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Mathieu Perreault blasts Jacob Trouba’s trade request: “How much more does he want?”

It’s safe to say Mathieu Perreault isn’t a fan of Jacob Trouba’s recent request to be traded from the Winnipeg Jets. Hockey Headlines Tyler Johnson wishes he could have played for Team USA in the World Cup Connor McDavid liked Team North America experience, but wants to play for Canada Team...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Seven Potential Landing Spots for Jacob Trouba

Jacob Trouba, one of the Winnipeg Jets’ top young players, has made public his request to be traded out of Winnipeg and says he will not report to training camp. The market for a talented, young right-shot defenseman is large and there are many teams who will kick the tires on a deal with the Jets. TSN’s Gary Lawless reports that many teams have already put in that call. In...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba requests trade

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba has requested a trade and plans to skip training camp. Trouba's agent, Kurt Overhardt, released a statement Saturday saying that the 22-year-old American defender wants an opportunity to play somewhere else, citing Winnipeg's logjam at the position. ''Our client, Jacob Trouba, will not be attending the Winnipeg Jets...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacob Trouba requests trade from Winnipeg Jets

Jacob Trouba’s contract negotiations with the Winnipeg Jets have taken a sour turn. The restricted free agent was set to begin camp without a contract but without one, Trouba has requested a trade from the Jets organization. In a statement obtained by Sportsnet.ca, Trouba’s agent Kurt Overhardt said the request was more about opportunity than money. “Our client, Jacob...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tortorella’s decision to bench Byfuglien is beyond puzzling

It’s time to criticize coaching decisions at the World Cup of Hockey. What better place to start than with John Tortorella and his decision to bench Dustin Byfuglien for Team USA’s first game in the tournament against Team Europe? It might be a bit silly analyzing moves at a tournament which didn’t even exist last season, but Tortorella’s decision to keep Byfuglien out of...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Finland's Laine ready to back up his bragging at World Cup

WASHINGTON (AP) Patrik Laine isn't afraid to be himself, whether he's talking or playing hockey. The No. 2 pick in the NHL draft thought he deserved to be No. 1 and said so. His on-ice persona is just as confident, and it'll be put to the test playing for Finland at the World Cup of Hockey. Laine is the youngest player in the tournament, and the Winnipeg Jets prospect is eager...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Byfuglien at forward experiment for US could be short-lived

WASHINGTON (AP) The Dustin Byfuglien at forward experiment might be a short-lived one for the United States. Byfuglien played on the wing during the Americans' 3-2 victory over Finland in their final exhibition game Tuesday night and had the lowest ice time of any player. Coach John Tortorella explained the move earlier in the day as a way to see the six other defensemen on the...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 Season Preview: Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets looked to be turning a corner in 2014-15 when they made the playoffs for the first time since moving from Atlanta. However, their goaltending fell apart and injuries piled up last season causing the Jets to struggle mightily, consequently trade their captain and bottom out. Luckily for them, they moved up in the lottery to the second pick to give them an absolutely...
Via Razzball Hockey
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets: A look at picks 22 and 36

The Winnipeg Jets struck gold in the lottery after their inability to return to the playoffs resulted in the second pick in the draft. However, that is not the only pick that they will have early. After trading Andrew Ladd to Chicago, the Jets received the Blackhawks’ first round pick for this year’s draft. So far, they already have Marko Dano, who is already playing on his third...
Via isportsweb.com
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets: Why you should watch Mark Scheifele

For those looking to watch playoff teams over the last week and a half, watching the Winnipeg Jets is probably not on your schedule (Although they are playing Minnesota, a team looking to lock up a playoff spot, on Sunday). If you are looking for an NHL star in the making, however, it may be the time to give the Jets a peak. That is because the Jets have 23-year-old center Mark Scheifele...
Via isportsweb.com
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Deadline: Best NHL Teams For Andrew Ladd

Andrew Ladd is one of the most sought after rental players going into the NHL trade deadline, and the Winnipeg Jets are surely listening to offers for the star captain. With Steven Stamkos officially off the market, Ladd becomes the most prized asset at the forward position and certainly could find a new home before Feb. 29. In terms of overall production, Ladd has certainly seen...
Via The Sports Quotient
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Thibodeau has 'always wanted' Knicks job

The New York Knicks are suddenly in the market for a head coach after Monday’s startling firing of Derek Fisher. Fortunately, the right man for the job may have some serious interest. According to a report by Ian O’Connor of ESPN on Monday, the Knicks are the job former Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau has “always wanted” and that he “would crawl to Madison Square Garden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

CBS says it will continue to use Mike Carey as rules analyst saying he’s right more often than not

The public perception is that NFL on CBS rules analyst Mike Carey is almost always wrong. There are times during Thursday Night Football and during the AFC Championship when his calls seemed to be so far off, they were laughable. One particular call during the AFC Championship where fans took Carey to task was when Peyton Manning threw a backwards pass. Carey was asked what the...
Via Awful Announcing
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

James Jones wears hoodie in Minnesota and it is legal

Those watching Sunday’s game between the Vikings and Packers at TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota probably noticed something unusual sticking out the back of James Jones’ jersey. Yes, the Green Bay wide receiver was wearing a hoodie underneath his jersey for the game. Jones wearing the hoodie led to questions about whether or not it was legal given that it’s so uncommon. FOX NFL...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL's new 3-on-3 OT format is getting mixed reviews

A couple weeks into the hockey season, players and coaches—heck, fans watching the games—are still getting accustomed to the new three-on-three overtime format that the NHL has implemented.Some have liked it so far. Others are less than impressed.The latter refers to members of the Winnipeg Jets, who were reportedly open with their dislike for the new format after suffering a...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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