Edmonton Oilers hold huge advantage over Winnipeg Jets for Heritage Classic alumni game
thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 7
When the preliminary rosters were revealed for the Heritage Classic alumni game on Friday, it seemed like the Edmonton Oilers had the decisive edge over their Winnipeg Jets counterparts. After all, the Oilers oldies are littered with stars from their 19…Share Tweet
Jets pick Erik Foley is turning heads with Team USAthehockeynews.com Aug 6PLYMOUTH, MICH. – With the Americans down by a goal with more than a minute to play, Erik Foley took to the ice and stayed there until the final buzzer sounded. Ultimately, Team USA couldn’t get the equalizer in a 2-1 world junior camp loss to Finland, …Share TweetWinnipeg Jets We are 78 days away from the first outdoor game of the 2016-17 NHL season. On October 23, the Winnipeg Jets will host the Edmonton Oilers at Investors Group Field in the 2016 Heritage Classic. The two teams held a press conference on Frida…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 4Here 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. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . NWHL • The NHWL is retiring its in…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 3Photo of Queen Elizabeth II painting on Kijiji The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II that hung in the rafters of Winnipeg Arena during the earlier incarnation of the Winnipeg Jets can be purchased on the Canadian classified website Kijiji. Jets Nation foun…Share Tweet
So why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?thehockeynews.com Aug 3August marks hockey’s “silly season.” Very little happens. And idle hands are the devils’ playthings, right? Countless blog commenters and Twitter trolls dust off the “Slow news day?” insult whenever we find something to talk about. During the month bef…Share Tweet
Jets, Trouba still can’t agree on money, term, but usage concerns stand out mostthehockeynews.com Aug 3The Winnipeg Jets haven’t been too busy this off-season, and with RFA defenseman Jacob Trouba still without a contract for the upcoming season, some fans in Winnipeg are starting to worry the summer has been too quiet. Trouba, 22, is coming off of his t…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 28Getty Images Bobby Hull is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. He played 411 games with the Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association, scoring 303 goals and lending that league instant credibility. He led the team to two championships as a member o…Share Tweet
Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-playoff teams who could get inthehockeynews.com Jul 26Playoff turnover is a hallmark of the NHL’s salary cap era. It’s rare to see a single franchise entrenched in a contending position for decades at a time. The Detroit Red Wings are the remarkable exception. Typically, we see plenty of playoff squads sli…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 22Buffalo Sabres power forward Evander Kane has officially been charged with criminal trespass and up to four counts of non-criminal harassment stemming from an incident at a local nightclub, notes the Buffalo News. In a surreal scene, Kane was even handc…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 15Mark Scheifele’s eight-year, $49-million contract was a great deal for the Winnipeg Jets, as they locked up a 23-year-old could-be star to a long-term deal that will pay him $6.125 million per season. It came one season removed from Scheifele nearly cra…Share Tweet
Which players could take on the six vacant captaincies?thehockeynews.com Jul 15Four players became first-time captains in the NHL ahead of the 2015-16 season, each to varying degrees of success. In San Jose, Joe Pavelski took over as captain after years of speculation that he was the next in line to wear the ‘C’ for the Sharks. In…Share Tweet
Jets sign forwards Armia, Lowry to two-year, one-way contractsNHL.com Jul 14WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Jets have signed forwards Joel Armia and Adam Lowry on two-year, one-way contracts. Armia's contract carries an annual average value of US$925,000 while Lowry's is at $1.125 million. Armia, 23, had four goals and six as...Share TweetMark Scheifele has been rewarded for his breakout 2015-16 season with an eight-year contract extension with the Winnipeg Jets. The 23-year-old center will earn $6.125 million annually over the length of the contract that runs until the 2023-24 season. A…Share TweetThe Winnipeg Jets have signed center Mathieu Perreault to a four-year, $16.5 million contract extension, the club announced. Perreault’s new deal comes with a steep $4.125 million annual average value. “Mathieu has found his place, found his home,” said…Share Tweet
Winnipeg Jets sign Patrik Laine to entry-level contractyahoo.com Jul 3(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Winnipeg Jets have signed young Finnish sniper Patrik Laine to an entry-level contract. According to the Jets, the deal is worth an average annual value of $3.575 million which includes $2.65 million in bonuses.…Share Tweet
Getting to Know: Former defenseman Kim Clacksonthehockeynews.com Jul 3Status: Former NHL and WHA defenseman from 1975-1981 for Indianapolis Racers, Winnipeg Jets, Pittsburgh Penguin, Quebec Nordiques and Toronto Maple Leafs. Currently is a Senior Vice President for CBRE Real Estate in Pittsburgh. Ht: 5-10 Wt: 195 DOB: Feb…Share Tweet
Ten unheralded depth signings from July 1 that could exceed expectationsthehockeynews.com Jul 2On the opening day of NHL free agency, 131 players signed contracts worth a combined total of more than $650 million, according to capfriendly.com. While Milan Lucic, Kyle Okposo, David Backes and Andrew Ladd dominated headlines, signing big-money deals…Share Tweet
Jets sign Shawn Matthias to two-year deal, Quinton Howden for one yearNHL.com Jul 1WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets signed free-agent forward Shawn Matthias to a two-year contract on Friday. The deal carries an annual cap hit of US$2.125 million. The Jets also inked forward Quinton Howden to a one-year, two-way contract that...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 29A clear sign we’re scaling the peak of NHL off-season activity? A star player signs a contract, and all we want to talk about is the context, the ripple effect, how it plays into other transactions. The Columbus Blue Jackets announced Wednesday they’d l…Share Tweet
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