Winnipeg Jets Name Blake Wheeler Captain

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The Announcement: We're proud to announce the new captain of the #NHLJets…@BiggieFunke! pic.twitter.com/pyYJ4yEpfq — Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) August 31, 2016 Winnipeg Jets Name Blake Wheeler Captain The Winnipeg Jets announced their captain as well as their two alternate captains today. Forward Blake Wheeler, who turned 30 today will be wearing the “C” and defenseman Dustin […] READ MORE


Key Players in the NHL’s Central Division For 2016-17

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Last two weeks articles broke down the key players in the NHL’s Atlantic & Metropolitan Divisions for the upcoming season. It’s time to tackle the key players in the NHL’s Central division for 2016-17. These players performing to the best of their abilities will go a long way toward the success of their clubs. Chicago […] READ MORE


Jacob Trouba’s Future With the Winnipeg Jets

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With an agreement yet to be made between Jacob Trouba and the Winnipeg Jets, the fan base has grown worrisome. He is the only RFA they have yet to sign, leading some to believe that Jacob Trouba’s future with the Winnipeg Jets is in jeopardy. Does he want to play here? With his point totals on the […] READ MORE



OTPP: Phaneuf Trade, Byfuglien Contract, and NHL Trade Deadline Targets

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Powerplay with Ben and Dave. Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere.   Editors Note: We apologize for the technical difficulties concerning Dave’s […] READ MORE


Dustin Byfuglien Signs Extension with Winnipeg Jets

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On Monday, the Winnipeg Jets have announced they have signed defenseman Dustin Byfuglien to a five-year, $38 million contract extension. Byfuglien’s cap hit the next five years will be $7.6 million. $7.6M x 5 for Byfuglien with WPG. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) February 8, 2016 TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger was the first to report […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets Must Sell Big as NHL Trade Deadline Approaches

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Heading into action on January 16th, the Winnipeg Jets have a record of 21-21-3 for 45 points, which puts them at the bottom of the toughest division in hockey, the Central. This places the Jets 11th in the West behind the Canucks, Predators and the current second wild card the Colorado Avalanche (47 points). The smart […] READ MORE


2015-16 Puck Drop Preview: Winnipeg Jets

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […] READ MORE


Call to the Hall: Winnipeg Jets

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey Awards

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In light of the NHL handing out their awards this week, I thought it was only right that the Fantasy Hockey Awards be handed out as well. READ MORE