Jets Rumors & News

  • Gardiner's OT goal lifts Maple Leafs past Jets

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- With both teams seemingly reluctant to finish off a back-and-forth game, Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner grabbed the issue and put an emphatic end to it Tuesday night with his ninth goal of the season at 2:29 of overtime. Gardiner's goal on a 2-on-1 with William..." February 21

  • Jets’ Wheeler on Trouba suspension: ‘It raises a lot of questions’

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets are angry and confused. The club takes issue with Jacob Trouba’s suspension, especially in light of a similar hit laid on their captain, Blake Wheeler, by Evgeni Malkin just days prior. That one went unpunished by the NHL’s department of player safety. "We feel internally..." February 21

  • Jets' Trouba suspended two games

    TSN "Winnipeg Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone Sunday night. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced the suspension on Monday. In the final period of Ottawa's 3-2 loss to Winnipeg, Stone..." February 20

  • Laine, Kadri, McDavid named NHL's 3 stars of week "Winnipeg Jets right wing Patrik Laine, Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri and Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Feb. 19. FIRST STAR - PATRIK LAINE, RW, WINNIPEG JETS Laine led the NHL with five goals and eight points in..." February 20

  • Jacob Trouba scheduled for hearing after hit on Mark Stone

    Ottawa Citizen "Jacob Trouba could get the book thrown at him by the NHL. The NHL’s department of player safety confirmed that the Winnipeg Jets defenceman has a hearing Monday afternoon for his check to the head of Senators winger Mark Stone in Ottawa’s 3-2 loss Sunday at the Canadian Tire Centre. Stone..." February 20

  • Jets hold off Senators

    The Sports Xchange "OTTAWA -- After such a good start, the Winnipeg Jets had to wait until after the final buzzer sounded for confirmation of their second win this weekend. Finally, video review on a scramble around goalie Connor Hellebuyck's net proved inconclusive and the Jets left Canadian Tire Centre with a..." February 19

  • Perreault lifts Jets past Canadiens

    The Sports Xchange "MONTREAL -- The Winnipeg Jets have their eyes on a playoff spot and put together another strong effort to inch just a tad closer to their goal. Mathieu Perreault scored early in the third period to lift the Jets to a 3-1 win against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday afternoon at the Bell..." February 18

  • Jets' Enstrom sidelined 2-3 weeks with lower-body injury

    Fanrag Sports "The Winnipeg Jets have received a goal and 14 points in 55 regular season games this year from defenseman Tobias Enstrom. Now, though, they’ll be without him for the next little while. It was confirmed on Thursday afternoon, via head coach Paul Maurice, that Enstrom – who has logged a..." February 16

  • Penguins' Crosby caps milestone game with OT winner vs. Jets

    The Sports Xchange "PITTSBURGH -- Having spent parts of nine seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sidney Crosby's left wing, Chris Kunitz has been involved in quite a bit of his superstar center's offensive exploits. "He makes it look so easy for the rest of us," Kunitz noted after his team claimed a 4-3..." February 16

  • Laine's hat trick powers Jets to 5-2 win over Stars

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The love affair between Patrik Laine and fans of the Winnipeg Jets reached new heights Tuesday night as the Finnish sniper potted his third hat trick of the season in leading his team to a much-needed 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars. The 18-year-old notched the winner..." February 15

  • Is Jets forward Bryan Little having a great season or a lucky one?

    Sportsnet "With consistent goaltending struggles submarining them, the Winnipeg Jets have looked like less than the sum of their parts this season, on the outside of the playoff picture looking in without games in hand. One area of positivity, though, has been their forward group. The top line of Patrick..." February 15

  • Jets assign defenceman Julian Melchiori to Moose

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets have assigned defenceman Julian Melchiori to the AHL’s Manitoba Moose. Melchiori has appeared in four games with the Jets this season, and 31 for the Moose where he has two goals and four assists." February 11

  • Drouin, Bishop help Lightning keep Jets down

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Jonathan Drouin added another highlight-reel play to his growing collection -- and helped spark his teammates to an impressive 4-1 victory over the free-falling Winnipeg Jets. The Tampa Bay winger showed off the speed and skill that makes him one of the league's most..." February 11

