Jets Rumors & News

  • No word yet from Jets on Byfuglien's condition

    Winnipeg Free Press "It was a disconcerting sight for the Winnipeg Jets and their faithful watching Dustin Byfuglien leave the ice Wednesday night and not return. Byfuglien, the Jets' powerful hybrid defenceman/forward, exited Wednesday’s 3-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators in the second period with an upper-body..." March 05

  • Senators' Hammond finishes off road trip in grand style against Jets

    Ottawa Citizen "Doesn’t everyone love a little Hamburglar on Friday night? That should be on the menu for the Ottawa Senators, when they return home to face the Buffalo Sabres. On Wednesday, the Senators were forced to go with goaltender Andrew Hammond when the announced starter, Craig Anderson, told training..." March 05

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    Winnipeg Jets @NHLJets

    Dustin Byfuglien won't return to tonight's game (upper body injury). #OTTvsWPG

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    Sara Orlesky @saraorlesky

    #NHLJets tweet out that Stempniak will wear #20

    NHL Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NHL Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to deadline day. March 02

  • Jets send Klingberg to Rangers for Stempniak "The Winnipeg Jets added depth at forward by acquiring Lee Stempniak from the New York Rangers in exchange for Carl Klingberg. Stempniak, 32, signed a one-year deal with the Rangers as a free agent this past summer. In 53 games this season, the veteran forward registered nine goals, nine..." March 02

  • Jets won't pressure young prospects

    Winnipeg Free Press "When the Winnipeg Jets needed help on the front lines after serious injuries to Mathieu Perreault and Blake Wheeler, plugging the holes with prospects was just not an option. It's one of the reasons Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff opted to make a deal for pending unrestricted free agent Jiri Tlusty..." March 01

  • Jets activate Wheeler from injured reserve

    Pro Hockey Talk "With a big Sunday game against the Los Angeles Kings coming up, the Winnipeg Jets regain a key reinforcement as Blake Wheeler was activated from IR. The 28-year-old last played on Feb. 21 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. He’s been a big part of Winnipeg’s most dangerous line alongside Andrew..." March 01

  • Jets beat Stars to snap losing streak

    Winnipeg Sun "Baby steps. While it would be inaccurate to suggest the Winnipeg Jets are back to the level they want to be, a 4-2 victory over the Dallas Stars snapped a two-game losing skid and provided a temporary reprieve to what has been ailing them. The Jets had been far too loose defensively of late,..." February 25

  • Jets Acquire Jiri Tlusty From Carolina Hurricanes "The Winnipeg Jets announced they have acquired forward Jiri Tlusty from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a third round draft choice in the 2016 NHL Draft and a conditional sixth round draft choice in the 2015 NHL Draft. The Winnipeg Jets also announced they have placed forward Blake Wheeler..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

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    Darrin Bauming @DarrinBauming

    Blake Wheeler is out tonight and is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. – Paul Maurice #NHLJets

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    Tim Campbell @FPTimCampbell

    Ben Chiarot out six weeks (hand), #NHLJets coach Paul Maurice said today. #bn

  • Ehlers learning versatility

    Winnipeg Sun "Nikolaj Ehlers is learning a new position and ready to lead the Halifax Mooseheads into the QMJHL playoffs. The first-round pick of the Winnipeg Jets in 2014 is enjoying another productive junior season and recently worked his way into the Mooseheads' franchise record book by producing at..." February 21

  • Jets F Mathieu Perreault could miss remainder of regular season "The Winnipeg Jets' crazy few weeks took a turn for the worse Wednesday when it was revealed that talented forward Mathieu Perreault is expected to be out long term. According to head coach Paul Maurice, Perreault suffered a “significant lower-body injury” that could keep him out until the end of..." February 18

  • The Winnipeg Jets Fuel Up, Beat the Edmonton Oilers in the Shootout 5-4

    Arctic Ice Hockey "The year is 1870. The battle lines were drawn when the Government of Canada (Edmonton Oilers) entered the bastion of the West where the inmates run the asylum. Under fearless leader Louis Riel, the Western settlers (Winnipeg Jets) are ready to defend their turf. The battle begins. The West has the..." February 17

  • Costly win: Jets’ Perreault, Stafford banged up last night

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s been a breakthrough season for Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault … at least when his body isn’t breaking down. The Jets managed a 5-4 win against the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, but it came at a cost, as Perreault and newly acquired forward Drew Stafford suffered injuries. Perreault’s..." February 17

  • Predators beat Jets, stay in NHL lead

    Tennessean "Filip Forsberg wrote another chapter in his remarkable rookie season Thursday night while leading the Predators to a 3-1 win over Winnipeg. Forsberg scored the go-ahead goal, a wrister from right of the net, on a power play in the second period before a Bridgestone Arena crowd of 16,135. It..." February 13

