Jets running out of runway as Smith's winner gives Knights 3-1 series lead

Marc-Andre Fleury is an expert on the difficulty of closing out a playoff series. The Vegas Golden Knights goaltender has the experience to know, with his three Stanley Cup rings and 129 career NHL playoff games. Up three games to one on the Winnipeg Jets in the NHL's Western Conference final, the expansion Golden Knights are a win away from advancing to […]

Jets remain grounded by Golden Knights' quick-strike offence

The Winnipeg Jets had life in this one, a lot of life. Tyler Myers blasted a shot through the pads of Vegas Golden Knights MVP Marc-Andre Fleury to tie Game 4 early in the third period. Since the Myers goal, it seemed like it was just a matter of time before the Jets would score the go-ahead goal to tie up the West final. […]

Jets looking to even series in Friday's 'must-win' Game 4 vs. Vegas Golden Knights

The Winnipeg Jets are emphasizing the need to come out flying against the Vegas Golden Knights when the two clubs play the fourth game in their Western Conference final series Friday night. Vegas leads Winnipeg two games to one in a series where the club that scored first has won each game. The Golden Knights could […]

'Flower' keeps Vegas fresh despite late Game 3 flurry from Jets

The Winnipeg Jets huffed and puffed but couldn't blow the equalizer past Vegas Golden Knights fantastic netminder Marc-André​ Fleury. The 33-year-old Fleury made 33 saves, including 30 in the final two periods, to hand his teammates a 4-2 victory and 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Final at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday. With the Golden Knights standing around in a […]

'We like our road game': Jets confident as series shifts to Vegas

The Jets won't be flying to Nevada carrying a heavy load of anger or desperation. After Monday's 3-1 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights tied the Western Conference final best-of-seven series at one game apiece, the Winnipeg players were taking their lumps and confidently looking ahead to Wednesday's Game 3. "We'll be ready to bounce […]

Knights bounce back to down Jets, knotting West final 1-1

Jonathan Marchessault scored twice and said the expansion Vegas Golden Knights sent a message, bouncing back with a 3-1 series-evening win over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night in Game 2 of the Western Conference final. "Every time we need a big game as a group, we show up," Marchessault said. "We showed the hockey world we earned the […]

Marchessault and the 'Golden Misfits' give Jets trouble in Game 2

Maybe they were feeling too good about themselves after finishing off the Presidents' Trophy-winning Nashville Predators and then taking the opener in the West final against the Vegas Golden Knights two days later.  Maybe all the intensity and emotion of this 48-hour period caught up to the Winnipeg Jets and there was a letdown. Maybe they weren't paying […]

Jets cool Fleury to enjoy perfect takeoff against Golden Knights

The Winnipeg Jets enjoyed a perfect takeoff to their West final series against the upstart expansion Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday. With former Jets legends Bobby Hull, Anders Hedberg and Ulf Nilsson looking on from a luxury suite at a packed Bell MTS Place, the Jets got to the Golden Knights hot goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury early […]

Jets don't miss a beat to give Winnipeg well-deserved win

They faced the Game 7 music, in of all places Music City, and came away singing a sweet melody of success. Sure the Winnipeg Jets and their loud and loyal supporters felt that they had a chance to steal the final game of this wonderful second-round series against the Presidents' Trophy-winning Nashville Predators on Thursday. […]

Stastny scores twice as Jets soar into Western Conference final

Paul Stastny had two goals and an assist, Connor Hellebuyck made 36 saves, and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Nashville Predators 5-1 in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night. Mark Scheifele also scored twice, including one into an empty net, while Tyler Myers had the other goal for Winnipeg. Kyle Connor […]