The Winnipeg Jets came that much closer to marking every item off of their “to-do list” for the summer. Lipon was the 91st pick of the 2013 NHL Draft. This leaves the Jets with one more RFA to deal with: goalie Connor Hellebuyck.
The Ondrej Pavelec era in Winnipeg is – mercifully – over. Seeing the regularly underwhelming netminder leave for the Rangers isn’t the only reason why the Jets’ goaltending situation looks as promising as it ever has been. With the addition of Steve Mason and the possible ascension of Connor Hellebuyck, this franchise hasn’t enjoyed this […]
BRIGHTON, Mass – The Bruins made offers and held discussions for bigger, better players leading up to the July 1 opening of free agency in the NHL, but at the end of Saturday came away with a pair of depth signings that offer zero risk and little cost. The Bruins signed AHL MVP Kenny Agostino ($875,000) and […]
Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya will be reunited in immortality. The Hockey Hall of Fame announced its 2017 Hall of Fame class on Monday. The players were Teemu Selanne, the brilliant former Winnipeg Jets and Anaheim Ducks forward; Paul Kariya, who was
The Winnipeg Jets can breathe a sigh of relief on Saturday, as defenseman Tobias Enstrom waived his no-move clause to help the team regarding the expansion draft, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. This means that Winnipeg won’t need to protect Enstrom, whose $5.75 million cap hit runs through 2017-18. This doesn’t mean that the Vegas […]
The setting was always Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena for Mark Scheifele’s ball hockey fantasy Stanley Cup, and he was always his idol, Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman. “It was a fight between me and my brother who could be Steve Yzerman,” Scheifele says.
Jersey Foul Mario Lemieux never played for the Seattle Thunderbirds. In fact, according to the Thunderbirds’ roster on Hockey DB, nobody with the last name “Lemieux” played for the organization. So naturally it would make sense to put “Lemieux 66” on
Even though the games don’t mean anything in the standings, many players on the Winnipeg Jets roster are treating the last two weeks of the season as if they’re life and death. Maybe their performances from now until the middle of April will get them a second (or third or fifth) look at training camp […]
Even though they’re out of the playoff picture, Mark Scheifele and the Winnipeg Jets are still fighting hard to play spoiler. Dustin Byfuglien tied the score with 12 seconds left in regulation and assisted on Scheifele’s 30th goal this season at 3:34 of overtime, rallying the Jets to a 4-3 victory over the playoff-bound Anaheim […]
Is Paul Maurice sabotaging Patrik Laine’s shot at the Calder Trophy? Winnipeg Jets fans sure think so. The coach is under fire online and on radio talk shows for keeping his 18-year-old rookie on the bench in key situations, particularly on power plays, in favor of lesser lights who have no chance of winning any […]
Adam Lowry kept the Winnipeg Jets’ playoff hopes alive – even if just barely. Lowry scored a power-play goal in the third period and Michael Hutchinson made 28 saves to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. The go-ahead goal by Lowry came with 8:13 to go, […]
The Anaheim Ducks have played locked-down defense since Christmas. Andrew Cogliano scored a goal off Winnipeg’s Jacob Trouba late in the second period, Jonathan Bernier made 17 saves and the Ducks beat the Jets 3-1. Anaheim jumped out to a 2-1 lead with 3:28 left in the second when Cogliano threw the puck out in […]