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Mark Scheifele, Maurice join Team Canada | 04/17/2014 9:51 AM
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Mark Scheifele will play for Canada at the World Championships next month.
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He hasn't played since March 4 because of a knee injury, but he's healthy now and eager to get back on the ice. Scheifele will be joined by Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice, who will serve on Canada's staff.
Connor Hellebuyck to play for U.S. in Belarus | 04/16/2014 7:09 AM
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Connor Hellebuyck will represent the United States at the IIHF World Hockey Championships in Minsk, Belarus.
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The tournament begins on May 9. He signed a pro deal with the Jets after playing the past two seasons with the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Hellebuyck, who was chosen in the fifth round of the 2012 draft, won the inaugural Mike Richter Award as the top goaltender in NCAA hockey this season.
Jacob Trouba will play for U.S. at WHC | 04/16/2014 7:04 AM
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Jacob Trouba will play for Team USA at the IIHF World Hockey Championships next month.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He was struck in the throat by a puck in Winnipeg's last game of the season, but he said he was fine on Sunday. Trouba led all NHL rookies in average ice time per game (22:26), while scoring 10 goals and 29 points in 65 games.
Devin Setoguchi unlikely to be back in WPG | 04/14/2014 2:53 PM
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Devin Setoguchi will probably be permitted to test free agency this summer.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He registered just 11 goals and 27 points in 75 matches. "This was a little bit of a struggle this year for me," said Setoguchi. "Obviously it wasn't up to the standards I would have liked to have had it. There's a lot to reflect on for the summer."
Olli Jokinen to wait to see what Jets decide | 04/14/2014 2:49 PM
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Potential unrestricted free agent Olli Jokinen likes the way he performed in 2013-14.
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"I'm happy. I think I was able to bring my game to a level where it needs to be," he said. "I was happy with the role I had. When you get older you want to change your game and you don't necessarily have to get 20-25 minutes of ice time. I was able to move up and down in the lineup and fill my role this year." Now, he's in a wait-and-see mode to see what Winnipeg's management group decides. Jokinen had 18 goals and 43 points in 82 games this past campaign.
Evander Kane's hand may never be 100 percent | 04/14/2014 10:03 AM
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Evander Kane isn't sure if his hand will "ever be 100 percent," but he's still able to use it effectively enough.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He said, "I'm able to play and doesn't bother me and I can what do what I need to do." Kane's injured hand became infected in February and he missed some additional time before being able to return. He concluded the season with 19 goals and 41 points in 63 games.
Clitsome (back) will be fine for next year | 04/14/2014 9:58 AM
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Grant Clitsome (back) has been skating every other day.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He sat out the Jets' last 46 games after having surgery on the herniated disc in his back. Doctors also removed a bone fragment during the procedure. "At least it's fixed now and it will be good for next year," he said.
Zach Bogosian was dealing with back spasms | 04/14/2014 9:54 AM
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Zach Bogosian's upper-body injury was back spasms.
Winnipeg Free Press

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The injury kept him on the shelf for Winnipeg's last 11 games of the regular season. He'll use the summer to fully recover. In 55 games this year, Bogosian had 11 points and 48 penalty minutes.
Al Montoya had a hamstring issue | 04/14/2014 9:52 AM
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Al Montoya spent the last part of the season sidelined by a hamstring injury.
Winnipeg Free Press

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The backup netminder is eligible for unrestricted free agency this summer. He posted a 13-8-3 record with a .920 save percentage and a 2.30 goals-against average this past season.
Mark Scheifele's knee is all healed up | 04/14/2014 9:48 AM
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Mark Scheifele (knee) has been cleared to play again.
Winnipeg Free Press

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Unfortunately, for him and the Jets he'll have to until next season. He has been sidelined since Mar. 4 with a sprained MCL. Scheifele registered 13 goals and 34 points in 63 games this campaign.
Dustin Byfuglien would prefer to play defense | 04/14/2014 9:43 AM
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Dustin Byfuglien would prefer to start next season back on defense.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He was asked if he expected to start next season as a forward and he said: "I hope not. It's been done before, so it wasn't the end of the world. I just had to go do my job, that's it. I always prefer defense first but whatever they tell me to do, I'll just go do it." Coach Paul Maurice plans to have Byfuglien on the wing again.
Byfuglien penciled in as a forward for 14-15 | 04/13/2014 2:20 PM
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The current plan is for Dustin Byfuglien to start the 2014-15 campaign as a forward.
Ken Wiebe on Twitter

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That's coming from head coach Paul Maurice though, who hasn't committed to sticking with the club beyond the 2013-14 campaign. If Maurice decides not to re-sign with the Jets, then the plans surrounding Byfuglien could change.
Winnipeg reassigns Eric O'Dell | 04/13/2014 11:28 AM
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Eric O'Dell has been reassigned by the Winnipeg Jets.
Winnipeg Free Press

