Jets Rumors & News

  • Kings' special teams dominate vs. Jets

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings haven't acquiesced another postseason away from the rink. They still showed some fire Thursday night against the Winnipeg Jets, scoring three power-play goals and another short-handed in a 5-2 victory at Staples Center. The Kings (35-31-7) couldn't..." March 24

  • Donald Fehr: Players won't concede in Olympic stalemate

    ESPN "The NHL should not be waiting for the players to give up something in return for Olympic participation, National Hockey League Players' Association executive director Donald Fehr told ESPN on Thursday. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said earlier this week that if things stayed status quo,..." March 23

  • Jets get glimpse of future in victory over Flyers

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The Winnipeg Jets, with a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers at the MTS Centre on Tuesday night, picked a fine time to post their second three-game winning streak of the season. Ordinarily such a run would have fans scoreboard-watching but with the Jets' chances..." March 22

  • Bettman: 'Assume' NHL not going to Olympics

    TSN "National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman is advising fans to brace for the 2018 Winter Olympics to take place without NHL players in Pyeongchang. Speaking to Reuters in New York on Tuesday at the Sports Business Summit, Bettman said “people should assume” the NHL is not going to play in..." March 21

  • Jets jump out early, hang on to beat Wild

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- If the Winnipeg Jets made a habit of showing the resiliency required to recover from blowing a four-goal lead and pull off a dramatic win, they would be gearing up for the playoffs. As it is, Sunday afternoon's 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild was more of an isolated..." March 19

  • Lowry takes another step forward

    Winnipeg Sun "Adam Lowry was looking for more and that's exactly what he delivered. After seeing his role reduced and taking a brief pit stop in the American Hockey League last season, the Winnipeg Jets centre rebounded well after his demotion and has built on that in his third NHL campaign. By providing..." March 18

  • Jets shut down Matthias, provide updates on Trouba, Myers, Enstrom

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets have been dealing with plenty of injuries lately, and the club provided an update on Saturday. Of the injured players, it appears Shawn Matthias is dealing with the longest recovery. Jets head coach Paul Maurice told reporters on Saturday that the forward will require surgery..." March 18

  • Little scores 2 in Jets win vs. Isles

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The Winnipeg Jets didn't think an unexpected day off earlier in the week did them any favors Thursday night. The New York Islanders certainly looked as if they would have been happy to take the day off the Jets didn't want. Bryan Little scored twice in the first period to give..." March 16

  • Byfuglien Sees Future Cup Contender in Winnipeg

    Sportsnet "About halfway through pre-season training camp, Paul Maurice sought out the advice of one of the most opinionated people on the Winnipeg Jets staff. In his three seasons with the team, the coach had noticed and even come to rely on this guy’s eye for identifying talent. Sure, he never consulted..." March 15

  • Neal goal in OT lifts Predators past Jets

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Overtime hasn't always been the right time for the Nashville Predators. But it was on Monday night, thanks to a clutch save by Pekka Rinne that set the stage for James Neal to play the hero's role. Neal's wrister from the high slot at 2:11 pushed Nashville to a 5-4..." March 14

  • Jets game vs. Devils postponed due to ‘severe winter weather’

    Sportsnet "Tuesday night’s Winnipeg Jets game against the New Jersey Devils has been postponed due to “severe winter weather” impacting the Newark area, the NHL has announced. The game has been rescheduled to play on March 28. More to come…" March 14

  • Elliott hot in goal as Flames blanks Jets

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The Calgary Flames channelled the ghosts of Tom Lysiak, Willi Plett and Guy Chouinard as they posted their ninth consecutive victory on Saturday night, a 3-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets. Brian Elliott stopped 31 shots to post his second shutout of the season, second in..." March 11

  • Jets’ Trouba: Penguins not losing much in Sestito suspension

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets won’t be forgetting about Wednesday’s heated matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins any time soon. In addition to losing the game, they also lost a key member of their defence as Toby Enstrom has been listed as out indefinitely with a concussion thanks to a dangerous hit from..." March 11

