April 01 2015 08:31AM
Welcome back to another edition of Future NHEhlers, where we review all
the latest in news and play for the Winnipeg Jets (non-AHL) prospects.
We dig into all the game reports from the CHL, NCAA, and Europe to let
you know how all of your future favourites are progressing.
Without further ado, let's move to the numbers!
Report: Dustin Byfuglien's cross-check on Rangers' Miller receiving 'extra examination' from Player Safety Dept.
March 31 2015 10:01PM
Photo Credit: Bruce Fedyck/USA TODAY Sports
The NHL's Department of Player Safety is reviewing Winnipeg Jets swingman Dustin Byfuglien's vicious cross-check on Rangers forward J.T. Miller from Tuesday night's game, and they're reviewing it hard. Beyond being reviewed, the cross-check is receiving "extra examination" at the NHL's New York office on Tuesday, according to Sportsnet's John Shannon.
Will Dustin Byfuglien receive a multi-game suspension? Might he be put on double secret probation? Let's review after the jump.
March 31 2015 09:46PM
Two games in a row now where the Jets carried the play but loss on the scoreboard.
The Winnipeg Jets started off hot once again. They dominated the territorial battle while getting an early goal from the fourth line and the stick of Jim Slater. The New York Rangers though tied up not long thereafter with a neat goal from Mats Zuccarello.
The Jets brought back the pressure early in the second, with former Ranger Lee Stempniak scoring off a sweet drop pass from Mathieu Perreault. Unfortunately the Rangers had a response yet again, with Derick Brassard picking up the games only power play goal.
For the second game in a row a late goal deflated the Jets chance at pulling out some points.
Let's break it down.
March 31 2015 01:28PM
The Winnipeg Jets have started to get healthy, as Bryan Little and Mathieu Perreault look to make an impact on the Jets final playoff drive.
With players returning from injury, others must take a seat in the pressbox. Liittle and Perreault have caused Matt Halischuk and Eric O`Dell to become scratches.
Meanwhile, the Jets are still playing two marginal hockey players in Jim Slater and Chris Thorburn.
What is the difference in expected impact between these players. Check after the jump.
March 31 2015 11:14AM
It's do-or-die time for the Winnipeg Jets.
With six games left in the regular season, the Jets (39-25-12) are clinging to the final wild-card spot in the West at 90 points heading into action against the New York Rangers.
The road to the post-season won't be an easy one for the Jets down the stretch as four of their final six games will be against playoff-bound clubs. The L.A. Kings -- just two points behind the Jets -- have a much favourable schedule with two of their final six games coming against the Edmonton Oilers. The Kings also have games against the Avalanche and Sharks.
This is why it's do-or-die time for the Jets.