Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets lose yet another d-man, rule Stuart out ’til February

    Pro Hockey Talk "If this keeps up, Winnipeg’s going to run out of defensemen. On Thursday, the club announced that veteran rearguard Mark Stuart would be out of the lineup ’til February with a lower-body injury, making him the fourth defenseman the club has lost for a significant length of time. Jacob Trouba..." December 18

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    Winnipeg Jets @NHLJets

    #NHLJets acquire Jay Harrison from Carolina for a 2015 6th round pick; place Trouba on IR retroactive to Dec 14. >> http://t.co/FZJF3nvcyv

  • Jets thrash Sabres 5-1

    Winnipeg Sun "It's a well-worn cliche in hockey circles, that when someone is lost to injury, the rallying cry will include talk about providing opportunity for others to leave their mark. Well, on a day the Winnipeg Jets found out they would be without another one of their top blue-liners for an extended..." December 17

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    Winnipeg Jets @NHLJets

    Jacob Trouba is out until February with an upper body injury according to Head Coach Paul Maurice.

  • Hutchinson deserves more

    Winnipeg Free Press "If winning games is the metric by which the Winnipeg Jets judge themselves and are to be judged from the outside, it is time for Michael Hutchinson to be in goal more often. If Hutchinson plays and wins tonight, he should get the net in the next game Tuesday. He's earned it. This isn't about..." December 14

  • Former Jets bench boss Noel dishes on coaching Evander Kane

    Pro Hockey Talk "Former Winnipeg Jets bench boss Claude Noel is now coaching the Western Hockey League’s Vancouver Giants, the same team current Jets forward Evander Kane played his junior hockey for. The topic of what it was like for Noel to coach Kane in Winnipeg was brought up on TSN Radio in Vancouver on..." December 14

  • Avs win a beauty as they rally past Winnipeg Jets in overtime

    Denver Post "There's no better illustration of the Avalanche's internal battle between the handsome and the hideous than two second-period goals Thursday night, scored 2½ minutes apart. The first belonged to Winnipeg. Seven players gathered around Colorado's crease as if it were a burn barrel when Jets..." December 12

  • Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff may need to make trade when all defencemen are healthy

    Winnipeg Sun "It’s been interesting to watch Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff these first four seasons on the job. Check that. It’s actually been a bit of a snoozefest. The man in charge of pulling the strings and divvying up the doe on the Jets roster hasn’t exactly established himself as the Monty..." December 12

  • Jets' Lowry busts loose in win over Stars

    Winnipeg Free Press "With Dustin Byfuglien moving from forward to defence in the past week and Evander Kane taking a seat in the press box Tuesday night as he began to serve a two-game suspension, the Winnipeg Jets needed someone other than the usual suspects to step up with some offensive production. Well, come on..." December 10

  • Two-game suspension for Jets' Kane

    Winnipeg Sun "Evander Kane will miss the Winnipeg Jets’ next two games for his dangerous hit on Anaheim’s Clayton Stoner, Sunday. The NHL department of player safety handed the suspension down Monday, meaning Kane will miss games in Dallas, Tuesday, and Colorado, Thursday. He’ll also forfeit more than..." December 10

  • Ducks beat Winnipeg Jets in another overtime win, 4-3

    Los Angeles Times "There's never a dull moment around the Ducks, whether they're battling mumps, injuries that have thinned their defense, or a power play that mustered one goal in eight games before clicking twice Sunday and looking like nothing had ever been amiss. The Ducks captured the essence of their season..." December 08

  • NHL will hold Monday hearing with Evander Kane

    Pro Hockey Talk "Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane will have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for his check from behind on Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner. There was no clarification regarding whether it’s in person or over the phone, but one would assume that it would be the latter..." December 08

  • Steady Pavelec sets stage for Winnipeg's late rally, OT win over Oilers

    Winnipeg Free Press "Not that he was complaining, but Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec wanted to make sure the record was clear Wednesday night that Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba was a part of four goals in Winnipeg’s 3-2 overtime win over the Edmonton Oilers at the MTS Centre. So how exactly was Trouba a..." December 04

  • Depleted D: Jets lose Bogosian for 4-6 weeks, Clitsome for two

    Pro Hockey Talk "Winnipeg announced a pair of significant injuries on defense Thursday, announcing that Zach Bogosian will miss the next 4-6 weeks with a lower-body ailment while Grant Clitsome would be sidelined for two weeks. Bogosian, third among all Jets skaters at 22:47 TOI per game, had eight points..." December 04

  • Little, Enstrom still 'day to day': Jets

    Winnipeg Free Press "Jets fans keeping vigil for news about Bryan Little will have to keep waiting a little longer. The Jets scuttled their scheduled 11 a.m. practice on Sunday, so coach Paul Maurice was not available for updates. In an email, a representative for the Jets said that Little and Toby Enstrom were..." December 01

  • Bruins hit road after win in OT over Jets

    Boston Herald "The Bruins don’t come by two points easily these days, and that was certainly true last night. But somehow they were able to overcome their own deficiencies in the offensive zone and extract a 2-1 overtime victory against the Winnipeg Jets at the Garden. Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton..." November 29

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Winnipeg forward Adam Lowry has been suspended 1 game for boarding Buffalo forward Patrick Kaleta.