  • Jets' Enstrom out indefinitely with concussion

    CBS Sports "Enstrom was diagnosed with a concussion Friday and will be out indefinitely, Sara Orlesky of TSN reports. It initially seemed like Enstrom was suffering facial fractures after taking a shot from Pittsburgh's Tom Sestito, however after further tests it turns out it was a concussion not a..." March 10

  • If Jets want to make the playoffs they need better goaltending

    Sportsnet "Connor Hellebuyck was hours away from giving up five goals on 15 shots when Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice considered the position his young goaltender was in as his team fights for its playoff life. “You’re in a Canadian market and you’re playing goal,” Maurice said ahead of a 7-4..." March 10

  • Penguins rout Jets in grudge match 7-4

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Old time hockey broke out at the MTS Centre on Wednesday evening as the Winnipeg Jets and Pittsburgh Penguins played a game that would make the Hanson Brothers proud with the visitors coming out on top with a 7-4 victory. The tone was set less than four minutes into the..." March 09

  • Laine much more than a one-dimensional sniper

    TSN "The suddenly furious discussion around the Patrik Laine and Auston Matthews Calder Trophy race is a debate worth having, if only because what Laine has provided to his team offensively is remarkable. As it stands today, only two players – Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin and Minnesota’s Jason Zucker..." March 09

  • Colin Campbell ‘nervous’ as unchanged offsides rule looms ahead of playoffs

    Sportsnet "Colin Campbell refers to it as Mike Murphy’s Law. A nod to his right-hand man, yes, but also the NHL’s penchant for finding itself in some kind of rules quagmire at the most important time of year. Consider it a by-product of a game played with a bouncing piece of rubber on ice. "We always..." March 08

  • Boedker, Dell aid Sharks in dumping Jets

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- On a night a grizzled veteran reached a historic milestone, it was an overlooked rookie who stole the show. Aaron Dell, an undrafted 27-year-old backup goalie, made 31 saves as his San Jose Sharks took a big bite out of the Winnipeg Jets' playoff hopes Monday with a 3-2..." March 07

  • NHL Will Not Change Definition Of Off-Side

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Though it was discussed heavily at the GM Meetings this week in Boca Raton, Florida, the NHL will not change the off-side rule according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN. The idea theorized was that the player wouldn’t need to have his skate blade on the ice to be considered on-side, just breaking the..." March 07

  • Winnipeg Jets lose Ondrej Pavelec for season

    Fanrag Sports "The team hasn’t confirmed it yet – but it’s looking like the rocky relationship between the Winnipeg Jets and goaltender Ondrej Pavelec has finally come to an end. It was reported on Monday morning, via Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun, that Pavelec is set to undergo season-ending..." March 06

  • Paul Maurice, Jets put contract extension talks on hold

    Sportsnet "It appears likely the Winnipeg Jets will give head coach Paul Maurice a contract extension, however negotiations are on hold for the time being. According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, this decision has come from Maurice himself so that he can focus his efforts solely on getting his team on..." March 05

  • Jets rout Avalanche 6-1

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The Colorado Avalanche dodged a bullet Saturday night, but still took a serious shot to their waning confidence as they remain in the cellar of the NHL standings. The Avalanche were a mere 15.4 seconds away from being blanked for an 11th time this season, as the Winnipeg Jets..." March 04

  • Hellebuyck, Wheeler fuel Jets past Blues

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- It took 65 games but the Winnipeg Jets finally displayed the 200-foot game that coach Paul Maurice has been preaching all year long with a tenacious 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues. Once captain Blake Wheeler gave the Jets a 1-0 lead at the midway point of the..." March 03

  • Zucker's late goal pushes Wild past Jets

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- It wasn't pretty. In fact, at times it was downright ugly. But the Minnesota Wild just keep doing what they do best -- winning hockey games. Jason Zucker scored with just over two minutes to play as a depleted Minnesota squad escaped with a 6-5 victory over the Winnipeg..." March 01

