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Assessing the post-Copp, post-Larkin Michigan Wolverines

With Dylan Larkin’s self-deletion from their roster this past week, the Michigan Wolverines have bid adieu to their top three point-getters from 2014-15. Senior Zach Hyman and junior Andrew Copp, who signed an early deal with the Winnipeg Jets in March, round out that drainage. Putting this another way, with Copp and Larkin, Michigan loses […] The post Assessing the post-Copp...
Via Along the Boards
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets’ top four potential free agent targets

The solution to Winnipeg’s short-term problems will likely not be found in the draft. In fact, it might not even be available at all this year. There are a few free agents that could act as a band-aid for the most glaring issues in Winnipeg, but the Jets will need to focus on re-signing a […] The post Winnipeg Jets’ top four potential free agent targets appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Crowded Crease: Why Now is the Time to Trade Ondrej Pavelec

It has been nearly a month since the Winnipeg Jets were swept out of the playoffs by Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf, and the Anaheim Ducks. Jets fans have begun to recover, though many lost interest in the rest of the playoffs, and have started to look ahead to next season. There are many interesting questions surrounding the Winnipeg team who only have 7 forwards under contract next...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
9 days ago  |  Discuss

He's a tough Ladd: Jets captain to undergo surgery in light of Messier nomination

Jets’ captain Andrew Ladd must have quite the pain threshold. While speaking on a media conference call about his recent nomination for the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award, Ladd revealed that the sports hernia he suffered during winter of the regular season will require surgery, which he will undergo Friday in St. Louis. Despite having to regularly miss team skates in order to...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday

WINNIPEG, CANADA – MARCH 24: Dana Tyrell #42 of the Tampa Bay Lightning falls on top of Ondrej Pavelec #31 of the Winnipeg Jets during first period action in a matchup between the Winnipeg Jets and the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 24, 2013 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)
Via Lightning Shout
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Hellebuyck big in USA’s win over Finland at IIHF Worlds

Connor Hellebuyck came up big for U.S. Team. (Photo/Getty Images)Former UMass Lowell River Hawks standout goaltender and current member of the Winnipeg Jets organization Connor Hellebuyck came up big as the U.S. National Team defeated Finland in their first game of the 2015 IIHF World Championships. Hellebuyck made his international competition debut on Friday for Team USA. He suited...
Via Mill City Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Custom Jersey Ain’t Bringing The Heat

Queue Eddie Guerrero’s Latino Heat theme song because I want to frogsplash this Filipino Heat Winnipeg Jets custom jersey.   Kudos to the Winnipeg Jets for playing in a playoff game in Winnipeg for the first time since 1996. They’ve got some passionate fans (shout out to my boy Michal Soszynski) but this jersey ain’t getting them any street cred. Next time leave this...
Via Bacon Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets’ flaws pile up in first round playoff exit

It was clear from the start that the Winnipeg Jets were late to the party. With little playoff experience on the roster, the Jets found themselves in the lead late in the game, but unable find a way to close out the Anaheim Ducks. Mistakes that weren’t made all that often in the regular season were […] The post Winnipeg Jets’ flaws pile up in first round playoff exit appeared...
Via Along the Boards
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Hellebuyck named to U.S. National Team for World Championship

Connor Hellebuyck joins team U.S.A. at World Championship. (Photo/Getty Images)The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with USA Hockey announced on Friday that goaltender Connor Hellebuyck has been named to the U.S. Men’s National Team roster for the 2015 IIHF World Championship. Hellebuyck will join team U.S.A. at the world championship for the second consecutive year after finishing...
Via Mill City Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien knocks Tomas Fleischmann into Jets bench (Video)

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien knocked Anaheim Ducks forward Tomáš Fleischmann into the Jets bench with a huge hit during Wednesday night's Game 4 of their first round playoff series.It happened during with about 1:09 remaining in the second period as Byfuglien caught Fleischmann with a clean hit, sending him head over heels into the bench. The Ducks got the last laugh...
Via Holdout Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Emerson Etem scores sick goal against Jets (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Emerson Etem scored the goal of the playoffs Wednesday when he went the length of the ice and dodged half of the Winnipeg Jets to tie the game at one in the first period. It was the first goal of the postseason for the Long Beach native, who only...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets vs. Anaheim Ducks Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Winnipeg Jets vs. Anaheim Ducks.
Via Gamedayr
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ideally, Las Vegas hockey would take after Winnipeg

