2015 Draft Preview – Heavily armed Winnipeg Jets can shift focus to contending
thehockeynews.com Updated Jun 26 (3 days ago)
The Winnipeg Jets farm system led our 2015 Future Watch Rankings and boasted six of the league’s top 75 prospects. Anything extra GM Kevin Cheveldayoff nabs at the draft is gravy. It also will provide him with trade bait should his team ascend to Cup co…Share Tweet
With legitimate playoff aspirations, Jets thinking short- and long-term at draftNHL.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)This is the latest first-round pick the Winnipeg Jets have had, even dating back to their time as the Atlanta Thrashers. That's not necessarily a bad thing. "We used to joke that you don't want to be sitting in the front row all the time at t...Share Tweet
How the Winnipeg Whiteout left its mark on Corey Perrythehockeynews.com Jun 21By Carter Brooks Long after the playoffs have ended, the Winnipeg experience lives on. Deafening, comical and impactful have been three words commonly used to describe the crowd at MTS Centre. No other venue in the NHL comes close to the fan support off…Share TweetNHL.com Jun 18The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenseman Ben Chiarot on a new two-year contract worth an AAV of $850,000. Chiarot, 24, played 40 games last season after being recalled from St. Jo...Share TweetNHL.com Jun 17The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Anthony Peluso on a new two-year contract worth an AAV of $675,000. Peluso, 26, completed his third season with the Jets appearing in 49 game...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 13After missing the Ducks’ first-round series against the Winnipeg Jets, Nate Thompson suited up for each of Anaheim’s next 12 games, including seven in the third round against the Chicago Blackhawks. While it was known that he was playing hurt, the exten…Share Tweet
Oshawa Generals win Memorial Cup in OT thanks to undrafted rookie Anthony Cirellithehockeynews.com May 31QUEBEC CITY – Thanks to Anthony Cirelli’s two goals, including the overtime marker on a rebound against Kelowna, the OHL’s Oshawa Generals are Memorial Cup champions. Battling a Rockets team with two Canadian world junior gold medallists and a player wh…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 31The weeks before we finished Future Watch 2015 were extremely exciting for the Winnipeg Jets and their fans. They had an elite crop of 21-and-younger talent, including Mark Scheifele, Jacob Trouba, Nikolaj Ehlers and Nic Petan, and GM Kevin Cheveldayoff…Share Tweet
AHL’s IceCaps unveil logo, go bleu, blanc et rouge as Canadiens’ new affiliatethehockeynews.com May 28After four seasons as the Winnipeg Jets top affiliate, the St. John’s IceCaps are set to become the AHL club for the Montreal Canadiens next season. As such, the team was going to need a new logo and they unveiled their latest crest at a press conferenc…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 18ANAHEIM, Calif. – So far Frederik Andersen has mostly been known as a goaltender who is just ‘good enough’ for Anaheim to sweep the Winnipeg Jets in the first-round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and take out the Calgary Flames in five games of the second…Share Tweet
Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or losesthehockeynews.com May 16We know our four teams for the Memorial Cup now. Thanks to Oshawa’s ousting of Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters, the Generals will represent the OHL, joining Kelowna of the WHL, plus Quebec (the hosts) and Rimouski in the QMJHL. So who is favored to w…Share Tweet
Jagr and Eichel proving age means nothing at the World Championshipthehockeynews.com May 15As we pause briefly from the Stanley Cup playoffs, let’s turn our eyes over to Europe for a second, where the World Championship is down to four teams. Canada plays the Czech Republic in one semifinal, while Russia and the United States renew hostilitie…Share TweetWinnipeg Jets forward Andrew Ladd had surgery for a sports hernia and will be recovered in time for next season. "Ladd is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for training camp in September," the Jets said in a statement Friday. Lad...Share TweetNHL.com May 4NEW YORK, N.Y. - Forwards Andrew Ladd of the Winnipeg Jets, Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks, and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks have been named the three finalists for the Mark Messier Leadership Award. The league announced the fi...Share TweetThe Manitoba Moose, the AHL team responsible for the NHL’s return to Winnipeg, are heading back to the MTS Centre. In a press conference Monday afternoon, True North Sports and Entertainment, the group that owns the Winnipeg Jets, announced the return o…Share Tweet
Burmistrov set for NHL return, while Lindstrom jets for KHLthehockeynews.com May 1After two seasons in the KHL, Alexander Burmistrov is heading back to the NHL. Burmistrov, 23, spent the past two seasons with the KHL’s Ak Bars Kazan, but his contract expired at the end of the 2014-15 campaign. Last off-season, in an interview with Pr…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 1Thanks to the Montreal Canadiens, Calgary Flames, Ottawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets, the NHL saw a first-round boost in their TV ratings of almost 40 percent over last season. According to The Canadian Press‘ Bill Brioux, Canadian rat…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 30One of us was perfect. A few one us got around six series right. One of us picked the Jets. But those were the first-round picks. These are the second-round picks! And here we go, picking the winners in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs’ division championsh…Share Tweet
Rimouski clinches second spot in the Memorial Cup fieldthehockeynews.com Apr 30One of the most vexing problems regarding the Memorial Cup is that the host teams haven’t been earning their spots lately. London, Shawinigan and Saskatoon all “backed in” to the CHL classic after bombing out early in their respective league playoffs. S…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 28WHAT WE LEARNED IN ROUND 1: ANAHEIM: Never feel safe against the Ducks. In the first three games of Anaheim’s series against Winnipeg, the Jets led going into the final frame and walked away empty handed. During the regular season, Anaheim won 12 games …Share Tweet
Prospect Hot List: Jack Eichel suiting up for Team USA againthehockeynews.com Apr 28Once again, Team USA has won the world under-18s thanks to a roster made up almost entirely of NTDP kids. Though one interesting takeaway from the tourney was goaltending. The Americans went with underager Evan Sarthou of WHL Tri-City, while Canada had …Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 27As the opening round of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs draws to a close, speculation is slowly emerging over the off-season plans of several eliminated teams. The early playoff exit of the Pittsburgh Penguins by the New York Rangers suggests significant …Share Tweet
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