Jets Prospect Update - November 3rd

November 03 2015 11:49AM

A slow week for Jets prospects as several missed games due to injuries or bye-weeks, and some who were off to hot starts began to slow down. The Manitoba Moose were able to win their first game of the season however, and a couple players kept up their goal scoring ways as we check in on everyone in today's prospect stats update.

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Byfuglien not suspended for hit on Gallagher

Angelo Montilla
November 03 2015 10:53AM

Dustin Byfuglien had a date with the NHL's department of player safety on Tuesday morning where the Jets' all-star defenceman walked away with out being handed any game suspension for a check he delivered on Montreal's Brendan Gallagher.

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Byfuglien faces telephone hearing for rule 48 violation on Habs' Gallagher

Thomas Drance
November 02 2015 06:46PM

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Winnipeg Jets defender Dustin Byfuglien will have a telephone hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check to the head - a hit which was incorrectly called elbowing by the on-ice official - on Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher in Sunday night's contest. The hearing will reportedly take place at 9am EST, according to TSN's Darren Dreger.

Byfuglien has always played the game on the edge, and has an additional disadvantage in that, even in the toughest hockey league in the world, he's an apex predator and players seem to bounce off of him dramatically. On a number of occasions this season Byfuglien has been at the centre of a of controversial hit, but this Gallagher hit would seem to be a bridge too far for the league's disciplinary arm. 

We'll find out how long he'll be out of the lineup, probably early tomorrow.

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Jets Nation Recap: Jets Lose...At the Gates of Hades

November 02 2015 06:05AM

Well, that game could not have gone any worse.

The Winnipeg Jets rolled into Montreal playing the second game of a back to back. Little did they know, Montreal was standing waiting for them to brave the gates of Hades, also known as the Bell Center.

Lets take a quick look at the 5-1 loss.

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JGD 12: Jets roll into Montreal

November 01 2015 12:06PM

The Winnipeg Jets come into Montreal playing their second game of a back-to-back. The Canadiens are humming and have lost only 2 games on the season.

The Jets will be ready as much as possible given the situation; the night before they played a fairly easy game against the struggling Blue Jackets.

Will they be ready for the speed of the Canadiens? We will see.

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