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 […]
The Calgary Flames aren’t all that interested in talking about their nine-game winning streak. After the Flames blanked the Winnipeg Jets 3-0 Saturday night with Brian Elliott’s second straight shutout, the players said it wasn’t a big topic of conversation for them. ”Just stay level-headed,” said defenseman Dougie Hamilton, who had three assists to reach […]
Winnipeg defenseman Toby Enstrom will be out indefinitely with a concussion, Jets coach Paul Maurice said Friday. Enstrom took a crushing illegal check from behind into the boards by Pittsburgh forward Tom Sestito in the first period Wednesday night in the Jets’ 7-4 loss to the Penguins. The NHL followed up Thursday by suspending Sestito […]
The Winnipeg Jets started the week in the frying pan, jumped into the fire and are now in the midst of a four-alarm inferno. After losing to the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday and the team they beat in last year’s final, the San Jose Sharks, on Monday, the Jets’ playoff aspirations […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tom Sestito was suspended for four games without pay by the NHL on Thursday for boarding Winnipeg Jets defenseman Toby Enstrom.
San Jose Sharks star Joe Thornton hit the 1,000-assist mark on Monday night, getting the helper on Joe Pavelski’s empty-net goal with 26 seconds left in a win over the Winnipeg Jets. “I’ve been able to play with some great scorers,” said Thornton. Joe Thornton is a Hall of Famer.