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Calgary Flames’ Sam Bennett Set for Playoff Action?

Calgary Flames’ Sam Bennett (63) goes down as he plays the puck against Winnipeg Jets’ Chris Thorburn (22) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP) The Calgary Flames are not short on elite rookie talent. First, there was Sean Monahan, who’s posted 53 goals and 96 points through his...
Via The Sports Journal
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets-Avalanche Preview

Paced by Ondrej Pavelec's strong play in net, the Winnipeg Jets are in position to secure the second playoff berth in franchise history. The visiting Jets can clinch it by posting a fourth straight victory Thursday night against the Colorado Avalanche. Owner of the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference with two games remaining, Winnipeg (42-26-12) is three points ahead of...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues come up short in 1-0 loss to Jets

ST. LOUIS -- Ondrej Pavelec stopped 30 shots for his second consecutive shutout and the Winnipeg Jets strengthened their bid for a Western Conference playoff spot with a 1-0 victory over the Central-leading St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. Chris Thorburn gave the Jets the game's first goal for the fourth straight game and eighth out of nine, and Pavelec made it stand up one night...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the Nashville Predators Need to Make a Move to Win the Stanley Cup?

Victor Bartley #64 of the Nashville Predators battles against Chris Thorburn #22 of the Winnipeg Jets during an NHL game at Bridgestone Arena on February 12, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images) The Nashville Predators have been playing well of late against some of the premier teams in the National Hockey League, but the question is...
Via The Sports Journal
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 2/2 – 2/8

Before diving into another edition of Hockey Fights of the Week, we have a bone to pick with the NHL. As things currently stand, fighting is legal in the NHL. You may not realize fighting is still legal in the NHL because the game’s officials keep stepping in and breaking up fights. The recent “fight” with Steve Ott and Dan Carcillo is a perfect example. The officials step...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 2/2 – 2/8

Before diving into another edition of Hockey Fights of the Week, we have a bone to pick with the NHL. As things currently stand, fighting is legal in the NHL. You may not realize fighting is still legal in the NHL because the game’s officials keep stepping in and breaking up fights. The recent “fight” with Steve Ott and Dan Carcillo is a perfect example. The officials step...
Via Bloguin Best
February 09, 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

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

Coyotes-Jets Preview

Instead of crumbling during a hectic portion of their schedule, the resurgent Winnipeg Jets came out of it on the verge of their longest winning streak of the season. As their offense looks to remain on a roll without Mathieu Perreault, the Jets begin a brief two-game stay at home against a pair of defensively challenged clubs Sunday night when they take on the Arizona Coyotes. Winnipeg...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets defeat Blackhawks behind two 3rd-period goals in 28 seconds

  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 third time...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 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

Scheifele scores 2 to help Jets stop Sabres, 5-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Mark Scheifele scored two goals and added an assist as the Winnipeg Jets halted the Buffalo Sabres' four-game winning streak with a 5-1 victory Tuesday night. Michael Frolik and Evander Kane each had a goal and an assist, and Chris Thorburn also scored for Winnipeg. Frolik's goal was short-handed, and Kane found the back of the net on a power play. Jets goalie...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets’ Chris Thorburn Photobombs A Selfie From The Penalty Box

On Wednesday, the Winnipeg Jets beat the Dallas Stars 5-2. With 8 seconds left in the game, Chris Thorburn got a penalty and he apparently didn’t feel too bad about it since the game was well in hand. A couple was taking a selfie next to the penalty box and he decided to photobomb it. Pretty […] The post Jets’ Chris Thorburn Photobombs A Selfie From The Penalty Box appeared...
Via Diehardsport
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Little comes up big with hat trick in win over Avalanche

  Bryan Little scored three goals to help the Winnipeg Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-2 on Friday night. Chris Thorburn had his first goal of the season, Andrew Ladd had a goal and an assist and Dustin Byfuglien also scored for the Jets. Little's hat trick was the first for the franchise since Eric Boulton had three goals for the Atlanta Thrashers on Dec. 18, 2010. Little scored...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Little scores 3 as Jets beat Avalanche 6-2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Bryan Little scored three goals to help the Winnipeg Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-2 on Friday night. Chris Thorburn had his first goal of the season, Andrew Ladd had a goal and an assist and Dustin Byfuglien also scored for the Jets. Little's hat trick was the first for the franchise since Eric Boulton had three goals for the Atlanta Thrashers on Dec...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets preparing for a grueling training camp

The Winnipeg Jets are facing an uphill climb in the Central Division. After finishing at the bottom of the Central in 2013-14 and after watching their divisional foes improve around them this summer, the Jets know that it’s going to take a lot of hard work to make the playoffs in 2014-15. As a result, head coach Paul Maurice is preparing an extremely difficult training camp for...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets preparing for a grueling training camp

The Winnipeg Jets are facing an uphill climb in the Central Division. After finishing at the bottom of the Central in 2013-14 and after watching their divisional foes improve around them this summer, the Jets know that it’s going to take a lot of hard work to make the playoffs in 2014-15. As a result, head coach Paul Maurice is preparing an extremely difficult training camp for...
Via Bloguin Best
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Thorburn lifts Jets to 2-1 win over Hurricanes

Chris Thorburn scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:03 remaining to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Andrew Ladd also scored for the Jets, who are 9-2-0 since Paul Maurice took over as coach on Jan. 12. Maurice coached 920 games for the Hurricanes franchise during two stints with the team. Ondrej Pavelec made 28 saves for the Jets...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 2/2/14

Happy Groundhog's Day!  The Top Line There are two games today. Let's talk about both! First up, Jets and Canadiens, ESPN, TSN, CBC, The Local Take #1, The Local Take #2 And also, the Red Wings and Capitals are skating in a rematch. NBC, Yahoo! NHL.com The Local Take #1, The Local Take #2    Scoreboard Boston 4, Edmonton 0 - It seems like the Bruins...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 1/6 - 1/12

Are you ready for an awesome installment of Hockey Fights of the Week? Of course you are. We usually try to promote each article as being better than the one preceding it, but this time we're delivering an incredible batch of fights. Two of these may be in the discussion for fight of the year.  Get ready - this is a good one.  5. Adam McQuaid (BOS) vs Kyle Clifford (LA) ...
Via Bloguin Best
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

Are you ready for an awesome installment of Hockey Fights of the Week? Of course you are. We usually try to promote each article as being better than the one preceding it, but this time we're delivering an incredible batch of fights. Two of these may be in the discussion for fight of the year.  Get ready - this is a good one.  5. Adam McQuaid (BOS) vs Kyle Clifford (LA) ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets-Panthers Preview

The Winnipeg Jets have picked up six points through the first four stops of a season-high six-game road trip. They would appear to have another favorable matchup against their former Southeast Division rivals. The Jets look to stay hot as they visit the woeful Florida Panthers, who try to avoid a fourth consecutive loss Thursday night. Winnipeg (13-12-4) has won three of four...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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