First Star, Worst Star: March 22, 2015

March 22 2015 01:00PM


Spring is finally here!! *Looks out window. Can't see due to snow covering window* Ehh.... Well we may have to wait a little longer on that one, but no need to wait for this weeks edition of First Star, Worst Star!! 

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Jets Nation Recap: Ondrej Pavelec shutout carries Winnipeg Jets into 4 game win streak

Garret Hohl
March 21 2015 08:16PM

What was three, is now four.

The Winnipeg Jets hosted the Washington Capitals in what was both a fun and stressful game to watch for fans.

Chances were about even through the first two periods but Ondrej Pavelec out played Braden Holtby, with Pavelec stopping 28 shots for the shutout. Mark Stuart scored the game winning goal in the first, with Mark Scheifele getting the second for a two point night.

The Capitals pressed hard in the third with the Jets collapsing intensely around the net. Score effects took over and the Caps heavily shelled the Jets in the third with shots from the outside to no avail. Pavelec held on strong and Adam Lowry rang a short handed goal nearly full length of the ice away with Holtby pulled for the extra man.

Let's break it down.

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Playoff Push #72: Jets close out homestand against Capitals

Angelo Montilla
March 21 2015 12:39PM

The wild-card race in the Western Conference is heating up but the Winnipeg Jets aren't buckling under the immense pressure.

The red-hot Jets will search for a fourth-consecutive victory when they host the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.

With 11 games remaining in the regular season, the Jets (36-23-12) hold the second wild-card spot with 84 points -- two ahead of the Los Angeles Kings.

"We expect it to be tight all the way to the end," Jets defenceman Tyler Myers told the Winnipeg Free Press. "We're a team that believes we can do some damage in the playoffs."

The Capitals (39-23-10), also winners of their last three games, sit in the second wild-card spot with 88 points.

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Winnipeg Jets sign Jimmy Lodge to ELC

Garret Hohl
March 20 2015 04:09PM

The Winnipeg Jets have announced their signing of 2013 third-round pick Jimmy Lodge, a right-shot winger on the Mississauga Steelheads, to a three-year Entry Level Contract.

So who is this 20-year-old rangy winger? Let's break it down after the jump.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
March 20 2015 06:03AM


The Kadri saga continues, LA Kings conspiracy theories, Jannik Hansen owns Dion Phaneuf, Flames dominate the Pacific division, Ben 'Sievens', Michael Hutchinson and more in this weeks Roundup brought to you by DraftKIngs.

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