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NHL ‘even better’ than Ehlers dreamed - Dec 9, 2015

Winnipeg Jets rookie Nikolaj Ehlers yesterday found himself on Team Denmark's preliminary roster for the World Junior Hockey Championship.

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Jets facing back-to-back games for seventh time - Dec 9, 2015

A much needed breather behind them, the Winnipeg Jets will get right back to the NHL grind Thursday night with the first of back-to-back games. The Jets play the Columbus Blue Jackets at home Thursday night and then the Chicago Blackhawks in Chicago on Friday night -- the seventh time this...

Milestone for Mr. Grit - Dec 9, 2015

In just over a week Chris Thorburn will hop over the boards for the Winnipeg Jets, put skate blade to ice and make history. And, if you know the man even a teeny-tiny bit, the whole spotlight thing is going to make him squirm. Thorburn, a 32-year-old product of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., is slated...

Chris Thorburn "My mom and dad made everything possible, It wasn’t always easy, but they gave us every opportunity to be successful. They allowed me to at least try to get to my dream. I’m fortunate. I know that."
Chris Thorburn "This is how I was taught, I’ve had some struggles and I took that into my play growing up. When I first was in the pro my coach (Randy Cunneyworth) sat me down and told me, ‘If you’re going to make it to the next level you might have to mix in some fights here and there to survive.’ "
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Suited and booted Winnipeg Jets hit runway for charitable fashion show - Dec 8, 2015

It’s Tuesday night, and a couple hundred Winnipeggers have gathered at the RBC Convention Centre to watch their Winnipeg Jets take off down the runway. (Yeah, I went there and I am not sorry about it.) The players are modelling in the inaugural NHLPA Fashion Show. The event, which had a

Back to back to Chicago for Jets - Dec 8, 2015

The Winnipeg Jets are going back in time.

Tyler Myers "Obviously a back to back is tough for any team, But I think the biggest thing for the second game is to simplify it as much as possible."
Blake Wheeler "I think our game is getting a lot stronger with that time that we get to... sleep in the same bed for a few nights in a row. Those things are sometimes overlooked, November was a gruelling month for a lot of reasons, so I think now we're coming out the other side of it and I think we're starting to get back to form a little bit."

Myers and Enstrom, together forever - Dec 8, 2015

Tyler Myers and Toby Enstrom get along quite well, so you can save the odd couple references for someone else.

paul maurice "Right from Tyler’s first game here last year those two were a fit, I think just having enough games in the league they just figured each other out very, very quickly."
Tyler Myers "He moves so well and sees the ice so well that he makes a lot of real good passes that allow me to jump into holes and join the play, We’re always looking if there’s something we could’ve done differently on a play we didn’t like or thought was a little off. We’re communicating well and I think that’s been the biggest thing."
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Winnipeg Jets are improving their 'defence-first' strategy - Dec 8, 2015

It’s chiseled in stone as one of the commandments in winning hockey games: thou shalt keep thy puck out of thy net. And through the first 28 games of the 2015-16 National Hockey League season – especially during the month of November – the Winnipeg Jets weren’t exactly...

Tyler Myers "Over the past 10 games our group has really taken the defence-first mindset, It’s really helped our group and we just have to try and keep getting better at that."

Gary Bettman projects NHL salary cap going up to $74.5 million - Dec 7, 2015

With initial projections for the 2016-17 salary cap indicate a $74.5 million US ceiling, some governors are understandably proceeding with caution due to the instability of the sagging Canadian dollar.

kevin cheveldayoff "It’s such a soft, fluctuating number, Who knows how different it might be six months from now?"

Hellebuyck's time draws near - Dec 7, 2015

His timing stunk. Michael Hutchinson knew it — and was honest enough about his game to publicly provide a ‘my bad’ afterward. The Winnipeg Jets were going toe-to-toe with the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks — in their backyard, no less — and carried a 1-1...

Jets not far off last season's pace - Dec 7, 2015

Trivia time. Raise your hand if you know what the Winnipeg Jets record was on this day last year.

paul maurice "He's playing real hard and physical and at the right emotional level,"

Observations from the Blackhawks' 3-1 win over the Jets - Dec 7, 2015

A lot happened before and during the Blackhawks’ 3-1 victory over the Jets on Sunday. Bryan Bickell returned, Viktor Tikhonov went to the Coyotes, Trevor Daley got hurt and Patrick Kane set the Hawks record for consecutive games with a point at 22. You can read about those things in other stories...

joel quenneville "You certainly have everything on that line: skill, speed, responsibilities and usually handle a heavy workload, We’ve tried it earlier but didn’t give it a great or extended look. But we feel it should be a line we can rely on."

Jets, Hutchinson lose to Hawks 3-1 - Dec 7, 2015

With the exception of one momentary and costly lapse, this was the type of performance folks have come to expect from Michael Hutchinson.

More goal reviews for Jets - Dec 7, 2015

Another day, another video review (or two) for the Winnipeg Jets.

Chris Thorburn "I thought it got jammed between the pad and the post so that’s where I was looking, And all of a sudden the puck hit me in the chest and I thought, ‘where did that come from?’"
paul maurice "You know what, with the speed of this game, we're thankful that it doesn't happen more, One, I hope he's okay. Those scare the hell out of you. Anytime you see somebody's head hit anything, you don't like to see it. I was really, really glad that he got off on his own feet, even though it was with some help. I hope he gets better."

