• Jets' Wheeler Out For Finale

    News: Blake Wheeler (rest) will sit out Saturday's game against the Flames, Patrick Williams of NHL.com reports.
    Analysis: The Jets secured their spot in the playoffs earlier this week and will have the luxury of resting Blake Wheeler, along with several other key regulars for a largely meaningless regular-season finale. Wheeler will finish the campaign with 26 goals, 61 points, and a plus-26 rating over 79 games.
  • Jets' Wheeler Scores Shorthanded Sunday

    News: Blake Wheeler contributed a shorthanded goal on his seven shot attempts in Sunday's loss to the Blackhawks.
    Analysis: The shortie, Blake Wheeler's fourth of the season, gives him goals in three consecutive games. He's poised to fall short of last season's career-best mark of 69 points, but with his plus/minus rating jumping from plus-4 to plus-24 in 2014-15, his fantasy value has held steady nonetheless.
  • Jets' Wheeler Scores In Loss

    News: Blake Wheeler scored a goal in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks.
    Analysis: He also registered three shots on goal and delivered seven hits in Tuesday's contest. Blake Wheeler now has tallied 57 points on the season, good for second most on the Jets behind teammate Andrew Ladd. He's racked up 13 points in his last 11 games alone, and will look to keep his hot streak going on Thursday against the formidable Canadiens.
  • Wheeler' Three Points Help Jets Roll To Victory

    News: Blake Wheeler scored a pair of goals and chipped in a power-play assist Tuesday in a 5-2 win over the Sharks, pushing his point streak to five games.
    Analysis: It's quite the serious streak, as Blake Wheeler's racked up five goals and four helpers over the Jets' last five contests. He's almost certainly going to fall short of last season's 69 points, but fantasy owners won't complain if and when he finishes somewhere in the mid-60s.
  • Wheeler Lifts Jets To Win With 20th Goal

    News: Blake Wheeler scored his 20th goal of the season in Winnipeg's 2-1 win over Tampa Bay. The goal was the game winner.
    Analysis: His production is down slightly from last season, but his scoring has been clutch -- this was his fifth game winner of the season and that sets a career mark. And he's been ripping it of late -- he's riding a four-game, six-point (three goals, three assists) streak and he has 11 points, including five goals, in his last 10 games. Use with confidence.
  • Jets' Little (Upper Body) Will Not Play Saturday

    News: Little (upper body) has been ruled out of Saturday's game against Tampa Bay, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
    Analysis: It isn't clear how serious Little's injury is, but at this point in time he should be considered day-to-day. He may be able to return to action Tuesday against the Sharks.
  • Jets' Wheeler Makes Special-Teams Magic

    News: Blake Wheeler scored a shorthanded goal and handed out a power-play assist Tuesday in a 5-4 loss to the Blues.
    Analysis: With that, Blake Wheeler's now reached 50 points for the third time in his career. He's been rattling off consistent multi-point efforts of late, with six points and a plus-4 rating in his last four games.
  • Jets' Wheeler Sinks Preds With Game-Winner

    News: Blake Wheeler notched the game-winning goal and had an assist in Saturday's win over Nashville.
    Analysis: A clutch performance from Blake Wheeler, who has racked up two goals and four points in his last three games. He's now up to 18 goals, 48 points and a plus-15 rating in 64 games on the season. While he likely won't match last season's 28 goals, the top-six forward is a lethal scorer and point producer who also helps fantasy owners with his whopping 67 PIM.
  • Jets' Wheeler Grabs Two Points In Return

    News: Blake Wheeler finished with an assist and an empty net goal in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Kings.
    Analysis: Blake Wheeler showed no signs of rust as he was activated from injured reserve earlier Sunday after missing a week with a knee injury. While his scoring pace is down from a career-best 69 points last season, the 28-year-old should top 50 points for the third time in his career, and also has a solid plus-14 rating.
  • Jets Activate Wheeler (Knee) From IR

    News: Blake Wheeler (knee) was activated from injured reserve Sunday and will likely play against the Kings.
    Analysis: Blake Wheeler was placed on injured reserve retroactive to Feb. 21, meaning he will miss the minimum amount of time required prior to his return. The winger has 44 points in 61 games this season, adding another 67 penalty minutes to go along with a plus-12 rating. He should be good to go Sunday with the activation, especially considering the team reassigned Carl Klingberg to AHL St. John's.