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Blake Wheeler | Winger | #26

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/31/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 225
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (5) / ARI
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Blake Wheeler will be fine to play Monday night against Vancouver.
Wheeler skipped the morning skate, possibly for maintenance. He has two goals and eight assists over a five-game point streak going into Monday's match. Dec 11 - 12:41 PM

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Blake Wheeler stretched his point streak to four straight games on Thursday night.

Wheeler scored a power-play goal in a 6-4 loss to the Florida Panthers. He has two markers and seven assists during his point spree. Wheeler has compiled 37 points in 29 games this year.
Dec 8 - 11:50 AM

Blake Wheeler has been tabbed as the first star of the week by the NHL.

Wheeler generated two goals and eight helpers in four games. He registered three multi-point efforts in three of his four outings. Wheeler's most productive performance came on Sunday when he picked up one goal and three helpers against Ottawa on Sunday. The Jets winger has a league-leading 28 helpers this season and he ranks fourth in points with 35 in 27 games.
Source: NHL.com
Dec 4 - 6:08 PM

Blake Wheeler notched a goal and three assists in Sunday's 5-0 romp over the Senators.

Wheeler now has seven goals and 35 points in just 27 games this season. In three of his past four games, the veteran has has notched three or more points.
Dec 3 - 10:11 PM

Blake Wheeler registered three assists in Friday's 7-4 win over Vegas.

He helped set up third-period goals by Patrik Laine (power play), Mark Scheifele and Kyle Connor. Wheeler has six goals and 31 points in 26 games. This was also his second three-point effort in his last three contests.
Dec 2 - 9:53 AM

Blake Wheeler amassed three points, including two assists, in Winnipeg's 7-2 victory versus Minnesota on Monday night.

Wheeler suited up in his 500th game as a member of the Thrashers/Jets on Monday. He had gone four straight games without a point heading into the contest, but he has racked up 28 points in 24 matches this campaign.
Nov 28 - 11:37 AM

Blake Wheeler posted four assists with a plus-3 rating, four shots on goal, three blocked shots and a hit in Monday's 4-1 victory in Dallas.

Wheeler has been on fire lately, posting three straight multi-point games. He has managed four goals with nine assists and a plus-7 rating over the past five outings. It doesn't get much hotter than that. The team has three full days off before he tries to extend the hot streak in Vegas on Friday night.
Nov 7 - 12:23 AM

Blake Wheeler notched a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

This game was tied at two going into the third period, but that's when the Jets woke up. Nikolaj Ehlers made it 3-2 for Winnipeg, while Wheeler made it 4-2. Unfortunately for the Jets, they allowed the Canadiens to score three unanswered goals. Wheeler finished the game with a minus-2 rating and three shots on goal in 22:01 of ice time. He has five goals and 17 points in 13 games this season. Wheeler has nine points in his last four games.
Nov 4 - 11:33 PM

Blake Wheeler contributed three assists in Thursday's 5-2 win against Dallas.

Wheeler had a hand in all three goals scored by by linemate Mark Scheifele. He has amassed 11 helpers and 15 points in 12 games this season.
Nov 3 - 11:10 AM

Blake Wheeler notched a hat trick and four points in Winnipeg's dominating 7-1 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday night.

Wheeler quadrupled his scoring output from the season in one night, and is now at four goals and 12 points through 10 games. The 31-year-old got his work done early, scoring all three in the first period to give the Jets a commanding 5-0 lead at the first intermission. Wheeler's Jets had lost three of four prior to Sunday's win.
Oct 29 - 11:42 PM

Blake Wheeler scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild.

Wheeler picked up the primary assist on Patrik Laine's first-period goal, and he added the game-winner with less than seven minutes remaining in regulation. The fact that he only has one goal this season is disappointing, but he's still managed to collect a solid eight points in seven games.
Oct 21 - 10:22 AM

Blake Wheeler posted three assists with a plus-3 rating in Monday's 5-2 win on the road against the Oilers.

Wheeler was extremely active in Saturday's game in Calgary, picking up an assist, and the momentum carried over into this one. He has yet to light the lamp in three outings, but he has managed four assists and he erased his minus-2 rating with this outstanding stat line.
Oct 10 - 12:19 AM

Blake Wheeler believes the Winnipeg Jets need to make the playoffs this year.

"It's gotta be this year, it just has to be," said Wheeler. "We have enough talent. There's no reason why we can't push this to the next level this year. It's going to be about getting this group together and figuring out how we have to play to win hockey games." Winnipeg finished ninth in the Western Conference last season, but they still missed the playoffs by seven points.
Aug 31 - 4:33 PM

Jets captain Blake Wheeler believes his team needs to get better performances from their goalies.

The Jets moved on from Ondrej Pavelec this summer and they signed Steve Mason in free agency. Mason should be an upgrade for Winnipeg, but he's always had his issues with consistency. "We need better goaltending," said Wheeler. "It's a tough business, and being a goalie is tough. By no means is this closing the door on anyone, but I think having competition back there is really important." Mason will battle Connor Hellebuyck and Michael Hutchinson for starts.

Blake Wheeler scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Nashville on Saturday.

Wheeler found the back of the net with just 45 seconds left in the third period and did so while Winnipeg was shorthanded. He'll conclude the 2016-17 campaign with 26 goals and 74 points in 82 games. Kyle Connor also scored a goal for Winnipeg.
Apr 8 - 10:13 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Adam Lowry
4Matt Hendricks
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Kyle Connor
3Mathieu Perreault
4Andrew Copp
5Shawn Matthias
6Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Joel Armia
4Marko Dano
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Jacob Trouba
3Tyler Myers
4Josh Morrissey
5Dmitry Kulikov
6Toby Enstrom
7Ben Chiarot
8Julian Melchiori
9Tucker Poolman
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Steve Mason