Jets can reset their season now after an awkward, fumbling start

They had the fewest points in the NHL's Western Conference when they woke up and reported for work Thursday, but the Winnipeg Jets were feeling noticeably better. It's the value of one win, a 3-1 decision over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday followed by a scheduled day off on


"Ø"Ø ABOUT THE LIGHTNING -- The Lightning come to Winnipeg for their only visit of the year off a 2-1 overtime victory in Calgary on Tuesday. Tampa Bay is 2-1 in extra time this season; the Jets have yet to play an overtime game. -- Tampa Bay is 2-1 so far on its five-game trip to the west,...

Hoping for stability

While he was both pleased and relieved to be back in the Winnipeg Jets lineup on Tuesday night and making a contribution, defenceman Grant Clitsome woke up to some sobering news Wednesday. The 29-year-old blue-liner had immediate concern for family and friends in Ottawa who were in close

Kane scheduled to skate soon

TWO weeks after left-winger Evander Kane was sidelined with a knee injury, Jets coach Paul Maurice said there is encouraging news on the sniper's condition. Kane is progressing ahead of schedule and could be back on the ice -- at least on his own -- by this weekend. "It's two weeks," Maurice

Jets in a better mood after breaking losing streak with Tuesday’s win

The mood was noticeably lighter around the Winnipeg Jets today at the MTS Centre. That comes after breaking a four-game losing streak Tuesday night at home and a scheduled day off on Wednesday. But even better than the mood might be some good news on the injury front, where head coach Paul...

Jets’ Clitsome shocked by events in hometown Ottawa

Like many Canadians, Grant Clitsome couldn’t believe the act of terrorism that rocked the nation on Wednesday.

Following the leaders

It's become a common scene here in Winnipeg -- or in any market where the NHL matters -- whenever the Jets dip into a nosedive. Invariably, and predictably, the questions always arise about the 'leadership group.' Most of the fingers get pointed at Andrew Ladd, who has been the captain of this...

Step in right direction

We interrupt the gloom and doom report, reserving the right to return at a loss's notice, to document a Winnipeg Jets victory. This was as must-win as it gets in the first 10 games of the season and the Jets delivered. So what's it mean? Not much. They beat the Carolina Hurricanes. They should...

Lowry bags first NHL goal

AS first-career goal mob scenes go, it was lacking. But Adam Lowry's Winnipeg Jets teammates more than made up for it Tuesday after he scored his first National Hockey League goal. Lowry tipped home a Grant Clitsome point shot early in the 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes for his first goal,

Jets apply tourniquet

Somebody jot this down for Paul Maurice & Co., please, because while it’s not exactly textbook, it did turn out to be the perfect formula to ending a nasty losing skid. And it goes something like this: Step 1: Gather team together and have them toss around the usual stuff about