Twenty-five-year-old Tyler Myers made an immediate impact after joining the Winnipeg Jets following a trade with the Buffalo Sabres. In 24 games with the Jets, Myers scored three goals and accumulated 15 points. The 2010 Calder Trophy winning defenceman was also a +9 during his time with the Jets in 2015. Here's a closer look at his season by the numbers:
Twenty-five-year-old Michael Hutchinson enjoyed a sparkling rookie campaign, finishing the 2014-15 season with a 21-10-5 record, a 2.39 goals-against average and two shutouts. Here’s a closer look
at the goalie’s first year, by the numbers:
The United States National Junior Evaluation Camp came to a close today with USA Hockey handing Finland a 6-1 defeat at the Lake Placid Olympic Center’s Herb Brooks Arena.
Jets prospect Jack Roslovic – the 25th pick in the 2015 Draft – tallied an assist in the win, giving him a tournament total of five points (3G, 2A) in six games.
Kyle Connor was held pointless in the victory. The Jets’ first pick, 17th overall this past June, finishes the camp with a pair of assists in five appearances.
Fellow 2015 draftee Erik Foley did not dress today, but was still a force offensively throughout the weeklong exhibition, scoring three goals in only four games.
For more on today's game, visit USAHockey.com
2015 Winnipeg Jets draft pick Michael Spacek has committed to the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League for the upcoming season.
Spacek, 18, spent the 2014-15 campaign with Dynamo Pardubice of the Czech League, recording five goals, 12 points, 12 penalty minutes in a -11 rating in 40 games. The 5-foot-11, 187-pound winger was the youngest player in Pardubice. At 17 years, he was less than half the age of the club's
leading scorer, longtime NHL vet Petr Sykora.
Spacek was taken by the Rebels with the 47th pick in the 2015 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft.
Camping has taken on a new meaning this August Long Weekend.
USA Hockey’s National Junior Team Evaluation Camp kicks off this Saturday, Aug. 1 at the site of the 1980 Miracle on Ice, the Lake Placid Olympic Center's Herb Brooks Arena, and three of the 39 players (22 forwards, 13 defencemen and four goaltenders) attending are 2015 Winnipeg Jets draft picks: Left-wing Kyle Connor (17th overall), centre Jack Roslovic (25th) and left-wing Erik Foley (78th) — all of whom have committed to the NCAA for the upcoming 2015-16 campaign, representing the University of Michigan, Miami University (of Ohio) and Providence College, respectively.
ON HIS FIRST REGULAR SEASON GAME AT MTS CENTRE
I'm excited. I got my first exhibition game there this year, and that was a pretty exciting moment. The fans are really behind the team, and I think we're really excited to get back there and play in front of them.
ON HIS FIRST GOAL
It's something I've dreamed about for a long time. It was a pretty special feeling to tip it, and see the puck go through his legs. I was pretty excited.Read on...
Adam Lowry had 12 goals and 26 points in 84 regular-season and playoff games combined this season. Here are some additional numbers that stood out from No. 17 over the past year.
On Game 4 vs. Anaheim
"You're not going to get that on a regular season game, but we get it better than anybody else. I do believe, and I'll say this just as much from talking to people on the street — people that come up to you and talk about your hockey team — that they did appreciate the effort. We're going to try and make things better for next year, beyond our effort. But there was an appreciation there and the
fans showed it."
Dustin Byfuglien appeared in 69 regular-season and four playoff games with the Jets last season. Overall during the 2014-15 campaign, the defenceman netted 18 goals and 45 points before
tallying one assist in post-season play. Here are some additional numbers that stood out
from No. 33 over the past year.
At the age of 27, Winnipeg Jets centre Bryan Little experienced two career milestones in 2014-2015. He played in his first NHL playoff game when the Jets opened their series with the Anaheim Ducks, and he also scored the franchise’s first hat trick since relocating to Winnipeg in 2011.
Here are a few of the quotes he said following those achievements.