Winnipeg Jets F Kyle Connor has been named the NHL’s second star of the week after leading the league in points over the last seven days.
As the days inch closer to the NHL’s trade deadline, rumours continue to circulate with the latest linking Winnipeg Jets F Kyle Connor and the Colorado Avalanche. According to Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press, trade rumours between the Winnipeg Jets and Colorado Avalanche “has legs.”
The Winnipeg Jets have activated D Nathan Beaulieu from the injured reserve and place F Mathieu Perreault on the IR, the club announced Tuesday.
The Winnipeg Jets and D Dustin Byfuglien are working towards the termination of his contract, TSN’s Frank Seravalli reported Monday morning. Seravalli reported that the termination would be mutual between the two parties and could be completed over the next several days.
Two Winnipeg Jets found themselves at this year’s NHL skills competition as Mark Scheifele shot in the accuracy competition and Connor Hellebuyck was in the save streak contest.
Winnipeg Jets G Connor Hellebuyck has been named the mid-season Vezina Trophy winner by the Professional Hockey Writer’s Association. Hellebuyck beat out Dallas Stars G Ben Bishop and Arizona Coyotes G Darcy Kuemper for the title.
The Winnipeg Jets have recalled forward Kristan Vesalainen from the American Hockey League’s Manitoba Moose, the club announced Monday. Vesalainen, 20, has played in 44 games for the Moose this year scoring nine goals adding 13 assists.
The Winnipeg Jets will be without F Adam Lowry for at least a month, head coach Paul Maurice told reports Monday. Lowry, 26, was injured in a Sunday night game against the Chicago Blackhawks after a collision with Blackhawks F Drake Caggiula.
Dustin Byfuglien watch continues and the latest development sees hockey insider Darren Dreger saying it’s time for the defenceman to hit the ice. Byfuglien, as we all know, went for surgery on his own after suffering an ankle injury last year.
Winnipeg Jets C Mark Scheifele was named the NHL’s second star of the week. Scheifele was on fire last week recording eight points (3-5—8) in three games for the Jets including a four-point outing (1-3—4) against the Colorado Avalanche in a 7-4 win.
Winnipeg Jets prospect Jansen Harkins has been named to the American Hockey League all-star game.
The Winnipeg Jets have announced the recall of D Sami Niku from the Manitoba Moose. Niku, 23, has played in 18 games for the Moose this season scoring three goals and adding 11 assists.