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 »

Capitals’ T.J. Oshie out for remainder of playoffs after collarbone surgery

Washington Capitals winger T.J. Oshie is expected to miss the rest of the Stanley Cup playoffs after undergoing surgery to repair a broken right clavicle. The team announced Oshie’s surgery Sunday afternoon. Head coach Todd Reirden had already called the player out indefinitely earlier in the week. Oshie was injured late in Game 4 at the Carolina Hurricanes on… 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 »

Capitals rebound from pair of losses to storm past Hurricanes

Nicklas Backstrom needed five games to match his goal output from the entire 2018 playoffs, and he and Alex Ovechkin have the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals one victory away from the second round. Backstrom had two goals and two assists, Ovechkin had a goal and two assists and Braden Holtby stopped all 30 shots he faced to… Read More »

Hip Check: Blues fans troll Jets fans with ‘You Look Nervous’ goalie chant

Sports·Video Winnipeg Jets fans started it in Game 5, but St. Louis Blues fans finished it in Game 6 and then eliminated the Jets from the playoffs in the ultimate clapback. Social Sharing Posted: Apr 20, 2019 11:12 PM ET | Last Updated: April 21 Winnipeg Jets fans started it in Game 5, but St. Louis Blues fans… Read More »

Jets eliminated by Blues as Jaden Schwartz nets natural hat trick

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 3-2. Bryan Little and Dustin Byfuglien… Read More »

Sorry, Canada — the Leafs are your last hope to bring the Cup home

It’s been 26 years since a Canadian team won the Stanley Cup. That streak will probably reach 27. When the Winnipeg Jets were eliminated by the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, it left one lonely Canadian club on its own in the playoffs. At least that team knows something about Cup droughts. And so, the Toronto Maple Leafs… 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 »

Stars’ top line steals the show to take control against Predators

Alexander Radulov scored two goals in the second period and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Saturday to push the Western Conference’s No. 2 seed to the brink of elimination. The Stars came into the post-season as the West’s first wild card and are up 3-2 in the best-of-seven series over the two-time defending Central… Read More »