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I guess the Jets aren’t big time sellers

NASHVILLE, TN – JANUARY 29: Dustin Byfuglien #33 of the Winnipeg Jets speaks during Media Day for the 2016 NHL All-Star Game at Bridgestone Arena on January 29, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Winnipeg Jets are not very good this year, but they have a few players that are extremely talented. Usually, in these situations, a team tries to...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can Blues keep up offensive success against Jets?

An injury to Jake Allen opened the door for Brian Elliott to get more consistent starts in net. He's done his part, and he'd like the offense to continue doing the same.Elliott is expected to make a 12th straight start while the Blues try to build on a strong offensive showing Tuesday night against the last-place Winnipeg Jets.Allen went 18-10-3 with a 2.17 goals-against average...
Via Fox Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets-Blues Preview

An injury to Jake Allen opened the door for Brian Elliott to get more consistent starts in net. He's done his part, and he'd like the offense to continue doing the same. Elliott is expected to make a 12th straight start while the Blues try to build on a strong offensive showing Tuesday night against the last-place Winnipeg Jets. Allen went 18-10-3 with a 2.17 goals-against average...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets F Stafford suspended for 1 game for high-sticking

NEW YORK (AP) Winnipeg forward Drew Stafford has been suspended by the NHL for one game for high-sticking Colorado defenseman Nick Holden in the second period of the Jets' 4-2 win on Saturday. Stafford, who has 16 goals and 12 assists in 49 games this season, was assessed a double-minor penalty for high-sticking. He forfeits $23,387.10 in salary under the punishment announced Monday...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets sign Byfuglien to five-year, $38 million contract extension

The Winnipeg Jets' contract dilemma just became significantly more clear.The Jets announced today that they have signed Dustin Byfuglien to a five-year, $38 million deal.The deal will carry a $7.6 million cap hit through the 2020-21 season.This contract extension essentially means that the Jets will likely part with Andrew Ladd. Ladd and Byfuglien both entered this season on the...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets sign Byfuglien to $38 million, five-year extension

The Winnipeg Jets have announced they've signed defenseman Dustin Byfuglien to a $38 million, five-year extension. Byfuglien was set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer and would've been one of the hottest commodities ahead of the NHL's Feb. 29 trade deadline. Instead, the 30-year-old will be part of the young Jets' long-term future. Byfuglien has 15 goals and 17 assists...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Thibodeau has 'always wanted' Knicks job

The New York Knicks are suddenly in the market for a head coach after Monday’s startling firing of Derek Fisher. Fortunately, the right man for the job may have some serious interest. According to a report by Ian O’Connor of ESPN on Monday, the Knicks are the job former Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau has “always wanted” and that he “would crawl to Madison Square Garden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Carey not heard from again after being wrong earlier

Viewers watching the Super Bowl on Sunday noticed something interesting in the second half: Mike Carey was nowhere to be heard from. Carey has been CBS’ version of Mike Pereira, a former referee brought in during the telecast to help provide more insight when officials review plays. Early in the game, he was brought in to share his analysis following a Carolina challenge on an...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stafford scores 2 goals, Jets beat Avalanche 4-2

DENVER (AP) Drew Stafford had two goals, including the go-ahead score, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Saturday night. Andrew Ladd and Mathieu Perreault also scored for the Jets, who beat the Avalanche for the first time in four tries this season. Stafford also had an assist, and Michael Hutchinson made 32 saves for Winnipeg. Mikhail Grigorenko and Matt...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes score 4 goals in first, hold on to beat Jets 5-3

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Phillip Di Giuseppe, Andrej Nestrasil, Jordan Staal and Justin Faulk scored in the first period, and the Carolina Hurricanes held on for a 5-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. The Hurricanes scored four times on their first nine shots, taking a 4-0 lead just 10:04 into the game. Nestrasil added another goal in the third period, and Cam Ward...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets forward Burmistrov fined $2,000 for diving

NEW YORK (AP) Winnipeg Jets forward Alexander Burmistrov has been fined $2,000 for diving/embellishment. The NHL announced the fine Thursday. His second citation, which triggered the fine, was over a tripping penalty in the third period against Arizona on Jan. 26. Burmistrov was issued a warning following an incident against Los Angeles on Oct. 27.
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seguin scores twice, Stars beat Jets 5-3

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Tyler Seguin scored twice, John Klingberg had a goal and an assist and the Dallas Stars held on for a 5-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Vernon Fiddler and Antoine Roussel also scored for Dallas, and Antti Niemi stopped 21 shots. Andrew Ladd, Adam Lowry and Dustin Byfuglien scored for Winnipeg, and Connor Hellebuyck made 22 saves. Seguin...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars begin second half of season with win over Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Tyler Seguin scored twice, John Klingberg had a goal and an assist and the Dallas Stars held on for a 5-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Vernon Fiddler and Antoine Roussel also scored for Dallas, and Antti Niemi stopped 21 shots. Andrew Ladd, Adam Lowry and Dustin Byfuglien scored for Winnipeg, and Connor Hellebuyck made 22 saves. Seguin...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former enforcer Brashear looks to create hockey sticks for the less fortunate

