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…Share Tweet
Patrik Laine gives Winnipeg the best problem in all of hockeythehockeynews.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 …Share TweetLast-place Leafs win NHL draft lottery; Jets No. 2Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Expect changes in Boston as Bruins seek quick turnaroundthehockeynews.com Apr 16After 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…Share Tweet
Prospect Need to Know: Georgetown’s hidden gemthehockeynews.com Apr 12All 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’…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 11WINNIPEG - 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...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 11With 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 …Share Tweet
Getting To Know: Jets center Mathieu Perreaultthehockeynews.com Apr 10Status: 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 8No. 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,…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 8SAN 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 ...Share Tweet
Watch Andrew Copp split Wild defense, deke Dubynk for beautiful goalthehockeynews.com Apr 4The 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…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 4WINNIPEG - 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-...Share Tweet
Getting to Know: former Oilers defenseman Charlie Huddythehockeynews.com Apr 3Status: 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…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Mar 31When 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…Share TweetAfter 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…Share Tweet
Jets fans’ rousing ovation brings 97-year-old super fan to tears in his return to arenathehockeynews.com Mar 31Win 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…Share TweetThe 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…Share Tweet
Ranking all seven Canadian teams’ playoff hopes for next yearthehockeynews.com Mar 29For 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 29Since 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 29No. 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…Share TweetNHL.com Mar 28PHILADELPHIA - 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 ...Share Tweet
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