Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets beat Islanders to kick off road swing

    Winnipeg Sun "The Winnipeg Jets looked like they had travel legs in the first period and had to deal with a hard-charging New York Islanders team chock full of talent. It could have been ugly, especially after the Islanders’ Brock Nelson scored just 1:16 into the game against a Jets team that had not come..." October 29

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    Brian Munz @jetsvoice1290

    Head Coach Paul Maurice confirms Zach Bogosian will not play tonight due to upper body injury. #NHLJets #TSN @TSN1290Radio

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    Sara Orlesky @saraorlesky

    The plan is for Patrice Cormier and Evander Kane to both go on the #NHLJets upcoming four game road trip

  • Postma opening some eyes with blue-line play

    Winnipeg Free Press "SEVEN games, seven times on Paul Maurice's lineup card. Has Winnipeg Jets defenceman Paul Postma arrived as a full-time NHL player? The coach certainly sounds like he's leaning that way based on comments after Saturday's practice at the MTS Iceplex. "We're going back to a guy who missed..." October 26

  • Drouin scores first career goal in Bolts win over Winnipeg

    Tampa Tribune "Amidst some of the ugliness and disarray on display Friday was beauty and grace. In a game with little flow due to parades toward the penalty box, some chippy play and the loss of two more Lightning players to injury, Tampa Bay rookie Jonathan Drouin stamped his arrival to the NHL with his..." October 25

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    As expected, Ondrej Pavelec leaves the ice first and will get the call for #NHLJets vs #TBLightning

  • Jets F Kane expected to begin skating this weekend

    TSN.ca "Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane is expected to begin skating on his own this weekend as recovers from a lower-body injury. Jets head coach Paul Maurice said Thursday Kane is progressing well but has not skated since suffering the injury. The 23-year-old collided knee-on-knee with teammate..." October 24

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    #NHLJets HC Paul Maurice says Evander Kane (knee) is progressing nicely and should start skating on his own sometime this week. Return TBA

  • Jets snap losing skid with 3-1 win over Hurricanes

    Winnipeg Sun "It’s amazing what a greasy goal can do to the collective psyche of a hockey club that has been under siege and having trouble denting the twine. After getting blown out to the tune of 13-2 during the past four games and blanked twice, the Winnipeg Jets got a lunch-bucket goal from their captain..." October 22

  • Jets’ Maurice apologizes for using the F-bomb at a reporter

    Pro Hockey Talk "Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice had some choice words for a reporter on Monday. With the Jets having lost four games in a row, Maurice was asked about accountability in the dressing room. His response, well, at the very least he’ll have to drop a quarter in the swear jar. “It’s not the..." October 21

  • Lowry man in middle

    Winnipeg Free Press "The changes to the Winnipeg Jets' forward combinations were not surprising on Saturday. The extent to which head coach Paul Maurice was selling the key change -- moving rookie Adam Lowry to centre -- was fairly bold. Certainly, Maurice is looking to spark a team that has been offensively..." October 19

  • Wakey-wakey, sleeping Jets

    Winnipeg Free Press "The big boys better wake up and they better wake up quick. Bryan Little is the only Winnipeg Jets player to score in the club's last three games, and predictably, those outings have all ended as losses. Blake Wheeler, Dustin Byfuglien, Andrew Ladd, Mark Schiefele, Toby Enstrom, Zach..." October 18

  • Predators shut out Jets

    Tennessean "James Neal's first goal as a Predator came at a key moment during Friday's 2-0 victory over Winnipeg. His score with 12:29 remaining in the third period gave Nashville insurance as the Jets were pressing for a tying goal in their home opener at MTS Centre. Filip Forsberg assisted on the..." October 18

  • Los Angeles Kings beat Winnipeg for first victory of season

    L.A. Daily News "Jeff Carter scored a goal and added an assist during the Kings’ 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday at Staples Center, their first after opening their Stanley Cup championship defense with a couple of lackluster defeats. So did Tanner Pearson. So did Tyler Toffoli. You can call..." October 13

  • Sharks win ugly, make history in 3-0 shutout over Jets

    CSN Bay Area "The Sharks jumped out to an early lead and recorded their second straight shutout to start the season, blanking the Jets at SAP Center on Saturday night, 3-0. San Jose improved to 2-0, winning its home opener after starting with a victory in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Alex Stalock made 30 saves..." October 12

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    #NHLJets HC Paul Maurice said Evander Kane is out with lower-body injury and he will be re-evaluated in two weeks. Felt news was positive

  • Dustin Byfuglien moves back up into Jets top-six forwards with injury to Kane

    Winnipeg Sun "It certainly didn’t take Dustin Byfuglien long to work his way back into the top-six forward mix. After Evander Kane suffered a knee injury early in the first period of Thursday’s 6-2 triumph over the Phoenix Coyotes, there was Byfuglien taking the majority of minutes alongside Mark Scheifele..." October 11

