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  • 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

  • Schedule For Upcoming NHL “Bye Weeks”

    Pro Hockey Rumors "For the third year in a row, the NHL has scheduled a mandated multi-day break for each team in the middle part of the season. Meant to give each team a rest, much like the bye week in the National Football League, this break also includes limits on practice, including several days in..." January 15

  • Should Connor Hellebuyck take a break?

    Arctic Ice Hockey "There is something off with the Winnipeg Jets this year and one of the players who has looked off is Connor Hellebuyck. Thankfully, Laurent Brossoit has been playing excellently this year and the Jets have been able to give Hellebuyck more games off, but is there a reason to..." January 14

  • Predators, Jets keeping an eye on Flyers' Simmonds

    The Score "A pair of Central Division powerhouses, the Nashville Predators and Winnipeg Jets, are both keeping an eye on Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds ahead of the Feb. 25 NHL trade deadline, according to The Athletic's Pierre LeBrun. On Thursday, TSN's Bob McKenzie reported..." January 12

  • Laine on scoring slump: 'Got to stay focused and not lose your s---'

    Winnipeg Free Press "Bryan Little knew the answer well before the question was finished. Then, just as the last words exited the reporter’s mouth, he jumped right in — helmet first. Are the expectations too high for Patrik Laine? "Absolutely. He’s one of those guys that if..." January 10

  • Nikolaj Ehlers Out Four To Six Weeks

    Arctic Ice Hockey "The luck goes from bad to worse for the Winnipeg Jets as Paul Maurice announced today that forward Nikolaj Ehlers was out with an upper-body injury until mid-February. The fact that there is a timeline and not general vagueness can rule out a concussion as the broadcast last night was..." January 05

  • NHL announces coaches for All-Star Game

    NHL.com "The National Hockey League announced today that Jon Cooper of the Tampa Bay Lightning (Atlantic), Paul Maurice of the Winnipeg Jets (Central), Todd Reirden of the Washington Capitals (Metropolitan) and Bill Peters of the Calgary Flames (Pacific) will serve as the head coaches for the 2019 Honda..." January 05

  • Jets acquire Jimmy Oligny from Golden Knights

    Arctic Ice Hockey "Not a blockbuster trade by any means, but earlier this evening the Winnipeg Jets acquired defender Jimmy Oligny from the Vegas Golden Knights for future considerations. The Jets promptly assigned Oligny to the Moose, where he will slot into a defence..." January 04

  • Jets, Flames to play Heritage Classic in Regina next season

    The Score "The Winnipeg Jets and Calgary Flames will participate in the NHL Heritage Classic on Oct. 26 at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan, commissioner Gary Bettman announced during the Winter Classic on Tuesday. Mosaic Stadium is home to the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders and holds..." January 01

  • Winnipeg Jets To Host Heritage Classic In Regina In 2019-20 Season

    Winnipeg Sun "The next NHL outdoor game played on Canadian soil is expected to take place at Regina’s Mosaic Stadium. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is scheduled to make “special 2019-20 event announcements” during the second intermission of Tuesday’s Winter Classic outdoor..." January 01

  • The Winnipeg Jets without Dustin Byfuglien

    Arctic Ice Hockey "Dustin Byfuglien left the game yesterday with some sort of leg injury. The game was stopped unexpectedly and he needed help off the ice and down the tunnel. It looks like he will miss some time, so how will this affect the Winnipeg Jets? The Jets defence is set up a specific..." December 31

  • Who needs a fresh start in 2019?

    Pro Hockey Talk "New Year’s Day is right around the corner, so naturally many of us have already started thinking about our resolutions. Maybe you want to get into better shape, eat better, expand your knowledge on a certain topic, spend less time on your phone, or something totally..." December 31

  • Jets' Hellebuyck says it's open season on goalies

    Winnipeg Sun "The knee to his head was the night before, but the fire in his belly was still burning bright. Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck pulled off his gear after practice, Friday, and then pulled no punches over how he felt about Calgary’s Noah Hanifin running into him in..." December 30

  • Winnipeg’s Dustin Byfuglien Out Until At Least All-Star Break

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice said that Dustin Byfuglien, who was forced to leave Saturday in the third period against the Minnesota Wild with a left leg injury, will be out until at least the all-star break if not longer, according to Winnipeg Sun’s Ted Wyman. Maurice added that..." December 30

  • Byfuglien leaves after contact with Kunin

    TSN "Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien left during the third period of Saturday's loss to the Minnesota Wild and did not return. He had to be helped off the ice after Wild centre Luke Kunin made contact with him along the end boards. Minnesota went on to win the game..." December 29

  • Jets' Dustin Byfuglien fined $2,500 for slashing Flames' Johnny Gaudreau

    Sporting News "The NHL has fined Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien $2,500 for slashing Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau during the teams' game Thursday in Winnipeg, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced Friday. The incident happened at 17:51 of the third period, and Byfuglien was..." December 28

  • Is Jets sniper Patrik Laine becoming a setup man? ‘I hope not’