Donald Brashear retired from professional hockey at the end of the 2014-15 season, but he is still looking for a way to stay involved in the game he loves. Brashear is scheduled to appear on an episode of Dragons' Den, the CBC version of Shark Tank, on Wednesday to pitch a business which would produce high performance hockey sticks geared toward the less fortunate.Brashear's business...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

CBS says it will continue to use Mike Carey as rules analyst saying he’s right more often than not

The public perception is that NFL on CBS rules analyst Mike Carey is almost always wrong. There are times during Thursday Night Football and during the AFC Championship when his calls seemed to be so far off, they were laughable. One particular call during the AFC Championship where fans took Carey to task was when Peyton Manning threw a backwards pass. Carey was asked what the...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien tricks his way to a center ice goal

Poor Louis Domingue. The Coyotes goalie thought that Dustin Byfuglien was going to dump the puck in the corner last night. And with good reason … Byfuglien acted as if he was going to dump it. But Domingue didn’t have the option of reading this viral story after the fact, where he would have been warned: “You won’t believe what happens next”: Byfuglien had to be slightly...
Via Bloguin Best
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien tricks his way to a center ice goal

Poor Louis Domingue. The Coyotes goalie thought that Dustin Byfuglien was going to dump the puck in the corner last night. And with good reason … Byfuglien acted as if he was going to dump it. But Domingue didn’t have the option of reading this viral story after the fact, where he would have been warned: “You won’t believe what happens next”: Byfuglien had to be slightly...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets rookie Ehlers gets first career hat trick in win over Coyotes

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — It was instant chemistry for Nikolaj Ehlers and his new linemates on Tuesday night. The 19-year-old had his first hat trick and Dustin Byfuglien added two goals and an assist to help the Winnipeg Jets beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Tuesday night in their last game before the All-Star break. Veteran winger Blake Wheeler assisted on all of Ehlers' goals in his...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ehlers gets 3 goals and Jets beat Coyotes 5-2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Rookie Nikolaj Ehlers had a hat trick and Dustin Byfuglien added two goals and an assist to help the Winnipeg Jets beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Tuesday night. Veteran winger Blake Wheeler assisted on all of Ehlers' goals, and Ehlers' first hat trick extended his point streak to four games. Brad Richardson and Anthony Duclair scored for Arizona. Connor...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils' Jiri Tlusty has wrist surgery, will miss 3-4 months

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) New Jersey Devils forward Jiri Tlusty has undergone wrist surgery and is expected to be out three to four months. The NHL team announced Saturday that Tlusty had surgery in New York on Friday to repair a torn ligament in his right wrist. The 27-year-old Tlusty has played in 30 games this season, with two goals and two assists.
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Johansen stays hot with goal, assist, Preds down Jets 4-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Ryan Johansen kept up his hot play since being traded with a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators over the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 on Thursday night. Johansen has four goals and nine points in seven games since his trade from Columbus on Jan. 6. Craig Smith, James Neal and Calle Jarnkrok, with an empty-netter, also scored for the Predators. Nikolaj...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweet Of the Moment 1-21-2016

#NHLJets call time-out. — Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) January 22, 2016 CAN YOU FEEL THE EXCITEMENT?! I also would like to point out that this was favorited 5 times and retweeted twice. Who ARE you people?
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Jets Preview

The last time the Winnipeg Jets won three in a row, they were in the process of wrapping up the Western Conference's final playoff spot in April. Should they win a third straight Monday night against the visiting Colorado Avalanche, they'll still be looking up at the top eight, but they'll at least have emerged from sole occupation of last place in the competitive Central Division...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Hellebuyck, Jets blank Wild 1-0 behind Wheeler's goal

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Winnipeg rookie Connor Hellebuyck became the first goalie to shut out Minnesota this season, and the Jets used an early goal by Blake Wheeler to beat the Wild 1-0 on Friday night. Hellebuyck, who won his NHL debut at Minnesota on Nov. 27 with a 3-1 decision, made 24 saves. Detroit is now the only remaining NHL team that hasn't gone scoreless in a game this...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild shut out on home ice by Jets

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Winnipeg rookie Connor Hellebuyck became the first goalie to shut out Minnesota this season, and the Jets used an early goal by Blake Wheeler to beat the Wild 1-0 on Friday night.Hellebuyck, who won his NHL debut at Minnesota on Nov. 27 with a 3-1 decision, made 24 saves. Detroit is now the only remaining NHL team that hasn't gone scoreless in a game this season...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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