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Western Hockey League suspends activities for 15 teams

Jan. 07, 2022 18:28 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Western Hockey League suspended activities for 15 teams Friday and postponed eight games because of COVID-19 concerns. The major junior league said Friday that the affected teams — the Calgary Hitmen, Edmonton Oil Kings, Everett Silvertips, Kamloops...

NHL set to resume after 6-day break, eyes new CDC guidance

Dec. 27, 2021 19:16 PM EST

Tampa Bay Lightning officials pulled a player out of a meeting because he tested positive for the coronavirus and no one in the room flinched. As Anthony Cirelli went into the now-familiar COVID-19 protocol, the two-time defending champions practiced with their goaltending coach and...

Jets beat Blues 4-2 for Lowry's 1st victory behind bench

Dec. 19, 2021 20:20 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Linemates Nikolaj Ehlers, Mark Scheifele and Paul Stastny accounted for all the goals and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Sunday to give interim head coach Dave Lowry his first victory. Stastny scored twice and added an assist, Ehlers had...

Caps beat Winnipeg 5-2, spoil Lowry's debut as Jets coach

Dec. 18, 2021 00:32 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Vitek Vanecek made 40 saves and the Washington Capitals beat Winnipeg 5-2 Friday night to spoil the debut of new Jets coach Dave Lowry. “Vitek was really good,” Washington coach Peter Laviolette said. “I thought the first period, we did the right...

Winnipeg coach Maurice resigns, Lowry gets interim job

Dec. 17, 2021 22:46 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice has resigned, saying his longtime team needs to hear a “new voice.” The Jets announced Maurice's decision on Friday, and said it was effective immediately. Dave Lowry, an assistant under Maurice and the father of Jets...

Canadian hopes hockey call will help save his Cree language

Dec. 17, 2021 02:21 AM EST

Calling NHL games in Cree is more than a dream come true for broadcaster Clarence Iron. It's also a way to help preserve his language. The 60-year-old broadcaster from Canoe Lake Cree Nation in northern Saskatchewan is set bring the sport he loves to his community in a whole new way...

Sabres beat Jets 4-2, snap seven-game winless streak

Dec. 15, 2021 00:12 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Forward Rasmus Dahlin and goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen exchanged compliments after helping the Buffalo Sabres snap a seven-game winless streak. Rasmus Dahlin scored twice and the Sabres beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Luukkonen stopped 32 shots...

Connor, Hellebuyck power Jets to 3-0 win over Kraken

Dec. 10, 2021 01:39 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Kyle Connor scored two goal in the third period and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 25 shots to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-0 win over the Seattle Kraken on Thursday night. Winnipeg’s first shutout of the season came after a team meeting during morning skate to address...

Necas, Trocheck score PP goals, Carolina beats Winnipeg 4-2

Dec. 08, 2021 01:16 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Martin Necas and Vincent Trocheck scored power-play goals, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Jaccob Slavin and Sebastian Aho each had a goal and an assist for the Hurricanes. Nino Niederreiter had two...

Scheifele has hat trick, Jets beat Devils 8-4

Dec. 04, 2021 02:24 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mark Scheifele had three goals and an assist, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the New Jersey Devils 8-4 Friday night. Nikolaj Ehlers scored twice, and Kristian Vesalainen, Josh Morrissey and Adam Lowry also each scored for the Jets. Blake Wheeler...