  • Bogo off to promising start at plus-three

    Winnipeg Free Press "With a lot of eyes fixed on Zach Bogosian's newest attempt to take his career to a better level, the 24-year-old defenceman launched the season with a positive step. In a 6-2 victory over the Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz., Bogosian recorded two assists, was plus-three and was on top of his game..." October 11

  • Jets win season opener 6-2 against Coyotes

    Winnipeg Free Press "After a six-month hiatus, tonight marks the resumption of meaningful games for the Winnipeg Jets. They begin their fourth NHL season in Winnipeg on the road, starting at Gila River Arena against the Arizona Coyotes. The Jets were 37-35-10 and missed the playoffs by seven points last season...." October 10

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    #NHLJets HC Paul Maurice still doesn't have a definitive word on extent of Evander Kane (knee) but "wouldn't list him as day-to-day."

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    No official word yet from WPG on Evander Kane's apparent knee injury but there is considerable concern on degree of severity.

  • NHL's fighters finding themselves unemployed

    USA Today "Unemployed NHL tough guy Krys Barch fondly recalls a few seasons ago when he was considered essential to the Dallas Stars, especially against a fighting team like the Boston Bruins. "We had Sean Avery and we had a bunch of line brawls," he said. "I've probably fought Shawn Thornton 10 or 12..." October 09

  • Top 10 NHL breakout candidates for the 2014-15 season

    Sports-Kings "Every year, there’s a crop of new faces that make their mark on the NHL landscape. In the upcoming season, these 10 players should breakout and put their name on the hockey map. Honorable mentions: LW Sam Bennett, Calgary Flames; C Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers; D Jamie Oleksiak, Dallas..." October 08

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    Ryan Rishaug @TSNRyanRishaug

    Budaj on waivers in Winnipeg

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Waivers: KEATON ELLERBY WPG BEN CHIAROT WPG TYLER PITLICK EDM ANTON LANDER EDM KEITH AULIE EDM STEVEN PINIZZOTTO EDM AARON JOHNSON OTT

  • No scheduled hearing for Backlund after Enstrom hit

    Pro Hockey Talk "Calgary forward Mikael Backlund doesn’t have a disciplinary hearing scheduled after hitting Winnipeg’s Tobias Enstrom from behind Saturday night, an NHL spokesman has confirmed. Backlund was only assessed at minor penalty for boarding at 14:51 of the third period. Enstrom left the game..." October 05

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Jets announce trade: Peter Budaj and forward Patrick Holland from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Eric Tangradi.

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    WPG sends Ehlers, Petan and Morrissey back to junior.

  • Big Buff back up to snuff

    Winnipeg Free Press "He proclaimed himself fit and ready to play. But even as Winnipeg Jets forward Dustin Byfuglien made his long-awaited return to the practice ice at the MTS Centre Friday, he also had to concede a lower body injury that caused him to miss most of training camp has meant he hasn't had a chance to..." October 04

  • Jets waive Tangradi

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Winnipeg Jets made their first significant move of the preseason on Friday, placing forward Eric Tangradi on waivers. Tangradi, 25, has appeared in 91 games for the Jets over the last two seasons, scoring four goals and 10 points. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound power forward has never lived up to..." October 03

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    #NHLJets head coach Paul Maurice told reporters Zach Bogosian (lower-body) is day-to-day and he was removed for precautionary reasons

  • Versatile Lowry shines

    Winnipeg Free Press "He walks like a National Hockey Leaguer. Talks like one, too. And with every turn on the ice Adam Lowry is winning over the person that matters most in determining whether he is actually big-league ready. And that would be Paul Maurice. "I liked him," said the Jets coach after Saturday's 4-3..." September 28

  • Dynamic Dane a happy guy

    Winnipeg Free Press "The advice can come from anywhere and everywhere. But for Winnipeg Jets first-round pick Nik Ehlers, the best tip he's received through a few weeks with the club might be the simplest: Soak all this up and live in the moment. Ehlers found out Friday morning he would suit up against the..." September 27

  • Jets coach Paul Maurice wants people to take it slowly with young prospects

    Winnipeg Sun "Pump the brakes. That was basically the message Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice delivered on Wednesday morning before his team played their second of seven pre-season games. Maurice understands why there is so much focus on the prized prospects trying to crack the..." September 25

  • Evander Kane trade to Flyers was almost 'very close' to happening

    Broad Street Hockey "We sort of suspected this over the summer when the rumor winds were blowing and we were all wondering what the Flyers were going to do about adding a scorer to play on the wing, but TSN's Bob McKenzie reported Tuesday night that Ron Hextall was close to pulling a trigger on a trade for Evander..." September 24