  • Blackhawks stop slide against Jets

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Brent Seabrook has been an elite defenseman in the NHL for more than a decade but it was his goaltending skills that were front and center as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 Friday night at the MTS Centre. With the visitors (34-17-5) clinging to a..." February 10

  • Jets hope Pavelec, who’s started eight of last nine, will only miss a week

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ondrej Pavelec‘s been a busy man since getting recalled from the AHL, but he’ll be sidelined for at least the next week. Pavelec, who exited Tuesday’s loss to Minnesota with a lower-body injury, is likely to be out for seven days with the ailment — and the Jets are hopeful it’ll only be those..." February 09

  • Tyler Myers Undergoes Surgery; Out At Least 6-8 Weeks

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Tyler Myers, who has already missed the last 39 games, will be out at least another 6 – 8 weeks after undergoing surgery yesterday, Winnipeg head coach Paul Maurice revealed. The news was announced via the team’s official Twitter account. At best, Myers will be back around the third week of..." February 07

  • Pominville, Niederreiter help Wild defeat Jets

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The Winnipeg Jets dominated the Minnesota Wild in virtually every offensive category Tuesday night but the visitors eclipsed their hosts where it really mattered -- goals scored -- in posting a 4-2 victory at the MTS Centre. The Wild (35-12-5) stormed out to a 3-0 lead..." February 07

  • NHL Players To Rate Ice Conditions

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The NHL is finally doing something to remedy the increased complaints of bad ice surfaces around the league. According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, the NHL and NHLPA are creating a subcommittee to monitor and address poor ice issues. The subcommittee—called the Playing Environment..." February 07

  • NHL trade deadline 2017: Top 10 players who could be on the move

    USA Today "The most talked-about player in the NHL trade market isn’t the most likely to be dealt before the March 1 deadline. Several teams want Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, but piecing together an in-season deal could be too complicated. Some Duchene suitors are playoff teams, and meeting the..." February 07

  • Iginla, Avalanche beat Jets for rare home win

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Jarome Iginla has made no secret of his desire to chase a Stanley Cup this season. With the trading deadline less than a month away, the 39-year-old veteran made a case for a contender to add him for a playoff run in the spring. Iginla had a goal and an assist, Matt Nieto scored..." February 04

  • NHL players called ‘puppets’ in major lawsuit

    Detroit News "Court documents unsealed in Minnesota reveal the NHL calling former players who filed a lawsuit over concussion claims “mere puppets” of a public-relations company when they provided statements to the media about the case, TSN reported Tuesday. In seeking access to correspondence between the..." February 01

  • Scheifele helps Jets to seventh straight win vs. Central

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- There seems to be something about playing games within the Central Division that brings out the best in the Winnipeg Jets. Mark Scheifele scored one goal and assisted on two others, including an empty-netter, to lead the Jets to a 5-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday..." January 31

  • Mathieu Perreault says ‘dirty’ Corey Perry slash broke his finger

    Pro Hockey Talk "Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault isn’t happy with the slash he received from Anaheim Ducks star Corey Perry, and not just because it resulted in a broken finger. Not just because he’ll probably lose the nail (gag) on that finger. No, Perreault believes that the play was dirty, and didn’t..." January 31

  • 2017 All Star Game earns highest overnight rating since 2004

    Fanrag Sports "The NHL All Star Game is a constant source of debate. Some fans love it, others hate it – and yet more think it’s a dying source of entertainment. If the NBC overnight ratings hold any weight, though, it’s possible that the declining interest may not be as true as fans think: According to..." January 30

  • NHL Stars Support Going To Olympics In 2018

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Alexander Ovechkin, Connor McDavid, Jonathan Toews, and Sidney Crosby all agree. The NHL should go to the Pyeongchang Olympics in 2018. Now it’s just up to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and IOC President Rene Fasel to hammer out a deal. Toews told TSN’s Frank Seravalli “quite frankly, to..." January 30

