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Mike Greenberg Talks TV Future, Mike Pereira Gives The State of Officiating

On this week's episode, the "Mike" episode, I sat down for conversations with ESPN Radio host Mike Greenberg and FOX NFL analyst Mike Pereira. Recorded in Houston during a busy Super Bowl week, Greenberg talks about his TV future, his love of books and his (surprising) affection for opera. He also explains why he has such a thing for the New York Jets. Recorded at our live podcast...
Via MMQB
1 day ago

Top 3 All-Time Jets Goalies

The Atlanta Thrashers/Winnipeg Jets franchise is a fairly young organization, having been in existence since just the 1999-00 season when the team underwent it’s inception into the NHL. As a result, you can probably guess that not many goaltenders have found their way passing through Atlanta or Winnipeg during those years and that their all-time goalies list is a little depleted...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Jets' Trouba suspended 2 games for hit on Senators' Stone

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL has suspended Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba for two games for an illegal check to the head of Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone. The incident occurred at 6:42 of the third period of Winnipeg's 3-2 win in Ottawa on Sunday. Stone had just made a pass in the Winnipeg zone when Trouba hit him with an open-ice elbow to the head. Stone did not return...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacob Trouba may face suspension for hit to the head of Mark Stone

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba will have a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety this week following a hit he delivered to Senators forward Mark Stone on Sunday. There's a good chance that hearing may land the young defenseman a suspension. After carrying the puck into the offensive zone and dishing a pass, Stone got drilled with a high, open-ice hit from Trouba...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Hellebuyck makes 32 saves, Jets hold off Senators 3-2

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Josh Morrissey scored early in the third period to give Winnipeg a two-goal lead, and the Jets held off the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Sunday. Morrissey made it 3-1 at 2:33 when his wrist shot from the blue line eluded Senators goalie Mike Condon. Dustin Byfuglien and Mathieu Perreault also scored for the Jets, who won their second straight. Mark Scheifele and...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Laine gets hat trick to lead Jets over Stars 5-2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Patrik Laine got his third hat trick of the season, including the go-ahead goal late in the third period, to lift the Winnipeg Jets over the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Tuesday night. The Finnish rookie has 26 goals this season, including two in the third period while Winnipeg blew open a tight game. Joel Armia and Blake Wheeler also scored to help the Jets snap...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wrong call on extra point costs Patriots a point

New England Patriots linebacker Shea McClellin was wrongly called for a penalty on an extra point in the second quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday.After the Atlanta Falcons scored their second touchdown to go up 13-0, they attempted their extra point. But Matt Bryant didn't even try his kick because McClellin had hurdled the line, resulting in a failed try. Unfortunately for New...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrik Laine’s mom helps plan birthday surprise for young Jets fan (pics)

A young Winnipeg Jets fan got quite the birthday surprise recently when Patrik Laine showed up at his house bearing gifts. And the young fan, Lucas Bydak, has Laine’s mother to thank for all of it. It all started when Laine’s mom, Tuija, came across a tweet from Lucas’ uncle highlighting the boy’s letter in which he invited Laine, his favorite Jets player, to his eighth...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jets players howl as Brock Lesnar walks on logo

Brock Lesnar on Monday was an honored guest of the Winnipeg Jets at MTS Centre during the team’s tilt against the Calgary Flames. But the UFC/WWE superstar violated a sacred -- but arguably silly -- rule when he stepped on the Jets logo located on the floor of the team’s locker room. The way in which the Jets players erupt with indignation at Lesnar’s faux pas is perhaps...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele will appear in a Nutcracker ballet show

Mark Scheifele is part of the Winnipeg Jets’ promising future and was their first draft pick after the team moved from Atlanta to the Manitoban prairies. Not only is he one of the better young players in the league, with 31 points already this campaign, he’s multi-talented and going to try his hand at ballet. Well, sort of. Scheifele is one of 17 Winnipeggers (I know) chosen...
Via The Comeback
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira says replay officials are heavily involved during games, in violation of NFL rules

It would be nice if we could allow the refs to utilize every bit of technology made available to them in order to make the most accurate and correct calls on the field. But by rule there are limits as to what they can and cannot do when it comes to instant replay. According to NFL rules expert Mike Pereira, officials are ignoring some of those rules. Pereira believes refs are sometimes...
Via The Comeback
December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Paul Maurice: Game plans won’t work trying to stop McDavid

At 19, Connor McDavid is already one of the best players in the NHL. With an unfair combination of speed and skill, the Edmonton captain leads the league with 31 points in just 24 games. McDavid has singlehandedly kept the Oilers from mediocrity. The coach of the Winnipeg Jets recognizes the young star’s talent. Speaking with Jets TV, Paul Maurice admitted there’s no way to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira has “Ice Cube” workroom at 50 degrees to “keep everyone alert”

The latest The Oral History Of The Kick Six The agony and ecstasy of attending a Jim Boeheim press conference FS1 is adding Rob Parker to Skip and Shannon: Undisputed because of course they are On the 100th birthday of broadcast icon Chick Hearn, a side by side of...
Via Awful Announcing
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Mailbag: Trouba held hostage, convincing Oilers, suggestions for new drinkers

Let us gather around for a special edition of the NHL Mailbag, the Jacob Trouba: Rescue Edition. Why is he stuck in Winnipeg? Is Harambe a sandwich? Is he a salad? Is the Cincinnati Zoo a hot dog? My apologies, as I haven’t vetted the questions besides the Trouba one, so I’m just assuming those other topics are covered. Mailbag, my loves! 1. Staying Trouba @davelozo would...
Via The Comeback
November 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Teemu Selanne jokes that he’d be ready to return to the NHL after two weeks of training

Teemu Selanne’s got jokes. The retired Anaheim Ducks star was appearing at an alumni game representing the Winnipeg Jets against Edmonton Oilers stars. Many Jets and Oilers legends including Dale Hawerchuk, Wayne Gretzky, Paul Coffey and Jari Kurri played in the game. Selanne, who last appeared with the Ducks in 2013-14, joked it would take him just two weeks of training to be...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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