  • Jets trade Drew Stafford to Bruins in exchange for pick

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets have traded Drew Stafford to the Boston Bruins in exchange for a conditional sixth-round pick." March 01

  • Welcome Drew Stafford to the trade rumor mill

    Pro Hockey Talk "Another name to add to the pile as we gear up for next Wednesday’s trade deadline: Drew Stafford. Stafford, the 31-year-old winger that’s spent the two-and-a-half seasons in Winnipeg, has reportedly been the subject of trade calls, per ESPN. Stafford’s had an injury-plagued campaign,..." February 24

  • Gardiner's OT goal lifts Maple Leafs past Jets

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- With both teams seemingly reluctant to finish off a back-and-forth game, Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner grabbed the issue and put an emphatic end to it Tuesday night with his ninth goal of the season at 2:29 of overtime. Gardiner's goal on a 2-on-1 with William..." February 21

  • Jets’ Wheeler on Trouba suspension: ‘It raises a lot of questions’

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets are angry and confused. The club takes issue with Jacob Trouba’s suspension, especially in light of a similar hit laid on their captain, Blake Wheeler, by Evgeni Malkin just days prior. That one went unpunished by the NHL’s department of player safety. "We feel internally..." February 21

  • Jets' Trouba suspended two games

    TSN "Winnipeg Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone Sunday night. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced the suspension on Monday. In the final period of Ottawa's 3-2 loss to Winnipeg, Stone..." February 20

  • Laine, Kadri, McDavid named NHL's 3 stars of week

    NHL.com "Winnipeg Jets right wing Patrik Laine, Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri and Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Feb. 19. FIRST STAR - PATRIK LAINE, RW, WINNIPEG JETS Laine led the NHL with five goals and eight points in..." February 20

  • Jacob Trouba scheduled for hearing after hit on Mark Stone

    Ottawa Citizen "Jacob Trouba could get the book thrown at him by the NHL. The NHL’s department of player safety confirmed that the Winnipeg Jets defenceman has a hearing Monday afternoon for his check to the head of Senators winger Mark Stone in Ottawa’s 3-2 loss Sunday at the Canadian Tire Centre. Stone..." February 20

  • Jets hold off Senators

    The Sports Xchange "OTTAWA -- After such a good start, the Winnipeg Jets had to wait until after the final buzzer sounded for confirmation of their second win this weekend. Finally, video review on a scramble around goalie Connor Hellebuyck's net proved inconclusive and the Jets left Canadian Tire Centre with a..." February 19

  • Perreault lifts Jets past Canadiens

    The Sports Xchange "MONTREAL -- The Winnipeg Jets have their eyes on a playoff spot and put together another strong effort to inch just a tad closer to their goal. Mathieu Perreault scored early in the third period to lift the Jets to a 3-1 win against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday afternoon at the Bell..." February 18

  • Jets' Enstrom sidelined 2-3 weeks with lower-body injury

    Fanrag Sports "The Winnipeg Jets have received a goal and 14 points in 55 regular season games this year from defenseman Tobias Enstrom. Now, though, they’ll be without him for the next little while. It was confirmed on Thursday afternoon, via head coach Paul Maurice, that Enstrom – who has logged a..." February 16

  • Penguins' Crosby caps milestone game with OT winner vs. Jets

    The Sports Xchange "PITTSBURGH -- Having spent parts of nine seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sidney Crosby's left wing, Chris Kunitz has been involved in quite a bit of his superstar center's offensive exploits. "He makes it look so easy for the rest of us," Kunitz noted after his team claimed a 4-3..." February 16

  • Laine's hat trick powers Jets to 5-2 win over Stars

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The love affair between Patrik Laine and fans of the Winnipeg Jets reached new heights Tuesday night as the Finnish sniper potted his third hat trick of the season in leading his team to a much-needed 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars. The 18-year-old notched the winner..." February 15

  • Is Jets forward Bryan Little having a great season or a lucky one?