  • Bettman argues that Olympic participation hurts NHL product

    Pro Hockey Talk "Gary Bettman reiterated his criticism of the International Olympic Committee today, as prospects of a deal to send NHLers to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea remain in doubt. In an interview with Sportsnet’s Ron MacLean, the commissioner also said that the NHL owes it to the fans to..." January 30

  • NHL appears unlikely to participate in 2018 Olympics

    Chicago Sun-Times "It’s looking increasingly unlikely that the NHL will participate in the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Commissioner Gary Bettman said the topic was discussed for “about 10 seconds” at the Board of Governors meeting Saturday, and deputy commissioner Bill Daly told reporters, “As of..." January 29

  • NHL All-Star Skills competition breakdown: Who’s competing in each event

    Sportsnet "The NHL has announced the all-star assignments for Saturday’s 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ in Los Angeles. The all-stars from the Atlantic and Metropolitan Divisions will compete against the Pacific and Central Divisions throughout the night for points in the overall..." January 28

  • In support of Mr. 101, who just missed the NHL’s all-time list

    Sportsnet "The 101st greatest NHL player to ever live got shafted Friday night in Los Angeles. Not only did he miss out on an opportunity to swap war stories with Mario Lemieux and Bobby Orr and Red Kelly, mingle with Jaromir Jagr in a black-tie setting, and consume what we can only assume was some epic..." January 28

  • Gretzky, Orr and Lemieux agree that Gordie Howe was the best NHL player ever

    Fox Sports "On Friday night in Los Angeles, Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr and Mario Lemieux sat on a platform just prior to the NHL100 presentation at All-Star Weekend — an event aiming to identify the best 100 players in the league’s 100-year history. While some may try to argue that any one of the three..." January 28

  • NHL brings hockey world together with top 100 players of all-time

    TSN "Jonathan Toews struggled to find the words. His search, moments after being named to the NHL’s list of 100 greatest players, was a genuine aw-shucks moment - not the humble hockey player shtick where he does anything to avoid talking about himself. Toews could not believe he was minted as..." January 28

  • Copp, Little help Jets rally past Blackhawaks

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Playing their fourth game in six nights, the Winnipeg Jets relied on some guile to continue their season-long mastery of the Chicago Blackhawks Andrew Copp and Bryan Little scored 32 seconds apart late in the final frame as the Jets rallied to record their fourth win of the season..." January 27

  • Clarification Please: The NHL's offsides review still a work in progress

    Yardbarker "Welcome to Clarification Please, an ongoing series in which Yardbarker will take a look at rulings that have players, coaches and fans a bit puzzled. Whether it is regarding old "unwritten rules" or a new subsection IV schedule, these are some rules in which we would like to get more..." January 26

  • Special teams success guides Ducks past Jets

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Win the special teams battle, win the game. That was the recipe for success for the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night as they defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 at the MTS Centre, denying the home team its first three-game winning streak of the season in nine tries. The..." January 24

  • Marleau, Sharks slip past Jets

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Patrick Marleau keeps finding the back of the net. And his San Jose Sharks keep finding ways to win. One night after scoring four goals in the third period to lead his team to victory, Marleau came through with some late-game heroics once again. The veteran center..." January 24

  • Jets’ Patrik Laine cleared for full-contact practice

    Sportsnet "Patrik Laine took another step toward returning to action on Sunday. Laine participated in his first full-contact practice with the Winnipeg Jets since being diagnosed with a concussion on Jan. 7. He had resumed skating with the team on Wednesday but Sunday’s practice was his first without the..." January 22

  • For Wayne Gretzky, history is hockey's cornerstone "Wayne Gretzky is keenly aware there will be considerable debate Friday, and presumably for much longer, when the League unveils the rest of the 100 Greatest NHL Players. Given that pitched arguments break out whenever people compare hockey dynasties and eras, it is also a given that emotions..." January 22

  • Strange omissions reveal NHL’s real motive for Greatest 100 list

    New York Post "It is a marketing function, not that there’s anything wrong with that, but you should bear that in mind when the NHL unveils the post-Original Six Era portion of its Greatest 100 Players on Friday night in Los Angeles as part of the league’s All-Star weekend. And as such, I would expect current..." January 22

  • Pavelec, Jets stymie Blues

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- It looks like this up-and-coming Ondrej Pavelec kid is the answer to the Winnipeg Jets goaltending problems as the team's new (and old) starter stopped 34 shots on Saturday afternoon to beat the St. Louis Blues 5-3 for his second consecutive win. While not quite putting..." January 21

  • Some NHL stars are packing less punch this season; why?

