-0 at home. They were coming off a 2-1 loss at Washington on Friday...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick, Kings stay hot, beat Jets for club's sixth victory in a row

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Milan Lucic scored the eventual game-winner with 4:41 left in regulation time to give the Los Angeles Kings their sixth straight win with a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.Tyler Toffoli went down the side of the ice with the puck and looked about to shoot it, but instead sent it across the front of the net and Lucic was credited with redirecting...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets respond to Evander Kane’s trade request comments

We wrote about Evander Kane’s comments to The Hockey News on how he requested a trade out of Winnipeg every offseason he was with the team. The comments were honest, but brash. Fans in Winnipeg weren’t expected to be happy with them, and Kane’s former Jets teammates have responded directly to them. Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd told the Winnipeg Free Press he’s having...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild rally falls short in 5-4 loss in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Drew Stafford scored twice, Blake Wheeler had two assists and the Jets held off the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Sunday. Minnesota's Jason Zucker scored 10 seconds into the game, but then Winnipeg got five consecutive goals. Bryan Little tied it 1:22 into the first, Andrew Ladd scored about 2 minutes later and Nikolaj Ehlers made it 3-1 Jets (5-2-1) midway through...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Stafford scores twice, Jets beat Wild 5-4

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Drew Stafford scored twice, Blake Wheeler had two assists and the Jets held off the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Sunday. Minnesota's Jason Zucker scored 10 seconds into the game, but then Winnipeg got five consecutive goals. Bryan Little tied it 1:22 into the first, Andrew Ladd scored about 2 minutes later and Nikolaj Ehlers made it 3-1 Jets (5-2-1) midway through...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild rally falls short in 5-4 loss in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Drew Stafford scored twice, Blake Wheeler had two assists and the Jets held off the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Sunday. Minnesota's Jason Zucker scored 10 seconds into the game, but then Winnipeg got five consecutive goals. Bryan Little tied it 1:22 into the first, Andrew Ladd scored about 2 minutes later and Nikolaj Ehlers made it 3-1 Jets (5-2-1) midway through...
Via Fox Sports North
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets spoil Hynes' debut as Devils coach, win at New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. — Throw out the first period against Boston and a couple of minutes against the New Jersey Devils and the Winnipeg Jets couldn't be happier with their start to the NHL season. Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler each had a goal and an assist in a big second period and the Jets beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Friday night to remain perfect and spoil John Hynes' NHL coaching...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets spoil Hynes' debut as Devils coach, beat New Jersey 3-1

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler each had a goal and an assist in a big second period and the Winnipeg Jets beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Friday night to spoil John Hynes' NHL coaching debut. Mathieu Perreault had two assists in the three-goal second period and Michael Hutchinson made 20 saves to help the Jets won for the second time in two nights. Mark Scheifele...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Hope Young Guns Can Steal Games From Experienced Teams (Video)

Despite having two 60-plus point scorers in Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler, the Winnipeg Jets are adding some young scoring punch. Nikolaj Ehlers, a 2014 first-round pick, scored over 100 points in the Quebec league in each of the past two seasons. Nicolas Petan, 20, is a very promising 2013 second-round pick. Both have special qualities that have Winnipeg coaches and executives salivating...
Via NESN.com
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 8|20|15 – The Jersey Addition

Jersey advertisements long been looked at as an imminent, yet slow approaching alternative for the NHL to use. The “threat”, which once was nothing but a distant thought, became legitimized after the American Hockey League began to integrate ads on their jerseys. And with Adidas replacing Reebok as makers of jerseys beginning in 2017, ads look to be on the way. Fans were in an...
Via Islanders Insight
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets' Wheeler is not a fan of ads on jerseys

When news broke that Adidas would become the new jersey apparel producer, TSN's Rick Westhead pointed something out that every hockey fan fears: This opens up the opportunity for the NHL to put ads on the jerseys.That really, really doesn't sit well with Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler.The current deal with Reebok expires after the 2017-18 season. Adidas reportedly beat out...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets' Wheeler firmly against ads appearing on NHL uniforms

By David Rogers Soon after it was reported that Adidas would be the new jersey provider of the NHL beginning with the 2017-18 season, speculation quickly mounted that this change may usher in the era of ads appearing on uniforms. It has already been reported that the jerseys during the World Cup of Hockey will feature ads, but the news about Adidas taking over from Reebok has led...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

With 2-0 win by rival Jets, Wild can't clinch

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Blake Wheeler and Drew Stafford scored, Ondrej Pavelec made 32 saves and the Winnipeg Jets gave their playoff push a big boost with a 2-0 victory over Minnesota on Monday, preventing the Wild from clinching a wild-card spot. The Wild stayed stuck on 96 points after their first loss by more than one goal in 34 games since Jan. 19. They must finish the regular...
Via AP on Fox
April 06, 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

Dennis Wideman Flourishing in Increased Role, Guiding Calgary Flames Towards Playoffs

Dennis Wideman #6 of the Calgary Flames skates with the puck past Blake Wheeler #26 of the Winnipeg Jets during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 16, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Jets defeated the Flames 5-2. (Mandatory Credit: Derek Leung via Getty Images North America) Following the loss of defensive leader and team captain Mark Giordano, the Calgary Flames...
Via The Sports Journal
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Wheeler nets pair of goals, adds assist in Jets' win over Sharks

  Blake Wheeler scored two goals and added an assist to help the Winnipeg Jets top the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Tuesday night. The Jets built a 3-0 lead in the first period on goals by Adam Lowry, Mark Scheifele and Andrew Ladd. Wheeler scored his first of the game in the second period and another in the third. Scheifele and Drew Stafford had a pair of assists, and Ladd also had an...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Stafford, Wheeler score in 3rd to key Jets' victory over Lightning

  Drew Stafford and Blake Wheeler scored third-period goals as the Winnipeg Jets rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Saturday night. Ondrej Pavelec made 15 saves for the Jets, who are in the mix for a Western Conference wild-card spot. Nikita Kucherov scored for the Lighting, who dropped two points behind Atlantic Division-leading Montreal. Tampa Bay hosts the Canadiens...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Stafford and Wheeler key Jets' 2-1 win over Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Drew Stafford and Blake Wheeler scored third-period goals as the Winnipeg Jets rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Saturday night. Ondrej Pavelec made 15 saves for the Jets, who are in the mix for a Western Conference wild-card spot. Nikita Kucherov scored for the Lighting, who dropped two points behind Atlantic Division-leading Montreal. Tampa Bay hosts...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning undone by late rally in home loss to Jets

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Drew Stafford and Blake Wheeler scored third-period goals as the Winnipeg Jets rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Saturday night. Ondrej Pavelec made 15 saves for the Jets, who are in the mix for a Western Conference wild-card spot. Nikita Kucherov scored for the Lighting, who dropped two points behind Atlantic Division-leading Montreal. Tampa Bay...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wheeler, Jets deal skidding Predators sixth straight loss

  Blake Wheeler scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period, and the Winnipeg Jets beat Nashville 3-1 on Saturday night to hand the slumping Predators their sixth straight defeat. Michael Frolik and Drew Stafford also scored for the Jets, who have won two of three. Ryan Ellis had the goal for Nashville. Before this skid, the Predators had not lost three in a row all...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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