Blake Wheeler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blake Wheeler set to return, feels '100 per cent'

    TSN "The Winnipeg Jets are expected to have captain Blake Wheeler back in the lineup Thursday as they look to close the gap on the Toronto Maple Leafs for first in the North Division. Wheeler, sidelined since April 5 with a concussion, spent practice on Tuesday and Wednesday on a..." April 22

  • Winnipeg Jets welcome captain Blake Wheeler back to practice "If an NHL player misses six games because of an injury, it's not usually considered that big a deal. But in the case of the Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler, it was noted -- and newsworthy -- when the veteran right-winger was forced to the sidelines for six..." April 20

  • Jets' Blake Wheeler cleared to play, could make return Thursday vs. Maple Leafs

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets could be getting their captain back this week. Blake Wheeler, who has been dealing with a concussion, was fully cleared to play this weekend, but because of changes to the Jets schedule, the team is keeping him on the sidelines for Saturday's matchup..." April 17

  • Blake Wheeler out indefinitely, won't make trip

    TSN "Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler will not make the five-game road trip with the team and is out indefinitely after taking an elbow in Monday's game against the Ottawa Senators. There is no diagnosis as of yet but TSN's Sara Orlesky tweets Winnipeg is going to..." April 07

  • Jets captain Blake Wheeler a game-time decision vs. Leafs

    Sportsnet "Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler will be a game-time decision for Friday's North Division matchup against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Wheeler skated with the team on Friday morning, two days after leaving Wednesday night's game against the Leafs with an..." April 02

  • Blake Wheeler exits vs. Maple Leafs with undisclosed injury

    The Score "Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler suffered an undisclosed injury Wednesday versus the Toronto Maple Leafs, the team announced. Wheeler finished his last shift with 2:25 remaining in the first period and didn't come out for the second frame. " April 01

  • Paul Maurice defends Blake Wheeler: 'He’s got 11 f------ points in 10 games'

    TSN "Paul Maurice is not putting up with any criticism directed at his captain Blake Wheeler. The Winnipeg Jets head coach called out reporters in the media call before the team's optional skate on Wednesday, defending Wheeler from recent criticism that he has been on..." February 03

  • Blake Wheeler took responsibility for Patrik Laine's situation in Winnipeg

    Bardown "Well Jets fans, it’s the end of an era. On Saturday, the Winnipeg Jets dealt 2016 first-round pick Patrik Laine, along with 2015 first-round pick Jack Roslovic to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for the player taken right after Laine in 2016, centre Pierre-Luc Dubois and a..." January 25

  • Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele were major reasons Patrik Laine wanted out of Winnipeg

    Trade Rumors "Former 2nd overall pick Patrik Laine's time in Winnipeg was marked with highs and lows to say the least. Laine is obviously a player loaded with talent, but for whatever reason, seemed disinterested in playing for the Jets, and his trade requests were well-documented. Now that he's..." January 25