Jon DiSalvatore

Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
Birth Place: Bangor, Maine
Draft: 2000 4th round (104th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • Jets missing quickness in loss to Jackets

    The Winnipeg Jets say the try was there but the execution wasn’t in Tuesday’s ugly defeat to the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets. Conspicuously absent from the Jets’ (3-3-0) performance was quickness — not defined simply by their acceleration through the neutral zone but more by winning races to loose pucks, hasty attacks on Columbus puck carriers and short, swift routes to open spaces. None of those things transpired, replaced by glaring giveaways, sloppy play in the defensive zone and a lack of creativity near the Columbus net. Winnipeg was in chase mode from the opening whistle but weathered the storm on the strength of Steve Mason’s stingy goaltending in a scoreless first period. But the team

    Winnipeg Free Press
  • Feisty Lemieux gets Wild NHL debut in Jets jersey

    Lace 'em up, Brendan... this time you're going in. The Winnipeg Jets (3-3-0) will have rookie winger Brendan Lemieux in the lineup Friday when they host the Minnesota Wild (1-1-2). Lemieux was recalled from the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League Tuesday and almost made his NHL debut that night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. But when Brandon Tanev, bothered earlier by a back problem, was cleared to play, Lemieux watched the 5-2 defeat from the press box. He'll be a player against the Wild, head coach Paul Maurice confirmed Thursday following Jets practice at the Bell MTS Iceplex. To read the remaining 1002 words of this article. Pay only 27¢ for articles you wish to read. To read

    Winnipeg Free Press6 hours ago