Burmistrov has interesting return to NHL

NEWARK, N.J. — Alex Burmistrov was all over the place as he made his return to the NHL after a two-year absence.

Jets focused on maintaining momentum after opening win over Bruins

NEWARK – They’ve been here before, as recently as this time last year. And so the Winnipeg Jets know better than to get all fat and sassy after opening up their 2015-16 season with a 6-2 win over the Boston Bruins. Same deal unfolded a year ago when the Jets opened their campaign...

Tonight: Jets at Devils

ABOUT THE DEVILS - The Jets were the opponent for the Bruins home opener and do the same tonight for the Devils at the Prudential Center. The Devils are 19-8-5 in season-openers all-time and 17-9-6 in home-openers. - New Jersey was 32-36-14 last season, good for just 78 points and 13th...

Jets steal opening night show in Boston’s barn

BOSTON — They forgot their lines, stumbled into each other and threw up onstage. Yes, as opening acts on opening night go, the Winnipeg Jets’ first 20 minutes would have been universally panned by the 17,565 critics at TD Garden. But with goaltender Ondrej Pavelec keeping the night

Petan soaks in Garden’s glory before sniping first NHL goal

BOSTON — There are the Boston Bruins Stanley Cup banners, six of them in all, and a ton of Celtics history hangs from the rafters of TD Garden. There are 10 Bruins numbers hanging, too, honouring legends such as Phil Esposito, Ray Bourque, Cam Neely, Eddie Shore and, of course, Bobby...

First NHL goal wasn’t pretty, but Winnipeg Jets rookie Nic Petan will take it

BOSTON – Andrew Copp gave a quick nod when asked in passing if he actually called the bank shot that led to the first NHL goal of Nic Petan's career.

Jets D Dustin Byfuglien all about new beginnings as season gets underway

BOSTON - Dustin Byfuglien had a little extra bounce in his step on Thursday, which was not surprising considering he had become a father for the second time earlier this week.

Moose all set for season opener with veteran players in tow

TORONTO – The dress rehearsals are over for the Manitoba Moose and a new era begins this weekend in Toronto.

Lots of energy as Jets prepare for opening night in Boston

BOSTON – The curtain comes up on another Winnipeg Jets season tonight in Beantown. And, predictably, with opening night come excitement and nerves. The Jets were noticeably loose as they conducted their game-day skate at TD Garden in advance of tonight’s tilt with the Boston Bruins...

Chara will miss Bruins opener vs Jets; not ready to return after injury

Boston Bruins defenceman Zdeno Chara will miss Thursday night's game against the Winnipeg Jets because he's not ready to return after an upper body injury.