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O'Dell has three goals and seven points in 30 games this season. He will report to the AHL St. John's IceCaps to assist in their upcoming playoff run.
Patrice Cormier heads back to the minors | 04/13/2014 11:26 AM
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Patrice Cormier will return to AHL St. John's.
Winnipeg Free Press

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Cormier had three assists in nine games with Winnipeg this season. He also has 26 points and 98 penalty minutes in 58 AHL contests in 2013-14.
Ben Chiarot rejoins AHL St. John's | 04/13/2014 11:24 AM
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Ben Chiarot has been sent to the minors.
Winnipeg Free Press

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Chiarot didn't end up playing in his recent stint with the Jets. He made his NHL debut on November 2, but ended up with no points and a minus-three rating in a 5-1 loss to Chicago.
Zach Redmond heads back to St. John's | 04/13/2014 11:22 AM
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The Winnipeg Jets have sent Zach Redmond to the AHL IceCaps.
Winnipeg Free Press

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St. John's gearing up for its AHL playoff run. Redmond had a goal and three points in 10 games with Winnipeg.
Michael Hutchinson is back with the IceCaps | 04/13/2014 11:21 AM
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Michael Hutchinson has been reassigned by the Winnipeg Jets.
Winnipeg Free Press

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Hutchinson will report to AHL St. John's ahead of the team's playoff run. He had a 1.64 GAA and .943 save percentage in three games with Winnipeg this season.
Carl Klingberg heads to the minors | 04/13/2014 11:20 AM
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Carl Klingberg has been returned to the AHL St. John's IceCaps.
Winnipeg Free Press

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Winnipeg's season is over, but the IceCaps will be heading to the playoffs. Klingberg had a goal in three games with Winnipeg this season.
Slater leaves Friday's game with injury | 04/12/2014 1:57 PM
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Jim Slater left Friday's 5-3 win over Calgary with an undisclosed injury.
Winnipeg Free Press

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As the Jets have finished the season, Slater will have plenty of time to recover.
Trouba leaves Friday's game with face injury | 04/12/2014 1:56 PM
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Jacob Trouba left Friday night's game in the first period after taking a Paul Byron shot to the face.
Winnipeg Free Press

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There is no word as to the extent of the injury but the good news is that Trouba will have all off-season to heal up as the Jets are the first team in the NHL to complete its schedule.
Hutchinson and Jets win | 04/12/2014 4:50 AM
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Michael Hutchinson turned aside 35 of 38 shots in Winnipeg's 5-3 win over Calgary Friday night.
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It was Hutchinson's third start of the season and he ended it in a high note. The rookie goalie ended his season with a 1.64 goals-against average and a .943 save percentage.
Postma scores his first of the season | 04/12/2014 4:44 AM
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Paul Postma scored a goal in Winnipeg's 5-3 win over Calgary Friday evening.
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It was Postma's first goal of the season and it was also a game-winning goal. Postma played in only 20 games this season and registered three points in those games. Michael Frolik, Evander Kane, Carl Klingberg and Blake Wheeler also scored for the Jets, while Patrice Cormier added two helpers in the victory.
Devin Setoguchi (personal) was absent Thurs. | 04/11/2014 7:04 AM
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Devin Setoguchi (personal) didn't play Thursday night against Boston.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He was given a leave of absence from the team to take care of a personal matter. It isn't clear if he'll be available for Friday's season finale versus Calgary.
Bryan Little wins Dan Snyder Memorial Award | 04/11/2014 7:00 AM
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Bryan Little was named the recipient of the Dan Snyder Memorial Award on Thursday.
Winnipeg Free Press

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The Jets present the award to the player who "embodies perseverance, dedication and hard work without reward or recognition, so that his team and teammates might succeed." Little broke out in 2014-14 with a career high 63 points (23 goals, 40 assists) in 81 games this season. Blake Wheeler received the team's Three Stars Award and Mark Stuart won the Community Service Award.
Jets may stick with Michael Hutchinson Fri. | 04/11/2014 6:50 AM
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Coach Paul Maurice hasn't decided yet if Michael Hutchinson will get a third straight start in Winnipeg's season finale Friday night.
Winnipeg Free Press

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"We'll go back and talk and see how he's feeling. If you walked in right now he'd say, 'Why don't we just put all the equipment on again and go play another game.' He's just wired right now," said Maurice after Hutchinson picked up his first victory Thursday. "But we want to put him in a position to have success. At the same time, if he feels good he'll be in the net (Friday) night. He's earned that right. Back-to-backs are a different beast and we'll want to see him in that, too."
Michael Hutchinson getting a chance in goal | 04/11/2014 1:10 AM
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Michael Hutchinson was superb for the Jets on Thursday as he earned a 2-0 victory in the mess.
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Impact
Hutchinson has carried the club forward over the past week or so in place of the injured team's goaltenders and earned himself his first NHL win along the way. His GAA is a minuscule 0.49 in two NHL starts while his save percentage is .960.
Evander Kane the only goal scorer with Jets | 04/11/2014 12:59 AM
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Evander Kane scored the lone Jets goal Thursday in a 2-1 shootout loss to Boston.
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Impact
Kane's 18th of the season was the only time Boston netminder Chad Johnson was beaten through 65 minutes of action in the game. Blake Wheeler and Tobias Enstrom picked up helpers on the tally.
Jets will start Hutchinson again Thursday | 04/10/2014 3:59 PM
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Michael Hutchinson will be back in Winnipeg's cage on Thursday night.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He'll make his second start in a row against Boston, who selected him in the third round of the 2008 draft. Hutchinson made 16 saves and allowed one goal in a 1-0 loss to Minnesota on Monday night.
Andrew Ladd (elbow) skated Wednesday | 04/10/2014 1:01 PM
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Andrew Ladd's undisclosed ailment is an elbow injury.
Patrick Williams on Twitter

