April 11 2015 04:41PM
Though he lost the starting job to Ondrej Pavelec in recent weeks, Winnipeg Jets rookie netminder Michael Hutchinson has put together a strong rookie season. In fact it was a record setting rookie season.
Hutchinson finished the year with a 21-10-5 record, which was good enough to set a new record for rookie goaltenders in the history of the Jets version 2.0/Atlanta Thrashers franchise.
Let's break it down after the jump.
April 11 2015 03:55PM
The game may not have meaning for standings or playoff positioning, but not one Jet who was dressed would say the game was meaningless.
The Jets came out with a rocky start, with the Michael Ferlund scoring his NHL debut goal on the very first shot of the game. Only 15 seconds later, Drew Stafford tied up the game.
Not much occurred thereafter, other than some very open play as expected with both teams dressing the B-Squad.
Michael Frolik scored early in the third for his 19th of the season, which opened up the flood gates. The Jets scored an additional three goals from Lee Stempniak, Adam Lowry, and Matt Halischuk.
Let's break it down.
April 11 2015 11:46AM
The playoffs became a reality for the Winnipeg Jets after the team clinched its first post-season berth since relocating from Atlanta three years ago.
Today, the Jets will look to fly into the playoffs on a high note.
The Jets (42-26-13), who hold the second wild-card spot in the Western Conference, will host the playoff-bound Calgary Flames at the MTS Centre in their regular-season finale.
They still don't know who their first-round opponent will be, but the Jets will face either the Anaheim Ducks or St. Louis Blues in the opening series.
April 10 2015 12:43PM
The Winnipeg Jets announced the recalling of rookie netminder sensation, Connor Hellebuyck, from the St. John’s IceCaps of the AHL.
The Jets have clinched playoffs while the IceCaps have been eliminated from contention. With these factors, the Jets have decided to bring up the 21-year-old to the big leagues.
Check out more after the jump.
April 10 2015 11:29AM
the latest instalment of the IceCaps Recap where we review all the weekly
activities of the St. John’s Ice Caps, the AHL affiliation of the Winnipeg
Jets. Similar to the Future NHEhlers
weekly article, we review all the stats and news we can find for your IceCaps.
Continue past the jump to read what went down.