Rumor Roundup: Ladd, Byfuglien contracts an issue for Jets
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With the NHL season underway, the contract statuses of Winnipeg Jets left wing Andrew Ladd and defenseman Dustin Byfuglien remain a key issue for the club. Ladd, 29, and the 30-year-old Byfuglien are eligible next July for unrestricted free agency. Ladd…Share Tweet
NHL.com 22 hours agoDefenseman Andy Greene was named captain of the New Jersey Devils on Friday. Forwards Patrik Elias, Travis Zajac, Mike Cammalleri and Adam Henrique were named alternate captains. Greene, 32, has played his entire nine-season NHL career with th...Share TweetNHL.com Oct 8 (yesterday)BOSTON - Chris Thorburn and Nicolas Petan scored in the third period after Boston came within one goal, and the Winnipeg Jets opened the season with a 6-2 victory over the Bruins on Thursday night. It was the first victory for the former Atla...Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: The top trade targets in 2015-16thehockeynews.com Oct 8 (yesterday)With another NHL season underway, here’s a look at the NHL players most likely to be dealt by the Feb. 29 trade deadline. Eric Staal, Carolina Hurricanes. The 30-year-old Hurricanes is an unrestricted free agent next summer. His production’s declined in…Share Tweet
Prospect Need to Know: Logan Brown is playing big for Windsorthehockeynews.com Oct 6 (4 days ago)Welcome to the rebirth of The Hot List. From now on, my weekly collection of top prospects will be known as Prospect Need to Know and the format will be a little different. The biggest changes involve star power and flexibility – there will be more of b…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Oct 6 (4 days ago)With the new NHL season fast approaching, several potential UFA stars appear no closer to re-signing with their current teams. The status of Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar and Carolina Hurricanes captai…Share TweetNHL.com Oct 2WINNIPEG - Mark Scheifele got an up-close look at a couple of Winnipeg's top prospects. He liked what he saw. Scheifele had a pair of goals as the Jets beat the Calgary Flames 3-1 on Thursday night in NHL pre-season play. But it was his linem...Share Tweet
Will Hiller or Ramo take the reins as the Flames starter this season?thehockeynews.com Oct 1As the Calgary Flames head into their final two outings of the pre-season, both against the Winnipeg Jets, there’s still one big question hanging over the head of coach Bob Hartley: who gets the call between the pipes on opening night? It’s not that the…Share Tweet
Meet Nic Petan: Hockey’s newest fourth-line specialistWINNIPEG – There was a time not long ago when players on the fourth line were specialists. And their specialty, more often than not, was to go out and punch people in the face. But the Winnipeg Jets might just have a different kind of fourth-line specia…Share Tweet
Jets coach Maurice takes shot at Wild for icing top power play unit in blowoutGenerally speaking, rivalries are born in the post-season and through on-ice run-ins, but a border battle may have been sparked following coaching decisions in Sunday evening’s pre-season tilt between the Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Ene…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Buzz surrounding Schenn brothers in PhiladelphiaSpeculation is brewing in Philadelphia over possible moves by the Flyers to shed salary and free up a roster spot for an affordable young player before the start of the upcoming season. The Flyers currently have just over $583K in salary-cap space, givi…Share TweetNHL.com Sep 27SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Defenceman Matt Dumba scored two goals and added two assists as the Minnesota Wild hammered the Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in NHL pre-season action on Sunday. Zach Parise and Nino Niederreiter had a goal and two assists apiece for ...Share Tweet
Oilers erase three-goal deficit, beat Jets 4-3 in overtimeNHL.com Sep 25WINNIPEG - Anton Slepyshev scored the winner in overtime as the Edmonton Oilers erased a three-goal deficit in the third period to defeat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Friday night in pre-season play. The Jets held a 3-0 lead after 40 minutes, onl...Share Tweet
Jets prospect Hellebuyck robs Wild with wicked glove save during 3-on-3 OTthehockeynews.com Sep 23There’s no denying that already this pre-season, even with limited action, the NHL’s change to 3-on-3 overtime has produced fewer shootouts and made for some beautiful overtime goals. But with so many odd-man rushes, it was only a matter of time before …Share Tweet
Tortorella to coach Team USA at World Cup: reportNHL.com Sep 21USA Hockey will name John Tortorella coach of Team USA for the 2016 World Cup, TSN reported Monday. The announcement will be made on ESPN following the football game Monday between the New York Jets and Indianapolis Colts. The game starts at 8:...Share TweetFans in Penticton, B.C., hoping to get a glimpse of Connor McDavid in the Oilers’ Young Stars tournament finale are going to be disappointed, as Edmonton has announced the 2015 first-overall selection won’t be in the lineup to take on the Winnipeg Jets …Share Tweet
Getting To Know: Scott Arnielthehockeynews.com Sep 13Status: Former NHL left winger for Winnipeg Jets, Buffalo Sabres and Boston Bruins from1981-1982. Currently serves as assistant coach for the New York Rangers. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 188 pounds DOB: September 17, 1962 In: Kingston, Ontario First Hockey Memory: “It…Share Tweet
Winnipeg Jets prospect Nikolaj Ehlers says he's ready to make jump to the NHLNHL.com Sep 13PENTICTON, B.C. - Nikolaj Ehlers has every intention of playing in the NHL this season. It's up to him to show he deserves one of the jobs available with the Winnipeg Jets. After attending training camp with the club last season, the slick Da...Share Tweet
Jets' Maurice focused on getting back to basicsNHL.com Sep 10The Winnipeg Jets made the Stanley Cup Playoffs last season for the first time since returning to the NHL in 2011-12, but coach Paul Maurice said that has no effect on how the team does this season. When Jets training camp opens next week, he s...Share Tweet
AHL Logo Ranking: No. 8 – Manitoba Moosethehockeynews.com Sep 9(The AHL has undergone a season of change and one-third of the league has changed locations or logos for the 2015-16 season. Leading up to the new season, The Hockey News will be ranking the logos of the league’s teams and offering a brief look at the h…Share Tweet
THN’s 2014-15 NHL season preview: Winnipeg Jetsthehockeynews.com Sep 72014-15 Record: 43-26-13 (99 pts.) THN’s Prediction: 3rd, Central Division What To Expect: After Game 82 last season, Winnipeg looked so convincingly like a contender that many experts picked them to topple the Ducks in round 1. The Jets were eventually…Share Tweet
It’s either Winnipeg or Europe for Nikolaj Ehlers this seasonthehockeynews.com Sep 2In terms of drafted prospects, few teenagers could top the season that Nikolaj Ehlers is coming off. The incredibly talented Halifax Mooseheads left winger put up approximately two points per game in the regular season, then paced The Herd with 31 point…Share Tweet
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