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He won't play Thursday or Friday in Winnipeg's last two games of the season. Ladd opted to participate in Wednesday's practice even though a bag skate was involved.
Jets promote Patrice Cormier | 04/09/2014 6:39 PM
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Patrice Cormier has been called up by the Winnipeg Jets.
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Cormier will be available for Thursday's game versus Boston. He has nine goals and 26 points in 58 AHL contests this season.
Jets shut down Andrew Ladd | 04/09/2014 7:09 AM
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Andrew Ladd (undisclosed) has been shut down for the rest of the season.
Winnipeg Free Press

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It hasn't been revealed what he's suffering from, but he won't play in Winnipeg's remaining two games. Ladd came close to his best offensive season by recording 23 goals and 54 points in 78 games this year. His best campaign came in his first season with Atlanta when he picked up 29 markers and 59 points in 2010-11.
Adam Pardy close to being a free agent | 04/09/2014 7:01 AM
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Adam Pardy can become an unrestricted free agent this summer.
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"There was a lot of things that crept into my head this year. I sat down one day and said, 'You know what? I'm going to drive myself crazy... I can't keep thinking about this,' so I kind of just put it out of my head," he said. "Once the season is over we'll approach that when it comes. Right now it's about hockey. We were in a playoff push and nothing else mattered." Pardy has five assists in 58 games this season and he's averaged 14:13 of ice time per contest.
Bryan Little still waits for postseason play | 04/09/2014 6:56 AM
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Bryan Little will have to wait another season to try to make his playoff debut.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He has 484 regular season games under his belt, with Atlanta and Winnipeg, but he hasn't suited up in the postseason yet. "I've been in this organization a long time and I've watched a lot of playoffs from the couch," he said. "It's definitely not the funnest thing to do." Zach Bogosian, Grant Clitsome, Tobias Enstrom, Evander Kane and Ondrej Pavelec are notable players on the Jets, who haven't skated in the playoffs yet either.
Evander Kane got back from breaking a rule | 04/08/2014 7:25 AM
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Evander Kane was reportedly scratched on Saturday because he broke a team rule.
Winnipeg Sun

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The issue apparently wasn't related to breaking curfew, but it's unclear what exactly happened. "This situation with Evander Kane has been addressed three times. He's not the only one," coach Paul Maurice said. "I have dealt with it directly and clearly with the team and player." Kane was back in the lineup for Monday's game against Minnesota. He logged 19:03 of ice time and finished with a minus-1 rating in the Jets' 1-0 loss.
Jim Slater plays in his 500th game | 04/08/2014 7:15 AM
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Jim Slater suited up in his 500th career game Monday night.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He logged 8:53 of ice time and he was credited with one shot block. Slater has two points and 38 hits in 25 appearances this season.
Jets plan to give Hutchinson another start | 04/08/2014 7:11 AM
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Michael Hutchinson may have earned himself another start with a solid showing in his NHL debut on Monday night.
Winnipeg Free Press

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"He looked solid, square, comfortable and he gave his hockey team a chance to win the game," coach Paul Maurice said after a 1-0 loss to Minnesota. "I will think you'll see Michael one more time, maybe two. One more time for sure." Winnipeg hosts Boston on Thursday and they play in Calgary on Friday to close out the 2013-14 campaign. Hutchinson will be back in the AHL with St. John's for the playoffs afterward.
Blake Wheeler has rare off-night | 04/07/2014 10:58 PM
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Winnipeg forward Blake Wheeler was held without a point in Monday's 1-0 shutout loss to the Wild.
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Impact
It's been a rare occurrence to see Wheeler held pointless of late, as the talented winger had scored in five of his last six games entering Monday. After a mildly slow start to his campaign, the US Olympian has been dynamite ever since and has now amassed 67 points on the year.
Michael Hutchinson holds own in first game | 04/07/2014 10:53 PM
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Michael Hutchinson held his own for the Jets, but suffered a 1-0 loss to Minnesota Monday.
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The netminder stopped 16 of 17 shots in his first NHL appearance, which was made possible due to an injury suffered by regular Al Montoya. With the season drawing to a close, Hutchinson could make a few more starts with Montoya nurses his lower-body ailment.
Andrew Ladd doubtful to play Monday | 04/07/2014 1:18 PM
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Andrew Ladd is listed as "doubtful" to play Monday night, according to coach Paul Maurice.
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It's unclear what is ailing the Winnipeg captain at this time. He logged 19:38 of ice time and contributed two assists in the Jets' 4-2 win over Toronto on Saturday.
Winnipeg recalls Carl Klingberg | 04/07/2014 1:15 PM
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Carl Klingberg has been called up by Winnipeg.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He will play Monday because Dustin Byfuglien (upper body) is done for the rest of the season. "My job is to skate hard, be smart out there, and I think it's gonna be good," Klingberg said. "It's exciting, real exciting. It's a long time since I last played (in the NHL), so it's gonna be a lot of fun." He doesn't have a point in seven career NHL appearances.
Evander Kane will suit up Monday night | 04/07/2014 1:10 PM
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Evander Kane will draw back into the lineup on Monday.
Winnipeg Jets on Twitter

