Blake Wheeler

Blake Wheeler

Height/Weight: 6' 5"/225 lbs
Born: Plymouth, Minnesota
Draft: 2004 1st round (5th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • Eyes On The Prize

    Canadiens lineup vs Jets: Allen starts, Caufield returns, and a chance for Heineman

    The Montreal Canadiens will have some new faces in the lineup when they take on the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night at the Bell Centre. Xavier Simoneau and William Trudeau will play their first NHL pre-season games in front of the home crowd. Kaiden Guhle will get a second pre-season game alongside David Savard.

  • Toronto Sun

    JETS NOTES: Appleton cites 'different vibe' at camp

    Article content Appleton says the enthusiasm is team-wide, evident in players returning to Winnipeg early, wanting to get back on the ice, looking forward, even, to some bag skates. It’s a different vibe around here,” he said. You know, we’ve got that chip on our shoulder now that we might have not had in the past, where we thought we were a little better than we were.

  • The Hockey Writers

    Jets' Prospect Maenalanen Turning Heads in Training Camp

    He started the 2018-19 season with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL) and after 23 games was called up to the Hurricanes. In 34 regular-season games, he scored eight points (four goals, four assists), had 20 minutes in penalties and had a noticeable impact on the team. Due to an upper-body injury, he only made nine playoff appearances during the Hurricanes’ run to the Eastern Conference Final managing only one assist.