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GM Cheveldayoff Says Jets Will Have to Make ‘Tough Decisions’ This Summer

GM Cheveldayoff Says Jets Will Have to Make ‘Tough Decisions’ This Summer

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Kevin Cheveldayoff
Winnipeg Jets Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Cheveldayoff speaks to media at the closing press conference after losing in the first round of the NHL playoffs in Winnipeg on Monday, April 22, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff says an upcoming summer of “tough decisions” means changes are on the way for the Winnipeg Jets.

Young stars such as Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor are due hefty raises now that their entry-level contracts are coming to an end, but the team was already near the US$79.5-million salary cap so some familiar faces may be gone to free up cash.

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Schwartz Leads Blues Past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to Win Series

Schwartz Leads Blues Past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to Win Series

By The Associated Press

Tyler Myers
Winnipeg Jets’ Tyler Myers (57) handles the puck as St. Louis Blues’ Robby Fabbri (15)pursues during the second period in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS — Jaden Schwartz knew there would be a silver lining during his struggles in the regular season.

The St. Louis forward found it the last two games of the first round of the playoffs.

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Winnipeg Jets Are Confident They Can Win Again on Road to Force Seventh Game

Winnipeg Jets Are Confident They Can Win Again on Road to Force Seventh Game

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Jacob Trouba
St. Louis Blues’ Jaden Schwartz (17) scores the game-winning goal against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) as Jets’ Jacob Trouba (8) defends with 15 seconds left in the third period NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Thursday, April 18, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Jacob Trouba hopes recent history will repeat itself for the Winnipeg Jets.

The Jets face elimination from the playoffs in Saturday’s Game 6 in St. Louis, but the veteran defenceman and his teammates are drawing confidence from a pair of victories at Enterprise Center over the last week.

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Schwartz Scores Late in Third Period, Blues Top Jets in Game 5 for 3-2 Lead

Schwartz Scores Late in Third Period, Blues Top Jets in Game 5 for 3-2 Lead

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Jacob Trouba
St. Louis Blues’ Jaden Schwartz (17) scores the game-winning goal against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) as Jets’ Jacob Trouba (8) defends with 15 seconds left in the third period NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Thursday, April 18, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday and handing St. Louis a 3-2 series lead in their Western Conference quarterfinal.

Ryan O’Reilly and Brayden Schenn also scored for the Blues, who host Game 6 of the best-of-seven series on Saturday. Jordan Binnington stopped 29 shots for St. Louis.

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“I Play to Win, Gord” Playoff Wear Now Available

“I Play to Win, Gord” Playoff Wear Now Available

I Play to Win, Gord
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Pay tribute to the REAL star of the 2018-19 NHL season with your very own “I Play to Win, Gord” merch!

ChrisD.ca has partnered with talented Winnipeg artist Alex Plante to create these exclusive whiteout T-shirts and hoodies as the Jets make their way through the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Still don’t get it? You didn’t watch enough hockey on the Jets’ regional TV feed this season.

A limited batch is available through our friends at T-Shirt Elephant. Just head on over to the ChrisD.ca Store to order yours today!

And as always, Go Jets Go!

Connor Scores in OT as Jets Beat Blues 2-1 to Even Series

Connor Scores in OT as Jets Beat Blues 2-1 to Even Series

By Joe Harris, The Associated Press

Winnipeg Jets - St. Louis Blues
Winnipeg Jets left wing Kyle Connor (81) celebrates with Mark Scheifele (55) and Blake Wheeler (26) after Connor scored against St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) during overtime in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in St. Louis. The Jets won 2-1 to even the series 2-2. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS — With the Winnipeg Jets searching for the biggest goal of their season, players in the dressing room were loose heading into overtime Tuesday night.

“I mean, who doesn’t want to play in an overtime (playoff) game?” forward Kyle Connor said. “I think everybody had that kind of mentality and we went out there to win it, not to kind of hold back and sit back and try to defend them.”

It worked.

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