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  • NHL must eradicate refereeing oversights before playoffs

    Sportsnet "You know there has been an astonishing interpretation of the NHL rule book when the most shocking thing about the Canucks’ 3-2 shootout win Sunday against the Dallas Stars was not Vancouver winger Tim Schaller scoring twice. Or the Canucks winning. Frequently..." March 18

  • Heritage Classic to test allegiances with Flames, Jets in Saskatchewan "The rivalry between the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets will go beyond the ice at the 2019 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic. The game Oct. 26 at Mosaic Stadium here in Saskatchewan's capital will be a battle over allegiances in the Canadian province situated between Calgary, 450..." March 16

  • Jets prove contender status by withstanding blue-line injuries

    Sportsnet "What’s your favorite NHL team? OK, now take away your team’s best two defencemen, the way the Winnipeg Jets have been without injured blue-liners Dustin Byfuglien and Josh Morrissey for the past seven games. How would your team fare? In Toronto, they’re..." March 16

  • Jets Sign Johnny Kovacevic

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Jets have inked one of their prospects as TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie reports (Twitter link) that they’ve signed defenseman Johnny Kovacevic to a two-year, entry-level deal.  Financial terms of the contract have not been disclosed. The 21-year-old was a third-round..." March 16

  • Jets prospect Kristian Vesalainen returning from KHL, assigned to AHL

    Yardbarker "The Winnipeg Jets announced today that Kristian Vesalainen has been reassigned to the Manitoba Moose of the AHL now that his KHL season has come to an end. Vesalainen was loaned to Jokerit earlier this season after failing to catch on as a full-time member of the Jets. Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg..." March 15

  • Patrik Laine’s overall game improving at right time for Jets

    Sportsnet "Patrik Laine had the puck on his blade, cruising down the left edge of the slot like a Jag in the passing lane. Bruins goalie and fellow Finn, Tuukka Rask, shifted over towards the former 44-goal man, stuck at 29 snipes this season and hungry for more. “All the options are right..." March 15

  • Laine evolving overall game in third season for Jets "Patrik Laine was talking Saturday about what he can learn from Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin's evolution into a more complete player when his Winnipeg Jets teammate, Nikolaj Ehlers, called out to him from across the locker room. "Patty," Ehlers said, "Is..." March 11

  • Is the NHL the future of marijuana in pro sports? Why it could be

    ESPN "Player X is in the NHL. After home games, he has a routine. Typically, he'll meet a few teammates at a local restaurant for a late dinner. He likes to order steak after games -- medium rare, with a side salad and mashed potatoes. Then he'll go home. Player X sometimes has a..." March 07

  • NHL GMs propose new rule for players who lose helmet in game

    Sportsnet "NHL players minus their helmets, hair flapping in the breeze as they attempt to rejoin the action, could soon be a thing of the past. The league’s general managers announced Tuesday at their meetings in Florida that a new rule has been drafted that would force skaters to..." March 05

  • Eric Fehr reflects on the year he and his Jets went home to Manitoba

    Sportsnet "Back before his days as a mainstay in Washington, before he became a Stanley Cup champion in Pittsburgh or a reliable depth piece in Minnesota, Eric Fehr was a child prodigy for the Winnipeg Jets. At least, that’s what he told his young classmates at the time. “I..." March 03

  • Jets’ Lowry suspended 2 games for high-sticking Predators’ Forsberg

    Winnipeg Free Press "The Winnipeg Jets will be without shutdown centre Adam Lowry as they kick off an important four-game eastern road trip Sunday night in Columbus. Lowry, 25, has been suspended two games for a reckless high-stick of Nashville’s Filip Forsberg in Friday night’s 5-3 win at..." March 03

  • Lowry to have hearing for actions in Jets game against Predators "Adam Lowry will have a hearing with NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday. The Winnipeg Jets forward is facing discipline for high-sticking/slashing Nashville Predators forward Filip Forsberg on Friday. The incident occurred in the Jets' zone at 14:35 of the third..." March 02

  • Hellebuyck out vs. Predators with flu

    CBS Sports "Hellebuyck won't be in the lineup against Nashville on Friday due to illness, Brian Munz of TSN 1290 Winnipeg reports. Hellebuyck will concede the net to Laurent Brossoit versus the Preds, with Eric Comrie called up from the minors to serve as the backup. " March 01

  • Hayes expects to play up and down lineup with Jets "Kevin Hayes said he is ready for anything with the Winnipeg Jets.  He'd better be.  The 26-year-old center who was traded to the Jets from the New York Rangers for a first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, forward Brendan Lemieux and a conditional fourth-round..." February 27

  • Winnipeg Jets Sign Ken Appleby

    Pro Hockey Rumors "One minor move that slipped through the cracks yesterday was the signing of minor league goaltender Ken Appleby. With the Winnipeg Jets busy making more trades on deadline day than any other team, the club opted not to issue a press release solely of Appleby’s signing, but to..." February 26

