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Winnipeg Jets' Laurent Brossoit, left, makes a save against Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Bjorkstrand leads Blue Jackets past Jets for 6th straight

Jan. 23, 2020 12:11 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets roll into their long winter break after six weeks of solid play and a season-high six-game win streak. Columbus went back and forth with the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night before Oliver Bjorkstrand's second goal of the game with 5:38 left gave the Blue...

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) celebrates his 1,0000th point on an assist against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

Kane gets 1,000th point, Blackhawks beat Jets 5-2

Jan. 20, 2020 1:53 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane's 1,000th career point created one big party for the Chicago Blackhawks. Everyone was invited. Kane reached 1,000 when he picked up an assist on Brandon Saad’s third-period goal, and the Blackhawks beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Sunday night for their season-high fifth...

Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) celebrates his goal with teammates Patrik Laine (29) and Mark Scheifele (55) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canadian network kicks off 6 NHL broadcasts in Plains Cree

Jan. 18, 2020 3:11 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Clarence Iron believes he is on a divine mission to revitalize the Plains Cree language through hockey. He will be the play-by-play announcer with host Earl Wood and analyst John Chabot on Sunday night when APTN televises the Winnipeg Jets game in Chicago against the Blackhawks....

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) watches the puck Tampa Bay Lightning's Ondrej Palat (18) and Anthony Cirelli (71) look for the rebound and Jets' Luca Sbisa (5) defends during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Cirelli scores 1st career hat trick, Lightning rout Jets 7-1

Jan. 18, 2020 12:25 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Anthony Cirelli had shaving cream on his ear, hair and T-shirt. He didn't mind a bit. The foam was part of the celebration his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates gave him Friday night after he scored his first career hat trick in a 7-1 rout over the Winnipeg Jets. “Yeah they...

Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele (55) runs into Nashville Predators' Mattias Ekholm (14) in front of Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday Jan. 12, 2020. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Juuse Saros, Kyle Turris lead Predators past Jets, 1-0

Jan. 12, 2020 6:37 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — John Hynes is getting some quality play from his goaltenders since taking over as head coach of the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. Hynes was behind the bench Sunday for his third game and watched as backup Juuse Saros made 28 saves for his first shutout of the season in a 1-0...

Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson, right, celebrates with goalie Pekka Rinne after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Rinne scores empty-net goal as Predators beat Blackhawks

Jan. 10, 2020 2:34 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Pekka Rinne made 29 saves and scored an empty-net goal, and the Nashville Predators beat the sloppy Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Thursday night for John Hynes' first win with the team. Hynes became the third coach in franchise history after Peter Laviolette was fired on Monday. Hynes dropped...

Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak skates near hats on the ice after his goal against the Winnipeg Jets in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Boston. It was his third goal of the night. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Pastrnak hat trick helps Bruins hold off Jets 5-4

Jan. 9, 2020 11:03 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins used a barrage of different scorers to snap a three-game losing streak at Nashville earlier this week. Goals from two of their youngest stars were sufficient to help them get past the Jets. David Pastrnak had a hat trick to extend his point streak to 12 games and Jake DeBrusk added...

Minnesota Wild center Eric Staal (12) celebrates his goal on Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (31) while Winnipeg Jets defenseman Anthony Bittetto (2) and Winnipeg Jets center Adam Lowry (17) look on with Minnesota Wild defenseman Brad Hunt (77) and Minnesota Wild defenseman Zach Parise in on the play in overtime of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild defeated the Jets 3-2. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Staal scores in overtime to give Wild 3-2 win over Jets

Jan. 4, 2020 5:41 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal didn’t need to be reminded he hadn’t scored in overtime in eight years. The Minnesota Wild’s veteran center was well aware. Staal ended his drought in overtime, Minnesota finally cashed in on the power-play and the Wild earned an important win after...

Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) saves the shot from Winnipeg Jets' Tucker Poolman (3) during third-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Nylander scores twice, Maple Leafs power past Jets 6-3

Jan. 3, 2020 1:02 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — William Nylander is on a scoring binge, much to his teammates’ delight. Nylander had two goals and an assist — pushing his goal-scoring streak to five games — as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Winnipeg Jets 6-3 on Thursday night to extend their point streak...

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov, front, knocks down Winnipeg Jets center Adam Lowry as he tries to control the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Kyle Connor's hat trick lifts Jets over Avs 7-4

Jan. 1, 2020 12:06 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Kyle Connor put his team in a tough spot with an unfortunate penalty. The young forward redeemed himself soon after to lift the struggling Winnipeg Jets. Connor had three goals for his second career hat trick and first in the regular season, and the Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 on...