STAFF BLOG UND HOCKEY DU's Olkinuora signs with Jets
Denver goaltender Juho Olkinuora has signed a free-agent contract with the Winnipeg Jets, giving up his final two years of college eligibility, according to TSN.
This leaves Denver's goaltending situ... Posted on 4/6/13 at 5:07 PM
FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY Perspectives on the proposed NHL realignment
When the first full NHL season under the new collective bargaining agreement begins in the fall, the league could look completely different.
The NHL has proposed a realignment plan that would change ... Posted on 3/1/13 at 7:31 PM
COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN Back from vacation ... and Paul Vasquez update
Well, its back to the grind after a weeks vacation for the October trip, the annual ruffed grouse and relaxation week at the family getaway in northern Minnesota.
Besides the opportunity to kick back... Posted on 10/25/11 at 2:13 PM
STAFF BLOG GOETHE'S SPORTS BLOG Plenty of intrigue with NHL draft's first day
If you were an NHL fan between Winnipeg and the Twin Cities, you had to enjoy the NHL draft's first day.
First, it was the Winnipeg franchise going with the very popular "Jets" nickname. That decisio... Posted on 6/24/11 at 11:28 PM
NEW YORK – The Winnipeg Jets are turning their longest road trip of the season into their most successful trek.
The Jets claimed their third game out of four on the trip, knocking off the New York Rangers 5-2 Monday at Madison Square Garden.
PHILADELPHIA – Scott Hartnell and Sean Couturier provided the offense while Steve Mason stopped all but one shot as the Philadelphia Flyers skated to a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday afternoon.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Niklas Backstrom didn’t know he would be between the pipes when the Minnesota Wild visited the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.
The short notice didn’t matter, as the Wild goalie made 37 saves in the surprise start as Minnesota continued its dominance over the Jets.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Andrew Ladd scored the tying goal with 1 minute, 43 seconds remaining in regulation and then delivered the shootout winner to lift the Winnipeg Jets over the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Sunday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Craig Smith scored at 4:43 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.
Shea Weber and Patric Hornqvist also scored for Nashville, which has won three of four.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Loui Eriksson sent a high shot past goalie Ondrej Pavelec at 1 minute, 46 secons of overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 preseason victory against the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday.
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