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He was a healthy scratch for Saturday's contest in Toronto. It's been a disappointing season for Kane, who entered the season with lofty expectations. Injuries have hampered him along the way, but he's contributed just 17 goals and 39 points in 60 games.
Jets lose Byfuglien for rest of the season | 04/07/2014 1:05 PM
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Dustin Byfuglien won't play again this season because of a muscle tear to his upper-body injury.
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Impact
The Jets play three times this week to close out their 2013-14 season. Byfuglien will finish the year with 20 goals and 56 points in 78 games. He made a positive transition to forward after starting out on defense and it wouldn't be surprising if he played on the wing again next campaign.
Michael Hutchinson starts 1st NHL game Monday | 04/07/2014 12:54 PM
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Michael Hutchinson will get his first NHL start on Monday against Minnesota.
Gary Lawless on Twitter

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He has been superb in the AHL this season for St. John's, where he has posted a 15-5-1 record along with a .923 save percentage and a 2.33 goals-against average. Hutchinson is up with the Jets because Al Montoya is dealing with a lower-body injury.
Michael Hutchinson may play in final week | 04/07/2014 9:35 AM
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Michael Hutchinson may get a start before the regular season is over.
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The Jets play three times before the 2013-14 campaign gets put into the books. Coach Paul Maurice said Saturday that he's interested in seeing what Hutchinson has to offer.
Evander Kane sits due to 'coach's decision' | 04/07/2014 9:29 AM
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Coach Paul Maurice said Evander Kane's absence from the lineup on Saturday night was a "coach's decision."
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He added: "You'll get no rationale from me." Kane has two goals and 10 assists in his last 21 games, so Maurice or someone from the Jets could've just said that Kane's scratching was due to performance. However, that wasn't the case here.
Jacob Trouba notches 10th goal in victory | 04/06/2014 12:51 AM
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Jacob Trouba netted a marker for the Jets in their 4-2 victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.
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Impact
Other than the typical mistakes of a player who is just 20 and in his first NHL season, Trouba has had a tremendous rookie season, with 10 goals, 18 assists, 43 penalty minutes and a plus-three rating. He's a unique talent and can already ably log heavy minutes as well (26:10 on Saturday). Bryan Little, Tobias Enstrom and Olli Jokinen notched the other goals. Blake Wheeler and Michael Frolik assisted twice.
Dustin Byfuglien is day-to-day with UBI | 04/06/2014 12:04 AM
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Dustin Byfuglien left Saturday night's game with an upper-body injury.
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Byfuglien played 11:04 before departing in the second period. "Day to day," coach Paul Maurice said. "But the extent of it we won't know 'til we get back." Jets return home for Monday's game against the Wild. Byfuglien has 20 goals and 56 points this season.
Vancouver man accuses Jets' Kane of assault | 04/04/2014 7:09 AM
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Evander Kane has been accused of assault, which allegedly occurred in Vancouver last summer.
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"We did investigate allegations of an assault on that day and at that location, but given the circumstances of the incident there were no arrests made and there was insufficient evidence to support or recommend any criminal charges," Const. Brian Montague told The Winnipeg Free Press. "From our perspective, the matter is considered closed." Still, Lev Makievsky is apparently seeking unspecified financial damages from Kane, who has 30 days to file a statement of defense. On the ice, Kane has picked up two goals and five assists in his last 10 games.
Zach Redmond records his 2nd career goal | 04/04/2014 6:53 AM
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Zach Redmond recorded his first goal of the season in Thursday's loss to Pittsburgh.
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It was his first marker since his career was nearly ended because of a severe cut to his leg last year. "They're all special at this point," said Redmond. "I'm still young in my career so scoring a goal at any point... after the injury you can say that's a little bit more special, sure. But second goal in the NHL is going to be cool either way." He has two points in six games with the Jets this campaign.
Jets continue struggle down the stretch | 04/04/2014 6:49 AM
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The Winnipeg Jets have struggled mightily late in the 2013-14 campaign.
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In their past 16 contests, the club has posted a 4-8-4 record, which has sunk their playoff hopes. Coach Paul Maurice got off to a hot start when he took over the job in January, but now he owns a mark of 15-11-5 since taking over behind the bench. The Jets dropped a 4-2 decision to Pittsburgh on Thursday and they registered just 15 shots on goal.
Ondrej Pavelec like Swiss cheese in loss | 04/03/2014 11:07 PM
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Ondrej Pavelec gave up four goal sin the Jets' 4-2 loss to the Penguins on Thursday night.
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Impact
Pavelec faced only 21 shots in the game, so clearly it wasn't a very good performance for the netminder. In reality, these types of efforts have been commonplace for Pavelec, who sports an unsightly 3.03 goals-against average and .901 save percentage, both of which rank in 44th in the NHL.
Olli Jokinen ends eight-game goal drought | 04/03/2014 11:07 PM
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Olli Jokinen lit the lamp for Winnipeg in its 4-2 loss to the Penguins on Thursday night.
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Jokinen's goal was his first since March 16, a span of eight games without a marker. The 35-year-old has 17 goals and 41 points this season. Zach Redmond picked up the other goal, his first on the season, which has comprised of six games. Evander Kane, Dustin Byfuglien, Blake Wheeler and Matt Halischuk had the helpers.
Mark Scheifele set to resume skating soon | 04/03/2014 3:47 PM
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Mark Scheifele (knee) may resume skating in the next couple of days, according to coach Paul Maurice.
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Impact
He suffered a sprained MCL back on Mar. 4 and he hasn't played since. Scheifele had 13 goals and 34 points in 63 games prior to getting hurt.
Ondrej Pavelec will start vs. Pittsburgh | 04/03/2014 3:40 PM
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Ondrej Pavelec will make his fourth straight start Thursday when the Jets play Pittsburgh.
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He has a 1-1-1 record during that span and he's coming off a 2-1 shootout victory over Phoenix on Tuesday night.
Setoguchi will be scratched again Thursday | 04/03/2014 2:14 PM
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Devin Setoguchi will be a healthy scratch Thursday when Winnipeg takes on Pittsburgh.
Ken Wiebe on Twitter

