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NHL Three Stars: Pavelec stops 39; Marleau leads Sharks over Re…

NHL Three Stars: Pavelec stops 39; Marleau leads Sharks over Red Wings

yahoo.com Updated Mar 27 (yesterday)
No. 1 Star: Ondrej Pavelec, Winnipeg Jets The Jets stayed in the playoff hunt with a 5-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Pavelec was excellent again, stopping 39 shots for his sixth straight victory. Mark Scheifele and Jim Slater each had a goal and an…
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  • Wild-card primer: who makes it and who misses in the East and W…

    Wild-card primer: who makes it and who misses in the East and West?

    thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    When the NHL changed the playoff format to include wild-card teams last season, it’s unlikely even they could have imagined a scenario in which the races for the final playoff berths in each conference would be this tight. With less than 10 games remain…
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  • CHL playoffs: The most intriguing first-round matchups

    CHL playoffs: The most intriguing first-round matchups

    thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    The CHL playoffs begin tonight and it’s going to be a lot of fun. Connor McDavid has one last chance to win it all with the Erie Otters in the Ontario League, but the powerfully-built Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds have designs of their own. Out in the Wes…
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  • Jets, Copp agree to terms on entry-level contract

    Jets, Copp agree to terms on entry-level contract

    NHL.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with forward Andrew Copp on a three-year, two-way, entry level contract with an average annual value of $958,300. Copp will now report directly to the Winnipeg Jets. Copp, 20, ...
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  • Mark your calendars – the date has been set for the NHL’s most …

    Mark your calendars – the date has been set for the NHL’s most anticipated draft lottery in years

    thehockeynews.com Mar 25 (3 days ago)
    For months now, hockey fans have slowly built their anticipation for one of the most highly-consequential NHL draft lotteries since the process was introduced in 1995. And now it appears the league has settled on a date people can circle on their calend…
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  • Claude Noel, WHL club part ways after less than a season

    Claude Noel, WHL club part ways after less than a season

    thehockeynews.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    After less than a season with the WHL’s Vancouver Giants, former Winnipeg Jets coach Claude Noel and the club have mutually agreed to go their separate ways. The news of Noel and the Giants looking at different options comes less than a week after Vanco…
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  • NHL Playoff Death Watch: We’re a little worried about Winnipeg

    NHL Playoff Death Watch: We’re a little worried about Winnipeg

    yahoo.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    Since we're down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation. We’re a little worried about the Jets, you guys. The Winnipeg Jets (88 points) currently hold the final Wild …
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  • Vrbata's three-point night lifts Canucks over Jets 5-2

    Vrbata's three-point night lifts Canucks over Jets 5-2

    NHL.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    VANCOUVER - Radim Vrbata had two goals and an assist Tuesday as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Winnipeg Jets 5-2. Chris Higgins added a goal and an assist and Yannick Weber also scored for Vancouver (43-26-4), which got 26 saves from Eddi...
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  • NHL Playoff Death Watch: Everyone wins in the West (except Avs,…

    NHL Playoff Death Watch: Everyone wins in the West (except Avs, Sharks)

    yahoo.com Mar 24 (5 days ago)
    Since we're down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation. The Western Conference bubble teams all did their duty on Monday night, as the Flames, Wild, Jets, Kings and …
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  • Stempniak powers Jets past Oilers 4-1; Winnipeg keeps pace in p…

    Stempniak powers Jets past Oilers 4-1; Winnipeg keeps pace in playoff hunt

    NHL.com Mar 24 (5 days ago)
    EDMONTON - Lee Stempniak scored the winner as the Winnipeg Jets continued their work to solidify a playoff position with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Drew Stafford, Tyler Myers and Michael Frolik also scored for the Jets ...
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  • Pavelec, Turris, Bishop named 'Three Stars' of week

    Pavelec, Turris, Bishop named 'Three Stars' of week

    NHL.com Mar 23 (6 days ago)
    NEW YORK – Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec, Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris and Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending March 22. FIRST STAR – ONDREJ PAVELEC, G, WINNIPEG ...
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  • NCAA Frozen Four: Players to watch from every team in the tourn…

