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Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 NHL Emoji Preview: Winnipeg Jets

Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 NHL Emoji Preview: Winnipeg Jets

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
(The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handicap the winners and losers can sometimes leave us speechless. So we decided to break down all 30 teams with the next best thing to words: Emojis!) Last Season In Emojis Last Season, In Su…
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  • Concussed Swedish player writes heartbreaking retirement letter

    Concussed Swedish player writes heartbreaking retirement letter

    Albin Blomqvist is just 20 years old, but his hockey days are over due to a history of concussions. Blomqvist, who played for Lethbridge in the Western League alongside his brother Axel (a Winnipeg Jets prospect), is now back in Sweden and has penned an…
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  • Alexander Burmistrov says he will “almost certainly” return to …

    Alexander Burmistrov says he will “almost certainly” return to the NHL – but will it be with the Jets?

    Alexander Burmistrov – remember him? – still has one season remaining on his contract with the KHL’s Ak Bars Kazan. Last season, he scored 10 goals and 37 points in 54 games to lead the third-place Eastern Conference club and finish just outside the top…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Winnipeg Jets (and Jets …

    Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Winnipeg Jets (and Jets 1.0 and Thrashers) Edition

    yahoo.com Aug 14
    (Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …
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  • What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?

    What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?

    These truly are the dog days of summer. Players, GMs and coaches get their brief time off between the free agency boom and training camps. Media have time to do fun stuff like rank every logo in the NHL. With no hockey, we spend our nights watching Bach…
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  • Jets sign defenceman Julien Brouillette to one-year, two-way co…

    Jets sign defenceman Julien Brouillette to one-year, two-way contract

    NHL.com Aug 8
    WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Julien Brouillette to a one-year, two-way contract worth US$600,000 at the NHL level. Brouillette, 27, made his NHL debut this past season for the Washington Capitals, recording a goal and a...
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  • Jets sign defenceman Julien Brouillette to one-year, two-way co…

    Jets sign defenceman Julien Brouillette to one-year, two-way contract

    Jets sign defenceman Julien Brouillette to one-year, two-way contract
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  • Former Jets, Senators coach John Paddock named head coach of WH…

    Former Jets, Senators coach John Paddock named head coach of WHL's Regina Pats

    REGINA - Former Ottawa Senators and Winnipeg Jets head coach John Paddock is the new coach of the Regina Pats. The Western Hockey League club made the announcement Wednesday on its website. Paddock was also given the title of senior vice-p...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Where will Dustin Penner & Michael Del Zotto…

    Rumor Roundup: Where will Dustin Penner & Michael Del Zotto land?

    As the NHL off-season drags on, former New York Rangers and Nashville Predators defenseman Michael Del Zotto remains unsigned. Only 24, Del Zotto is just two years removed from a 41-point performance with the Rangers in 2011-12. Unfortunately, his stock…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Just because Gardiner and Reimer are signed does…

    Rumor Roundup: Just because Gardiner and Reimer are signed doesn’t take them off market

    The Toronto Maple Leafs recently avoided salary arbitration with defenseman Jake Gardiner and goaltender James Reimer. Gardiner re-signed a five-year, $20.25-million contract, while Reimer inked a two-year, $4.6-million deal. Both players were frequentl…
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  • Anaheim Ducks will retire Teemu Selanne's No. 8 jersey when the…

    Anaheim Ducks will retire Teemu Selanne's No. 8 jersey when they host Winnipeg Jets on Jan. 11

    NHL.com Aug 1
    ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks will retire Teemu Selanne's No. 8 jersey in a ceremony on Jan. 11. The Ducks announced plans for the franchise's first number retirement Friday. Selanne retired this year after a 21-season NHL career spe...
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  • Announcement of Selanne’s number retirement ceremony reminds us…

    Announcement of Selanne’s number retirement ceremony reminds us why we love him

    The NHL will be a poorer place this season without the on-ice presence of icon Teemu Selanne, who retired at the end of last year after a 21-year, first ballot Hall of Fame NHL career. But fans will have another chance to let the gentlemanly Finn know h…
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  • Winnipeg Jets build on their history of dysfunction (Trending T…

    Winnipeg Jets build on their history of dysfunction (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com Aug 1
    There was a time when Winnipeggers were extremely excited to have an NHL team again. When the Atlanta Thrashers made a fairly hasty retreat from the American South, the optimism was overwhelming. Sure, the Thrashers had been a disastrous franchise, maki…
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  • Bob Clarke didn’t want Russians in the NHL…and he wasn’t alone

    Bob Clarke didn’t want Russians in the NHL…and he wasn’t alone

    Russians have had a huge impact on the NHL and the way the game is played, but their arrival in North America wasn’t without controversy. In the August, 1989, edition of The Hockey News, a wave of Soviet stars, riding the crest of glasnost, broke down b…
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  • Jets agree to terms with forward Halischuk

    Jets agree to terms with forward Halischuk

    NHL.com Jul 30
    The Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms with forward Matt Halischuk on a one-year, two-way contract worth $725,000, the team announced Wednesday. Halischuk, 26, played 46 games with the Jets last season and had five goals, five assists and six penalt...
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  • At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwant…

    At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwanted?

    For those NHL players who don’t step willingly into retirement, there eventually comes a day when UFA stands for unwanted free agent rather than unrestricted free agent. As July ends and August begins, we’re now closer to the start of NHL training camps…
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  • Jets re-sign Frolik; Reimer on return; Sharks' troubling offsea…

    Jets re-sign Frolik; Reimer on return; Sharks' troubling offseason (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jul 29
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Which #stanleycup tastes better? @HockeyHallFame @NHL @lakingspr pic.twitter.com…
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  • Jets re-sign Frolik; Reimer on return; Sharks' troubling offsea…

    Jets re-sign Frolik; Reimer on return; Sharks' troubling offseason (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Which #stanleycup tastes better? @HockeyHallFame @NHL @lakingspr pic.twitter.com…
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  • Jets avoid arbitration with Frolik, agree to one-year deal with…

    Jets avoid arbitration with Frolik, agree to one-year deal with winger

    NHL.com Jul 29
    WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Michael Frolik to a US$3.3-million, one-year contract. The two sides were scheduled to go to salary arbitration on Thursday. Frolik had 42 points (15 goals, 27 assists) in 81 games with the ...
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  • Keaton Ellerby deals with family tragedy as he rejoins Jets

    Keaton Ellerby deals with family tragedy as he rejoins Jets

    yahoo.com Jul 25
    Keaton Ellerby re-signed with the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday. It's a one-year, $700,000 deal coming almost a month after the team didn't send him a qualifying offer, making the 25-year old defenseman an unrestricted free agent. Confirming his return to W…
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  • Video - Jets Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:55

    Jets Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Apr 10
    Bryan Little's shootout goal gave the Jets the 2-1 win over the Bruins.
  • Video - Bryzgalov, Wild Blank Jets 00:39

    Bryzgalov, Wild Blank Jets

    Apr 7
    Ilya Bryzgalov had a 24-save shutout and Charlie Coyle scored the game's lone goal to lead the Wild past the Jets 1-0.
  • Video - Penguins Clinch Metropolitan Division 01:19

    Penguins Clinch Metropolitan Division

    Apr 3
    Sidney Crosby logged two assists as the Penguins defeated the Jets 4-2.
  • Video - Ducks Top Jets In OT 00:50

    Ducks Top Jets In OT

    Mar 31
    Stephane Robidas' overtime goal helped the Ducks past the Jets 5-4.

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