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Wild edge Jets, 4-3

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Jared Spurgeon broke a tie on a power play with 4:51 left and the Minnesota Wild beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Saturday night in an exhibition game. Spurgeon took a pass from Michael Keranen and beat Ondrej Pavelec high on the glove side for Minnesota's third power-play goal in four chances. Mikael Granlund, Erik Haula and Nino Niederreiter also scored...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild edge Jets, 4-3

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Jared Spurgeon broke a tie on a power play with 4:51 left and the Minnesota Wild beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Saturday night in an exhibition game. Spurgeon took a pass from Michael Keranen and beat Ondrej Pavelec high on the glove side for Minnesota's third power-play goal in four chances. Mikael Granlund, Erik Haula and Nino Niederreiter also scored...
Via Fox Sports North
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Look To Overcome Mediocre Status

So maybe it was the coach after all, eh? Poor Claude Noel, even one game over the .500 mark didn't do it – probably had to do with how much the first half of the 2013-14 season dipped into that record. Two winning seasons – 37-35-10 and 24-21-3 – but still no playoffs followed by a tumultuous 19-23-5 start to this season saw him ship out and saw the Jets playing uninspired...
Via Jets All Out
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Look To Overcome Mediocre Status

So maybe it was the coach after all, eh? Poor Claude Noel, even one game over the .500 mark didn't do it – probably had to do with how much the first half of the 2013-14 season dipped into that record. Two winning seasons – 37-35-10 and 24-21-3 – but still no playoffs followed by a tumultuous 19-23-5 start to this season saw him ship out and saw the Jets playing uninspired...
Via Jets All Out
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Look To Overcome Mediocre Status

So maybe it was the coach after all, eh? Poor Claude Noel, even one game over the .500 mark didn't do it - probably had to do with how much the first half of the 2013-14 season dipped into that record. Two winning seasons - 37-35-10 and 24-21-3 - but still no playoffs followed by a tumultuous 19-23-5 start to this season saw him ship out and saw the Jets playing uninspired...
Via Jets All Out
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Clitsome Has Season-Ending Surgery

Bad news for Winnipeg Jets defenseman Grant Clitsome. Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports that Clitsome had season-ending surgery on Thursday due to a back injury. He has not played since December 17 against the Buffalo Sabres.“It’s a tough injury. I talked to him a couple of times and he was obviously frustrated with how things were going,” said Jets captain Andrew Ladd...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets All Out Top 25 2013-14: #11-#1

  #11 Grant Clitsome, 28, D, 5'11, 215 lbs Last Year's Ranking: 18 This Year's Ranking: 11 Difference: +7   The Jets savvy waiver claim from the 2011-12 season, Grant Clitsome has a newly signed three-year contract based on two half seasons in Winnipeg.   Too soon?   Three points in 12 games in 2011-12 and 16 points in 44 games...
Via Jets All Out
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets All Out Top 25 2013-14: #11 Grant Clitsome & #10 Matt Halischuk

  Grant Clitsome, 28, D, 5'11, 215 lbs Last Year's Ranking: 18 This Year's Ranking: 11 Difference: +7   Matt Halischuk, 25, RW, 6'0, 185 lbs Last Year's Ranking: (w/ Nashville Predators) This Year's Ranking: 10 Difference: 0   The thing about doing this top 25 list is that it should have been done before the season...
Via Jets All Out
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets agree to deal with Clitsome

Defenseman Grant Clitsome and the Winnipeg Jets agreed to a new contract on Tuesday. The 28-year-old played 44 games with the Jets last season, scoring four goals and adding 12 assists with 18 penalty minutes. His plus-10 rating was the best among all of Winnipeg's defensemen. The Jets did not release terms of the deal. Clitsome has appeared in 149 games between Winnipeg and...
Via AP on Fox
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets 7, Panthers 2

Evander Kane scored two goals and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Florida Panthers 7-2 on Thursday night to tie the New York Rangers for eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Aaron Gagnon, Andrew Ladd, Grant Clitsome, Dustin Byfuglien and Chris Thorburn also scored to help Winnipeg win its third straight and increase its points total to 44. The Jets are two points behind Southeast...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida puts on pressure, but not enough to win

