Jacob Trouba's decision against signing a long-term deal with the Winnipeg Jets was well-documented. Less so was his primary reason why.
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The New York Rangers sped up their rebuilding effort Monday by acquiring offensive-minded defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets.
New York sent young defenseman Neal Pionk and the...
Jets beat Coyotes 4-2 to earn home-ice in 1st round
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets got the victory they wanted in the regular-season finale.
Mark Scheifele and Kyle Connor each had a goal and an assist as the Jets beat the Arizona...
Scheifele has goal, 2 assists as Jets beat Bruins 4-3
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mark Scheifele likes how Patrik Laine continues to fit in on the Winnipeg Jets' top line.
Scheifele had a goal and two assists, Blake Wheeler added a goal and an...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov tied the Lightning's single-season points record with a pair of assists to lead Tampa Bay to a 5-2 victory against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday...
Wheeler, Scheifele help Jets beat Avalanche 7-4
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — All that Winnipeg firepower was on full display Tuesday night.
Blake Wheeler had a goal and three assists as the Jets scored on 33 percent of their shots in a 7-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.
Mathieu Perreault, Kyle Connor, Bryan Little, Andrew Copp, Mark Scheifele and Jacob Trouba also scored for Winnipeg, which converted three of four power-play opportunities. Trouba, Scheifele and Tyler Myers each had two assists.
Kyle Connor ends drought, Jets beat Stars 5-1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor ended a 10-game pointless streak with a goal to help the Winnipeg Jets beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Sunday.
Adam Lowry, Tyler Myers, Bryan Little and Josh Morrissey, with an empty-net goal, also scored. Morrissey added an assist, Jacob Trouba had two, and Connor Hellebuyck made 26 saves.
"Nothing's really changed too much from my game," Connor said. "I thought I was a little quicker tonight, played with lots of speed."
Trouba, Lowry rally Jets to 3-1 win over Islanders
NEW YORK (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets are finding ways to win late during their best stretch of the season.
Jacob Trouba and Adam Lowry scored 22 seconds apart early in the third period, rallying the Jets to a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
Nikolaj Ehlers added an empty-net goal with 2.1 seconds left and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 27 shots to help Winnipeg get its season-high fourth straight win and fifth in six games.
Scheifele’s SO goal caps Jets’ rally past Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets knew it was only a matter of time until their relentless offensive would eventually break through and overcome a three-goal deficit.
Mark Scheifele scored to start Winnipeg's third-period comeback and then got the deciding goal in the shootout as the Jets rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 Sunday night.
"We know we got a lot of skill," Scheifele said. "We know we can put three goals in a period."
Leafs’ Auston Matthews out 4 weeks with shoulder injury
TORONTO (AP) — Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews, the NHL's second-leading goal-scorer this season, is expected to miss at least four weeks because of an injured left shoulder.
The 21-year-old center was placed on injured reserve Monday but will not need surgery. He was injured early in the second period Saturday during Toronto's 3-2 victory over Winnipeg.
"It's part of the game," he said. "I'm going to work as hard as I can to get back as soon as possible."
Trouba scores in OT to lift Jets over Blues 5-4
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets didn't get down about a two-goal deficit Monday night.
Bryan Little tied it late in the third period and Jacob Trouba scored in overtime to help the Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 5-4.
Trouba took a pass from Kyle Connor and shot into an open side of the net behind goalie Jake Allen. It was Trouba's first goal of the season.
St. Louis led 3-1 heading into the third before Ben Chiarot and Mark Scheifele got consecutive goals to tie it.
Backup goalie Brossoit, balanced Jets top Coyotes 5-3
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jacob Trouba was glad to see some different names on the scoresheet.
Tyler Myers, Josh Morrissey and Mathieu Perreault each recorded their first goals of the season as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Saturday.
Trouba added a career-high three assists, while Adam Lowry scored his fourth goal of the season and Blake Wheeler contributed an empty-netter. Morrissey and Kyle Connor, who had two assists, are tied for the team lead in points with seven.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Down 3-0 after a disastrous opening 20 minutes, there was no flipping of tables or peeling of paint off the walls in the Winnipeg Jets' locker room.
