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Down Goes Brown: Five games that could have changed the 2016 dr…

Down Goes Brown: Five games that could have changed the 2016 draft lottery results

thehockeynews.com Updated May 4 (yesterday)
Back in March, we took a look back at five forgotten games from NHL history that, in hindsight, changed the results of a draft lottery. It was a reminder of just how close we came to Patrick Kane as an Oiler, or Vincent Lecavalier as a Canuck. It was me…
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  • Patrik Laine gives Winnipeg the best problem in all of hockey

    Patrik Laine gives Winnipeg the best problem in all of hockey

    thehockeynews.com May 2 (4 days ago)
    Must be horrible to be Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff right now. After all, his team moved up to second from sixth in the draft order thanks to this weekend’s lottery, enabling the team to pick Patrik Laine or Jesse Puljujarvi this summer. But the …
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  • Last-place Leafs win NHL draft lottery; Jets No. 2

    Last-place Leafs win NHL draft lottery; Jets No. 2

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Apr 30 (5 days ago)
    Last-place Leafs win NHL draft lottery; Jets No. 2
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  • Maple Leafs, Jets and Blue Jackets earn top spots in new NHL Dr…

    Maple Leafs, Jets and Blue Jackets earn top spots in new NHL Draft Lottery

    yahoo.com Apr 30 (5 days ago)
    Worst season of THE BACHELORETTE ever #NHLDraftLottery pic.twitter.com/tFY6KUcval— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) May 1, 2016 None of the Canadian teams made it into the playoffs, but in the end, Canada still won. The Toronto Maple Leafs had the highest od…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Expect changes in Boston as Bruins seek quick tu…

    Rumor Roundup: Expect changes in Boston as Bruins seek quick turnaround

    After missing the playoffs last season for the first since since 2006-07, the Boston Bruins shook up their management and roster. Having missed the postseason in consecutive years (also for the first time since ’07), more changes are expected. It was as…
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  • Prospect Need to Know: Georgetown’s hidden gem

    Prospect Need to Know: Georgetown’s hidden gem

    All hail the Frozen Four champs from North Dakota. The Fighting Hawks stomped all over Quinnipiac in the final and while Vancouver pick Brock Boeser has confirmed his return for another campaign, several free agents are drumming up interest now. Boeser’…
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  • Coach Maurice warns of more pain ahead as Jets continue youth m…

    Coach Maurice warns of more pain ahead as Jets continue youth movement

    NHL.com Apr 11
    WINNIPEG - Head coach Paul Maurice says there could be more pain ahead as the Winnipeg Jets continue their youth movement. Maurice spoke to the media as the Jets cleaned out their lockers after a disappointing season that saw them miss the pl...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Subban’s name back in rumor mill, coaching chang…

    Rumor Roundup: Subban’s name back in rumor mill, coaching changes expected

    With the NHL regular season completed, the fate of several coaches whose clubs failed to reach the playoffs is a hot topic of discussion. Much of the focus is upon Claude Julien of the Boston Bruins. Since joining the Bruins in 2007-08, Julien’s guided …
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  • Getting To Know: Jets center Mathieu Perreault

    Getting To Know: Jets center Mathieu Perreault

    Status: Winnipeg Jets center. Ht: 5-10 Wt: 188 pounds DOB: January 5, 1988 In: Drummondville, Que. First Hockey Memory: “You’re taking me back a long time ago [smiles]. I started skating at four years old and I had an older brother (Danny) fourteen mont…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Tarasenko, Crosby, Byfuglien, Gardiner, Josi O…

    NHL Three Stars: Tarasenko, Crosby, Byfuglien, Gardiner, Josi OT heroes

    yahoo.com Apr 8
    No. 1 Star: Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues Tarasenko continues to be a nightmare for the opposition. He scored goal No. 38 to tie the Chicago Blackhawks with 1:22 left on the clock. Goal No. 39 came 3:37 into overtime. No. 2 Star: Dustin Byfuglien,…
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  • Byfuglien scores late to give Jets 5-4 victory over Sharks

    Byfuglien scores late to give Jets 5-4 victory over Sharks

    NHL.com Apr 8
    SAN JOSE, Calif. - Dustin Byfuglien scored with 10 seconds remaining to give the Winnipeg Jets a 5-4 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season. Mark Scheifele had two goals for ...
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  • Watch Andrew Copp split Wild defense, deke Dubynk for beautiful…

    Watch Andrew Copp split Wild defense, deke Dubynk for beautiful goal

    The Jets’ youth movement is in full effect to end the 2015-16 season, and while that hasn’t made for many favorable results for Winnipeg, it certainly has lent itself to some awe-inspiring displays of skill. The latest display came from Andrew Copp. Mid…
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  • Scheifele scores again, Jets beat Wild 5-1 in final regular-sea…