  • Jets drop dull Sabres

    Winnipeg Sun "Special teams proved to be the difference once again as the Winnipeg Jets made it two-for-two on this three-game road trip against Eastern Conference opponents. Bryan Little scored on the suddenly surging power play and Michael Frolik chipped in a shorthanded marker as the Jets defeated the..." November 27

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Winnipeg forward Adam Lowry will have a hearing today for boarding Buffalo forward Patrick Kaleta.

  • Jets power past Blue Jackets

    Winnipeg Sun "The Winnipeg Jets can finally say so long to that extended power outage. After going zero-for-25 with the man advantage, the Jets scored not one but two power-play goals as they earned a 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night before a crowd of 13,745 at Nationwide..." November 26

  • Blues' Reaves scores winner at 'home'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Willard Reaves was sitting in a private box Sunday at the MTS Centre, wearing the jersey of his son, Blues forward Ryan Reaves. A former running back in the Canadian Football League, Willard turned some heads with his celebration when No. 75 scored for the visitors in the third period. The..." November 24

  • Justin Abdelkader helps Red Wings ground Jets

    Detroit News "For two periods Thursday, the Red Wings didn't look like a team capable of swiping any sort of victory. But, that final 20 minutes, that was a different matter. They looked like a different team, and it was that effort that enabled the Red Wings to grab a 4-3 victory in Winnipeg, banking..." November 21

  • Wild save face with OT win over Jets

    Winnipeg Free Press "Marco Scandella’s point shot at 1:01 of overtime lifted the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets at the Xcel Energy Center on Sunday. The goal helped the Wild avert a near catastrophic collapse, having blown a 3-0 third-period lead. The Jets surely stole a point from this..." November 19

  • Wild coughs up three-goal lead, wins in OT over Jets

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Marco Scandella never did get a definitive diagnosis. The Wild defenseman believed he had the mumps — judging from his swollen face and his utter exhaustion over the past several days — but awoke Sunday feeling renewed. After testing his stamina with a morning skate, Scandella made a surprise..." November 17

  • Predators edge Jets

    Tennessean "The Predators needed a fortunate bounce in a tight defensive game to defeat the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena. Winnipeg blocked Calle Jarnkrok's initial shot, but he quickly gathered the rebound and passed it to Craig Smith for the game-winning goal with 2:02 left in..." November 16

  • Jets right back in win column after downing Hurricanes 3-1

    Winnipeg Sun "It's easy to see that Michael Hutchinson is enjoying the opportunity to rewrite his Hollywood ending. Since being pulled early in the second period of his first start of the season against the defending champion Los Angeles Kings after giving up three goals on 13 shots, Hutchinson has been..." November 14

  • Price posts first shutout of season

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Carey Price made 29 saves for his first shutout of the season, while Lars Eller, Alex Galchenyuk and Tomas Plekanec scored the goals to give the Canadiens a 3-0 victory over the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. The shutout extended the Canadiens’ winning streak to..." November 12

  • Jets down Senators in shootout

    Winnipeg Sun "Mathieu Perreault could be onto something, if only playing with a broken stick didn't usually result in a two-minute minor. Perreault used a broken stick - a cracked shaft, to be precise - to fool Craig Anderson with a change-up on a forehand deke in the sixth round of the shootout to give the..." November 09

  • Malkin, Crosby score in shootout in Penguins victory over the Jets

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "There will, of course, be nights like this. Games when the Penguins' most elite offensive talents can't make it onto the score sheet, when the league's most efficient power play couldn't find the back of the net if it was quarterbacked by a Sherpa. Games when goaltending and penalty-killing..." November 07

  • Jets fire on all cylinders to defeat Predators

    Winnipeg Sun "You wouldn't have blamed Mark Scheifele if the frustration from ringing all those shots off the iron had started to make him question when he might actually finally find the back of the net again. But the Winnipeg Jets sophomore centre simply isn't wired that way and throughout his recent dry..." November 05

  • Jets Hutch shuts the door on the Blackhawks

    Winnipeg Free Press "They left a week ago, a team struggling to score goals and still fighting to hammer home their defensive blueprint. And the Winnipeg Jets squad that touched down back home in the wee hours Monday morning returned being described by a word seldom -- if ever -- used to describe..." November 03

  • Pavelec saves the day for Jets against Rangers

    Winnipeg Sun "Ondrej Pavelec won’t completely silence his critics just because he has strung together a few top-notch performances, but he’s doing everything he can to quiet them down. Often maligned for average numbers, positioning and rebound control and for not stealing enough games for the Winnipeg Jets,..." November 02

  • It’s a miracle! Devils finally victorious in a shootout with win over Jets

    New York Post "Before heading to a shootout, Devils coach Pete DeBoer took some advice from veteran forward Patrik Elias and inserted little used reserve Jacob Josefson into the lineup. It paid off and ended a whole lot of frustration. Josefson scored the lone goal in the shootout and Cory Schneider made..." October 31

  • 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