Winnipeg Jets

7th Central | 0-0
  • Goals For
    212 GF
  • Goals Against
    236 GA
  • Power Play %
    14.8 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    78.4 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    920 PIM
  • Martin Jones is still pretty ‘new’ to this
    ProHockeyTalk39 minutes ago

    Martin Jones is still pretty ‘new’ to this

    You’d have to be an awfully harsh critic not to be impressed with what Martin Jones did last season. He “didn’t flinch” under the pressure of a run to the 2016 Stanley Cup Final. San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer described his efforts as some of the best championship round work of “all-time.” His signing really made the Sharks look smart. With a strong .919 career save percentage in the regular season and a fantastic .923 playoff save percentage, the 26-year-old has succeeded more or less whenever called upon. That brings us to the interesting part, though: there’s not a lot of tape, so to speak, on Jones as an NHL goalie. Small sample The 2015-16 season was just his third of NHL action,

  • One way or another, Al Montoya will be important to Canadiens

    One way or another, Al Montoya will be important to Canadiens

    This is part of Canadiens day at PHT … Here’s an unsolicited opinion: a good backup goalie is often underrated. Yes, getting a quality Plan B is easier said than done – goalies are an unpredictable lot – but it’s simple to see when it pays off. (There are plenty of examples, but Matt Murray winning a Stanley Cup for the Pittsburgh Penguins is the shiniest one.) Even if injuries aren’t a big issue, a No. 2 goalie is a pretty safe bet to play 20 games for a given team. In that regard, Al Montoya could be a significant upgrade over Mike Condon, and that could be important. Waning workhorses In 2015-16, no goalie played 70 regular season games. Jonathan Quick was the workhorse of the NHL with 68,