Month: September 2019

Notes on the Maple Leafs, Flames, Jets, Avalanche, Capitals, Canucks and Canadiens James (@Account4hockey): Elliotte Friedman on WGR 550 yesterday. Friedman thinks that the Toronto Maple Leafs had decided already who their next captain would be before the Auston Matthews news was made public – John Tavares. There were some within the organization that wanted
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WINNIPEG—Patrik Laine and his bullet shot aren’t going anywhere. The restricted free agent sniper and the Jets agreed to a two-year, US$13.5-million contract on Friday. The deal comes six days before the Jets’ season opener in New York against the Rangers. The average annual value of the deal stands at $6.75 million. The 21-year-old Laine
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The Winnipeg Jets have re-signed high-profile scorer Patrik Laine to a two-year, $13.5 million deal. That was announced Friday by Mark Chipman, chairman of True North Sports and Entertainment, which owns the NHL team. “Our deal reflects what we think is the best for us. Patrik has enormous potential,” Chipman told the crowd at a Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
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The Winnipeg Jets – like all teams in the NHL – have had their fair share of good and bad contracts over the years. In this article, we are going to take a deeper look at the three worst contracts on the Winnipeg Jets. Related: Winnipeg Jets’ 3 Best Contracts This list is for current
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1:42 PM ET The Winnipeg Jets and right winger Patrik Laine have agreed to a two-year, $13.5 million contract, the team announced. Laine, who was a restricted free agent, was on pace for superstardom and a huge payday after two seasons in the league. But last season raised some questions. The 21-year-old had 36 goals
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The Colorado Avalanche have acquired goaltender Antoine Bibeau from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for defenseman Nicolas Meloche. Bibeau, 25, appeared in 35 AHL games for the San Jose Barracuda last season, going 16-13-5 with a 2.89 goals-against average, a .904 save percentage and one shutout. An AHL All-Star in 2018, Bibeau has played
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Tomas Jurco scored twice as the Edmonton Oilers came back in the third period to beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 Thursday night in NHL exhibition play. Ethan Bear also scored two goals for Edmonton (3-3-0), which trailed 3-2 after 40 minutes. Connor McDavid had the other. C.J. Suess, Tucker Poolman and Gabriel Bourque scored for
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For today’s NHL rumors, there is news out of Toronto surrounding Auston Matthews and Taylor Hall has downplayed the progress of an extension with the New Jersey Devils. Plus, will the Pittsburgh Penguins move a goaltender to get under the salary cap? Are the Montreal Canadiens looking to move a forward? And finally, how does
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7:32 PM ET The Philadelphia Flyers say forward Nolan Patrick will miss the start of the regular season as he continues to deal with migraines. According to the team, Patrick was diagnosed with migraine disorder after consulting with the Flyers’ medical staff and a specialist from the University of Michigan. The 21-year-old will not accompany
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“I didn’t feel out of place playing with (the Canadiens),” Laval right-winger says. “I feel confident and was happy with my camp in general.” At age 28, Alex Belzile hasn’t lost hope of fulfilling his dream to play in the NHL. He just won’t be with the Canadiens when the regular season commences next week.
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