    Sportsnet "With consistent goaltending struggles submarining them, the Winnipeg Jets have looked like less than the sum of their parts this season, on the outside of the playoff picture looking in without games in hand. One area of positivity, though, has been their forward group. The top line of Patrick..." February 15

  • Jets assign defenceman Julian Melchiori to Moose

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets have assigned defenceman Julian Melchiori to the AHL’s Manitoba Moose. Melchiori has appeared in four games with the Jets this season, and 31 for the Moose where he has two goals and four assists." February 11

  • Drouin, Bishop help Lightning keep Jets down

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Jonathan Drouin added another highlight-reel play to his growing collection -- and helped spark his teammates to an impressive 4-1 victory over the free-falling Winnipeg Jets. The Tampa Bay winger showed off the speed and skill that makes him one of the league's most..." February 11

  • Blackhawks stop slide against Jets

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Brent Seabrook has been an elite defenseman in the NHL for more than a decade but it was his goaltending skills that were front and center as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 Friday night at the MTS Centre. With the visitors (34-17-5) clinging to a..." February 10

  • Jets hope Pavelec, who’s started eight of last nine, will only miss a week

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ondrej Pavelec‘s been a busy man since getting recalled from the AHL, but he’ll be sidelined for at least the next week. Pavelec, who exited Tuesday’s loss to Minnesota with a lower-body injury, is likely to be out for seven days with the ailment — and the Jets are hopeful it’ll only be those..." February 09

  • Tyler Myers Undergoes Surgery; Out At Least 6-8 Weeks

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Tyler Myers, who has already missed the last 39 games, will be out at least another 6 – 8 weeks after undergoing surgery yesterday, Winnipeg head coach Paul Maurice revealed. The news was announced via the team’s official Twitter account. At best, Myers will be back around the third week of..." February 07

  • Pominville, Niederreiter help Wild defeat Jets

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The Winnipeg Jets dominated the Minnesota Wild in virtually every offensive category Tuesday night but the visitors eclipsed their hosts where it really mattered -- goals scored -- in posting a 4-2 victory at the MTS Centre. The Wild (35-12-5) stormed out to a 3-0 lead..." February 07

  • NHL Players To Rate Ice Conditions

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The NHL is finally doing something to remedy the increased complaints of bad ice surfaces around the league. According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, the NHL and NHLPA are creating a subcommittee to monitor and address poor ice issues. The subcommittee—called the Playing Environment..." February 07

  • NHL trade deadline 2017: Top 10 players who could be on the move

    USA Today "The most talked-about player in the NHL trade market isn’t the most likely to be dealt before the March 1 deadline. Several teams want Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, but piecing together an in-season deal could be too complicated. Some Duchene suitors are playoff teams, and meeting the..." February 07

  • Iginla, Avalanche beat Jets for rare home win

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Jarome Iginla has made no secret of his desire to chase a Stanley Cup this season. With the trading deadline less than a month away, the 39-year-old veteran made a case for a contender to add him for a playoff run in the spring. Iginla had a goal and an assist, Matt Nieto scored..." February 04

  • NHL players called ‘puppets’ in major lawsuit

    Detroit News "Court documents unsealed in Minnesota reveal the NHL calling former players who filed a lawsuit over concussion claims “mere puppets” of a public-relations company when they provided statements to the media about the case, TSN reported Tuesday. In seeking access to correspondence between the..." February 01

  • Scheifele helps Jets to seventh straight win vs. Central

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- There seems to be something about playing games within the Central Division that brings out the best in the Winnipeg Jets. Mark Scheifele scored one goal and assisted on two others, including an empty-netter, to lead the Jets to a 5-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday..." January 31

  • Mathieu Perreault says ‘dirty’ Corey Perry slash broke his finger

    Pro Hockey Talk "Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault isn’t happy with the slash he received from Anaheim Ducks star Corey Perry, and not just because it resulted in a broken finger. Not just because he’ll probably lose the nail (gag) on that finger. No, Perreault believes that the play was dirty, and didn’t..." January 31

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