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Winnipeg Jets Acquire Jay Harrison From The Carolina Hurricanes

via a Winnipeg Jets release...

The Winnipeg Jets announced they have acquired defenceman Jay Harrison from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Ottawa’s sixth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, previously acquired by Winnipeg at the 2014 NHL Draft.

Harrison, 32, is a veteran of 337 NHL games spread over 10 professional seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs & Carolina Hurricanes. The Oshawa, ON native entered the NHL with the Maple Leafs during the 2005-06 season. Harrison has accumulated 70 points (21G, 49A) and 337 penalty minutes during his NHL career. He set offensive career-highs with the Hurricanes in 2011-12, recording nine goals and 14 assists for 23 points. Harrison was originally drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the third round, 82nd overall, of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

The Winnipeg Jets also announced they have placed defenceman Jacob Trouba on IR retroactive to Dec. 14/14.


RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes have acquired a sixth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for defenseman Jay Harrison. The pick was previously acquired by Winnipeg from Ottawa.

“We thank Jay for his time with the Hurricanes,” said Francis. “He represented our organization with class and we wish him and his family nothing but the best.”
 

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Winnipeg Jets Announce Mark Stuart Out Until February With Lower-Body Injury

Paul Maurice announced defenseman Mark Stuart is out until February with a lower-body injury.

This via Paul Wiecek of the Winnipeg Free Press,

Stuart got into a fight Tuesday night late in the third period with Buffalo’s Nicolas Deslauriers. Deslauriers rocked Stuart with two hard punches to the head that knocked Stuart down and he left the ice in obvious discomfort. The game ended with Stuart still serving a fighting major and he never did return.

Here is the fight...

 

 

That makes four defensemen out for the Jets, Trouba, Bogosian, Enstrom and now Stuart.

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The Winnipeg Jets Need A Defenseman

from Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press,

The Jets are now down three of their top defencemen; Toby Enstrom, Zach Bogosian and Jacob Trouba.

Cheveldayoff has proven effective in the patience game, but this may be the time for him to be more forceful.

The Jets need help on the blue-line and short of finding an out-of-work free agent, it will fall to Cheveldayoff to manufacture a trade. No one should expect a blockbuster, or for Winnipeg to overpay.

Giving more than fair market value would be foolish and this team hasn't shown it's worthy of the GM paying a heavy price to get them over the top.

There is, however, something to be said for rewarding these players for what they've accomplished to date this season.

This group has done all coach Paul Maurice has asked of them. They've adopted a defence-first style and they've played for one another.

Now they need some help. They need a booster shot only Cheveldayoff can deliver.

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Video- Why Recent Ryan Getzlaf Goal Should Have Been Waived Off

from Kerry Fraser of TSN,

...Ryan Getzlaf's goal should have been disallowed once Tim Jackman initiated contact with Jets goalkeeper Michael Hutchinson inside his crease area. Even though Jackman's skates were outside the goal crease, his right elbow intruded significantly inside the blue paint and made solid contact with Hutchinson's head...

Most fans will probably agree that video review is badly needed to make accurate decisions on this very difficult call. For three seasons now I have lobbied that a monitor be placed in the penalty box for the referees to implement video review in an effort to make the correct decision. Through the use of video, the on-ice officials would then have the same advantage as the rest of the hockey world to review a potentially controversial goal.

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Watch the goal below...

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  Tags: ryan+getzlaf

Bad New For The Winnipeg Jets, Jacob Trouba Out Until February

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Video- Captain On Captain Fight, Andrew Ladd And Gabriel Landeskog

from Nick Groke of All Things Avs,

“I’m very proud of our captain, the fight that he had,” Colorado coach Patrick Roy said. “I’m not saying it was for fighting. But he showed a lot of character out there. And we cannot lose a game where your captain does that. We have to find a way to win.”

more on the fight...

First the Winnipeg broadcast...

 

 

Below, the Colorado broadcast...

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  Tags: andrew+ladd, gabriel+landeskog

Video- Evander Kane Suspended Two Games For Boarding

The video explanation by Patrick Burke.

 

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NHL Department Of Player Safety Has A Hearing With Evander Kane Today

via the NHL Department of Player Safety,

Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane will have a hearing Monday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for a check from behind on Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner during a game Sunday at MTS Centre.

Kane hit Stoner from behind at 19:49 of the second period. He was assessed a major penalty for checking from behind and a game misconduct. Stoner was not injured on the play.

Anaheim won the game 4-3 in overtime.

The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: checking from behind. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.

See the hit here...

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Video- No Goal Anaheim, Two Minutes For Goalie Interference

You will see Beleskey's stick touch the left leg/toe of the goalie, not sure if there was enough call a two minute penalty for goalie interference or even waive off the goal.

Your thoughts?

added 9:36pm, My mistake, the call was actually on Beleskey for interference on the dman. 

 

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  Tags: matt+beleskey

Video Evander Kane Hit, Major For Checking From Behind On Clayton Stoner

19:49 ANA Clayton Stoner served by Rene Bourque  Roughing  - 2 min against  Evander Kane
19:49 WPG Evander Kane served by Chris Thorburn  Checking from behind (maj)  - 5 min against  Clayton Stoner
19:49 WPG Evander Kane  Game misconduct  - 10 min

 

 

 

added 5:19pm, below is the Ducks broadcast view of the hit...

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