    NCAA Frozen Four: Players to watch from every team in the tournament

    thehockeynews.com Mar 23 (6 days ago)
    College hockey’s Frozen Four kicks off this week with 16 teams gunning for a spot in Boston, where the semifinal and final will be held in April. Regionals spread the squads across four cities and there is a lot of firepower at this year’s installment. …
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  • Jets agree to terms with 2013 pick Lodge

    Jets agree to terms with 2013 pick Lodge

    NHL.com Mar 20
    The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with forward Jimmy Lodge on a three-year, two-way, entry-level contract with an average annual value of $805,000. Lodge, 20, is in his fourth OHL season which he has split bet...
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  • Ondrej Pavelec’s monster desperation save keeps Jets in playoff…

    Ondrej Pavelec’s monster desperation save keeps Jets in playoff hunt

    Ondrej Pavelec‘s tenure as a Winnipeg Jet may be over as soon as this coming off-season, so if Thursday was one of his final games in Manitoba’s capital, he made sure to leave a lasting mark. With the Jets barely clinging to a playoff spot and taking on…
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  • Even if they miss playoffs & end 10-year post-season streak…

    Even if they miss playoffs & end 10-year post-season streak, don’t count Sharks out over long term

    After their 5-2 loss to Winnipeg Tuesday, the San Jose Sharks fell six points behind the Jets for the final playoff berth in the Western Conference. And with just 12 regular-season games left to play, San Jose could make a last desperate run into the se…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Without an extension, O’Reilly’s time in Colorad…

    Rumor Roundup: Without an extension, O’Reilly’s time in Colorado could be up

    Despite considerable speculation this season over forward Ryan O’Reilly‘s future with the Colorado Avalanche, the 24-year-old was not among those on the move at the recent trade deadline. While he’ll finish this season with the Avalanche, it remains to …
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  • Winnipeg Jets fans mock Sharks with ‘who’s your captain?’ chant…

    Winnipeg Jets fans mock Sharks with ‘who’s your captain?’ chant (Video)

    yahoo.com Mar 17
    The San Jose Sharks took the captaincy away from star Joe Thornton last summer, opting for a four-player alternate captain leadership group that included … well, Joe Thornton, quite confusingly. That captaincy was in the news recently as Thornton and GM…
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  • Blake Wheeler's three points leads Jets in 5-2 victory over Sha…

    Blake Wheeler's three points leads Jets in 5-2 victory over Sharks

    NHL.com Mar 17
    WINNIPEG - Blake Wheeler scored twice and added an assist to help the Winnipeg Jets reclaim an NHL playoff spot with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday. The Jets mounted a 3-0 lead in the first period on goals by Adam Lowry, Ma...
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  • Five freshmen exceeding all expectations in their rookie season…

    Five freshmen exceeding all expectations in their rookie seasons

    Andrew Hammond’s run between the pipes for the Ottawa Senators is one of the best stories of the season. He won’t, however, be getting a nod for the Calder Trophy anytime soon. It’s not because he’s undeserving, but rather because he doesn’t technically…
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  • Byfuglien returns to practice for Jets, but Postma out with low…

    Byfuglien returns to practice for Jets, but Postma out with lower-body injury

    NHL.com Mar 16
    WINNIPEG - Dustin Byfuglien was glad to see his Jets teammates up close and personal instead of on a TV screen. The all-star defenceman missed the NHL club's recent four-game road trip, but he practised Monday and might play when Winnipeg beg...
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  • Stafford and Wheeler score 3rd period goals, Jets rally to beat…

    Stafford and Wheeler score 3rd period goals, Jets rally to beat Lightning 2-1

    NHL.com Mar 14
    TAMPA, Fla. - Drew Stafford and Blake Wheeler scored third-period goals as the Winnipeg Jets rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Saturday night. Ondrej Pavelec made 15 saves for the Jets, who are in the mix for a Western Conference...
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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.

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