Hellebuyck turned aside 28 shots in a 4-1 win over Ottawa on Thursday.
Hellebuyck came within minutes of registering a shutout, but Ottawa's Chris Tierney spoiled his bid with a redirection goal at the 17:03 mark of the third period. Hellebuyck has put together back to back strong starts, stopping 63 of 66 shots (.955) in that span. He'll draw another matchup with the Senators on Saturday before the Jets move on to Edmonton the following night.
Hellebuyck is slated to patrol the crease on the road against the Senators on Thursday, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Hellebuyck is off to a decent start to the season with a 2.50 GAA and .921 save percentage in his first two outings. The 27-year-old netminder's numbers are on pace with this Vezina Trophy-winning campaign last year. Given the abridged schedule, Hellebuyck will likely be hard-pressed to reach the 30-win mark for a fourth straight season but could lead the league in games played, making him an elite fantasy option.
Hellebuyck stopped 35 of 37 shots in Monday's 3-1 loss to the Maple Leafs.
The Leafs' final goal was scored into an empty net. Hellebuyck did everything he could to keep the Jets in the game, but he didn't get enough offensive support to steal a win in Toronto. The 27-year-old has a strong .921 save percentage through his first two starts this season, but he'll likely get a breather in favor of Laurent Brossoit on Tuesday in Ottawa.
Hellebuyck is expected to man the crease for Monday's trip to Toronto, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Winnipeg has been idle since nabbing a 4-3 overtime win over Calgary to open the season last Thursday, but Hellebuyck will finally have an opportunity to make his second appearance of the season. The reigning Vezina Trophy winner will need to be in his usual sharp form against a high-powered Maple Leafs offense that has produced 11 goals through three games.
Hellebuyck made 23 saves in Thursday's 4-3 overtime victory over the Flames.
Calgary jumped out to a 3-1 lead after 20 minutes before Hellebuyck and the Jets rallied to win it in the extra session. Hellebuyck, the reigning Vezina Trophy winner, posted an .885 save percentage for the contest but will get a chance to improve that mark during next week's three-game road swing through Toronto and Ottawa.
Hellebuyck will tend the twine for Thursday's Opening Night clash with Calgary, Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Hellebuyck went 31-21-5 with a league-high six shutouts and a 2.57 GAA in 58 appearances last tear. The 27-year-old netminder should be expected to carry a heavy workload for the Jets this season and could be in line to lead the NHL in games played. With a back-to-back on the schedule after Opening Night, Hellebuyck could get an early night off.
Hellebuyck won the Vezina Trophy over Andrei Vasilevskiy and Tuukka Rask, the NHL announced Monday.
Hellebuyck led the league with six shutouts and was tied with Carey Price for most games played (58). In those appearances, the netminder went 31-21-5 with a .922 save percentage and 2.57 GAA. Heading into the 2020-21 campaign, the 26-year-old backstop figures to once again be near the top of the league in appearances, which makes him one of the few remaining workhorses in an increasingly two-netminder era.
Hellebuyck stopped 30 of 32 shots in a 4-0 loss to the Flames in Thursday's Game 4.
Hellebuyck can't be blamed for the loss, as the Jets' offense went cold in the elimination game. The Vezina Trophy finalist will likely be a top-10 goalie option for fantasy mangers in 2020-21.
Hellebuyck will be in the crease for Thursday's Game 4 versus the Flames, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Hellebuyck is looking to bounce back after allowing five goals on 31 shots in a Game 3 loss to the Flames. He's given up 10 goals on 93 shots during the series so far, an .892 save percentage. The American netminder will need to be more effective to prevent Thursday from being the Jets' last game of the season.
Hellebuyck stopped 26 of 31 shots Tuesday in a 6-2 loss to Calgary in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
The Flames peppered Hellebuyck from all angles, striking three times on the power play and taking advantage of a puck-handling miscue for another goal. A finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the league's top goaltender following an outstanding regular season, Hellebuyck will need to elevate his play if the Jets are to extended the best-of-five series.