  • Myers looking forward to new beginning with Jets "New Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tyler Myers is looking forward to starting the next chapter of his career Thursday against the Nashville Predators. Myers was traded from the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday with forward Drew Stafford, forward prospects Joel Armia and Brendan Lemieux, and a first-round..." February 13

  • Rumblings: Jets not done making moves "Don’t think one of the NHL's biggest blockbuster deals in years is enough for the Winnipeg Jets. A source indicated Thursday that general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff is targeting a top-six forward -- or at least a top-nine guy -- if at all possible before the March 2 deadline. The Jets..." February 12

  • New Sabres F Evander Kane: 'It's nice to feel wanted'

    Sporting News "Evander Kane's tenure in Winnipeg will, for better or worse, be defined by his final week there, a week that started in controversy and ended in a blockbuster. The star winger was dealt to the Sabres as the headliner in a six-player trade Wednesday, generating more buzz around the hockey world..." February 12

  • Jets edge Wild 2-1 in OT

    Winnipeg Sun "Leave it to Dustin Byfuglien to provide another dramatic moment for the Winnipeg Jets. Byfuglien, back in the hybrid role he's not the biggest fan of during the past four games, provided the overtime winner with 59.3 seconds left before the shootout was set to arrive to help the Jets earn a 2-1..." February 11

  • Evander Kane on trade to Buffalo Sabres: 'It's nice to feel wanted' "Evander Kane is no stranger to Twitter, but strangely enough, he found out about his trade to the Buffalo Sabres the old-fashioned way Wednesday. "I've been having some tough nights sleeping with shoulder surgery," Kane told Wednesday over the phone from Winnipeg. "I woke up to a call..." February 11

  • Canucks GM on Kane trade: 'We didn't have the players to match that deal'

    The Score "The Vancouver Canucks were very interested in bringing Evander Kane back to his hometown, but they didn't offer enough to land him. Canucks general manager Jim Benning was heavily involved in negotiations for Kane, who was traded from the Winnipeg Jets to the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday...." February 11

  • Kane, Bogosian dealt to Sabres in eight-player blockbuster deal "The Evander Kane era in Winnipeg has come to an end as part a blockbuster eight-player deal with the Buffalo Sabres. The Jets traded Kane, Zach Bogosian, and unsigned goaltending prospect Jason Kasdorf to the Sabres on Wednesday in exchange for Tyler Myers, Drew Stafford, prospects Brendan..." February 11

  • 6 most underrated players in the NHL

    USA Today "It’s easy to judge a player’s excellence on his All-Star nods or big offensive numbers. There are a lot, however, who do more than the surface stats may indicate. Let’s take a look at some of the most underrated players: Center: Mathieu Perreault, Winnipeg Jets Your pick of Jets forwards..." February 11

  • Why ‘fiercely independent’ Kane must change ways "There are a ton of questions about Evander Kane. None of them involve his game. “He can do everything necessary to be a prototypical modern-day power forward,” said an executive from a potential trade partner. “You name it, he can do it.” “This guy is one hell of a player,” added..." February 11

  • Would Sabres trade for Evander Kane this season? "It's quite possible, if not likely, that Evander Kane has played his final game for the Winnipeg Jets. He is out for the remainder of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery over the weekend and seems to have worn out his welcome with the team following an incident in Vancouver last week that..." February 10

  • Jets continue goalie rotation, start Hutchinson "The Winnipeg Jets has gone full-blown goalie-by-committee and will start Michael Hutchinson in nets Tuesday. Since returning from the all-star break, Hutchinson has four starts and Ondrej Pavelec has started three games." February 10

  • Benning: Canucks ‘would be interested, for sure’ in Evander Kane

    Pro Hockey Talk "Count Vancouver in among the Evander Kane suitors. During intermission of a WHL Vancouver broadcast on TEAM 1410, Canucks GM Jim Benning said that his club would be interested in acquiring Kane, the controversial Jets forward that’s currently sidelined 4-6 months following shoulder..." February 10

  • Jets bury Avalanche to deep-six skid

    Winnipeg Sun "This was precisely the type of response the Winnipeg Jets needed, given the mitigating circumstances. After dropping six consecutive games coming out of the NHL All-Star break and dealing with the type of off-ice drama that threatened to derail a promising season, the Jets found a way to pull..." February 09

  • How much is a flawed asset like Evander Kane worth?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Evander Kane is a flawed asset. For all his talent, which is considerable, after what happened last week, there are major concerns about the 23-year-old’s ability to fit in with teammates. And make no mistake, that’s a big deal in hockey, where a group-first attitude and a willingness to buy in..." February 09

  • Chevy won't give Evander Kane away

    Winnipeg Free Press "If you think Kevin Cheveldayoff is going to trade Evander Kane for less than what the GM thinks his asset is worth you haven’t been paying attention. Cheveldayoff doesn’t trade for the sake of trading. It’s not a sport for him or the source of an adrenaline rush or ego boost. He’s deliberate..." February 09

  • Jets’ Kane underwent shoulder surgery Saturday

    Pro Hockey Talk "Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane had his left shoulder operated on Saturday according to TSN’s Sara Orlesky. Kane is expected to miss 4-6 months recovering from the surgery. It concludes a crazy week surrounding the 23-year-old forward. Kane reportedly had a run-in with teammates on..." February 08

  • Kane’s agent bristles at notion surgery was chosen to stick it to Jets

    Pro Hockey Talk "Craig Oster didn’t want to comment on what exactly happened Tuesday when his client, Evander Kane, was absent for the Winnipeg Jets’ game in Vancouver. But in an interview with Sportsnet’s FAN 590 radio, Oster did bristle at the notion — one that was raised by Free Press reporter Gary Lawless —..." February 07

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    gary lawless @garylawless

    Kane to have shoulder surgery - done for the season #nhljets

  • Kane misses Jets practice to meet with doctors "Evander Kane missed the Winnipeg Jets’ practice to have an injury re-evaluated by team doctors, head coach Paul Maurice told reporters on Thursday. Maurice confirmed that Kane has been playing with an unspecified injury all season, but has not made a decision on whether or not Kane will play..." February 06

  • Mark Stuart is right — we ‘really have no clue’ what happened with Evander Kane

    Pro Hockey Talk "“I know you guys love this stuff. Which is fine. It’s your job. But – and I’m not trying to insult you guys – but you have no idea what goes on in this room. You may hear stories once in a while, but that’s the way it should be — things shouldn’t be getting out. … The day-to-day, and over the last..." February 06

  • Kane skipped game after incident with teammates "Evander Kane failed to show up in time for Winnipeg’s game in Vancouver earlier this week following an incident with Dustin Byfuglien and other teammates, Sportsnet has learned. It was previously believed the Jets had made Kane a scratch for the game in his hometown. Following the 3-2 overtime..." February 06

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    Evander Kane on #NHLJets' injured reserve retroactive to Feb. 2. Means the earliest he can play is Feb. 10 vs. #mnwild

  • Would Evander Kane actually make sense in Philadelphia?

    Broad Street Hockey "It's been a few months since Evander Kane trade rumors popped up, so frankly we were pretty due for this. The Winnipeg Jets forward was a healthy scratch Tuesday night after apparently breaking a team rule by wearing a track suit to a meeting instead of an actual suit. Ink was spilled, feelings..." February 05

  • Report: Evander Kane was benched for dress code violation "Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane was a healthy scratch for their game in Vancouver on Tuesday night for what was said to be a "coach's decision." Given the importance of the game, Kane's status as one of the best players on the team, and the fact the game was being played in his hometown, it..." February 05

  • Canucks down Jets in overtime

    Vancouver Sun "The Vancouver Canucks won a game Tuesday night and it must be said they certainly paid a price for the two points. They have the bruises to prove it. The Canucks withstood a pounding by the Winnipeg Jets but emerged with a 3-2 overtime win in what was a highly entertaining game at Rogers..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

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    Ed Tait @WFPEdTait

    Ladies and gentlemen, start your Evander Kane conspiracy engines ... again. He's scratched in his hometown. Coach's decision. #NHLJets #bn

  • Flames beat Jets, 5-2

    Calgary Sun "With all their comeback victories, the running gag with the Calgary Flames is they wouldn’t know what to do with a lead. Even head coach Bob Hartley was wondering. “I don’t know how we’ll react if we’re ahead after two,” he joked following Monday’s morning skate in preparation of facing the..." February 03

  • Jets need some action from general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff

    Winnipeg Sun "It’s strange how the Winnipeg Jets have gone into their worst tailspin since the first five games of the season right after they iced their healthiest lineup in months. From the looks of things, the team is playing its worst defensive hockey of the season with the top-six defencemen on the ice..." February 03

  • Aggressive Flyers beat Jets for 3rd straight win

    CSN Philly "It’s not hard to find a common theme to the Flyers' current three-game win streak in which they have gotten goal support from nine different players. It’s not just scoring, although that certainly helps. It’s the physicality. The Flyers are initiating. They aren’t reacting. When they play..." January 30

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    Winnipeg Jets @NHLJets

    Coach Maurice announces TJ Galiardi has been placed on waivers. Mark Stuart is activated from IR.

  • Letang produces 5 assists in return as Penguins defeat Jets, 5-3

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Penguins were without two of their stars Tuesday. They have a third, of course. Defenseman Kris Letang carried the load without injured centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, producing a career-high five assists as the Penguins defeated the high-flying Winnipeg Jets, 5-3, and snapped a..." January 28