    Sportsnet "To be the best you gotta beat the best and Winnipeg did just that this past weekend. The Jets rode the Lightning and came out on top, putting an end to Tampa Bay’s eight-game winning streak with a thrilling 5-4 overtime victory that sent the crowd into hysterics. The teams..." December 18

  • Cops say Tommy Hawk attacked at UC; video shows mascot land punches too

    Chicago Sun-Times "Things went from bad to worse for the Blackhawks during their 4-3 overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets. Tommy Hawk was attacked by a fan on the United Center concourse on Friday, authorities say, in a video-recorded encounter that has made waves on social media. Chicago police..." December 16

  • Kristian Vesalainen Declines Invitation To The World Juniors

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Most young players view the opportunity to play at the World Juniors as an exciting one.  However, that doesn’t seem to be the case for Jets prospect Kristian Vesalainen.  Jussi Ahokas, the head coach of Team Finland, acknowledged to Yle Urheilu, a Finnish newspaper, that the..." December 15

  • Flyers' Hagg ejected for hitting Jets' Connor from behind

    The Score "Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Robert Hagg was tossed from Sunday's game against the Winnipeg Jets for his hit on Kyle Connor. Hagg checked the Jets forward into the boards from behind with 48 seconds left in the second period. " December 09

  • Jets' Byfuglien, Kulikov skating

    TSN "Dustin Byfuglien returned to Jets practice on Thursday, one week after being diagnosed with a concussion. Dmitry Kulikov, who has been out since early November, was also on the ice Thursday. Josh Morrissey, Joe Morrow and Andrew Copp were all absent from the skate. Of..." December 06

  • What Nylander’s contract could mean for two big Jets RFAs

    Sportsnet "For those unsettled about Winnipeg’s inability to keep the puck out of their own net, there were plenty of reasons for concern this past week. But when you light the lamp as frequently as the Jets do, sometimes the simplest answer is to outscore your problems. Like many teams..." December 05

  • Jets' Joe Morrow: Moves to IR

    CBS Sports "Morrow (lower body) was shifted to injured reserve Saturday, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports. This move was made after Morrow proved unfit to participate in Saturday's morning skate preceding a road match with the Devils. " December 01

  • Laine named NHL's first star for November

    NHL.com "Winnipeg Jets right wing Patrik Laine, Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon and Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the month of November.   FIRST STAR - PATRIK LAINE, RW, WINNIPEG..." December 01

  • Jets botched it with Byfuglien, says concussion expert

    Winnipeg Sun "Canada’s most renowned concussion expert is sitting in a hotel room in Timmins, Ont., watching a video replay on his cell phone. It’s a clip of Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien crashing into and bouncing off Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jamie Oleksiak on Tuesday in..." November 30

  • Laine hits 100 goals before he can legally drink alcohol in U.S.

    Pro Hockey Talk "After scoring a ridiculous five goals in one game against the Blues on Saturday, Patrik Laine failed to generate a goal versus the Penguins on Tuesday. That slacker. The Winnipeg Jets didn’t have to wait long to find out if Laine would continue what’s been a blistering..." November 29

  • No captain, my captain: Tradition-rich NHL teams are no longer giving players the ‘C’

    Washington Post "Henrik and Daniel Sedin were Vancouver mainstays for 18 years, and while it was Henrik who formally wore the ‘C' on his chest as the team captain for eight seasons, the two shared the privilege and the burden of being the twin faces of the Canucks. In a first season without them,..." November 27

  • Winnipeg Jets recall Mason Appleton

    Arctic Ice Hockey "The Winnipeg Jets have recalled reigning AHL Rookie of the Year Mason Appleton from the Manitoba Moose. He has 18 points, including 8 goals, in 19 games this year. This move indicates that Andrew Copp will be out for a bit and the Jets want to have an extra forward..." November 27

  • Fan wins $1 million thanks to Patrik Laine scoring 5 goals in 1 game

    The Comeback "On Saturday night against the St. Louis Blues, the Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine became the first NHL player since 2011 to score five goals in one game. He’s the first 20-year-old to score five goals in a game since Wayne Gretzky did so (twice) in 1981. It goes without..." November 25

  • Maurice lauds Laine's stellar night: 'I'm surprised it hasn't happened sooner'

    The Score "Patrik Laine's five-goal outburst versus the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night will go down in the annals of NHL history, and the superstar's efforts were not lost on Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice. "To be honest with you, I'm surprised it hasn't happened..." November 25

  • HE’S BACK: Jets reclaim Dano, send forward to Moose

    Winnipeg Sun "Marko Dano is returning to the Winnipeg Jets organization. Roughly five weeks after losing the forward on waivers to the Colorado Avalanche, the Jets reclaimed Dano on Friday and assigned him to the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League. The move was not surprising,..." November 24

  • Jets assign forward Kristian Vesalainen to Jokerit of KHL

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets have assigned forward Kristian Vesalainen to Jokerit of the KHL, the team announced Thursday. The Jets can’t recall Vesalainen back until Jokerit’s season is over. Jokerit acquired Vesalainen’s rights in a trade on Nov...." November 22