Hellebuyck will get the start for Tuesday's Game 3 against the Flames, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Hellebuyck did just enough to help his team escape with a 3-2 victory in Game 2 to even the series up, stopping 28 shots en route to the victory. The netminder will have to been extremely sharp in the pivotal Game 3, especially considering forwards Mark Scheifele (leg) and Patrik Laine (undisclosed) won't draw into the lineup for the second straight contest.
Hellebuyck made 28 saves during Monday's 3-2 win over the Flames in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
Staked to a 2-0 lead, Hellebuyck lost his focus a bit in the second period as Calgary struck for two goals in six minutes, but the 27-year-old netminder shut the door in the third after Nikolaj Ejlers potted the eventual game-winner. With the series now tied at one game apiece, Hellebuyck won't get a breather -- the Jets and Flames will be right back at it Tuesday afternoon.
Hellebuyck will be in goal for Monday's Game 2 clash with Calgary, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Hellebuyck will no doubt be looking to bounce back from his disappointing performance Saturday, when he gave up three goals on 32 shots. Without Mark Scheifele (leg) or Patrik Laine (undisclosed) available, the netminder may not be able to rely on much in terms of offensive support in order to help the club even the best-of-five series.
Hellebuyck stopped 29 of 32 shots in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Flames in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
The Jets managed just one goal on 18 shots against Flames goalie Cam Talbot. They also went 0-for-7 on the power play, giving Hellebuyck a thin margin for error that he couldn't cover. During the regular season, Hellebuyck had a 2.57 GAA and a .922 save percentage -- he's capable of putting the team on his back, and he might have to with Mark Scheifele (leg) and Patrik Laine (wrist/hand) sustaining injuries Saturday.
Hellebuyck will play in goal Saturday versus the Flames in Game 1 of their qualifying-round series, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
Hellebuyck, a Vezina candidate for the 2019-20 season, posted a 31-21-5 record with a league-leading six shutouts in 58 appearances.
Hellebuyck currently leads the NHL with six shutouts in 58 appearances.
Hellebuyck has enjoyed another strong season as the Jets' unquestioned workhorse in goal, posting a 31-21-5 record while maintaining a 2.57 GAA and .922 save percentage. The 26-year-old American will continue to be a top fantasy option at his position for years to come.
Hellebuyck stopped 36 of 38 shots in a 4-2 win over Edmonton on Wednesday.
Hellebuyck was dynamite from start to finish in a game in which the Jets were outshot 38-24. The 26-year-old is absolutely locked in right now, winning his first four March starts with a .962 save percentage. He's only allowed a total of five goals during that stretch while improving to 31-21-5 on the year. Back-to-back games at Calgary and Vancouver await Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
Hellebuyck will start between the pipes in Wednesday's road game versus the Oilers, Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Hellebuyck has been seemingly unbeatable of late, stringing together three straight wins while posting an exceptional 1.00 GAA and .968 save percentage. The 26-year-old American will attempt to secure his 31st victory of the campaign in a road matchup with an Edmonton squad that's gone 17-10-6 at home this season.
Hellebuyck kicked out 36 shots Monday in a 4-2 win over Arizona.
Arizona built a 2-0 lead after the first period on a pair of tallies by Nick Schmaltz, but Hellebuyck slammed the door the rest of the way while the Jets scored four unanswered goals. It was the 30th win of the season for Hellebuyck, who was making his fifth straight start and his 57th appearance overall. The 26-year-old improved to 30-21-5 with a 2.59 GAA and .921 save percentage.
Hellebuyck is slated to be between the pipes at home versus the Coyotes on Monday, per Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun.
Hellebuyck will make his fifth straight appearance in the pipes, having posted a 3-1-0 record and 1.01 GAA and .964 save percentage in his last four contests. If the netminder continues to perform to this level, the Jets should be capable of earning a playoff spot. With 56 games under his belt, the Michigan native is a near lock to reach the 60-game mark for the third straight year.
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