Stoney Point - Apr. 21, 2015: It was great to see NHL Playoff Hockey return to Winnipeg last night as the Winnipeg Jets played host to the Anaheim Ducks. Congrats to David Thompson, True North and the fans of Winnipeg. I remember watching Dale Hawerchuk play there in front of the infamous Winnipeg Whiteout - where fans all wear white for playoff games. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Apr. 17, 2015: While the Winnipeg Jets will have their hands full with the Anaheim Ducks during what is arguably the most highly anticipated first round series, their chances of advancing to the second round of the post-season will ultimately come down to the play of netminder Ondrej Pavelec. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Mar. 28, 2015: I saw an interesting tweet on Twitter this morning from @goalieways. “St. John's IceCaps' Ryan Olsen after a fight in the first and a puck to the face in the second…and he's still smiling!” FULL STORY
Edmonton - Mar. 24, 2015: While losing a game on your home-ice by three goals might suggest a team was badly outplayed, the Edmonton Oilers actually managed to hold their own against the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night over at Rexall Place. Unfortunately for the Oilers, it was the play of their starting goaltender and special teams that ultimately turned this one into an easy win for the visiting Jets. FULL STORY
New York - Mar. 2, 2015: Glen Sather was a busy man on Sunday afternoon, as the New Rangers general manager orchestrated three separate deals on the eve of the NHL Trade Deadline. After acquiring defenceman Keith Yandle from the Arizona Coyotes earlier in the day, Sather also picked up forwards James Sheppard and Carl Klingberg in deals wit the San Jose Sharks and Winnipeg Jets. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Mar. 1, 2015: Looking at the Winnipeg Jets most recent trade for Carolina Hurricanes forward Jiri Tlusty, one cannot help but begin to notice a pattern. For the second time this season, it looks as though general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff has used Paul Maurice as a tool in helping decide whether or not he would go out and acquire a player via trade. FULL STORY
Winnipeg - Feb. 25, 2015: The Winnipeg Jets announced they have acquired forward Jiri Tlusty from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a third round draft choice in the 2016 NHL Draft and a conditional sixth round draft choice in the 2015 NHL Draft. The Winnipeg Jets also announced they have placed forward Blake Wheeler on IR. FULL STORY
Windsor - Feb. 22, 2015: Ah….so that’s what a win feels like. Feels pretty good.
Saturday night, at the Air Canada Centre the Toronto Maple Leafs played host to the Winnipeg Jets, and played a pretty decent game before another sold out crowd. James van Riemsdyk sent everyone home happy when he scored in overtime to give the Leafs a much needed win. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Feb. 17, 2015: While the Edmonton Oilers fell in a shootout to the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night to close out their season-high six game road trip on a bit of a sour note, Nail Yakupov continued his recent resurgence with a two goal night. The young Russian looks to have finally righted the ship after struggling badly under the guidance of one Dallas Eakins during what was a season and half the former first overall pick would love to forget. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Feb. 12, 2015: At the end of the day, Evander Kane got his wish and was traded away from the Winnipeg Jets to the Buffalo Sabres in what was a blockbuster deal. While the Sabres are likely thrilled with acquiring such a talented player, this trade could eventually go either way. The Jets did pick up a major piece in Tyler Myers in the deal and because of it, Winnipeg is unquestionably a better team in the here and now. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Feb. 8, 2015: For anyone following the Winnipeg Jets since 2011, the current chapter in the Evander Kane saga can’t be surprising. The big surprise here would be that it has taken this long to for Kane’s situation to implode to the degree it recently has. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jan. 29, 2015: With the NHL Trade Deadline not that far away and the Winnipeg Jets in the midst of a playoff race out west, one can't help but wonder what general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff might have up is sleeve. One thing seems very clear, the chances of Dustin Byfuglien being part of any sort of move would appear to be almost non-existent. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jan. 10, 2015: When it comes to the Winnipeg Jets, it is almost impossible to not smile when you look back at the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship. On top of watching Team Canada bring home their first Gold at the tournament since 2009, Jets' fans were given the opportunity to watch six of their teams top prospects do their thing on the world stage and they had to have been thrilled with how things played out. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Jan. 4, 2015: The Toronto Maple Leafs completed their longest road trip of the season with an underwhelming 5-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. Toronto went 2-5 on the seven game trip away from the Air Canada Centre due to the World Junior Hockey Championships. Only securing four out of a possible 14 points on this road swing may end up coming back to bite Randy Carlyle’s team when the season winds up in April. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jan. 2, 2015: They say bad things come in threes but when it comes to injuries and the Winnipeg Jets, the arithmetic curve seems to be trending much higher. With their top four blueliners still out with injuries and Evander Kane now joining them on the sidelines, the Jets will be in tough to maintain their current playoff position. In spite of these challenges, Winnipeg has still managed to thold their own and currently sit in a three-way tie for sixth in the Western Conference. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Dec. 30, 2014: As we approach the midway point of the 2014-15 National Hockey League season, the Winnipeg Jets look to be for real. Despite getting off to a slow start and having their blueline decimated by injury, the Jets have found a way to stay in the playoff race in the Western Conference. While it has truly been a team effort, much of the credit for their surprising play can be linked to the goaltending tandem of Ondrej Pavelec and Michael Hutchinson, as well as head coach Paul Maurice. FULL STORY
Winnipeg - Dec. 6, 2014: The Winnipeg Jets had to adjust to their new-look blue line against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday.
As it turns out, the blue line was fine for the Jets, and forward Bryan Little had a hat trick to lead Winnipeg to a 6-2 win at MTS Centre on Friday. Little had an assist for a career-high four points, and linemate Blake Wheeler had three assists FULL STORY
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