WINNIPEG JETS NEWS

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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Hockey Captain Andrew Copp Forgoes Senior Year, Signs With Winnipeg

Michigan hockey captain Andrew Copp has decided to forego his final year of NCAA eligibility and has signed a three-year, two-way, entry level deal with the Winnipeg Jets. The contract has an AAV of $958,300 and he will report right to the Winnipeg Jets. Copp finished his Michigan career with 81 points in 107 games, while […] The post Michigan Hockey Captain Andrew Copp Forgoes...
Via Diehardsport
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Resurgent Drew Stafford Is Loving Life With The Jets

Through nine seasons with the Buffalo Sabres Drew Stafford has mostly been a yawnstipating, forgettable skater that shows intermittent flashes of solid play but quickly regresses to his usual bleh. He did have a couple 20-goal seasons and even a 30-goal year back in 2010 when he potted 31 goals in just 62 games and it seemed like he might be poised to take a step to the next level...
Via Razzball Hockey
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff-minded Jets beat Oilers for 5th straight victory

  The Winnipeg Jets are keeping pace in the Western Conference wild-card race. Lee Stempniak scored the winning goal, and Ondrej Pavelec made 33 saves as the Jets beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Monday night. Drew Stafford, Tyler Myers and Michael Frolik also scored for the Jets, who have won five in a row. ''We want to continue to keep this thing rolling,'' Stafford said. ''We...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stempniak nets winner in Jets' 4-1 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Lee Stempniak scored the winning goal, and the Winnipeg Jets solidified their Western Conference playoff spot with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. Drew Stafford, Tyler Myers and Michael Frolik also scored for the Jets, who have won five in a row. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had the lone goal for the Oilers, who have lost nine of 11. Winnipeg...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

JETBLAST: WINNIPEG @ EDMONTON

JETBLAST Winnipeg Jets (37-23-12) at Edmonton Oilers (20-39-13) 8:30 p.m., Rexall Place, TV: TSN3 Radio: TSN 1290 The Winnipeg Jets head on the road for a quick two games in two nights road trip, looking to extend a big winning streak. With ten games remaining every game is enormous and riding a huge hot streak at this point of the season is the difference between playoffs...
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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavelec, Jets blank Capitals for 4th straight win

  Ondrej Pavelec made 27 saves, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Washington Capitals 3-0 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive win. Mark Stuart, Mark Scheifele and Adam Lowry scored for Winnipeg, which extended its lead to four points over Los Angeles in the chase for the final Western Conference wild card. The Jets (37-23-12) closed out a perfect three-game homestand. It...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavelec, Jets blank Capitals 3-0 for 4th straight win

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Ondrej Pavelec made 27 saves, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Washington Capitals 3-0 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive win. Mark Stuart, Mark Scheifele and Adam Lowry scored for Winnipeg, which extended its lead to four points over Los Angeles in the chase for the final Western Conference wild card. The Jets (37-23-12) closed out a perfect three...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets inching closer to historical playoff spot

Even with the Jekyll and Hyde act put on by this year’s Jets, there’s still a chance to make some positive history. When the Jets relocated to Winnipeg, they were in a tough spot. The roster they brought with them was lacking in high end talent despite trading for Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd. The […] The post Jets inching closer to historical playoff spot appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps Finish Road Trip in Winnipeg

Caps Outsider The Washington Capitals will have their final meeting of the season with the Winnipeg Jets Saturday night in the MTS Centre. The Caps come into this game having won their past three games and hope to come back to Washington with a perfect late season road trip. Similarly, the Jets will hope to […]
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets sign D Jan Kostalek for 3-year, entry-level deal

  The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenseman Jan Kostalek to a three-year, two-way entry-level contract. In the deal announced Thursday, the 20-year-old Kostalek will earn an average of $850,000 per season. Kostalek, in his third Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season with the Rimouski Oceanic, has seven goals and 36 assists in 55 games this season. He was selected by the Jets in...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets sign D Jan Kostalek for 3-year deal

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenseman Jan Kostalek to a three-year, two-way entry-level contract. In the deal announced Thursday, the 20-year-old Kostalek will earn an average of $850,000 per season. Kostalek, in his third Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season with the Rimouski Oceanic, has seven goals and 36 assists in 55 games this season. He was...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Maurice making strides in second year with Winnipeg