Scary moment as Blackhawks defenseman Trevor Daley suffers injury - Dec 6, 2015

There was a lot of celebration at the United Center on Sunday after Patrick Kane set a franchise record by scoring a point in his 22nd consecutive game. But there was a wave of concern during the second period after defenseman Trevor Daley's head and right shoulder collided with the right leg of...

Blackhawks lead Jets 1-0 after first period - Dec 6, 2015

The Blackhawks have a chance to make some headway in the Central division this week as they kick off a four-game stretch against division opponents. The Hawks face the Jets and Predators twice each within the next week."The eight points that are available could make a big impact at the end of the...

Jets turn back to Hutchinson - Dec 6, 2015

CHICAGO – Paul Maurice is turning back to Michael Hutchinson as the Winnipeg Jets look to string together their first three-game winning streak of the season.

Picks: Hawks top Jets as Kane takes record - Dec 6, 2015

Picks: Hawks top Jets as Kane takes record

Hellebuyck has everyone's hopes up - Dec 5, 2015

He’s played 184 minutes and 40 seconds in the National Hockey League, a total of three games plus a few minutes of overtime. But there’s little doubt the consensus from Winnipeg Jets fans is the No. 1 guy in net should be Connor Hellebuyck, today, tomorrow — and most likely for...

Tyler Myers "The one thing you notice right away is how calm he is for a young guy, All the guys will tell you they think he’s the real deal."

Barry Trotz has yet to win a coach's challenge this season - Dec 5, 2015

Another review went against the Capitals in a 2-1 overtime loss to Winnipeg on Saturday.

Nicklas Backstrom "You’ve got to take a chance when it’s a close call like that, You actually put the refs in a really tough position. It takes a long time to review it. We gave it a shot, but we haven’t had any luck on these coach’s challenge."

Scheifele's OT goal makes Hellebuyck, Jets a winner - Dec 5, 2015

It’s not every day an NHL team gets a chance to celebrate a win three times on one afternoon.

paul maurice "It was the first game he saw some real strong shooters on him and he consistently looks big in the net, He’s had a good progression here to this game. He got lots of support in his first game, saw more pucks in his second game and saw lots of high-end skill out there today."
paul maurice "He’s quicker, he feels better, I think the injury he had (sports hernia), the surgery that he had and missing most of camp set him back. He just looks quicker on the ice."
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Capitals’ win streak halted at six as Jets finally solve Holtby in OT, 2-1 - Dec 5, 2015

Washington goaltender saves 34, but can’t snag Mark Scheifele’s contested goal with 19.9 seconds left.

Scheifele scores in OT, Jets beat Capitals 2-1 - Dec 5, 2015

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Mark Scheifele scored with 20 seconds left in overtime to lift the Winnipeg Jets over Washington 2-1 on Saturday to end the Capitals' season-high six-game winning streak. Scheifele got his goal after Jacob Trouba cycled down low with the puck. Trouba passed to Scheifele in the ...

Hellebuyck gets another call for Jets - Dec 5, 2015

Connor Hellebuyck is about to enjoy another first in his young NHL career.

Capitals' trip to Winnipeg is a return home for Coach Barry Trotz - Dec 5, 2015

Trotz is back in his home province of Manitoba.

Ovechkin a big bundle of trouble - Dec 4, 2015

How do you stop arguably the best player on the planet? Finding the answer to that question will fall on the shoulders of the Winnipeg Jets’ top line of Andrew Ladd, Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler when they take on the Washington Capitals Saturday (2 p.m., Sportsnet, TSN1290). Their task:...

Andrew Ladd "On transition, he’s one of the best in the game (and) off the rush he’s so dangerous,"
Andrew Ladd "Any player that plays that much you want to be on him and take away his time and space."
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Tough guy Peluso can skate, play - Dec 4, 2015

There should be very little that’s quiet about Anthony Peluso’s game but somehow, stealthily, his effectiveness for the Winnipeg Jets has become evident. To start the NHL season, Peluso was an afterthought for the Jets, scratched in eight of the first 10 games. But since the

Scheifele scores in OT, Jets beat Capitals 2-1 - Dec 4, 2015

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Mark Scheifele got to celebrate his game-winning goal twice.The Jets center scored with 20 seconds left in overtime to lift the Winnipeg Jets over Washington 2-1 on Saturday to end the Capitals' season-high six-game winning streak.

Maurice hopes to make magic with Jets forwards Burmistrov, Ehlers - Dec 4, 2015

It doesn’t pop out on the scoresheet – at least not yet – but Jets coach Paul Maurice has liked what he’s seen between Jets forwards Alex Burmistrov and rookie Nikloaj Ehlers. When asked about his decision to stick with his No. 2 line of Mathieu Perreault, Mark Scheifele...

paul maurice "I hope it comes at the appropriate rate without sacrificing anything defensively, Washington has a deep team so I don’t have an expectation…they’ll be able to generate at will but now they’re at a place where I’ve got comforts just letting them go play shifts against the other team’s best. The offence, I’ve got confidence it will come."
paul maurice "I hope it comes at the appropriate rate without sacrificing anything defensively, Washington has a deep team so I don’t have an expectation…they’ll be able to generate at will but now they’re at a place where I’ve got comforts just letting them go play shifts against the other team’s best. The offence, I’ve got confidence it will come."

Peluso branching out - Dec 4, 2015

It is a fine line that Anthony Peluso must walk.

Do the opposite: Winnipeg Jets need a big December to get back into playoff hunt - Dec 4, 2015

For the Winnipeg Jets, the season of giving came a month early.

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