Impact
It's the fourth time in five games that he'll be in the press box. Setoguchi has one assist in his last 12 outings. He has 11 goals and 27 points in 73 contests this campaign.
Devin Setoguchi returns from press box Tues. | 04/02/2014 9:47 AM
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Devin Setoguchi got back into the fold for Winnipeg on Tuesday night.
Winnipeg Sun

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He had been a healthy scratch for the team's previous three contests. Setoguchi registered one shot in 9:52 of ice time in the Jets' 2-1 shootout win against Phoenix.
Al Montoya (lower body) sits Tuesday night | 04/02/2014 9:42 AM
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Al Montoya was absent from the lineup in Tuesday's shootout win over Phoenix because of a lower-body injury.
Winnipeg Sun

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Ondrej Pavelec started for the second time in two nights as a result of Montoya's ailment. Michael Hutchinson suited up as Pavelec's backup and will probably do so again on Thursday if Montoya isn't ready to face Pittsburgh.
Keaton Ellerby deals with a lower-body injury | 04/02/2014 9:38 AM
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Keaton Ellerby wasn't available for Tuesday's game against Phoenix due to a lower-body injury.
Winnipeg Sun

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He didn't play in Monday's overtime loss to Anaheim either. In 51 games with Winnipeg this season, Ellerby has six points, a plus-4 rating and 76 hits.
Pavelec helps Jets earn victory | 04/02/2014 3:24 AM
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Ondrej Pavelec turned aside 28 of 29 shots in Winnipeg's 2-1 shootout win over Phoenix Tuesday night.
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Pavelec also stopped all three Phoenix's shootout attempts and saw his record improve to a 21-25-7. He now has a 3.01 goals-against average and .902 save percentage.
Ladd scores in Jets' shootout win | 04/02/2014 3:19 AM
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Andrew Ladd scored the Winnipeg Jets' only goal in regulation and converted the deciding goal in the shootout in a 2-1 win against the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night.
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Ladd now has 23 goals and 29 assists in 76 games this season. He is having one of his best seasons in the NHL. Bryan Little assisted the lone goal.
Jacob Trouba scores Monday vs. Ducks | 04/01/2014 7:16 AM
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Jacob Trouba got Winnipeg on the board with the opening goal in Monday's 5-4 overtime loss to Anaheim.
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The Jets blew a 4-0 lead in the game before losing in the extra session. Trouba had one assist in his previous six contests. He now has nine goals and 27 points in 59 games.
Matt Halischuk scores in OT loss to Ducks | 04/01/2014 7:10 AM
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Matt Halischuk has scored in consecutive outings for Jets.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He picked up his fifth goal of the season in Winnipeg's 5-4 overtime loss to Anaheim. Halischuk has posted just nine points in 40 games.
Pavelec not sharp in loss | 04/01/2014 3:04 AM
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Ondrej Pavelec allowed five goals on 36 shots in Winnipeg's 5-4 overtime loss to Anaheim Monday night.
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Impact
It was Pavelec's second start after his injury and he has lost both of those games. He now has a 20-25-7 record with a 3.05 goals-against average and .901 save percentage. The Jets really need better goaltending from him.
Wheeler scores in OT loss | 04/01/2014 2:59 AM
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Blake Wheeler scored a goal in Winnipeg's 5-4 overtime loss to Anaheim Monday evening.
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Impact
Wheeler has now scored a goal in three straight games and he has five points overall in his last three games. He now has 27 goals and 37 assists in 74 games this season. Jacob Trouba, Matt Halischuk and Eric Tangradi also scored for the Jets.
Ondrej Pavelec starts Monday vs. Anaheim | 03/31/2014 4:37 PM
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Ondrej Pavelec will get the nod for Winnipeg on Monday night.
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Impact
There was some speculation that he may have re-injured his lower-body ailment, but it's Al Montoya who is dealing with a minor injury. If Montoya can't suit up as Pavelec's backup then Michael Hutchinson will dress instead.
Ben Chiarot gets brought up by Jets | 03/31/2014 9:41 AM
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Ben Chiarot was called up from AHL St. John's on Sunday.
Winnipeg Free Press

