Tag Archive | "Winnipeg Jets"

Werenski and Morrissey Sign Extensions

Thursday, September 12, 2019

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While so many restricted free-agents remain without a contract, the Columbus Blue Jackets and Winnipeg Jets were able to lock-up two of the best young defensemen in the NHL this week.  On Monday the Blue Jackets signed Zach Werenski to a bridge deal. The two sides agreed to terms on a three-year extension that carries a $5.0M AAV cap-hit. Defenseman @ZachWerenski…

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Ryan Johansen suspended two games for vicious slash

Friday, January 18, 2019

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The NHL has cracked down on Nashville Predators’ forward Ryan Johansen following a vicious play in Thursday’s game at Bridgestone Arena. The NHL Department of Player Safety has announced Johansen has been suspended for two games for high-sticking Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele. Nashville’s Ryan Johansen has been suspended for two games for high-sticking Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele.…

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Introducing the DailyFaceoff Betting Section

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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First we teamed up with our friends at Corsica Hockey to add Player Ratings to our Line Combination pages and now we have added their Betting Tools to DailyFaceoff.  Corsica uses “sophisticated machine learning algorithms” to generate their betting predictions. Corsica has set out to find an edge against the Money Line, the Spread and…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Winnipeg Jets

Monday, September 24, 2018

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The Winnipeg Jets finished the 2017-18 season with a 52-20-10 record, good enough for a franchise-record 114 points. They finished second in the NHL and their division, bested only by the Nashville Predators (117 points). The Jets would ultimately get the last laugh, eliminating the Preds in game 7 of the second round of the playoffs.…

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Jets, Oilers sign their RFA defenseman 

Monday, September 17, 2018

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The Winnipeg Jets got the ball rolling on Sunday when they signed Josh Morrissey to a two-year contract extension worth $6.3 million ($3.15M AAV).  Signing Morrissey set the market for the Edmonton Oilers and their own 23-year-old defenseman, Darnell Nurse. This afternoon the Oilers signed Nurse to a two-year deal worth $6.4 million ($3.2M AAV). …

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The Jets signed Wheeler to five-year extension

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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The Winnipeg Jets have re-signed captain Blake Wheeler to a five-year deal worth $41.25M ($8.25M AAV).  Wheeler was heading into the final year of a five-year deal that carries a $5.6M cap-hit. His new deal will keep him in a Jets’ uniform through the 2023-24 NHL season.  The 32-year-old winger was once a mid-round fantasy…

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Jets look to flip the Hollywood script in Game 5 

Sunday, May 20, 2018

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The Winnipeg Jets are one loss away from their season coming to an end and that would mean the Vegas Golden Knights would be in the Stanley Cup Finals in their inaugural season.  The Golden Knights themselves couldn’t have predicted their first season would turn out like this. This is the stuff of Hollywood. However,…

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“Good chance” Perron returns for Game 4

Friday, May 18, 2018

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Vegas Golden Knights winger David Perron sat out of Games 2 and 3 because of an illness, but head coach Gerard Gallant believes he will play in Game 4.  When asked about his lineup for Game 4, Gallant said there is a “good chance” that Perron plays tonight. He also added that “it’s possible” that…

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Jets defeat Preds in Game 7, advance to West Final

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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Just like we all predicted, the Winnipeg Jets will face the Vegas Golden Nights in the 2018 Western Conference Final. The Jets got two goals and an assist from trade deadline acquisition Paul Stastny to help them defeat the Predators 5-1 in Game 7 of their second-round series at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday evening. Mark…

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Stastny a late scratch for the Jets on Tuesday

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

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The injuries continue to mount for the Winnipeg Jets as Paul Stastny was late scratch from Tuesday’s game after tweaking a lower-body injury in warmups. The Jets activated Shawn Matthias (upper-body) from injured reserve earlier in the day and he will dress for the first time since January 12th. Stastny has been a key addition…

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