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Connor Hellebuyck, Winnipeg Jets cruise past Nashville Predators

Connor Hellebuyck, Winnipeg Jets cruise past Nashville Predators

Sports
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Winnipeg Jets scored first and didn't look back, defeating the Nashville Predators 5-1 on Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The Jets (31-14-2) extended their winning streak to four games and increased their Central Division lead over Nashville (28-17-4) to four points following the victory. Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck steadied Winnipeg with 37 saves on 38 shots (.974 save percentage). The Predators edged the Jets in shots on goal (38 to 34) but struggled to figure out Hellebuyck. Predators goalie Pekka Rinne stopped 29 shots for a .853 save percentage. Brendan Lemieux gave the Jets a 1-0 lead midway through the first period on a wraparound. Winnipeg forward Mason Appleton added his second goal of the season 3:36 into the second period for a 2-0 a...
Winnipeg Jets outlast Anaheim Ducks in OT thriller

Winnipeg Jets outlast Anaheim Ducks in OT thriller

Sports
Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The Winnipeg Jets overcame an early two-goal deficit and rallied for a 4-3 overtime victory against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night at Bell MTS Place. Winnipeg (29-14-2) faced a 2-0 hole in the first period but picked up its fourth win in the last five games to reclaim the top position in the Central Division. The Ducks (19-18-9) lost their 11th consecutive game after Sunday's overtime loss, dropping to 0-7-4 since a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Dec. 17. Anaheim used goals from Brian Gibbons and Rickard Rakell to grab a 2-0 advantage 16:14 into the first period. Jets winger Blake Wheeler scored on the power play before the end of the first period to cut the Ducks' lead to 2-1. Patrik Laine, who played in his 200th career NHL game, tied the contest at 2-2 with...
Reports: Jets expected to hire Adam Gase as next coach

Reports: Jets expected to hire Adam Gase as next coach

Sports
Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase is staying in the AFC East for his next coaching gig. Sources told NFL Network and ESPN that the New York Jets are hiring the 40-year-old. Gase owned a 23-25 record in three seasons with the Dolphins. The Dolphins fired Gase on New Year's Eve. Gase led the Dolphins into the playoffs with a 10-6 record in his first season. Miami went 6-10 in 2017 and 7-9 in 2018. The Jets fired coach Todd Bowles on December 30. Bowles posted a 24-40 mark in four seasons with the Jets. Gase entered the NFL coaching ranks as a scouting assistant with the Detroit Lions in 2003. He later served as an offensive assistant and quarterbacks coach with the NFC North franchise before joining the San Francisco 49ers in 2008 as an offensive assistant. Gase worked w...
Report: New York Jets open to dealing Teddy Bridgewater

Report: New York Jets open to dealing Teddy Bridgewater

Sports
Teddy Bridgewater signed with the New York Jets in March looking to resurrect his NFL career. However, there is no guarantee that Bridgewater will be with New York when the regular season starts. Sources told the New York Daily News that the Jets are open to trading away Bridgewater, who has played in one game over the past two seasons since suffering a devastating knee injury with the Minnesota Vikings. New York has three quarterbacks on the roster. Veteran Josh McCown, who was having one of the best seasons of his career in 2017 before suffering a broken hand, is currently atop the depth chart. Bridgewater, who signed a one-year contract with New York, is listed as the backup, but the Jets also have rookie Sam Darnold, the No. 3 overall pick in this year's NFL Draft. At age 25, Br...
Is this how next generation of RAF jets will look?

Is this how next generation of RAF jets will look?

Technology
A concept model for a new fighter jet has been unveiled by the British government at the Farnborough International Air Show. Named Tempest, the jet can be either flown by a pilot or operated remotely.The aircraft is the beginnings of work on the next generation of combat aircraft which will eventually replace the current Typhoon jets.That won't happen until 2035 at least but the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced an initial £2bn for further research."We have been a world leader in the combat air sector for a century, with an enviable array of skills and technology, and this strategy makes clear that we are determined to make sure it stays that way. Image: New aircraft will replace the current Typhoon jets ...