1:14 PM EDT, Thu April 26, 2018
Winnipeg Sun 16 hours ago

Vezina candidates stand tall: Battle between the pipes brings intrigue for Jets and Preds

NASHVILLE – This is the company Connor Hellebuyck is planning to keep for years to come. Since arriving on the scene with the Winnipeg Jets, Hellebuyck has demonstrated a certain level of confidence when it comes to his ability between the pipes – occasionally even when it left those around him shaking their heads a […]
Winnipeg Sun 18 hours ago

Building belief: Jets confident they can handle Predators

The team that’s done it against the team that thinks they can do it. That’s really what this second-round series between the Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators is about. Nashville’s trip to the Stanley Cup Final a year ago puts them in the driver’s seat. You can’t replace experience. “Maybe a better word is belief,” […]
Winnipeg Sun 21 hours ago

Jets hosting away game viewing parties for Round 2

Winnipeg Jets fans will have a chance to unite and watch away games between the Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators in the comfort of the city’s downtown home of the Jets for the Western Conference Second Round matchup.  The Jets are opening up Bell MTS Place to fans for each home game sure the second […]
Winnipeg Sun 22 hours ago

Laine misses practice, but Jets coach says not to worry

Winnipeg Jets sniper Patrik Laine was conspicuously absent at practice, Wednesday, as the Jets geared up for Friday’s playoff series opener in Nashville. The NHL’s second-leading goal scorer in the regular season wasn’t made available for interviews for the second straight day — he also left practices early Sunday and Tuesday. Yet, head coach Paul […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 24, 2018

Stastny bolsters centre position: Veteran pivot a perfect fit for Jets

It’s not like the Winnipeg Jets were thin at centre. But when Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff went shopping prior to the NHL trade deadline, he put the position atop his wish list and ended up pulling off one of the biggest deals on Feb. 28 when he acquired veteran pivot Paul Stastny from the […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 24, 2018

Men in the middle will play major role: Jets and Predators have ample depth at centre

Pick your poison. As the Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators continue to prepare for a second round match-up that will open on Friday night at Bridgestone Arena, there are plenty of storylines to follow. But one of the things that could ultimately determine the outcome of the series is which set of centres ends up playing […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 24, 2018

Jets, Preds open on Friday… Enstrom looks ready to go… Deja vu for Stastny… Jets ready for ‘the flipper’

The Winnipeg Jets finally found out late Tuesday when they’ll kick off Round 2 against Nashville. The NHL announced Game 1 will be Friday at 7 p.m., Central Time, in Nashville. There was no word, yet, on the date or time for Game 2, or the rest of the series, which switches to Winnipeg for […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 24, 2018

Expect chippy series from Jets, Preds

He didn’t even know when the next series starts, but Blake Wheeler already had his game face on, Tuesday. Short with some answers, downright snarky with others, the Winnipeg Jets captain, fresh off practice at the Iceplex, looked and sounded ready for the first face-wash from the smelly glove of Nashville defenceman P.K. Subban. “We’re […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 24, 2018

Wheeler gets nod from Messier

Jets captain Blake Wheeler is one of three finalists for the Mark Messier Leadership Award. The other finalists are Deryk Engelland of the Vegas Golden Knights and Wayne Simmonds of the Philadelphia Flyers. Messier, the former Edmonton Oilers and New York Rangers great, chose the finalists from a list of nominees from each team. He’ll […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 24, 2018

Enstrom back in business: Jets D-man looks promising for Round 2

The Winnipeg Jets are on track to get a boost on the blue line with the pending return of Toby Enstrom. Enstrom, who had one goal and six points in 47 games this season and has been out with a lower-body injury since March 23, got rid of his non-contact jersey and was a full […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 23, 2018

Jets hope Wild win closes experience gap

The biggest question surrounding the Winnipeg Jets going into the playoffs was their lack of experience, and how they’d react. That question won’t go away for their Round 2 series against Nashville, as the Predators went all the way to the Stanley Cup Final a year ago. Winnipeg’s playoff neophytes got a round under their […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 23, 2018

FRIESEN: Jets, Preds should be must-see TV

No NHL playoff series has absolutely everything. But the Winnipeg-Nashville clash in Round 2 promises to come close. As the Central Division foes took turns having at each other during the regular season – five games with an average of eight goals in each — fans and pundits alike took to social media to say, […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 23, 2018

Season series means nothing: Maurice

Is this series a coach’s dream or a coach’s nightmare? It was a fairly straightforward question posed to Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice on Monday afternoon when he spoke to reporters for the first time since finding out the Nashville Predators would be the opponent in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 23, 2018

Connor shrugs off snub: Jets forward not a Calder finalist despite leading rookies in goals

Kyle Connor has been down a similar road before. Snubbed by the NCAA just two years ago after his dominant freshman season with the University of Michigan Wolverines, Kyle Connor was left to say all the right things when Harvard left-winger Jimmy Vesey was given the Hobey Baker Award as the top men’s collegiate player […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 23, 2018

Clash of the titans: Jets and Predators meet in 2nd round, meaning one of top two teams in NHL will be eliminated

One could argue it’s a match-up worthy of the Stanley Cup final or at the very least the Western Conference title. But as the Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators get set to open the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the reality is that one of the top two teams is going to be […]

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