Blake Wheeler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jets' Blake Wheeler rips ice conditions at Panthers' BB&T Center

    Sporting News "Jets forward Blake Wheeler was blunt when he spoke about the ice conditions at Florida's BB&T Center. Following the Winnipeg's 6-4 loss to the Panthers on Thursday, Wheeler wasn't in the best mood and gave an honest assessment of the oft-criticized playing surface, on which he'd just skated..." December 09

  • Wheeler says he supports anthem protests

    TSN "Winnipeg Jets American forward Blake Wheeler said Monday that he would support a national anthem protest from a teammate. "Some of the language, you know, that (Trump) used about NFL players, I think that was kind of the last straw for a lot of guys," Wheeler said after Monday morning's skate...." September 25

  • Jets’ Wheeler chimes in on Trump’s tweets

    TSN "U.S. President Donald Trump came under criticism from many pro athletes and teams on Twitter Saturday and Winnipeg Jets’ captain Blake Wheeler was the first NHL player to chime in. “It’s the First Amendment to our Constitution. The First one!!” the American-born Wheeler tweeted. “Regardless of..." September 23

  • Jets' Wheeler: 'We need better goaltending'

    Sportsnet "After allowing the fourth-most goals of any NHL club last season, there’s no denying Winnipeg Jets starter Connor Hellebuyck left more to be desired in 2016-17. Through 56 appearances, the 23-year-old posted a save percentage of .907 while winning just 46 per cent of his tilts. Backup Michael..." August 24