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Jets face quick turnaround to host Vegas in Western finals

The Winnipeg Jets only got a few hours to celebrate the biggest victory in franchise history. The Jets finished off the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Nashville Predators 5-1 in Game 7 of their second-round series, then quickly headed home to prepare for the opener of their first ever Western Conference final Saturday night. The Jets will be hosting the upstart Vegas Golden Knights in a conference final nobody predicted.

Vegas next in Western final after Jets stun Preds in Game 7

The Winnipeg Jets are headed to the first Western Conference final in their short history after knocking off the NHL’s best team in the regular season. Tyler Myers and Paul Stastny scored 2:06 apart in the first period, and the Jets stunned the Nashville Predators 5-1 in their first Game 7 to continue an amazing run for a team swept in its previous two playoff appearances. Nashville now is the ninth Presidents’ Trophy winner in 10 years not to win the Stanley Cup.

Winning in Winnipeg: Jets fans unleash their support

With a winner in Winnipeg, Jets fans can finally showcase their support after years of early playoff exits and the team leaving the city once before. The Jets’ second incarnation has the team making its deepest playoff run in Winnipeg’s NHL history. And they have a chance to go further in preparing to play at Nashville in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series on Thursday.

Preds, Jets lean heavily on Pekka Rinne, Connor Hellebuyck in Game 7

Nobody has reflected the roller-coaster ride of the Western Conference semifinal between the NHL’s top two teams in the regular season than their Vezina Trophy finalists in goal. Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne has been pulled from not one but two games – both on his own ice – before turning in his second shutout of the postseason. Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck is 2-1 in Nashville. The two face off in a Game 7 on Thursday night in Nashville. The winner will face Vegas in the West final.

Jets overcome 3-goal deficit and soar past Predators 7-4

Blake Wheeler scored on the power play with 4:59 to play and the Winnipeg Jets roared back from an early 3-0 deficit to defeat the Nashville Predators 7-4 and grab a 2-1 lead in their second-round playoff series.

Connor Hellebuyck smothers Preds as Jets grab 1-0 lead with 4-1 win

Connor Hellebuyck made 47 saves and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 on Friday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal between the NHL’s top teams in the regular season. Predators goalie Pekka Rinne was pulled after the second period after giving up three goals on 16 shots.

Western semi pits NHL’s best in regular season in Jets-Preds

Playing the Winnipeg Jets is exactly why Nashville coach Peter Laviolette wanted home-ice advantage in the NHL playoffs. Even if it’s a round – or two – earlier than anyone really wants. Laviolette’s Predators play Winnipeg in the Western Conference semifinals after turning in their best season in franchise history to edge out the Jets for the right to start and end a series in Smashville. This will be just the fifth series since 1990 between the NHL’s top two teams in the regular season.

Jets beat Wild 5-0 in Game 5 to advance to second round

Jacob Trouba, Bryan Little, Brandon Tanev and Joel Armia scored in the first 11:59 to chase Minnesota goalie Devan Dubynk and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Wild 5-0 to win a playoff series for the first time in franchise history. Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves for his second shutout of the series, and Mark Scheifele added a goal in the third to help the Jets finish off the Wild in five games.

Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey suspended 1 game

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey was suspended for one game by the NHL for cross-checking Minnesota Wild forward Eric Staal. The cross-check to Staal’s neck happened in the first period of Winnipeg’s 2-0 victory Tuesday night.

Jets beat Wild 4-1 to take 2-0 series lead

Paul Stastny, Andrew Copp and Patrik Laine scored in the third period and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference first-round series. Game 3 is Sunday at Minnesota.

Joe Morrow breaks tie, Jets beat Wild 3-2 in Game 1

Defenseman Joe Morrow broke a tie with 6:13 left and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 in Game 1 for the first playoff victory in franchise history. In its only other playoff appearances since joining the NHL in 1999 in Atlanta, the franchise was swept in 2007 by the New York Rangers and 2015 by Anaheim.

Whiteout in Winnipeg for NHL playoffs

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Winnipeg Jets fans are gearing up for a whiteout for the first time in 19 years. Playoff hockey is set to return to the city for the first time since 1996, and fans greeted the news by pouring into the streets, flying Jets flags, and snapping up jerseys and other white-colored gear.