The Hurricanes gave up on Paul Maurice at a great time for the Jets. That year, the Jets had moved to Winnipeg and needed a head coach. They took the convenient route and hired Claude Noel, who, despite having little NHL head coaching experience, was already in the area with the Manitoba Moose of the AHL. […] The post Paul Maurice making strides in second year with Winnipeg appeared...
Via Along the Boards
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikita Kucherov Will Not Be Suspended For Hard Hit on Tobias Enstrom (Video)

The NHL has announced that Nikita Kucherov will not be suspended for his hit on Tobias Enstrom.  The hit incited a brawl involving Kucherov. Vladislav Namestnikov, Andrej Sustr, Mark Barberio, Jiri Tlusty, Jim Slater, and Lee Stempniak. The fight also left Enstrom’s face noticably bloodied.  Some believe Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov should have been suspended for his actions...
Via TopSportsReport
10 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 29 — Rob Schremp

Rob Schremp / Getty Images Check Out Hockey Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with TheHockeyGuys Podcast on BlogTalkRadio Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) and Chris Shannon (@ChrisShannon16) talk about playoff races in the East and West. They were then joined by professional hockey player Rob Schremp (@Rob Schremp) from Sweden to discuss his career with the London Knights, the NHL...
Via The Hockey Guys
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens, Jets moving AHL affiliate franchise locations

  The Montreal Canadiens and Winnipeg Jets are moving their American Hockey League affiliates and the Ontario Hockey League's Belleville Bulls will play in Hamilton, Ontario, next season. Montreal is shifting its AHL team from Hamilton to St. John's, Newfoundland, where it will be called the IceCaps, while the Jets are moving their farm team from St. John's to Winnipeg. The Bulls...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal, Winnipeg moving AHL franchises

The Montreal Canadiens and Winnipeg Jets are moving their American Hockey League affiliates and the Ontario Hockey League's Belleville Bulls will play in Hamilton, Ontario, next season. Montreal is shifting its AHL team from Hamilton to St. John's, Newfoundland, where it will be called the IceCaps, while the Jets are moving their farm team from St. John's to Winnipeg. The Bulls will...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Barret Jackman Scores Game Winner From Center Ice On Sleeping Ondrej Pavelec

I have absolutely no clue what Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec was doing on this play. It’s almost like he fell asleep or his brain decided to stop working. Blues defenseman Barret Jackman threw a harmless puck on net and Pavelec completely whiffed on catching the puck. Has to be a pretty terrible feeling for […] The post Barret Jackman Scores Game Winner From Center Ice...
Via Diehardsport
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Barrett Jackman scores game-winner from center ice against Jets (Video)

St. Louis Blues defenseman Barret Jackman floated the puck towards the net from center ice that snuck past Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec for a surprise game-winning goal during the final moments of Tuesday night's game at the Scottrade Center.It came shortly after a faceoff with 1:03 remaining in the third period as Pavelec apparently couldn't find puck, and Jackman's floater...
Via Holdout Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Barret Jackman Catches Ondrej Pavelec Sleeping, Scores Game-Winning Goal From Center Ice

Welp, Ondrej Pavelec is going to want this moment back. The Winnipeg Jets goaltender was caught sleeping in the final minute of Tuesday’s game against the St. Louis Blues and defenseman Barret Jackman made him pay. With the score tied 4-4, Jackman received a pass off a neutral zone faceoff and launched a shot from Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Barret Jackman scores from center ice to sink the Jets

After giving up three goals in the third period, it looked like the Blues were destined to play overtime hockey with the Jets. With just over a minute left in the third period, Barret Jackman dumped the puck in on Winnipeg’s goal. It should have been an easy save, but Ondrej Pavelec was caught napping. Via @myregularface: The overhead view is even better: http://frozennotes...
Via Frozen Notes
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Late season injuries have potential to doom Jets

As if the storm of defensive injuries early in the season wasn’t bad enough, the injury bug is back and has hit a couple of important players. Bryan Little will miss at least the next two games. Not only do the Jets lose their leading goal scorer, but this is during one of the most important […] The post Late season injuries have potential to doom Jets appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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