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He has 17 points and 85 penalty minutes in 63 minor-league outings this season. Chiarot made his NHL debut with the Jets on Nov. 2 against Chicago.
Winnipeg summons D Zach Redmond | 03/31/2014 9:38 AM
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Winnipeg brought up Zach Redmond Sunday.
Winnipeg Free Press

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Redmond has spent most of the 2013-14 campaign in the minors and he's appeared in three games with the Jets. All of those appearances came in November.
Michael Hutchinson back up with Jets | 03/31/2014 9:35 AM
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Michael Hutchinson was called up from the minors on Sunday.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
He is back with the team after being sent down less than 24 hours earlier. Ondrej Pavelec or Al Montoya could be hurt or unavailable for Monday's contest in Anaheim. The Jets will update the situation after their morning skate.
Maurice doesn't blame his goalies for Sat. | 03/31/2014 9:28 AM
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Coach Paul Maurice deflected the blame away from his goaltenders for Saturday's loss to Los Angeles.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
Ondrej Pavelec was yanked after one period of work for surrendering three goals and 16 shots. "I understand how it looked in the first period, but I'm not putting this game on the goaltenders," Maurice said. "The goalies were as good as the rest of the hockey club. We're not saying we need some saves to get us going. Shame on us. It's a 20-man group. Can our goalies be better? Yes. But that first period wasn't a goalie issue. That puck dropped and (the Kings) came out flying. Regardless of how the puck crossed the line, it's on all of us." The Jets play Monday night in Anaheim and Tuesday at Phoenix, so there could be a split of the goaltending duties coming. Michael Hutchinson is also back up with the big club, which indicates Pavelec or Al Montoya may be dealing with an injury. It hasn't been announced who will start yet.
Blake Wheeler enjoying career year with Jets | 03/30/2014 12:44 AM
News
Blake Wheeler tickled the twine in Winnipeg's 4-2 loss to the Kings on Saturday night.
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Impact
Wheeler's power play goal came at 8:56 of the third period. The rangy winger has taken his play to another level this season, tying his career-high in points with 64 and easily surpassing his career-best in goals with 27. Matt Halischuk scored the other goal, his fourth of the season.
Ondrej Pavelec gives up 3, gets pulled in 1st | 03/30/2014 12:41 AM
News
Ondrej Pavelec lasted one period before getting pulled in the Jets' 4-2 loss to the Kings on Saturday night.
Rotoworld.com

Impact
It's becoming pretty apparent that if the Jets want to take the next step, Pavelec isn't the guy they should count on between the pipes. He gave up three goals on 16 shots on Saturday, sinking his already-poor numbers to a 3.01 goals-against average and .902 save percentage. Al Montoya came on in relief, making 12 of 13 saves.
Bogosian won't play Saturday night v LA | 03/29/2014 1:49 PM
News
Zach Bogosian will not be in the Winnipeg lineup Saturday night against Los Angeles.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
He is still dealing with an upper-body injury, and although he practised on Friday, he did so while wearing an orange no-contact jersey. Consider Bogosian day-to-day.
Pavelec to start Saturday night v Kings | 03/29/2014 1:46 PM
News
Ondrej Pavelec will be back in goal when the Jets face off against the Kings in Los Angeles Saturday night.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
The Jets' number one goalie has missed the team's last six games with a lower-body injury but he is now ready to return. If you are in need of goalie starts, you can turn to Pavelec if you have a gamblers' heart.
Setoguchi to be scratched again | 03/29/2014 1:43 PM
News
Devin Setoguchi, who was a healthy scratch against San Jose on Thursday, will likely sit out again Saturday night against Los Angeles.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
You can't blame Jets' coach Paul Maurice for taking this line with Setoguchi. He has been relatively useless all season, registering 26 points in 62 games and playing sub-par defense.
Michael Frolik picks up 2 helpers vs. Sharks | 03/28/2014 7:43 AM
News
Michael Frolik had two assists in Winnipeg's 4-3 victory over San Jose on Thursday night.
Rotoworld.com

