Jets honor Hawerchuk with bronze statue in True North Square

WINNIPEG — The late Dale Hawerchuk was honored by the Winnipeg Jets with a bronze statue in True North Square at the corner of Honorary Dale Hawerchuk Way and Hargrave Street on Saturday. “When you’re preparing these things, the thought that just kept coming back is, ‘I wish he was here,’” Jets executive chairman Mark … Read more

App picks Jets coach Bowness as one of NHL’s ‘most handsome’ – Winnipeg

Although it’s no indication of how successful his team will be on the ice, according to a report by a gambling website and a popular beauty app, the Winnipeg Jets’ new head coach Rick Bowness is sitting pretty as the sixth “most handsome head coach” in the NHL. The Golden Ratio Face app’s algorithm placed … Read more

NHL rookie camp standouts: Who impressed in Buffalo, Penticton and Traverse City?

NHL training camps officially opened this past weekend, with rookie tournaments taking place across the NHL landscape. Today we discuss who stood out at three of the main events: the tournament in Buffalo featuring Boston, Montreal, New Jersey, Ottawa and Pittsburgh; the tournament in Penticton, BC, with Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Vancouver; and Traverse City, … Read more

Screen Shots: Jersey Ads, Wheeler and NHL’s Exposure Combine

Steven Ellis This is another edition of Screen Shots, a regular feature in which we analyze a small number of hockey topics in a short span. As always, let’s do away with any excessive introductory words and get right down to brass tacks. – The NHL’s “jersey advertising program” kicked into high gear as … Read more

Brad Lambert’s Speed ​​And Skill Are Well-Suited For The NHL

Steven Ellis/The Hockey News PENTICTON, BC – As he begins his transition to North American hockey, Winnipeg Jets prospect Brad Lambert is a step ahead of most of his European peers. Born and raised in Lahti, Finland, Lambert came up through the Finnish hockey system. But Saskatchewan is the home base for his father’s family, … Read more

Jets to enter season without captain, remove Wheeler from role

Forward Blake Wheeler was captain for the past six seasons since being named to the role Aug. 31, 2016. Center Mark Scheifele and defenseman Josh Morrissey were alternate captains last season, as was forward Paul Stastny, who signed with the Carolina Hurricanes on Aug. 23. “There was some surprise, I think,” Wheeler said. “Having the … Read more

How women are honing their skills as on-ice officials at NHL prospect tournaments

PENTICTON, BC—If we were discussing a top player at the Penticton Young Stars tournament and their resume included a historic season in the WHL, a solid showing in an AHL cup of coffee and a standout performance at the Olympics all in the previous campaign, that player would be considered an elite prospect. There’s a … Read more

Top NHL prospects in Penticton, BC for Young Stars Classic

Up-and-coming NHL players are in Penticton, BC, this weekend for the Young Stars Classic. The development tournament allows organizations to get a closer look at their future stars. The Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets are back in the Okanagan for the first time since 2018. “Obviously because of the pandemic we … Read more