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


Montreal Canadiens Need to Re-sign Alex Galchenyuk

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With training camp just under two months away,Montreal Canadiens General Manager Marc Bergevin has made all the big moves to start the 2016-17 season.  Bergevin’s next move should be to re-sign Alex Galchenyuk as soon as possible. The team doesn’t want another ugly situation where a star goes to arbitration, as was the case with ex-Canadien P.K. […] READ MORE


OTPP: Brassard/Zibanjed Trade, Benn’s New Deal and More

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Power Play 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. This week Ben is joined by Zach Anderson. The two […] READ MORE


Why the Vancouver Canucks Can Learn From the Mark Scheifele Signing

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On Friday evening, the Mark Scheifele signing was announced. Scheifele will receive $49 million over the next eight years from the Winnipeg Jets. While Scheifele, 23, isn’t yet a household name like a Nathan MacKinnon (who also signed a big extension), he is among the most dynamic young centres the NHL has to offer – maybe […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets Sign Mark Scheifele to an 8-Year Contract

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The Winnipeg Jets locked up restricted free agent centre Mark Scheifele to a new deal on Friday. The contract is for eight years and worth $49 million. It starts next season, and carries an AAV/Cap Hit of $6.125 million per season. The Jets agreed to terms on a $49 million, 8-year deal with forward Mark […] READ MORE


2016 NHL Offer Sheet Targets

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On Friday, the Free Agent Frenzy will begin. Of course NHL free agency isn’t all about the UFAs, as there are a number of quality restricted free agents still unsigned by their clubs. Any team can sign these RFAs to a contract now that free agency has officially begun, but by virtue of being restricted, […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets Captaincy: Blake Wheeler versus Mark Scheifele

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While all the recent commotion surrounding the Winnipeg Jets has been centered around the NHL Entry Draft, one question remains unanswered: who will replace Andrew Ladd and become the next man to captain the team? The Jets captaincy has remained vacant since his departure from the club last winter via a trade with the Blackhawks. There are two realistic […] 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


Easier Travel but Harder Road for 2013-14 Winnipeg Jets

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Welcome back to Puck Drop: NHL Preview 2013-14, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season.  Check back often as new teams are added to our Puck Drop page.  Today we take a look at the 2013-14 Winnipeg Jets. Last year was […] READ MORE