February 14 2015 11:51PM
The Winnipeg Jets took the Detroit Red Wings to the skills competition and won the coin toss for an extra point. Of course the Jets can be declared the unanimous winners of the Evander Kane trade, since Drew Stafford and Tyler Myers now have more points on the Jets than Zach Bogosian and Kane have for the Buffalo Sabres.
The Jets struggled early, being dominated in shots, chances, possession... basically whatever you could think of. After an embarrassing first period -and probably an earful from Paul Maurice- the Jets decided to shape up and stuck it back to the Wings.
Read past the jump for more.
February 14 2015 11:08AM
The Winnipeg Jets are back in action this evening on ''Hockey Day In Canada'' as they travel to Detroit to take on the Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena for the second and final time this season. The Red Wings defeated the Jets by a score of 4-3 back on Nov. 20, 2014 in Winnipeg with Tomas Tatar scoring the game winning goal.
The Jets enter today's game holding onto the first Wild Card spot in the Western Conference with a record of 28-19-10, good enough 66 points. The Jets are 3-5-2 in their last ten games played and lost their last game to the Nashville Predators by a score of 3-1 on Thursday.
The Red Wings enter with a spot in the playoffs, sitting third in the Atlantic Division with a record of 31-13-9, for 71 points on the season. Detroit is on a hot streak as of late, winning eight games in their last 10, but dropped their last game to the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-1 on Wednesday.
February 13 2015 11:00AM
On this week's podcast, Garret and Rhys build a frankenteam from the Leafs and Oilers, talk all about #Kaneghazi and how it relates to the Canucks, and break down every piece included in the trade heard 'round the world. Click past the jump to listen!
February 13 2015 08:00AM
Not enough has been said about play of Adam Lowry. A lot of the Winnipeg Jets youth have driven good results. Michael Hutchinson has posted elite numbers. Mark Scheifele has improved his two-way effectiveness. What has gone somewhat unnoticed is Adam Lowry's effectiveness in pushing the play.
Let's take a look at the numbers.
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February 13 2015 06:30AM
The Jets Blockbuster trade, the Sedins, Leafs are ready to deal, Jeff Petry as a Calgary Flame, Oilers finishing 30th, an injection of filthy stats and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.