Category Archives: Jets News

Ehlers played final game of playoffs on fractured leg

Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers admitted this morning he skated on a fractured leg in Game 6 of the team’s playoff series with the St. Louis Blues. He sustained the injury blocking a shot from defenceman Colton Parayko in Game 5 in Winnipeg on Thursday. “It did not feel great. We tried a lot of things to make… Read More »

Why the Winnipeg Jets Fell Flat in Games 5 & 6

report this ad The Winnipeg Whiteout is over early. After capturing two well-deserved wins against the St. Louis Blues in Games 3 and 4 and drawing even in the first-round series at two games apiece, the Winnipeg Jets lost Games 5 and 6 and their Stanley Cup quest came to an end exactly a month earlier than a… Read More »

Jets’ playoff run ended too soon

ST. LOUIS — This one is going to sting for a while. Yes, there was plenty of shock inside the Winnipeg Jets’ room following a surprisingly early playoff exit, a development few predicted when the puck dropped on the 2018-19 season. The club was viewed as a legitimate Stanley Cup contender, and that didn’t seem to change despite… Read More »

Jets look to next year after disappointing playoff defeat

ST. LOUIS — This one is going to sting for a while. Yes, there was plenty of shock inside the Winnipeg Jets room following a surprisingly early playoff exit, a development few predicted when the puck dropped on the 2018-19 season. The club was viewed as a legitimate Stanley Cup contender, and that didn’t seem to change despite… Read More »

Blues Down Jets to Advance to 2nd Round

report this ad ST. LOUIS — Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in Game 6 of their playoff series Saturday night to advance to the second round. The Blues will next face the winner of the Dallas-Nashville series, which the Stars lead… Read More »

Schwartz now new Blues ‘Boss’

ST. LOUIS — As far as we know, there’s no plan to change the name of Wilcox, Saskatchewan to simply “Schwartz.” But folks from the small community just south of Regina are no doubt feeling some major pride after native son Jaden Schwartz had the kind of game hockey players dream of on Saturday night, eliminating the Winnipeg… Read More »

Jets eliminated: St. Louis shuts down Winnipeg’s playoff run with 3-2 win

ST. LOUIS — The Winnipeg Jets saved their worst for last. And now they’re headed home empty-handed, a season filled with so much promise over after just six playoff games. Saturday’s 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues actually flattered the visitors, who appeared resigned to their fate right from the opening puck drop. Exhibit A: giving up… Read More »

Back’s against the wall, Jets need to find their ‘best game’: Morrissey

ST. LOUIS — The Winnipeg Jets will try to keep their season alive tonight in St. Louis — but exactly who is going to be in the lineup remains a bit of a mystery. Nikolaj Ehlers, Patrik Laine and Dustin Byfuglien all missed the morning skate. Ehlers blocked a shot in the final minute of Game 5, while… Read More »

Blues don’t know how to quit

The St. Louis Blues looked done after 40 minutes Thursday night. Then again, they looked done at Christmas. Yet, guess who’s poised to wipe the Winnipeg Jets from the 2018-19 Stanley Cup playoff picture? Head coach Craig Berube’s band of workaholics, that’s who. “That’s an emotional one, especially the way it starts. You’re down early, but you can… Read More »

Season on the line in St. Louis Jets in St. Louis for Game 6 with season on line

The Winnipeg Jets admitted at the tail end of the regular season to some meagre efforts against foes with far more on the line than themselves. They tipped their caps to some desperate teams down the stretch. Well done, Dallas Stars, on a 5-2 triumph. Full marks, Montreal Canadiens, on that 3-1 victory. Way to go, Minnesota Wild,… Read More »