They instead spent the first intermission calmly trying to figure a way out of that deficit.
"We got kicked in the teeth a little bit," Jets captain Blake Wheeler said. "Our goal was just to win the second period and give ourselves a chance."
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Winnipeg Jets top center Mark Scheifele remains out with an upper-body injury and is expected to miss Tuesday night's game at Nashville.
Coach Paul Maurice says he's going to be cautious with Scheifele with the playoffs a month away. Scheifele is missing his third and fourth consecutive games — Monday night at Washington and Tuesday at Nashville.
The team has not said if this is the same injury that kept him out 16 games earlier this season.
Jets get point in 5th straight game with 4-3 win over Sabres
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Bryan Little is pretty impressed by what Blake Wheeler is doing these days for the Winnipeg Jets.
Wheeler moved to center from right wing Dec. 27 when Mark Scheifele was injured. In four full games since then, the Winnipeg captain has five goals.
"It's not easy to make that transition," said Little, who centers the team's second line. "Not many people can do it and he makes it look really easy.
Jets score 7 straight in 7-2 win over Wild
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets are off to their best start ever thanks to a wild finish Monday night.
Linemates Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele and Kyle Connor each had a goal and two assists, and the Jets scored seven straight goals to beat the Minnesota Wild 7-2.
Joel Armia, Jacob Trouba, Mathieu Perreault and Bryan Little also scored for the Jets. Armia added an assist.
Connor Hellebuyck made 17 saves for the Winnipeg, which has won four straight and seven of eight at home.
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Jets score 5 in 2nd, beat Devils 5-2 for 4th straight win
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — A little chat for Winnipeg's fourth line paid off in a big way.
Matt Hendricks and Mathieu Perreault scored and Joel Armia finished with two assists, helping the Jets beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Saturday for their fourth straight victory.
The line has only been together for two games. Perreault was sidelined for 12 games by an injury before he scored in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over Philadelphia.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Momentum is critical heading into the Stanley Cup playoffs, and the Columbus Blue Jackets are struggling to find some as the regular season winds down.
The Blue Jackets, who will face Pittsburgh in the opening round of the postseason next week, dropped their fifth straight game and gave away home-ice advantage in the first-round series with a 5-4 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.
Scheifele, Trouba score as Jets beat Blues 5-3
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jacob Trouba's bad-bounce goal was a big break for the Winnipeg Jets.
Trouba scored in the third on an unusual play, and the Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler each had a goal and two assists as Winnipeg improved to 12-4-1 within the Central Division and 3-0 against St. Louis. Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers also scored, and Ondrej Pavelec made 24 saves.
Ehlers has 2 goals, Jets beat Lightning 6-4
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets have struggled this season in the second period, and early on Tuesday night it looked like more of the same.
Then came an unexpected response after Tampa Bay tied things up.
Nikolaj Ehlers had two goals, including a penalty shot during Winnipeg's three-goal second period, and the Jets beat the Lightning 6-4 on Tuesday night.
"I like the very first shift after they scored the tying goal," Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice said. "We got the momentum back."
Wheeler, Scheifele and Stafford lead Jets past Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets are making a habit of rising to the occasion when they play the Chicago Blackhawks.
Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele and Drew Stafford scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 34 saves to help Winnipeg beat Chicago 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Jets blank Predators 3-0
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck made 42 saves and Drew Stafford scored his first goal of the season and the Winnipeg Jets ended a five-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Sunday.
Mark Scheifele and Adam Lowry added empty-net goals for the Jets and defenseman Jacob Trouba had two assists.
It was Hellebuyck's second shutout of the season and fourth of his career. The victory also extended Winnipeg's home victories to four straight.
Unsigned players at World Cup assume risks, embrace chance
TORONTO (AP) — Every day over the summer, Johnny Gaudreau thought about not having a contract.
Gaudreau worried about it and obsessed over it but he wasn't going to let stalled negotiations with the Calgary Flames keep him from playing in the World Cup of Hockey.
"You don't get many chances to play in the World Cup," Gaudreau said. "So I was like, 'Let's get some insurance and I really want to play in this tournament.'"