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2016–17 Winnipeg Jets season

The 2016–17 Winnipeg Jets season was the 18th season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on June 25, 1997, and the sixth in Winnipeg, Manitoba since the franchise relocated from Atlanta prior to the start of the 2011–12 NHL season.[2]

2016–17 Winnipeg Jets
Division5th Central
Conference9th Western
2016–17 record40–35–7
Home record22–18–1
Road record18–17–6
Goals for249
Goals against256
Team information
General ManagerKevin Cheveldayoff
CoachPaul Maurice
CaptainBlake Wheeler
Alternate captainsDustin Byfuglien
Mark Scheifele
ArenaMTS Centre
Average attendance15,731 (107.5%)[1]
(41 games)
Minor league affiliate(s)Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Tulsa Oilers (ECHL)
Team leaders
GoalsPatrik Laine (36)
AssistsMark Scheifele (50)
PointsMark Scheifele (82)
Penalty minutesDustin Byfuglien (117)
Plus/minusMark Scheifele (+18)
WinsConnor Hellebuyck (26)
Goals against averageConnor Hellebuyck (2.89)

Off-seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Central Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 z – Chicago Blackhawks 82 50 23 9 46 244 213 +31 109
2 x – Minnesota Wild 82 49 25 8 46 266 208 +58 106
3 x – St. Louis Blues 82 46 29 7 44 235 218 +17 99
4 x – Nashville Predators 82 41 29 12 39 240 224 +16 94
5 Winnipeg Jets 82 40 35 7 37 249 256 −7 87
6 Dallas Stars 82 34 37 11 33 223 262 −39 79
7 Colorado Avalanche 82 22 56 4 21 166 278 −112 48
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; z – Clinched conference.
Western Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 PA x – Calgary Flames 82 45 33 4 41 226 221 +5 94
2 CE x – Nashville Predators 82 41 29 12 39 240 224 +16 94
3 CE Winnipeg Jets 82 40 35 7 37 249 256 −7 87
4 PA Los Angeles Kings 82 39 35 8 37 201 205 −4 86
5 CE Dallas Stars 82 34 37 11 33 223 262 −39 79
6 PA Arizona Coyotes 82 30 42 10 24 197 260 −63 70
7 PA Vancouver Canucks 82 30 43 9 26 182 243 −61 69
8 CE Colorado Avalanche 82 22 56 4 21 166 278 −112 48
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and resultsEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

2016–17 Game Log[4]

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

PlayoffsEdit

The Jets did not qualify for the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs for the second consecutive season.

Player statisticsEdit

Final Stats

SkatersEdit

GoaltendersEdit

Regular Season[6]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Connor Hellebuyck 56 53 3,033:31 26 19 4 146 2.89 1,572 .907 4 0 0 0
Michael Hutchinson 28 20 1,378:20 9 12 3 67 2.92 690 .903 1 0 0 0
Ondrej Pavelec 8 8 439:30 4 4 0 26 3.55 233 .888 0 0 0 0
Eric Comrie 1 1 59:18 1 0 0 4 4.05 39 .897 0 0 0 0
  • Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Jets. Stats reflect time with the Jets only.
  • Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with the Jets only.
  • Bold/italics denotes franchise record

RosterEdit

TransactionsEdit

Winnipeg has been involved in the following transactions during the 2016–17 season.