Impact
He hasn't scored a goal in his last five outings, but he has contributed three helpers in his past three contests. He helped set up goals by Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien (power play) in the match to give him 38 points on the year.
Patrice Cormier returns to the minors | 03/28/2014 7:39 AM
News
Patrice Cormier was returned to the minors before Thursday's game against San Jose.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
He had one assist in four games with the Jets during his latest NHL stint. Cormier has appeared in seven contests with Winnipeg this season.
Josh Morrissey to finish '13-14 in the AHL | 03/28/2014 7:28 AM
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Josh Morrissey will finish the season in the AHL with St. John's.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
His Prince Albert Raiders were knocked out of the WHL playoffs in the first round in four straight games against the Edmonton Oil Kings. Morrissey, who was chosen with the 13th overall pick in the 2013 draft, registered 28 goals and 73 points in 59 games this season.
Montoya and Jets win | 03/28/2014 3:53 AM
News
Al Montoya blocked 27 of 30 shots in Winnipeg's 4-3 win over San Jose Thursday evening.
Rotoworld.com

Impact
Montoya his sixth straight game for the Jets and was able to end his two-game losing streak. He now has a 13-8-3 record with a 2.32 goals-against average and .920 save percentage. He'll continue to receive the bulk of the playing time in the absence of Ondrej Pavelec.
Wheeler leads Jets to a victory | 03/28/2014 3:48 AM
News
Blake Wheeler scored his team-leading 25th goal, had two assists and delivered a team-high five hits as the Jets stunned the Sharks 4-3.
Rotoworld.com

Impact
Wheeler now has 62 points in 74 games this season. Defensemen Dustin Byfuglien and Tobias Enstrom also scored for the Jets, while Michael Frolik added two helpers in the victory. Andrew Ladd also had a goal for the Jets.
Decision to stay likely up to Paul Maurice | 03/27/2014 9:34 AM
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If Paul Maurice wants the head coaching job in Winnipeg next year then he appears to have it.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
"Obviously very impressed," said GM Cheveldayoff regarding Maurice's performance to this point. "He's a quality, quality person as we all know. Certainly he came into a difficult situation and has helped our group perform admirably." Maurice plans to make his decision on his future at the end of the season.
Pavelec out Thursday, possible Saturday | 03/26/2014 5:43 PM
News
Ondrej Pavelec (lower body) has been ruled out for Thursday's game.
Gary Lawless on Twitter

Impact
Pavelec hasn't played since March 14. He might be back on Saturday.
Blake Wheeler appears OK after dangerous hit | 03/25/2014 6:50 AM
News
Blake Wheeler appeared to be hurt after he was pushed into the Dallas Stars' open gate during the third period of Monday night's contest.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
He left the ice in pain but managed to return for the final moments of the contest. Coach Paul Maurice appreciated Wheeler's toughness once the game was over saying, "You guys just saw him walking around here and you can see the condition he's in. Thats the kind of thing a franchise can hang its hat on. Guys that care." The Jets may have dodged a bullet, as it looks like Wheeler is all right. We'll let you know if we hear otherwise, though.
Jets expect to get Andrew Ladd back Thursday | 03/25/2014 6:34 AM
News
Andrew Ladd (personal) is expected to be back in the lineup on Thursday.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
His wife gave birth to a baby girl on Sunday, so he didn't play in Monday's game against Dallas. His absence snapped an ironman streak of 233 straight appearances for the Jets.
Bryan Little scores lone goal in loss | 03/24/2014 11:31 PM
News
Bryan Little scored the only Winnipeg goal in Monday's 2-1 loss to the Stars.
Rotoworld.com

Impact
Little's power-play marker with under three minutes to play in the third period cut the Winnipeg deficit to 2-1, but the Jets were unable to get any more pucks behind Kari Lehtonen. Evander Kane and Tobias Enstrom drew assists on the lone goal.
Al Montoya plays well in losing effort | 03/24/2014 11:25 PM
News
Al Montoya enjoyed a solid game Monday, but ended up on the wrong end of a 2-1 decision against the Stars.
Rotoworld.com

Impact
Montoya allowed two goals on 27 shots and was generally sharp as both goals he allowed came during a Dallas power-play. His record falls to 12-8-3 with the defeat while his save percentage is .921 and his GAA is 2.29. He'll continue to receive the bulk of the playing time in the absence of Ondrej Pavelec.
Andrew Ladd (personal) won't play Monday | 03/24/2014 4:25 PM
News
Andrew Ladd (personal) won't be in the lineup for Winnipeg on Monday night.
Gary Lawless on Twitter