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Evander Kane scored two goals and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Florida Panthers 7-2 on Thursday night to tie the New York Rangers for eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Aaron Gagnon, Andrew Ladd, Grant Clitsome, Dustin Byfuglien and Chris Thorburn also scored to help Winnipeg win its third straight and increase its points total to 44. The Jets are two...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets erupt in second to end skid

A big second period gave the Winnipeg Jets' playoff hopes a sudden jolt that was desperately needed. The Jets scored four times in less than seven minutes during the decisive second period and held off the Philadelphia Flyers for a 4-1 victory on Saturday that snapped Winnipeg's five-game losing streak. Evander Kane, Grant Clitsome, Kyle Wellwood and Bryan Little scored...
Via AP on Fox
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets 4, Flyers 1

Winnipeg scored four second-period goals in less than seven minutes Saturday and Ondrej Pavelec made 30 saves and the Jets beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 to get back in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Evander Kane, Grant Clitsome, Kyle Wellwood and Bryan Little scored for the Jets, who snapped a five-game losing streak that had seen them slip from top spot in the Southeast...
Via AP on Fox
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers net 5 goals in 3rd to beat Jets

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Kovalev scored the go-ahead goal during Florida's five-goal outburst in the third period, helping the Panthers rally for a 6-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. Kris Versteeg, Peter Mueller, Jonathan Huberdeau and Tomas Kopecky also scored in the final frame for the Panthers, who scored four answered goals in the final 8:40 after falling...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets All Out Top 25 II: #18 Grant Clitsome

  Grant Clitsome, 27, D, 5'11, 215 lbs Last Year's Ranking: Not Ranked This Year's Ranking: #18 Difference: N/A Word that come up to describe Grant Clitsome are versatile, steady, and an asset in the back half of the Jets blueline corps. Claimed on waivers midway through the 2011-12 season to the Jets, Clitsome found relief by playing for a...
Via Jets All Out
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets 1, Kings 0

Curtis Sanford made 31 saves for his sixth career shutout, defenseman Grant Clitsome ended a 22-game goal drought, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 Saturday. Sanford started back-to-back games for the first time since a 12-game stretch from Nov. 17 through Dec. 10 when coach Scott Arniel benched Steve Mason. The shutout was Sanford's first since Dec...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Clitsome's goal halps Blue Jackets beat Kings 1-0

Curtis Sanford made 31 saves for his sixth career shutout, defenseman Grant Clitsome ended a 22-game goal drought, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 Saturday. Sanford started back-to-back games for the first time since a 12-game stretch from Nov. 17 through Dec. 10 when coach Scott Arniel benched Steve Mason. The shutout was Sanford's first since Dec...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Kings blanked, fall to Blue Jackets

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Curtis Sanford made 31 saves for his sixth career shutout, defenseman Grant Clitsome ended a 22-game goal drought, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 Saturday. Sanford started back-to-back games for the first time since a 12-game stretch from Nov. 17 through Dec. 10 when coach Scott Arniel benched Steve Mason. The shutout was Sanford...
Via Fox Sports West
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Clitsome's goal helps Blue Jackets beat Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Curtis Sanford made 31 saves for his sixth career shutout, defenseman Grant Clitsome ended a 22-game goal drought, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 Saturday. Sanford started back-to-back games for the first time since a 12-game stretch from Nov. 17 through Dec. 10 when coach Scott Arniel benched Steve Mason. The shutout was Sanford...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

BJ’s and Clitsome = Match Made in Heaven

I have to admit that in every Columbus Blue Jackets game I hope for Grant Clitsome to get a hat trick.  When a name provides comedy on its own, it makes my writing that much easier.  And while there was no hat trick Thursday night for ol’ Clitty, there was 2 Goals on an impressive 6 Shots.  He seems to be gaining the trust of the BJ brass and his role is increasing (especially...
Via Razzball Hockey
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Fists of Fleury

Marc-Andre put an exclamation point on his hot start with a 33 Save Shutout against the Isle.  ‘Twas a nice game for the former top overall pick and he’s doing exactly what his owners hoped he would.  6 Wins, 1.87GAA and a .937SV%.  It’ll be interesting to see if he can keep this up OR (like in years past) will he go through multiple rough stretches and be the same ol’...
Via Razzball Hockey
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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