  • Jets blue-liner Clitsome says he's recovered from injury

    Winnipeg Free Press "There are a lot of restarts and clean slates going on at Winnipeg Jets' training camp. Among the most dramatic of those is for defenceman Grant Clitsome, whose 2013-14 crashed and burned before Christmas because of a worsening back injury that eventually required surgery in mid-January. The..." September 21

  • Jets starting season with fresh slate, says Ladd

    Winnipeg Free Press "Everyone likes to remind the Winnipeg Jets they haven't been playoff team for seven seasons running. Captain Andrew Ladd said Friday the team is preferring to look at a shorter-term picture and look at it differently. "Every year is a clean slate for everybody," Ladd said. "I think that the..." September 20

  • Jets prospect Josh Morrissey is a seasoned rookie after playing 112 games last season

    Winnipeg Sun "One hundred and twelve — 112! — hockey games in a single season. Most guys couldn’t even watch that many from their La-Z-Boy recliner without their wife leaving. Add ‘em up, though, and that’s exactly how many times Calgary-born blue-liner Josh Morrissey laced up his blades for game action..." September 14

  • The Winnipeg Jets aren't sure how to use their most valuable tool

    TheScore.com "When Dustin Byfuglien was drafted into the NHL, it was as a defenseman. Then Chicago made him a forward, except when they needed an extra D-man. Then the Thrashers/Jets picked him up, and he played D, then forward, then D, then forward. As it stands, he’s heading into next year as a..." September 13

  • Baby Jets done in by 'D'

    Winnipeg Free Press "Nobody wants to throw the baby Jets out with the bathwater but... the future and present had a collision on Friday in that defence was a challenge that held them back. The Winnipeg Jets prospects charged to leads of 3-1 and 4-2 in the second period of Friday's opener of the Canucks Young Stars..." September 13

  • Evander Kane happy to be with Jets

    Pro Hockey Talk "There has been speculation for quite a while about Evander Kane‘s future with the Winnipeg Jets. He’s signed through the 2017-18 campaign, but many have wondered if he’d welcome a trade, especially given some of the statements he’s made on the matter. Back in July he was directly asked if he..." September 07

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    gary lawless @garylawless

    Breaking: #nhljets have signed first round pick Nikolaj Ehlers to a three-year entry level deal. Ehlers was taken 9th overall in 2014 #bn

  • Ladd says 'favourite' result of bad hands

    Winnipeg Free Press "Another summer Twitter tempest has erupted among the most ardent of Jets Nation, this time concerning team captain Andrew Ladd. Ladd said Tuesday he did favourite a tweet by accident, one posted overnight Monday by a Jets fan critical of the off-season the NHL team is having. When the matter..." August 21

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    Igor Eronko @IgorEronko

    Alexander Burmistrov to Prosports.ru: ‘I will almost certainly return to #NHL; next summer will be defining’ #Jets #KHL

  • Home is where the Mark is

    Winnipeg Free Press "The smooth, unmarked, clean-shaven face gave Mark Stuart away on Thursday. It has been a useful summer of recuperation and re-energizing, the rigours and abrasions of opposition glove leather and stick tape and the marks left by flying NHL pucks long-healed. Most of that recovery and..." August 15

  • Here are the NHL's next wave of breakout stars

    Fox Sports "For many young players with one or two years of experience at the NHL level, the 2014-15 season is the time for them to make major strides in their development and become valuable players capable of playing in many different situations. Let's take a look at five players primed for a breakout..." August 12

  • Jets looking for answers to end playoff drought

    NHL.com "The Winnipeg Jets will need to find answers from within if they hope to reach the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2007, when the franchise was based in Atlanta. General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff made few changes, opting to retain all but four players from a team that finished..." August 10

  • Jets Agree to Terms with Julien Brouillette

    NHL.com "The Winnipeg Jets today announced they have agreed to terms with defenceman Julien Brouillette on a one-year, two way contract worth $600,000. Brouillette, 27, played in 10 games with the Washington Capitals last season and recorded two points (1G, 1A). He also appeared in 51 AHL games with the..." August 08

  • Frolik controls his future with one-year deal

    Winnipeg Free Press "The Winnipeg Jets and Michael Frolik agreed to one more season, but really the clock has now begun to tick on whether the player stays in Winnipeg long term or is traded at the deadline next March. Frolik and the Jets had a salary arbitration hearing set for Thursday but avoided that..." August 04

  • Jets sign free-agent Galiardi

    Winnipeg Free Press "The Winnipeg Jets have signed another free-agent forward, inking left-winger T.J. Galiardi. The 26-year-old Calgary native played last season for the hometown Flames, recording four goals and 17 points in 62 games, though he was a healthy scratch numerous times. He was not extended a..." August 02