Talks of NHL expansion have been swirling around the league for quite some time, but no storyline on the matter is more intriguing than the possibility of Las Vegas serving as home for one of the league's new teams. If the NHL were to expand to Las Vegas, it would be the first major American sports franchise to call Sin City home, but why does Las Vegas want an NHL team? Rather,...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Byfuglien goes Marshawn Lynch on media

The Winnipeg Jets now are down three games to none to the Anaheim Ducks in the teams’ first-round series after Monday night’s 5-4 overtime loss in front of the team’s rabid fans at MTS Centre. With the Jets searching for answers and facing a nearly insurmountable climb back into the series, experts are squarely pointing...Read More The post Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien does his...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Winnipeg's Byfuglien channels Marshawn Lynch

Dustin Byfuglien made Marshawn Lynch proud Tuesday. The Winnipeg Jets were once again the victims of a fast and furious rally out of the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night, eventually falling in overtime 5-4. The win that put the Ducks up 3-0 in the first-round series and pushes the Jets to the brink of elimination didn’t exactly put Byfuglien in the most talkative of moods the following...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

FAIL: Whited out Winnipeg Jets fans are sad

GIF: Bummed out Jets fans pic.twitter.com/4fu9oqiB3f— The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) April 21, 20150-3[Twitter]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien sucker-punches Corey Perry after Ducks goal (Video)

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien sucker-punched Anaheim Ducks right winger Corey Perry after he scored a goal in the second period of Monday night's Game 3 of their first round playoff series.Perry lost Byfuglien as he skated around the zone and got himself open for the shot, and Byfuglien punched him in the back of the head right after Perry put the shot into the net. ...
Via Holdout Sports
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks top Jets in OT with another comeback, lead series 3-0

  Rickard Rakell scored in overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks over the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Monday in Game 3 of their playoff series. Anaheim leads the series 3-0. Jakob Silfverberg scored and added two assists for the Ducks in regulation. Ryan Kesler, Corey Perry and Cam Fowler also scored for Anaheim. Bryan Little, Tyler Myers, Lee Stempniak and Blake Wheeler scored for Winnipeg...
Via AP on Fox
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bettman: Jets' return to Winnipeg could be example for Las Vegas

  What the True North ownership group has done since getting the Winnipeg Jets from Atlanta could be an example for Las Vegas if the group led by Bill Foley is awarded an expansion franchise. ''I think in terms of introducing a team to a market, whether it's an introduction or a re-introduction, I don't know how anybody could have done it better than the Winnipeg Jets did here,...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bettman: Jets return could be example for Vegas

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) What the True North ownership group has done since getting the Winnipeg Jets from Atlanta could be an example for Las Vegas if the group led by Bill Foley is awarded an expansion franchise. ''I think in terms of introducing a team to a market, whether it's an introduction or a re-introduction, I don't know how anybody could have done it better than the Winnipeg...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Third period collapses could spell doom for Jets

“…We sat back and watch too much in the third.”  That’s what Drew Stafford told reporters after last night’s 4-2 loss to the Ducks. He has a point, the Jets gave up three third period goals and didn’t manage to score once. Their 2-1 lead in at the beginning of the third period was quickly […] The post Third period collapses could spell doom for Jets appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Dustin Byfuglien hits Ryan Kesler into the bench

Dustin Byfuglien is a strong, strong hockey player. We have shared a ton of clips and videos this season proving that fact, but here’s another from Game 2 between the Ducks and Jets. And another angle … The post GIF: Dustin Byfuglien hits Ryan Kesler into the bench appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Dustin Byfuglien hits Ryan Kesler into the bench

Dustin Byfuglien is a strong, strong hockey player. We have shared a ton of clips and videos this season proving that fact, but here’s another from Game 2 between the Ducks and Jets. And another angle … The post GIF: Dustin Byfuglien hits Ryan Kesler into the bench appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Bloguin Best
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Defense Needs to Step Up Against Anaheim Ducks

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins #93 of the Edmonton Oilers is slammed into the boards by Tyler Myers #57 of the Winnipeg Jets on March 23, 2015 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images) For the fans of the Winnipeg Jets, a run at the Stanley Cup has been a long time coming. But after a few rocky seasons, and a less than ideal start, the Jets...
Via The Sports Journal
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets captain Andrew Ladd collides with goalie Ondrej Pavelec during warmups (GIF)

Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd accidentally took out his own goaltender during warmups after tripping on a puck prior to Thursday night's Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series against Anaheim.Ladd couldn't stop his momentum after falling to the ice, and Ondrej Pavelec had no time to react.Things got really awkward afterwards, as Pavelec was not only in a little bit...
Via Holdout Sports
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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