7:47 AM EDT, Fri September 21, 2018
Winnipeg Sun 7 hours ago

McDavid steals the show…Stanley looks to build…Copp shows speed

EDMONTON – Connor McDavid and his linemates were simply too much for the Winnipeg Jets to contain. Going into the contest, Jets head coach Paul Maurice figured that with an inexperienced lineup on the road, it wouldn’t take long to find out if the Jets were up to speed, both with their skating and their […]
Winnipeg Sun 14 hours ago

Former Jets workhorse goalie Ondrej Pavelec retires after 11 NHL seasons

Ondrej Pavelec, who was a workhorse in the Jets’ goal after the NHL franchise moved from Atlanta to Winnipeg, announced his retirement Thursday. The 31-year-old from Kladno, Czech Republic, made the announcement in a statement through his agent, Allan Walsh. He had a record of 156-167-48 and a goals-against average of 2.88 over 11 NHL […]
Winnipeg Sun 15 hours ago

Nogier ready to battle: Shoulder injury in the past, says Jets D prospect

EDMONTON – Tempting as it may have been at the time, Nelson Nogier understood it was not the time to feel sorry for himself. Having been through a similar situation before during his junior career, the Winnipeg Jets prospect defenceman recognized immediately that all of his energy needed to be directed on his recovery and […]
Winnipeg Sun 17 hours ago

Jets set for second test: relatively inexperienced lineup set to face Oilers

EDMONTON – The Winnipeg Jets should be feeling a need for speed. After opening the pre-season with a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild, the tables will turn for the Jets, who are dressing a younger lineup against a more experienced Edmonton Oilers squad that will include starting goalie Cam Talbot and captain Connor McDavid. […]
Winnipeg Sun Sep 19, 2018

Slow gains for Ehlers

This is one thing Nik Ehlers will have to do slowly. The Jets speedster added a touch of muscle over the summer, but remains a relatively slight 172 pounds on a frame listed at 6-foot-0. “I wish I was 185 and that I could still be as fast. But I can’t,” Ehlers said, Wednesday. “And […]
Winnipeg Sun Sep 19, 2018

Jets vets feeling the buzz

After 11 seasons in the NHL, Bryan Little could do some of these drills in his sleep. But the monotony of yet another training camp has been offset by the spark of expectation for this 30-year-old member of the Winnipeg Jets. “I’ve seen a bunch of different (formats), more groups, intra-squad games, stuff like that […]
Winnipeg Sun Sep 19, 2018

JETS SNAPS: Checking line looking for more, Ready to chase McDavid, Bumps and bruises

It’s a trio that is earning more and more responsibility. And while the primary role of the line that includes Adam Lowry skating between Andrew Copp and Brandon Tanev will always be to focus on limiting the opposition, checking isn’t all they’ll be asked to do for the Winnipeg Jets this season. “When you look […]
Winnipeg Sun Sep 18, 2018

Stanley sees writing on the wall, but hopes to defy it… Niku bulks up in hopes of sticking… Jets send three back to junior

There’s a graphic posted on the wall on the Manitoba Moose side of Winnipeg Jets training camp headquarters, and it might pertain to towering defenceman Logan Stanley. Stanley has certainly taken notice of it. “Over 80 percent of NHL players have played in the American Hockey League,” Stanley said of the graphic, Tuesday. It’s a […]
Winnipeg Sun Sep 18, 2018

Wildcard line worth a longer look

The first and second lines will dazzle, the fourth will crash and bang. But what about the third line of the Winnipeg Jets? It’s the one wildcard unit up front, lurking behind the two aces that are likely to start the season, lines centred by Mark Scheifele and Bryan Little and packed with all the […]
Winnipeg Sun Sep 18, 2018

‘Frenchie’ the father at home, and with Jets

He helps take care of three kids at home, then goes to work and mentors two more. Jets veteran Mathieu Perreault feels like the daddy, playing on a line with 19-year-old Kristian Vesalainen and 21-year-old Jack Roslovic. “You go home and parent, come here do the same thing – it kind of feels like that, […]
Winnipeg Sun Sep 18, 2018

Kevin Cheveldayoff Monday

Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff speaks to reporters on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, about the new deal for defenceman Josh Morrissey.  
Winnipeg Sun Sep 17, 2018

Brossoit shines in Jets pre-season debut…Lemieux leaves impression…Vesalainen has steady start

Laurent Brossoit made a favourable first impression. Although it’s important to remember the lineup he faced was more Iowa Wild than Minnesota Wild, the man in the driver’s seat to be the Winnipeg Jets backup goalie did a solid job in his pre-season debut. Brossoit, who was signed to a one-year, one-way deal worth $650,000, […]
Winnipeg Sun Sep 17, 2018

Morrissey feels weight lifted: Jets D-man discusses two-year deal

Josh Morrissey said his reason for signing a bridge has no bearing on his feelings about the future. Morrissey agreed to terms on a two-year pact worth $6.3 million on Sunday and met with members of the media for nearly 10 minutes on Monday, touching on a variety of topics. “The Jets had a lot […]
Winnipeg Sun Sep 16, 2018

Paul Maurice Sunday

Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice discusses the emergence of left-winger Kyle Connor at Jets training camp on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.
Winnipeg Sun Sep 16, 2018

Jets ready for first taste of pre-season: 7-game schedule starts with home tilt vs Wild

The Jets play their first of seven pre-season games on Monday at Bell MTS Place against the Minnesota Wild and they’ll dress a lineup that has ample NHL experience. Laurent Brossoit is expected to get the start in goal, while Eric Comrie could see some action in relief. The defence corps includes Dustin Byfuglien, Ben […]

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