Impact
He'll be with his family after his wife gave birth to a new baby girl. Ladd has registered seven goals and one assist in 11 games this month.
Zach Bogosian questionable to play Monday | 03/24/2014 9:28 AM
News
Zach Bogosian (upper body) is considered questionable for Monday's contest in Dallas.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
He sat out Wednesday with an upper-body injury and logged just 11:52 of ice time in Saturday's match-up against Carolina. He is dealing with an upper-body ailment.
Al Montoya likely to start again Monday | 03/24/2014 9:24 AM
News
Al Montoya is expected to get the nod for the Jets again on Monday night.
Winnipeg Free Press

Impact
Ondrej Pavelec isn't ready to return from a lower-body injury yet, so it's likely that Montoya will get his fifth straight start and Michael Hutchinson will back him up.
Bryan Little reaches lucky 21 in loss to CAR | 03/22/2014 10:30 PM
News
Bryan Little recorded his 21st goal of the campaign in a 3-2 loss to Carollina Saturday night.
Rotoworld.com

Impact
Little is enjoying a career season with the Jets and has already well-surpassed with prior personal best with 56 points in 72 games. Jim Slater also found the back of the net for Winnipeg in the loss.
Al Montoya and Jets lose to Hurricanes | 03/22/2014 10:27 PM
News
Al Montoya was unable to lift the Jets to victory in a 3-2 loss to Carolina on Saturday night.
Rotoworld.com

Impact
Montoya's performances since taking over for the injured Ondrej Pavelec have been a little up-and-down, proven by the fact he has alternated wins and losses in his past five outings. His record falls to 12-7-3 with the defeat while his GAA is 2.30 and his save percentage is .921.
Maurice hopes Pavelc's back Thursday v Sharks | 03/22/2014 1:33 PM
News
Jets' coach Paul Maurice is hopeful that Ondrej Pavelec (lower-body injury) will be back in the lineup Thursday against San Jose.
Patrick Williams Twitter

Impact
At least we now have a target date for his return. Check back with us next week for updates.
Slater expected to return Saturday night | 03/22/2014 1:30 PM
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Jim Slater is expected to return to the Jets' lineup in time for Saturday's game against the Hurricanes.
Patrick Williams Twitter

Impact
He missed Wednesday's game due to a lower-body injury. Slater is not really a fantasy factor.
Bogosian ready to play Saturday | 03/22/2014 1:28 PM
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The Jets expect Zach Bogosian to play Saturday night against Carolina.
Patrick Williams Twitter

Impact
He missed Wednesday's contest with an upper-body injury. Get ready to activate the steady rearguard prior to saturday night's game.
Byfuglien expected to play Saturday v Canes | 03/22/2014 1:24 PM
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Dustin Byfuglien is expected to play Saturday night against Carolina.
Patrick Williams Twitter

Impact
He missed Wednesday's game with a lower-body injury but looks as he if he will be good to go Saturday night. We would take the chance and activate him.
Montoya starts Saturday against Canes | 03/22/2014 1:21 PM
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Al Montoya will be in goal when the Jets face the Hurricanes Saturday night.
Winnipeg Sun

Impact
We don't think that sounds so good---a Jet facing a Hurricane. Perhaps that is an omen not to start Montoya, who wasn't exactly sharp in a 5-4 overtime win Wednesday against Colorado.
Zach Bogosian is likely to return Saturday | 03/21/2014 4:06 PM
News
Zach Bogosian (upper body) will probably return on Saturday.
NHL.com

Impact
Bogosian was a late scratch on Wednesday after taking part in the pregame warmup. He has 11 points and 48 penalty minutes in 54 games this season.
Jim Slater is probable Saturday | 03/21/2014 4:05 PM
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Jim Slater (lower body) is likely to return on Saturday.
NHL.com

Impact
Slater missed the Jets' last three contests. The plan is for him to participate in the team's morning skate before a final determination is made.
Dustin Byfuglien is likely to return Saturday | 03/21/2014 3:58 PM
News
There's a good chance Dustin Byfuglien (lower body) will be able to return on Saturday.
NHL.com

Impact
Byfuglien will participate in the Jets' Saturday morning skate before a final determination will be made. Winnipeg is desperately trying to stay in the playoff race, so it seems likely that Byfuglien will end up playing if it's at all possible.
Eric Tangradi moves up depth chart, scores | 03/21/2014 7:28 AM
News
Eric Tangradi skated alongside Olli Jokinen and Blake Wheeler in Wednesday's overtime win over Colorado.
Winnipeg Sun

Impact
He received the promotion because of Dustin Byfuglien's injury and took advantage of the situation by scoring his second goal of the season. "It was definitely a big exhale, that's for sure," Tangradi said. "There's been a lot of ups-and-downs for me this season. I tried to stay positive through them all and when you get an opportunity like (Wednesday), you try to take advantage of it." He has five points in 44 games this campaign.
Zach Bogosian a late scratch Weds. due to UBI | 03/20/2014 10:35 AM
News
Zach Bogosian was a late scratch Wednesday because of an upper-body injury.
Winnipeg Sun

Impact
He should be back in time for Saturday's game against Carolina, though. Bogosian took the pregame warmup Wednesday, but he wasn't able to play against Colorado.
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