    Scheifele scores again, Jets beat Wild 5-1 in final regular-season home game

    NHL.com Apr 4
    WINNIPEG - Chris Thorburn did his part to give himself and Winnipeg Jets fans a good memory of the team's last home game of the season. The fan favourite ended a 47-game goal-scoring drought as the Jets (32-39-8) dropped the Minnesota Wild 5-...
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  • Getting to Know: former Oilers defenseman Charlie Huddy

    Getting to Know: former Oilers defenseman Charlie Huddy

    Status: Winnipeg Jets assistant coach. Former NHL defenseman from 1979-1997 for Edmonton, Los Angeles, Buffalo and St. Louis. Won five Stanley Cups as a member of the Edmonton Oilers. HT: 6-0 WT: 200 pounds DOB: June 2, 1959 In: Oshawa, Ont. First Hocke…
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  • Maple Leafs’ dozen debutants makes this team the greenest ever

    Maple Leafs’ dozen debutants makes this team the greenest ever

    When Tobias Lindberg steps on the ice with the Toronto Maple Leafs against the Buffalo Sabres tonight, he’ll be part of a team record that hasn’t been matched in almost 100 years. Lindberg, one of the prospects acquired from the Ottawa Senators in the D…
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  • No, Canada: NHL Playoffs Canadian team free for 1st time since …

    No, Canada: NHL Playoffs Canadian team free for 1st time since 1970

    After the elimination of the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night, Canada won’t have any of its seven teams in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. No Sens nor Flames nor Leafs. No Jets nor Habs nor Nucks. (Some may say I failed to list the Oilers, but if the p…
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  • Jets fans’ rousing ovation brings 97-year-old super fan to tear…

    Jets fans’ rousing ovation brings 97-year-old super fan to tears in his return to arena

    Win or lose, one constant for the Winnipeg Jets at nearly every home game since their relocation has been the smiling, saluting, thumbs-up-giving face of Len Kropioski, a World War II veteran who is shown on the jumbotron during the Canadian anthem of e…
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  • Suspend them or not: Dustin Byfuglien (not) and Jason Chimera (…

    Suspend them or not: Dustin Byfuglien (not) and Jason Chimera (fine)

    The most convincing argument that Dustin Byfuglien’s hit on Mark Stone Wednesday night was clean, ironically might have come in the fact that Stone was injured on the play. Stone, the Ottawa Senators right winger who is in the midst of a second straight…
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  • Ranking all seven Canadian teams’ playoff hopes for next year

    Ranking all seven Canadian teams’ playoff hopes for next year

    For shame, Great White North. For shame. A year after five of seven Canadian NHL teams booked tickets to the big playoff dance, 0.0 will participate in the post-season. Monday night’s results pretty much nailed the nation’s collective coffin shut. The O…
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  • NHL Playoff Death Watch: Central studs vs. wild carders in West

    NHL Playoff Death Watch: Central studs vs. wild carders in West

    yahoo.com Mar 29
    Since we're down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation. Claude Giroux’s overtime goal against the Winnipeg Jets not only kept the Philadelphia Flyers ahead of the De…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Flyers win in OT; Sharks top Kings

    NHL Three Stars: Flyers win in OT; Sharks top Kings

    yahoo.com Mar 29
    No. 1 Star: Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers Some felt Giroux shouldn’t play against the Winnipeg Jets after appearing to suffer a concussion against the Arizona Coyotes. But he played, and he scored the overtime winner with 14 seconds left before the…
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  • Giroux's overtime goal lifts Flyers over Jets 3-2

    Giroux's overtime goal lifts Flyers over Jets 3-2

    NHL.com Mar 28
    PHILADELPHIA - Claude Giroux scored at 4:46 of overtime, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Monday night for a crucial win for playoff positioning. Giroux also had an assist and Wayne Simmonds and Mark Streit scored in ...
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  • Video - Jets Win In Shootout 01:01

    Jets Win In Shootout

    Mar 19
    Andrew Ladd's shootout goal lifted the Jets past the Blues 2-1.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 10:33

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 10
    Jim Basquil and Scott Burnside look ahead to the final month of the regular season, the tight playoff race in the Pacific division and, with Mark Giordano out for the season, the new front-runner for the Norris Trophy.
  • Video - One Month Left In NHL Regular Season 03:54

    One Month Left In NHL Regular Season

    Mar 10
    With one month left in the regular season, the Central Division could see five teams make the playoffs for the second season in a row.
  • Video - Long-Distance Goal Lifts Blues 01:00

    Long-Distance Goal Lifts Blues

    Mar 10
    Barret Jackman scored from center ice to lift the Blues past the Jets 5-4.