    USA Today "Jamie Benn, a scoring champion in 2014-15 and 41-goal scorer last season, has 11 goals in 43 games this season. Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, averaging 28 goals per season in his career, has seven this season. Future Hall of Famer Joe Thornton has scored only three goals and each..." January 21

  • NHL announces details of the 2017 All-Star Skills Competition

    Sportsnet "The NHL All-Star skills competition is coming up in Los Angeles on Jan. 28 at 7:00 p.m. ET and on Thursday, the league announced details of the event. The following events will be part of this year’s skills competition: · Gatorade NHL Skills Challenge Relay™ · Honda NHL Four Line..." January 19

  • Jets’ Patrik Laine skates for first time since concussion

    Sportsnet "Winnipeg Jets rookie Patrik Laine skated for the first time since suffering a concussion, according to head coach Paul Maurice. While this is good news for the Jets, there is still no timetable for his return." January 18

  • Pavelec, Jets trip up Coyotes

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Ondrej Pavelec returned from AHL purgatory to help the Winnipeg Jets halt a four-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night at the MTS Centre. The 29-year-old Czech stopped 30 shots -- more than one of the spectacular variety -- to..." January 18

  • A statistical look at the 2016-17 Selke candidates

    Fanrag Sports "Halfway through the NHL season, it’s pretty obvious who some of the awards favorites are. Unless Auston Matthews falls off the face of the earth, he’s likely to be taking home the Calder Trophy in June. The same can be said of Brent Burns and the Norris Trophy, as he’s on pace to top Erik..." January 18

  • Jets recall Ondrej Pavelec

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets have recalled goaltender Ondrej Pavelec as they continue to search for an answer in the crease. Winnipeg lost their fourth straight game on Monday night, 5-2 to the San Jose Sharks." January 17

  • Patrik Laine named Finland’s 2016 hockey player of the year

    Sportsnet "Winnipeg Jets rookie sensation Patrik Laine has been named Finland’s 2016 hockey player of the year. In 2016, Laine scored the most goals at the World Junior Championship en route to a gold medal, won a silver medal at the Ice Hockey World Championships, won the Liiga championship with Tappara..." January 17

  • Jones, Sharks jolt Jets to end two-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Martin Jones made 26 saves for his 22nd victory of the season, and the San Jose Sharks rolled to a 5-2 victory against the Winnipeg Jets at SAP Center on Monday afternoon. Joel Ward, rookie Timo Meier, Brent Burns, Chris Tierney and Joe Thornton scored for the Sharks..." January 16

  • Kings slip past Jets on Carter's OT goal

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- If not for the Los Angeles Kings' uncanny overtime success, who knows where their season would be. For the ninth time in 10 games, the Kings took advantage of 3-on-3 play to gain an extra point in the standings. Jeff Carter scored the game-winning overtime goal, and Anze..." January 15

  • Jets head coach Paul Maurice ‘not in trouble’ in Winnipeg

    Sportsnet "It appears as though Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice is not at risk of losing his job after a disappointing first half to the season, as per Sportsnet insider Elliotte Friedman on the Saturday Headlines segment. “There’s been a lot of talk [about] Maurice with the heavy week they’ve had,”..." January 15

  • Perlini scores twice as Coyotes defeat Jets

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Coyotes coach Dave Tippett was joking Thursday about the scoring streak that rookie left winger Brendan Perlini was on after Perlini netted a hat trick in a one-game re-assignment to Tucson of the American Hockey League during Arizona's bye week. "He just wandered down,..." January 14

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