  • Jets’ Josh Morrissey out until at least early April

    Sportsnet "Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey will be out until at least early April, according to head coach Paul Maurice. Maurice says Josh Morrissey will be out of the line-up through March. His window..." February 26

  • Jets trade Nic Petan to Maple Leafs for Par Lindholm

    Yardbarker "The Toronto Maple Leafs made one move just before the deadline, acquiring Nic Petan from the Winnipeg Jets. In return, the Jets will receive Swedish forward Par Lindholm. Petan, 23, is another talented offensive player who has failed to get a big opportunity in the NHL. That lack of..." February 25

  • Jets’ Ben Chiarot Receives Max Fine For Cross-Checking

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Even the NHL Department of Player Safety was busy on deadline day. Player Safety has announced that Winnipeg Jets defenseman Ben Chiarot has been issued a maximum fine for cross-checking Arizona Coyotes forward Nick Cousins in Sunday’s game. Per the CBA, Chiarot has..." February 25

  • Jets acquire Hendricks, Beaulieu, Kiselevich

    TSN "The Winnipeg Jets stayed busy after acquiring Kevin Hayes from the New York Rangers.  According to TSN's Gord Miller, the Jets have acquired forward Matt Hendricks from the Minnesota Wild. Hendricks returns to Winnipeg after spending last season with the..." February 25

  • Sabres trade Nathan Beaulieu to Winnipeg for sixth-round pick

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Sabres loosened some of their logjam on defense just as the NHL trade deadline hit Monday afternoon, sending Nathan Beaulieu to the Winnipeg Jets for a sixth-round pick. The deal was cleared by the league and announced about 3:40 p.m. Beaulieu, 26, was scheduled to be in..." February 25

  • Winnipeg Jets Trade For Alex Broadhurst

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The two busiest teams at this deadline just had to squeeze in one last deal. TSN’s Darren Dreger reports that the Winnipeg Jets have acquired forward Alex Broadhurst from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for future considerations. This is the sixth trade of the day for Winnipeg...." February 25

  • NHL Trade Deadline: Winnipeg Jets acquire Kevin Hayes from New York Rangers

    Sportsnet "The New York Rangers have traded forward Kevin Hayes to the Winnipeg Jets. In return, the Rangers receive 22-year-old forward Brendan Lemieux and a 2019 first-round draft pick. If the Jets go on to win the Stanley Cup, the Rangers will receive an..." February 25

  • Jets’ Tanev leaves game after taking puck to head, returns to finish game

    Pro Hockey Talk "Anyone who watches the Winnipeg Jets on a regular basis will know of the punishment Brandon Tanev takes. Some of it is self-inflicted — he skates fast and sometimes hits the boards harder than he hits opponents. But most of the time it’s because he puts..." February 25

  • Jets, Flames, Sharks interested in Flyers’ Wayne Simmonds

    Sportsnet "As the weeks leading up to the NHL’s Feb. 25 trade deadline have turned to days, contenders looking to supplement their lineup’s skill with some sandpaper and grit have turned their attention to Philadelphia Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds. With five seasons either above or..." February 24

  • Kevin Hayes could be affordable target for Jets, Predators

    Sportsnet "With the Ottawa Senators having already dealt forwards Ryan Dzingel and Matt Duchene, former teammate Mark Stone remains one of the top targets on the NHL trade market ahead of Monday’s deadline. However, New York Rangers centre Kevin Hayes might entice the likes of the Winnipeg..." February 24

  • Dustin Byfuglien out with a lower-body injury

    Arctic Ice Hockey "Dustin Byfuglien is injured again and there is no timetable for his return. He is considered week-to-week. Bad news on February 19

  • Potential trade between Senators, Jets gaining traction "A meeting between Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion and Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff on Sunday further fueled speculation about the Jets' interest in Senators forwards Matt Duchene, Mark Stone and Ryan Dzingel, each of whom can become an unrestricted free agent on July..." February 18

  • Jets interested in Senators' Duchene, Stone, Dzingel

    The Score "The Winnipeg Jets appear to be turning to the Ottawa Senators for a Stanley Cup push. The Jets are interested in Senators forwards Matt Duchene, Mark Stone, and Ryan Dzingel, according to Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun. Winnipeg will turn to Dzingel as a contingency plan..." February 18

  • Byfuglien out vs. Sens with LBI

    TSN "Winnnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien will not play in Saturday's contest with the Winnipeg Jets because of a lower-body injury, head coach Paul Maurice confirms. In 37 games so far this season, Byfuglien has four goals and 26 assists. He missed 15 games earlier this season..." February 16

  • Golden Knights, Jets showing interest in Stone

    Ottawa Sun "As if there wasn’t enough talk about the Ottawa Senators making a deal with the Winnipeg Jets, the discussions hit another level Friday. As the Ottawa Senators prepare to face the Jets on Saturday night at Bell MTS Place, there is no shortage of speculation surrounding the..." February 16

