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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
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pavelec stops 39 shots to lead Jets past Canadiens, 5-2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Ondrej Pavelec made 39 saves for his sixth consecutive win, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night. Mark Scheifele and Jim Slater each had a goal and an assist and Blake Wheeler, Dustin Byfuglien, and Adam Lowry also scored for the Jets. Dustin Tokarski stopped 17 of 22 shots for the Canadiens, who were resting...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

JETBLAST: WINNIPEG @ VANCOUVER

JETBLAST Winnipeg Jets (38-23-12) at Vancouver Canucks (42-26-4) 9:00 p.m., Rogers Arena, TV: Sportsnet Radio: TSN 1290 The Winnipeg Jets play their second game in as many nights tonight when they visit Vancouver for a clash with the Canucks. This is the second of three meetings between the teams, Vancouver winning the first on a Luca Sbisa overtime goal back on February...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets-Oilers Preview

The Winnipeg Jets are getting strong production from a line that doesn't include its two best goal scorers. The Jets will look for Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele and Drew Stafford to continue their strong play Monday night when they visit Edmonton seeking a fifth straight win against the suddenly high-scoring Oilers. Winnipeg (37-23-12) is playing without Bryan Little, who has missed...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheeler has 2 goals, assist in Jets' win over Sharks

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheeler, Jets beat skidding Predators 3-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 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 Nashville goal. Before this skid, the Predators had not lost three...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

JETBLAST: ST. LOUIS @ WINNIPEG

JETBLAST St. Louis Blues (31-18-9) at Winnipeg Jets (31-20-11) 7:00 p.m., MTS Centre, TV: TSN3 Radio: TSN 1290 For only the second time this season the St. Louis Blues and the Winnipeg Jets will meet up. The Blues won the first meeting 4-2 when hometown boy Ryan Reaves scored midway through the third period, a goal that ended up being the winner. Counting tonight, the...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets’ Blake Wheeler Pulls Off Epic Shootout Move, Actually Injures Viktor Fasth

Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler pulled off such a perfect dangle that he left Edmonton Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth swinging at air. Even more crazy, Fasth actually got dangled so hard on the play that he got injured and had to be replaced for the rest of the shootout by Richard Bachman. Bachman actually did […] The post Jets’ Blake Wheeler Pulls Off Epic Shootout Move, Actually...
Via Diehardsport
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets edge Oilers 5-4 in shootout

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Blake Wheeler scored the only goal in the shootout and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 on Monday. Wheeler scored on the first shot of the tiebreaker, causing goalie Viktor Fasth to stretch out and injure himself. He left the ice and was replaced by Richard Bachman. Michael Hutchinson stopped 18 shots in the victory and has won all four...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 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

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
January 22, 2015  |  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
January 22, 2015  |  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
January 22, 2015  |  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

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

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

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
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