PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford began his team's longer-than-expected offseason by talking about the need for a culture change.
Jets bounce back with 6-3 win over Blues
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Connor and the Winnipeg Jets got back on track by sticking to the same way they wanted to play all along.
Connor scored twice, Patrik Laine had a goal and an assist,...
Landeskog helps Avalanche beat Jets 4-1 to end 8-game skid
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Semyon Varlamov was relieved to finally leave the ice with a win.
The Colorado goalie made 24 saves, Gabriel Landeskog scored his team-leading 30th goal and the Avalanche ended their season-high eight-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.
"Definitely feeling better now. The win tastes great," Varlamov said. "It's been some tough times we've been going through the past two months.
Connor has 3 points as Jets beat Red Wings 4-2
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — After reaching a major milestone, Bryan Little was having a hard time wrapping his head around it.
Little scored the game-winning goal for his 500th career point and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Friday night.
The 31-year-old Little began his NHL career in 2007-08 with the Atlanta Thrashers, who relocated to Winnipeg in 2011.
Lemieux scores twice, Jets end year with 4-3 win over Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — In one game, Brendan Lemieux doubled his NHL goal total.
Lemieux scored twice to give him four career goals and the Winnipeg Jets ended 2018 on an upbeat note, defeating the slumping Edmonton Oilers 4-3 Monday night.
The 22-year-old son of former NHL star Claude Lemieux entered with two goals in 31 games.
Connor scores twice for Jets, Blackhawks drop 8th straight
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor wasn't too disappointed about falling short of his first career hat trick.
The third-year forward scored twice as the Winnipeg Jets beat Chicago 6-3 on Tuesday night to give the Blackhawks their eighth straight loss.
Connor nearly had another goal late in the second period when Chicago goalie Cam Ward made an arcing glove grab. He had other opportunities, too.
Jets get 3 on power play, rout Flyers 7-1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Josh Morrissey scored one of Winnipeg's three power-play goals and the Jets got goals from seven players while routing the Philadelphia Flyers 7-1 on Sunday.
Kyle Connor, Brandon Tanev, Dustin Byfuglien, Blake Wheeler, Bryan Little and Tyler Myers also scored for Winnipeg (18-9-2).
Mark Scheifele assisted on all three of Winnipeg's second-period goals, and Nikolaj Ehlers and Patrik Laine each had two assists.
Jakub Voracek scored his eighth goal for the Flyers (12-13-3).
Jets get 3 on power play, rout Flyers 7-1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Josh Morrissey didn't let a two-game absence affect his play. Not that much of anything was going to slow the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.
Morrissey returned from a lower-body injury and scored one of Winnipeg's three power-play goals, and the Jets got goals from seven players while routing the Philadelphia Flyers 7-1.
Laine nets 5 goals, Jets defeat Blues 8-4
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Patrik Laine scored five goals Saturday in the Winnipeg Jets' 8-4 victory at St. Louis, two short of 97-year-old NHL record.
It was the 61st five-goal game in league history. Darryl Sittler of the Toronto Maple Leafs was the last player to score six goals in a game, on April 22, 1976, against Boston.
Brandon Tanev, Blake Wheeler, and Jack Roslovic also scored for the Jets, who snapped their first two-game losing streak of the season.
Laine scores, Hellebuyck makes 41 saves, Jets beat Blues 5-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck didn't mind the expanded workload on Thursday night.
Patrik Laine, Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor each had a goal and an assist, and the Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 5-1.
Adam Lowry and Brandon Tanev also scored and Mark Scheifele had a pair of assists as the Jets won their fifth season opener in six years. Hellebuyck made 41 saves and improved to 5-2 against St. Louis in his career.
Jets beat Wild 5-0 in Game 5 to advance to second round
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Minnesota Wild forward Eric Staal got right to the point.
"It couldn't have gone any worse at the start for us, and it couldn't have gone any better for them," Staal said. "They got the momentum and ran with it, especially early."
Jacob Trouba, Bryan Little, Brandon Tanev and Joel Armia scored in the first 11:59 to chase Minnesota goalie Devan Dubynk and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Wild 5-0 on Friday night to win a playoff series for the first time in franchise history.
Laine’s shootout winner gives Jets 5-4 win over Bruins
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Brandon Tanev will have to watch video of himself celebrating his first NHL career hat trick because he can't remember what he did.
The second-year fourth-line forward scored his third goal of the game early in the third period, and Patrik Laine got the deciding score of the shootout to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-4 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
Ehlers scores 2, Tanev nets winner as Jets top Predators 6-4
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brandon Tanev's first goal in almost two months came at a perfect time for the Jets.
Tanev snapped a third-period tie with 1:26 left, sending Winnipeg to a 6-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Nikolaj Ehlers had two goals and Adam Lowry, Patrik Laine and Blake Wheeler also scored for the Jets. Tyler Myers added three assists and Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves.