2014–15 Winnipeg Jets season

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2014–15 Winnipeg Jets
Division5th Central
Conference7th Western
2014–15 record43–26–13
Home record23–13–5
Road record20–13–8
Goals for230
Goals against210
Team information
General ManagerKevin Cheveldayoff
CoachPaul Maurice
CaptainAndrew Ladd
Alternate captainsMark Stuart
Blake Wheeler
ArenaMTS Centre
Average attendance15,037 (100.2%)[1]
(41 games)
Team leaders
GoalsBlake Wheeler (26)
AssistsAndrew Ladd (38)
PointsAndrew Ladd (62)
Penalties in minutesDustin Byfuglien (124)
Plus/minusBlake Wheeler (+26)
WinsOndrej Pavelec (22)
Goals against averageOndrej Pavelec (2.28)

The 2014–15 Winnipeg Jets season was the 16th season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on June 25, 1997, and the fourth in Winnipeg, Manitoba since the franchise relocated from Atlanta following the conclusion of the 2010–11 season.

Regular season[edit]

On April 9, 2015, the Jets qualified for the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs, marking the return of playoff hockey to Winnipeg for the first time since the 1996 Stanley Cup playoffs.[2] The Jets would set a franchise record, with 99 points, finishing with a 43-26-13 record.

Playoffs[edit]

The Winnipeg Jets entered the playoffs as the Western Conference's second wild card. The Jets faced the Ducks in the opening round, but were swept in four straight games. In the first three games, the Jets had leads going into the third period, but couldn't hold them. Overall in the series, the Ducks outscored the Jets 16-9. The Ducks outscored the Jets 10-1, after the 2nd intermission.

Standings[edit]

Divisional standings[edit]

Central Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – St. Louis Blues 82 51 24 7 42 248 201 +47 109
2 x – Nashville Predators 82 47 25 10 41 232 208 +24 104
3 x – Chicago Blackhawks 82 48 28 6 39 229 189 +40 102
4 x – Minnesota Wild 82 46 28 8 42 231 201 +30 100
5 x – Winnipeg Jets 82 43 26 13 36 230 210 +20 99
6 Dallas Stars 82 41 31 10 37 261 260 +1 92
7 Colorado Avalanche 82 39 31 12 29 219 227 −8 90
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.

Conference standings[edit]

Top 3 (Central Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – St. Louis Blues 82 51 24 7 42 248 201 +47 109
2 x – Nashville Predators 82 47 25 10 41 232 208 +24 104
3 x – Chicago Blackhawks 82 48 28 6 39 229 189 +40 102
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.
Top 3 (Pacific Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 z – Anaheim Ducks 82 51 24 7 43 236 226 +10 109
2 x – Vancouver Canucks 82 48 29 5 42 242 222 +20 101
3 x – Calgary Flames 82 45 30 7 41 241 216 +25 97
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 CE x – Minnesota Wild 82 46 28 8 42 231 201 +30 100
2 CE x – Winnipeg Jets 82 43 26 13 36 230 210 +20 99
3 PA Los Angeles Kings 82 40 27 15 38 220 205 +15 95
4 CE Dallas Stars 82 41 31 10 37 261 260 +1 92
5 CE Colorado Avalanche 82 39 31 12 29 219 227 −8 90
6 PA San Jose Sharks 82 40 33 9 36 228 232 −4 89
7 PA Edmonton Oilers 82 24 44 14 19 198 283 −85 62
8 PA Arizona Coyotes 82 24 50 8 19 170 272 −102 56
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Regular season[edit]

2014–15 Game Log

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

Playoffs[edit]

2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Legend:   Win   Loss

Player statistics[edit]

Final Stats[3]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Ondrej Pavelec 50 46 2,838 22 16 8 108 2.28 1353 .920 5 0 0 2
Michael Hutchinson 38 36 2,138 21 10 5 85 2.39 986 .914 2 0 0 0
Playoffs
Player GP GS TOI W L GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Ondrej Pavelec 4 4 241 0 4 15 3.73 137 .891 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

Notable achievements[edit]

Awards[edit]

Milestones[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Winnipeg has been involved in the following transactions during the 2014–15 season.