September 23 2015 01:33PM
Connor Hellebuyck is giving the NHL's new 3-on-3 overtime format the green light.
Despite a 1-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild in the opening game of pre-season action on Tuesday night, Hellebuyck raved about the OT changes and what it means to fans.
September 23 2015 12:10PM
Welcome to the first instalment of What Would You Do Wednesdays of the 2015-2016 season.
Today we'll be taking a look at the new 3-on-3 overtime format and what you guys thought about it.
September 23 2015 11:42AM
The quick pace of the NHL preseason is in full effect tonight as the Winnipeg Jets - fresh off last night's OT loss to the Minnesota Wild - are in Edmonton to take on the perennially young and rebuilding Oilers.
The Oilers have managed to get out to a fine 2 and 0 start to the preseason after a couple of wins on Monday night in split squad games against the Calgary Flames so of course Oilers fans are planning the parade already.
Let's take a look at the rosters for tonight's game...
September 22 2015 10:16PM
It wasn't the most enjoyable hockey we've seen ever. In fact, it was a snoozefest that rivaled the pace and intensity of an All-Star Game that sadly didn't feature all-stars.
We should have expected it really if we had just done some simple math: First preseason game + Minnesota Wild clogging style of play = Zzzzzzzzzz.
But boy-oh-boy that 3 on 3 overtime sure made up for it didn't it? Granted the Jets ended up losing in that OT on a goal from Matt Dumba, but being that it's simply exhibition hockey we can overlook that little fact right?
September 22 2015 12:12PM
It is time! Hockey will be played at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg.
While the game may not matter in terms of the scoreboard or the standings, this game will matter for many of the young Jets looking to turn some heads and earn a spot on the big club.
The Minnesota Wild are coming into Winnipeg after losing their preseason opener at the hands of the Buffalo Sabres. However, this is a different team with Mike Reilly, Tyler Graovac, and Kurtis Gabriel playing in both.
Let's break it down: