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Joe Thornton Records 1,000th Assist In Sharks Win

Mar 7, 2017 2:23 AM

Sharks center Joe Thornton became the 13th player in NHL history to record 1,000 assists when he had a helper on Joe Pavelski's empty-net goal to seal a 3-2 victory Monday night over the Jets.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Winnipeg Jets, Game Recap, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Sidney Crosby Joins NHL's 1,000-Point Club

Feb 17, 2017 1:22 AM

Sidney Crosby is the newest member of the NHL's 1,000-point club.

The Pittsburgh Penguins star became the 86th player in league history to reach 1,000 career points when he assisted on Chris Kunitz's goal 6:28 into the first period of Thursday night's 4-3 overtime win over the Jets.

In addition to that point, Crosby added another assist and scored the game-winner.

Crosby's points total stand at 633 assists to go with 369 goals in 757 games, making him the 12th fastest to the mark.

Tags: Pittsburgh Penguins, Winnipeg Jets, Game Recap, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Coyotes Claim Burmistrov Off Waivers From Jets

Jan 3, 2017 2:01 AM

Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have claimed center Alexander Burmistrov off waivers from the Jets.

"We are pleased to acquire Alexander through the waiver process," said Chayka. "He's someone our scouts identified as having greater potential than he has currently shown. We're hopeful a change will help his game."

Burmistrov has collected two assists in 23 games with the Jets this season and has registered 30-51-81 in 298 career NHL games

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Tags: Phoenix Coyotes, Winnipeg Jets, Misc Rumor, Waiver

Jets, Jacob Trouba Agree To Two-Year Deal

Nov 8, 2016 1:53 AM

The stalemate between the Winnipeg Jets and Jacob Trouba has ended. The team announced that the 2012 first-round pick has signed a two-year deal, worth a total of $6 million.

The contract is worth $2.5 million in year one and $3.5 million in the second year.

Tags: Winnipeg Jets, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing, Terms Agreement

Jets' Jacob Trouba Requests Trade

Sep 25, 2016 1:53 AM

Restricted free-agent defenseman Jacob Trouba has requested a trade from the Winnipeg Jets, citing a lack of opportunity with the team.

Trouba will not be attending Jets training camp, his agent, Kurt Overhardt, said Saturday.

Tags: Winnipeg Jets, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Hawks Acquire Ladd, Harrison, Fraser From Jets

Feb 26, 2016 2:06 AM

One of the biggest players on the NHL trade market moved Thursday night when the Blackhawks reacquired pending free agent Andrew Ladd from the Jets.

As part of the trade, the Jets get forward Marko Dano plus a first-round draft pick this June and another conditional pick.

The Blackhawks get Ladd, 30, plus Jay Harrison and Matt Fraser. The Jets also retain 36 percent of Ladd's remaining cap hit and salary, sources told ESPN.

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Winnipeg Jets, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Jets Re-Sign Dustin Byfuglien To Five-Year Deal

Feb 8, 2016 5:34 PM

The Jets removed what would have been the most sought-after trade deadline target in re-signing defenseman Dustin Byfuglien to a five-year contract Monday.

The deal is worth an average of $7.6 million per season, the team announced.

Tags: Winnipeg Jets, Misc Rumor, Signing, Terms Agreement

Devils Sign Jiri Tlusty To One-Year Deal

Sep 17, 2015 1:40 AM

The Devils signed free-agent center Jiri Tlusty to a one-year, $800,000 contract Wednesday, according to an report

The 27-year-old Tlusty, from the Czech Republic, had 14 goals and 17 assists in 72 regular-season games last season with Carolina and Winnipeg. He has 87 goals and 86 assists in 416 career games in eight seasons with Toronto, Carolina and Winnipeg.

