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Sabres Beat Jets 2-1 in Shootout for Fourth Straight Win

Sabres Beat Jets 2-1 in Shootout for Fourth Straight Win

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Dustin Byfuglien - Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien (33) battles in front of Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) during second period NHL game action in Winnipeg, Friday, November 16, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Halstead)

WINNIPEG – It’s not only a four-game winning streak that’s boosting the confidence of Jeff Skinner and the Buffalo Sabres. It’s also about the teams they’re beating.

Conor Sheary put a high shot past Jets backup goalie Laurent Brossoit in the seventh round of the shootout as the Sabres edged the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Friday.

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University of Manitoba Coach Serves as Backup Goalie for Washington Capitals

University of Manitoba Coach Serves as Backup Goalie for Washington Capitals

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

T.J. Oshie - Gavin McHale
Washington Capitals’ T.J. Oshie (77) scores on his goaltender Gavin McHale (41) during the warm-up period prior to NHL action against the Winnipeg Jets in Winnipeg on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. McHale is a women’s goalie coach at the University of Manitoba and was filling in when Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) was pulled from the game. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Ian and Val McHale got a call from their son Gavin just hours before the Winnipeg Jets hosted the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.

The excited 31-year-old told his mom to put the phone on speaker so they could hear his news together — he was going to be the emergency backup goaltender for the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals.

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Jets Beat Capitals 3-1; University of Manitoba Coach Serves as Backup Goalie

Jets Beat Capitals 3-1; University of Manitoba Coach Serves as Backup Goalie

By Judy Owens, The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets’ Bryan Little (18), Mathieu Perreault (85) and Nikolaj Ehlers (27) celebrate Ben Chiarot’s (7) game-winning goal against the Washington Capitals during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Ben Chiarot wanted to play well against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals.

The defenceman did just that by scoring the game-winner as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Capitals 3-1 on Wednesday.

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Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive Accepting Donations for Christmas Cheer Board

Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive Accepting Donations for Christmas Cheer Board

Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive

‘Tis the season to donate to the Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive.

Beginning December 7, Jets fans can donate new unwrapped toys at the home game versus the St. Louis Blues at Bell MTS Place (outside section 101). The Jets Toy Drive game will be on Sunday, December 9 against Philadelphia, where fans will have another opportunity to provide new unwrapped gifts and cash donations.

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Mark Scheifele’s Three-Point Performance Powers Jets Past Devils 5-2

Mark Scheifele’s Three-Point Performance Powers Jets Past Devils 5-2

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27), Blake Wheeler (26), Mark Scheifele (55), Josh Morrissey (44) and Jacob Trouba (8) celebrate after Scheifele scored against the New Jersey Devils during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, November 11, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Mark Scheifele figures the pieces of the puzzle are starting to click together for the Winnipeg Jets.

His pair of goals, which gave him a team-leading nine, helped the Jets earn a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday. He also had one assist.

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Winnipeg Jets Sign Forward Logan Shaw to One-Year Contract

Winnipeg Jets Sign Forward Logan Shaw to One-Year Contract

Logan Shaw
Montreal Canadiens right winger Logan Shaw (49) gets his shot blocked by Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) as Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun (6) helps out during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. The Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms with Shaw on a one-year, two-way contract on Sunday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Logan Shaw to a one-year, two-way contract.

The 26-year-old Glace Bay, Nova Scotia native will earn an average annual salary of $675,000.

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Blake Wheeler’s Five-Point Performance Powers Jets Past Avalanche 5-2

Blake Wheeler’s Five-Point Performance Powers Jets Past Avalanche 5-2

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Nikolaj Ehlers
Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27) scores the game-winning goal against Colorado Avalanche’s goaltender Semyon Varlamov (1) during third-period NHL action in Winnipeg on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Blake Wheeler took a pass on soaking up praise after his career-high five-point performance on Friday.

The Winnipeg Jets captain scored an empty-net goal and added four assists in a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche, who have lost five straight.

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Jets Forward Lemieux Suspended Two Games for Illegal Check to the Head

Jets Forward Lemieux Suspended Two Games for Illegal Check to the Head

By The Canadian Press

Brendan Lemieux
Winnipeg Jets left wing Brendan Lemieux (48) and defenceman Tyler Myers (57) celebrate Lemieux’s first NHL goal during third period NHL action against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Winnipeg on Sunday, October 29, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The NHL has suspended Winnipeg Jets forward Brendan Lemieux for two games for an illegal check to the head of Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck.

The incident occurred in the second period of the Panthers’ 4-2 win over the Jets on Friday in Helsinki, Finland. Lemieux skated by Trocheck and hit him in the head after the Panthers forward passed the puck into the Jets’ zone.

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