Category Archives: Jets News

Jets Blank Predators – Connor Nets Hat Trick

WINNIPEG — Kyle Connor had a hat trick and one assist and Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves as the Winnipeg Jets clinched a playoff spot with a 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Centre Kevin Hayes had a goal and three assists and Andrew Copp also scored for the Jets (45-26-4). The win marked Hellebuyck’s second… Read More »

Connor nets first NHL hat trick as Jets lock up playoff berth in style

The Winnipeg Jets are heading back to the playoffs — and they’re poised to make plenty of noise if Saturday night’s dominating performance is any indication. A 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators at Bell MTS Place should put to rest any concerns about whether this team has what it takes to go on another extended spring run.… Read More »

Connor nets hat trick as Jets clinch playoff spot with 5-0 win over Preds

Get ready for another Whiteout: The Winnipeg Jets are heading back to the playoffs. Not that there was really any doubt, but they made it official Saturday night with a dominating 5-0 win over the Nashville Predators that clinches a post-season spot for a second straight season and third time in the eight years since the NHL returned… Read More »

Ehlers happy to be back with Jets top line

Some of the best hockey of Nikolaj Ehlers’ season came earlier in the year while skating on the No. 1 line with Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler. And so the flashy Winnipeg Jets winger was thrilled to get a return engagement Saturday night against Nashville. “I think I played some real good hockey when I played with those… Read More »

Conner nets hat trick as Jets clinch playoff spot with 5-0 win over Preds

Get ready for another Whiteout: The Winnipeg Jets are heading back to the playoffs. Not that there was really any doubt, but they made it official Saturday night with a dominating 5-0 win over the Nashville Predators that clinches a post-season spot for a second straight season and third time in the eight years since the NHL returned… Read More »

Ehlers moves to top line as Jets kick off final homestand of season

First place in the Central Division is on the line tonight as the Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators face off for the final time in the regular-season. Winnipeg (44-26-4) begins the night two points ahead of Nashville (42-27-6) and can clinch a playoff spot with a victory. The Jets have eight games left, the Predators seven. “It’s kind… Read More »

Jets’ first-round playoff foes likely Stars or Blues

LAS VEGAS — All is not lost with the Winnipeg Jets, despite a serious beatdown suffered Thursday night at the hands of the suddenly mighty Vegas Golden Knights. The Jets were soundly outplayed in a 5-0 defeat to the Golden Knights, who totally look the part of a bona fide Stanley Cup contender. Winnipeg missed a chance to… Read More »

Odds are Vegas hangover will be a short one for Jets

In a way, the Winnipeg Jets left Las Vegas not unlike a lot of visitors: Tired. Beaten. Perhaps a bit embarrassed. Not really wanting to talk about what went down. We get it. Stuff happens. And Thursday night’s uninspired 5-0 loss in Sin City is one they’ll want to wipe from the memory banks as soon as possible,… Read More »

California dreamy, Sin City a bust

So, it was starting to look really easy for the Winnipeg Jets this week. Turns out it was just some California dreaming, and they got a rude awakening Thursday in Vegas. Jay (a.k.a. Chase) was perched high above all the action at T-Mobile Arena Thursday, and once the pre-game theatrics were finally over, got to witness one of… Read More »

Byfuglien a key power-play ingredient, but Jets find ways to cope while he’s out

If one thing about the Winnipeg Jets has stayed consistent from last season it has been that their power play is one of the most dangerous in the league. A lot of the focus is usually on the three-headed beast that is Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele and Patrik Laine. It makes sense to focus on that trio: Wheeler… Read More »