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Artic Ice Hockey Oct 17, 2014

Blake Wheeler Steps Up Early for the Winnipeg Jets

Can he keep it going? A team's leaders should be the ones who set the tone for there teammates. In the Winnipeg Jets first three games, with an "A" incrusted on his chest, Blake Wheeler has set the bar high for his fellow teammates. On the team’s season opening three game road trip, Wheeler recorded 3 points in 3 games and has arguably been the Jets best player. Jets coach Paul Maurice praised Wheelers efforts thus far; "We have come to expect and appreciate (Wheeler's) level of intensity in games…He's playing hard. He competes every shift, he practices hard. That's just great...
On the Forecheck Oct 17, 2014
3 Questions with Arctic Ice Hockey

3 Questions with Arctic Ice Hockey

And the Lord said "Get to know thy divisional foe as best thou canst," and we did, and it was good. Many thanks to Tim Bonnar at our SB Nation sister site Arctic Ice Hockey for his time in providing these responses earlier this week — give him a #hockeyfollow at @TBonnar. 1. Blake Wheeler isn't a known pugilist, but has two fighting majors already this season. What gives? Blake Wheeler really seemed to step forward as a leader towards the end of last year. As a result, he was selected to wear an "A" this year as well. The new responsibilities that come with this leadership role seemingly...
Winnipeg Free Press Oct 15, 2014

Wheeler has no plans for further fistic forays

THIS isn't the new Blake Wheeler. His nickname hasn't been changed to Knuckles, Mayhem or Rocco. But right there atop the National Hockey League penalty-minute leaders (heading into Tuesday's games) was the Winnipeg Jets gifted right-winger with 22 minutes, courtesy two fights and a 10-minute...
Rotoworld Oct 13, 2014

Blake Wheeler racks up 17 PIMs Sunday - Blake Wheeler (W) Winnipeg Jets

Blake Wheeler has dropped the gloves twice in three games this season.
Winnipeg Free Press Oct 10, 2014

Jets win season opener 6-2 against Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Blake Wheeler scored twice in 15 seconds, Bryan Little also had two goals and the Winnipeg Jets spoiled the season opener at home for the newly named Arizona Coyotes with a 6-2 victory Thursday night. Wheeler keyed a four-goal first period for the Jets, who were in control...
Winnipeg Sun Oct 10, 2014
Jets blast Coyotes in high-flying opener

Jets blast Coyotes in high-flying opener

Blake Wheeler said becoming an alternate captain wasn’t going to change the way he plays and that he would continue to work at leading by example.
Winnipeg Sun Oct 7, 2014
Evolution of Blake Wheeler: Late bloomer has grown into top scorer and leader with Winnipeg Jets

Evolution of Blake Wheeler: Late bloomer has grown into top scorer and leader with Winnipeg Jets

You might best describe Winnipeg Jets right-winger Blake Wheeler as a post-hype late bloomer.

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