This has not been an easy season for Drew Stafford with the Winnipeg Jets. The rumor mill surrounding the Stafford heated up in the days prior to the trade deadline. John Shannon added it appeared ‘inevitable’ he’d be moved the day of.
No one likes the NHL standings. OK, mediocre teams who have played more games than the teams they’re chasing, so it looks like they’re closer to the wild card than they actually are, they like the standings. Which in turn means the NHL likes the standings, because then Winnipeg Jets fans still think they’re in […]
Patrik Laine and the Winnipeg Jets spoiled Claude Julien’s return to Montreal. Laine and Mathieu Perreault each had a goal and an assist, leading the Jets to a 3-1 victory over the Canadiens on Saturday. ”We knew we were going to have everything thrown at us in the first period,” Jets captain Blake Wheeler said.
As the work week drew to a close, the Montreal Canadiens were just getting started on theirs, and everything that was old was new again. A few minutes after all the players and assistant coaches stepped on the ice for the team’s first practice coming out of its bye week, out stepped Claude Julien, wearing […]
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Justin Schultz has been diagnosed with a concussion coach Mike Sullivan announced Friday, creating more depth issues for the team’s blue line. Schultz was slammed hard into the boards by Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien a little over four minutes into the second period of his team’s 4-0 Thursday win. After the […]
Sidney Crosby is the newest member of the NHL’s 1,000-point club. The Pittsburgh Penguins star became the 86th player in league history to reach 1,000 career points when he assisted on Chris Kunitz’s goal 6:28 into the first period on Thursday night against Winnipeg. Crosby’s helper gave him 632 assists to go with 368 goals.
(Updates with Crosby’s game-winning goal) Feb 16 (The Sports Xchange) – Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a milestone 1,000th career NHL point against the visiting Winnipeg Jets and later added the winning goal in Pittsburgh’s 4-3 overtime victory at PPG Paints Arena on Thursday. Crosby’s winner came with 21.1 seconds left in the extra session […]
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby reached 1,000 points on Thursday against the Winnipeg Jets, becoming the 86th player in NHL history to do so. Crosby came into the game needing one point to reach the total and he got it on an assist to Chris Kunitz at the 6:28 mark. The 29-year-old Crosby accomplished the […]
(The Sports Xchange) – Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored his 1,000th career NHL point on Thursday versus the Winnipeg Jets at PPG Paints Arena. Chasing down a loose puck in the left circle of the Jets' zone, Crosby fended off center Bryan Little, spun toward the net and fed a pass to long-time left winger […]
Feb 16 (The Sports Xchange) – Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored his 1,000th career NHL point on Thursday versus the Winnipeg Jets at PPG Paints Arena. Chasing down a loose puck in the left circle of the Jets' zone, Crosby fended off center Bryan Little, spun toward the net and fed a pass to long-time […]
Patrik Laine likes to score in bunches, especially against the Dallas Stars. Laine got his third hat trick of the season, including the go-ahead goal late in the third period, to lift the Winnipeg Jets over the Stars 5-2 on Tuesday night. The Finnish rookie has 26 goals, including two in the third period while […]
There won’t be any chocolate hearts, long-stemmed roses or frilly lingerie exchanged on the ice Tuesday night at the MTS Centre. If the Winnipeg Jets or Dallas Stars have any designs on making the playoffs, they’re going to have to stomp over each other to get there. The Jets (25-29-4) are tied with the Stars […]