Blake Wheeler

Blake Wheeler

#26RW,
G
1
A
16
Pts
17
+/-
-1
PPP
5
SOG
55
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 5"/225 lbs
Born: Plymouth, Minnesota
Draft: 2004 1st round (5th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • The Canadian Press

    Winnipeg travels to play Marchand and the Bruins

    Winnipeg Jets (17-13-6, fifth in the Central) vs. Boston Bruins (23-12-2, fourth in the Atlantic)Boston; Saturday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Brad Marchand leads Boston into a matchup with Winnipeg. He ranks 10th in the league with 43 points, scoring 20 goals and recording 23 assists.The Bruins are 13-7-1 on their home ice. Boston ranks eighth in the Eastern Conference recording 8.3 points per game, averaging 3.1 goals and 5.2 assists.The Jets are 7-7-5 in road games. Winnipeg ranks 25th in the West

  • The Canadian Press

    Johansen, Granlund lead Predators over Jets 5-2 to stop skid

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Johansen and Mikael Granlund each scored a goal and assisted on another to lead the Nashville Predators over the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Thursday night. Eeli Tolvanen, Luke Kunin and Tanner Jeannot also scored for Nashville, which halted a four-game skid. Roman Josi had two assists and Juuse Saros made 36 saves. “I thought we got off to a great start, got a good lead,” Predators coach John Hynes said. “We got ourselves into some penalties in the second period, and then

  • The Canadian Press

    Winnipeg Jets place Nikolaj Ehlers on injured reserve after knee-on-knee hit

    NASHVILLE — Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers has been placed on injured reserve after taking a knee-on-knee hit from Washington defenceman Dmitry Orlov. The incident, which didn't result in a penalty, occurred late in the third period of Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Capitals. Ehlers, who is tied for third on the Jets with 25 points, had to be helped off the ice. Orlov was subsequently suspended two games by the NHL on Wednesday. The Jets visit the Nashville Predators on Thursday before