  • Jets’ Kyle Connor emerging as an important line driver for Winnipeg

    Sportsnet "Is there a more fitting nickname in the NHL right now than “Hat Trick” Laine? The young scoring machine added another three-goal night to his resume helping the Jets topple the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night. That marks the sixth hat trick of Laine’s short career. Only..." November 21

  • Report: Kristian Vesalainen is going to Europe

    Arctic Ice Hockey "Kristian Vesalainen is going to Europe and there is nothing the Winnipeg Jets can do about it. It is normal for top European prospects to have Europe out-clauses in the entry level contracts and Vesalainen is no different. This means that instead of the Jets loaning Vesalainen to..." November 20

  • Concussion suits against NHL face headwinds

    Detroit News "The legal strategy of the NHL to defeat a class-action suit by players concerned about brain injuries might prove successful, but the issue of legal responsibility for potential long-term effects of brain trauma remains at issue, according to legal experts. In attempting to settle..." November 20

  • The NHL is doing everything it can to avoid another lockout

    New York Post "The Canceler-in-Chief’s collective bargaining history precedes him, so buyer beware, but it is a fact that all precincts are reporting reason for optimism as the NHL and the NHLPA continue a series of preliminary talks aimed at extending the CBA before either party can exercise its..." November 19

  • Jets' Morrissey to have hearing for Oshie takedown

    Winnipeg Sun "Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey will have a phone hearing with the NHL department of player safety to discuss a play involving Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie. During the final minute of play of Wednesday’s game, Morrissey and Oshie were involved in a puck battle..." November 15

  • Jets' Morrissey fined for Oshie hit

    TSN "Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey has been fined $8,467.74, the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement, for unsportsmanlike conduct on T.J. Oshie of the Washington Capitals Wednesday night. He has a disciplinary hearing with the league Thursday..." November 15

  • Dennis Everberg placed on unconditional waivers

    Arctic Ice Hockey "The Winnipeg Jets placed forward Dennis Everberg on unconditional waivers for the purpose of contract termination today. The Jets signed Everberg to a one-year, two-way contract on July 1st, and after spending time with the Jets in the pre-season, was sent down to..." November 13

  • Perreault leaves Jets practice with LBI

    TSN "Forward Mathieu Perrault left Winnipeg Jets practice with a lower-body injury, according to TSN 1290's Brian Munz.  November 13

  • Sami Niku Recalled By Winnipeg Jets

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Winnipeg Jets seem to have an endless supply of good young players coming through the system, and today have recalled another potential NHL talent. Sami Niku, the reigning AHL Defenseman of the Year, is on his way up from the minor leagues. " November 11

  • Jets sign Logan Shaw to one-year, two-way contract

    NHL.com "The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Logan Shaw to a one-year, two-way contract worth an average annual value of $675,000 in the NHL. Shaw, 26, has played seven games for the San Diego Gulls of the AHL this season and has five points (2G, 3A) and..." November 11

  • Scheifele, Morrissey explain what Oates will bring to LA Kings

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mark Scheifele texts back and forth with Adam Oates nearly every day. The two review clips Oates has cut for the Winnipeg Jets forward, and Oates offers some ideas of small adjustments Scheifele can make in practice to help better translate to game nights. As one of several..." November 10

  • It’s time to stop labeling Blake Wheeler as underrated

    Pro Hockey Talk "Shortly after Blake Wheeler exploded for a career-high five-point night on Friday, the labels began to flow from the mouths of those affiliated with the Winnipeg Jets. In a paraphrased sentence of several combined players and a coach, it looked like this: “Blake..." November 10

  • Winnipeg Jets’ Kulikov To Miss At Least A Month

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Winnipeg Jets’ coach Paul Maurice said today that the team will be without defenseman Dmitry Kulikov for at least a month with an upper-body injury, according to Winnipeg Sun’s Ken Wiebe. Kulikov went down Friday after being checked hard by Colorado’s Gabriel..." November 10

  • Winnipeg Jets Brendan Lemieux Suspended Two Games

    Last Word On Hockey "The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that the Winnipeg Jets forward Brendan Lemieux has been suspended two games. This is his first suspension in the NHL. Lemieux is being suspended for two games for an incident with Florida..." November 05

  • NHL goalies making adjustments to new controversial chest protector

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Over the course of a 12-year career as an NHL goalie, Sharks goaltending coach Johan Hedberg said he only changed his chest protector twice.  “The one when I retired, there was nothing left,” Hedberg said in a phone interview with NBC Sports California. “[It..." November 05

  • What is wrong with Blake Wheeler?

    Arctic Ice Hockey "Since the start of the season, something has looked off about Blake Wheeler. He is still racking up the points, but he just does not seem to be himself. Is he injured or is something deeper going on. To properly evaluate Wheeler, I am starting with two seasons ago. This was the..." November 05

  • Jets' Lemieux given match penalty for hit on Trocheck

    The Score "Winnipeg Jets forward Brendan Lemieux was assessed a match penalty during the second period of Friday's contest against the Florida Panthers for his hit on Vincent Trocheck. Afterward, Lemieux dropped the mitts with Panthers defenseman Mackenzie Weegar. " November 03