Connor Hellebuyck's value to the Winnipeg Jets has been obvious for years, but they received a huge reminder the past few weeks as they head into Tuesday's home game with the Calgary Flames on a bit of a roll.
Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves and Kyle Connor scored the game-winner in the third period to go along with an assist to lead the visiting Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.
Goalies are weird. I liken them to field goals kickers. They are largely ignored until they exceed or underperform relative to expectations. It’s an unenviable existence, but in hockey, a team’s fortunes rise and fall by their goaltending.
In their first meeting with the Winnipeg Jets, the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets will be tasked with trying to solve goaltender Connor Hellebuyck -- a job that might not be so easy on Friday night in Manitoba.
U.S. Thanksgiving weekend has come and gone, and with that, teams that are well out of a playoff spot at this point traditionally don’t make it back in, so this is where the rankings start to have a bit more meaning to them.
The Winnipeg Jets have an opportunity that didn’t exist a few months ago that they need to prepare for. Mark Scheifele and Connor Hellebuyck are scheduled to be unrestricted free agents (UFA) at the end of next season (2023-24), while Pierre-Luc Dubois will be a restricted free agent at the end of this season.
As Connor Hellebuyck rolls, so do the Winnipeg Jets. The former Vezina Trophy winner, and arguably the best goaltender in the NHL, has consistently proven to be the best player in a Jets uniform over the past five seasons.
Hockey is a weird sport sometimes. Even when a team plays well enough to win, that doesn’t always happen. On occasion, an undeserving team can steal a victory thanks to some very favourable bounces, which is precisely what the Winnipeg Jets experienced Tuesday night against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Amid their worst stretch of the season, the Winnipeg Jets desperately needed to enter the All-Star break with some momentum, unfortunately, they threw another winnable game away, this time against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Coming off a miserable four-game road trip, which resulted in four straight losses, the Winnipeg Jets were very pleased to finally come home but they were welcomed with another tough test against the Florida Panthers.
The Winnipeg Jets’ goalie Connor Hellebuyck is frustrated at the league. He expressed that frustration last Tuesday after the NHL decided to go into its Christmas holiday break early. Everyone Sees the Problem; But What’s the Solution?
It took him 21 games, but Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck has his first shutout of the 2021–22 season — and the 25th of his career. The 28-year-old goaltender made 25 saves on Friday as his team defeated the Seattle Kraken by a 3–0 score.
Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck was not at all happy he was pulled from the net in the Jets recent loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs. While he admits that his performance wasn’t A+, he didn’t think he was having a terrible game, even though he’d allowed three goals on six shots.