Tags: New Jersey Devils, Carolina Hurricanes, Winnipeg Jets, Misc Rumor, Signing

Ducks Spoil 'Winnipeg Whiteout' With OT Win

Apr 21, 2015 2:33 AM

The “Winnipeg Whiteout” was back after a 19-year absence. It had been filed away after the original franchise moved to Arizona following the 1995-96 season. Once the Atlanta Thrashers relocated to Winnipeg in 2011, fans had to wait four more seasons before the team reached the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Unfortunately for the Jets and their fans, the emotional day ended with a loss. The Ducks posted a 5-4 overtime win in Game 3 of the Western Conference first-round series, and now the Jets are one loss away from elimination.

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Winnipeg Jets, Game Recap, Misc Rumor

Dustin Byfuglien Suspended Four Games For Crosscheck

Apr 3, 2015 12:56 PM

Dustin Byfuglien of the Winnipeg Jets for four games without pay by the NHL Thursday for his crosscheck to the head of New York Rangers center J.T. Miller.

The play occurred late in the second period of Winnipeg's 3-2 loss to New York on Tuesday night. Miller had fallen to the ice near the crease after taking a swipe at a rebound off the pads of Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec.

Byfuglien drove his stick into the back of the Rangers forward's head while falling to his knees. The league's video explanation of the suspension characterized the blow as "dangerous" and delivered with "excessive force."


Tags: Winnipeg Jets, Suspension

Jets Trade Two Draft Picks To Canes For Tlusty
The Jets gave up a third-round pick in 2016 and a conditional pick in 2015.

Perreault Has 'Significant' Injury, Stafford Day To Day
Winnipeg forwards Mathieu Perrerault and Drew Stafford were injured on Monday night.

Jets Trade Evander Kane To Sabres
The Jets received Tyler Meyers, Drew Stafford, Joel Armia, the rights to Brendan Lemieux, and a late first-round draft pick.

Evander Kane A No-Show Due To 'Fashion' Incident
The Jets have to decide if they are going to trade Evander Kane before the trade deadline.

NHL Suspends Daniel Carcillo Six Games
Daniel Carcillo was suspended for cross checking Mathieu Perreault last Friday night.

Jets Send Draft Pick To Canes For Jay Harrison
The Canes will receive the Jets' sixth-round pick in the 2015 draft for Jay Harrison.

NHL Suspends Ryan Garbutt, Adam Lowry
The NHL has suspended Ryan Garbutt two games, while Adam Lowry received a one-game ban for incidents this week.

Rangers' McDonagh Separates Shoulder Again
Ryan McDonagh was hit by Evander Kane of the Jets in the first period of Saturday night's game at Madison Square Garden.

Canadiens Trade Budaj To Jets For Tangradi
The Canadiens have acquired Eric Tangradi from the Jets for Peter Budaj.

Olli Jokinen Signs With Predators
Olli Jokinen scored 18 goals in 82 games with the Jets in 2013-14.

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Jets Give Maurice New Deal
The Jets were 18-12-5 under Paul Maurice.

Jets Fire Coach Claude Noel
The Jets have hired Paul Maurice as Claude Noel's replacement.

Pavel Kubina Retires After 13 NHL Seasons
Pavel Kubina scored 110 goals in 13 seasons with the Lightning, Maple Leafs, Thrashers, and Flyers.

Jokinen Scores Two Goals In Jets Win Over Rangers
Rangers goaltender Cam Talbot made 25 saves in his second straight start over Henrik Lundqvist.

Talbot To Start In Goal For Rangers
Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault told reporters on Monday that Henrik Lundqvist remains the teams No. 1 goaltender.

Jets, Bogosian Agree To Long-Term Deal
The Thrashers made Zach Bogosian the No. 3 pick at the 2008 NHL Draft.

Zach Redmond Signs One-Year Contract With Jets
Zach Redmond has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Jets.


NHL Announces New Division Names
The NHL will have a Metropolitan Division.

Alex Burmistrov Signs With KHL
Alex Burmistrov has signed a two-year deal with Ak Bars Kazan of the KHL.

Hawks Trade Bolland And Frolik For Draft Picks
The Blackhawks traded Dave Bolland and Michael Frolik on Sunday in exchange for a total of five draft picks.