  • The NHL trade deadline could use a little drama

    New York Post "Every time someone wants to talk about the NBA, I have the same response. “I don’t really watch the games until about the conference finals, but I closely follow the league. I love the drama.” Conversely, when discussing the NHL, it’s the exact..." February 15

  • The Winnipeg Jets SHOULD call up Tucker Poolman

    Arctic Ice Hockey "With news breaking today that Joe Morrow will miss the next 2-3 weeks with a lower-body injury, the Winnipeg Jets will need to call up a seventh defender as insurance before they head out on the road for a three game road-trip that starts on February 20th. Tucker..." February 15

  • Jets' Ehlers out at least another 1-2 weeks

    TSN "Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice said Wednesday it will be at least another week or two before Nikolaj Ehlers returns to the lineup. On Monday Maurice said there was a chance Ehlers could return this weekend, but wouldn't call the latest news a setback for the forward. Ehlers..." February 13

  • Report: Acquiring impact winger Jets' top priorty

    TSN "A lot of people believe that if the Winnipeg Jets go after anyone it will be a centre, but that might not necessarily be the case. Darren Dreger: We know (Winnipeg Jets GM) Kevin Cheveldayoff wants to add a forward, if there is an improvement, if there’s a better centre..." February 13

  • Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien to return from injury vs. Canadiens

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets will get a big boost to their lineup when they take on the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday. Dustin Byfuglien, who has been out with a lower-body injury since the end of December, will return to the blue line for Winnipeg. February 06

  • Winnipeg Jets’ First-Round Pick “In Play”

    Pro Hockey Rumors "As the trade deadline approaches every year, contending teams must take stock of all the assets they have at their disposal. Perhaps there is a struggling prospect who could still be of some value to a rebuilding team, or an excess roster player not being used to his full potential. Usually,..." February 04

  • NHL to mark Black History Month for first time with special initiatives, museum tour

    Sporting News "The NHL and NHLPA this year will celebrate Black History Month for the first time, marking February as part of the league and union's "Hockey Is For Everyone" initiative, they announced Friday. “The players are committed to inclusion in the sport and..." February 01

  • What the 2018 NHL trade deadline shows us about first-round pick values

    Sportsnet "The Jake Muzzin trade got the ball rolling in a couple of respects. First, it opened the trade market with a month to go until the deadline and, second, it gave us an idea of what a first-round pick might get you in the lead up to Feb. 25. Trying to pin down exactly what a..." January 31

  • Laine’s cold streak isn’t only warning sign for Jets

    Pro Hockey Talk "Search Patrik Laine‘s name and you’ll see a lot of pessimism lately, and that makes sense. After all, the Finnish winger is ice-cold, to the point that you can slice and dice his numbers in a wide variety of unflattering ways, at least if you make sure to skate past..." January 31

  • Winnipeg Jets reportedly looking for depth forward

    Yardbarker "Though the Winnipeg Jets have been linked to nearly every potential free agent forward including the very best of the best, it might be a smaller move that gets things kicked off for the Western Conference contender. Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press reported yesterday that Jets GM Kevin..." January 30

  • Jets' Dustin Byfuglien: Missing next two games

    CBS Sports "Byfuglien (ankle) did not travel with the team and will miss the next two road games, Brian Munz of TSN 1290 Winnipeg reports. Byfuglien is reportedly nearing his return after missing the last 10 games with his ankle injury. The bruising blueliner has 29 points in 33 games while..." January 27

  • Jets back in on Brassard?

    TSN "The Winnipeg Jets and the Nashville Predators sit tied atop the Central Division with 64 points apiece. Both clubs made big splashes at the trade deadline last season, with Winnipeg bringing in Paul Stastny in exchange for a first-round pick and the Predators acquiring Ryan Hartman for a..." January 27

  • Winnipeg, Nashville May Have “Arms Race” For Rental Players

    Pro Hockey Rumors "In a competitive Central Division, the rivalry between the Winnipeg Jets and the Nashville Predators may head directly into the trade deadline as TSN’s Pierre LeBrun reports that the two teams may go into an “arms race” over acquiring deadline rentals. Not only are both teams..." January 27

  • Preds' Johansen will have hearing for high-sticking Jets' Scheifele

    Yahoo! Sports "Ryan Johansen of the Nashville Predators will have a chat with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday after he high-sticked Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele during a 5-1 defeat. As the two forwards were battling in the corner late in the first period, they separated and..." January 18

  • Cameron Schilling Called Up By Jets

    Arctic Ice Hockey "The Winnipeg Jets announced this morning that they have called up defenceman Cameron Schilling from the Manitoba Moose of the AHL, ahead of their two game road trip. The move would indicate that Ben Chiarot will not be able to participate for at least the..." January 16

  • Jets' Little: Vegas matchup has been 'circled on our calendars'

    The Score "The Winnipeg Jets will play their 46th game of the season Tuesday night, and despite the fact that they can now essentially cruise to the playoffs, this meeting is no run-of-the-mill affair. The Jets will take on the Vegas Golden Knights, who beat them in five games in last year's..." January 15