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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
Contract: view contract details

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Blake Wheeler hasn't scored a goal in seven straight games.
However, that hasn't stopped Wheeler from making his way onto the scoresheet. He has chipped in five helpers during that span. Wheeler has also been credited with 23 shots, so it probably won't be long before he gets his 19th goal of the season. Still, he is more of a playmaker than a goal scorer. Wheeler has amassed 58 assists and 76 points in 68 matches. Mar 12 - 10:01 AM

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Blake Wheeler scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-0 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Wheeler's goal at the 10:48 mark of the first period gave the Jets a 2-0 lead at the time. He then registered the primary assist on Kyle Connor's tally less than eight minutes later to make it 3-0. The Jets captain finished the game with a plus-2 rating, three shots on goal and one hit in 17:41 of ice time. The 31-year-old is now riding a seven-game point streak (he has 13 points during that stretch. He's up to 18 goals and 71 points in 61 games this season. He's on pace to score an incredible 95 points in 2017-18.
Feb 23 - 10:53 PM

Blake Wheeler picked up a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.

Wheeler's power play goal in the first period gave the Jets a 1-0 lead at the time. He also registered the primary assist on Patrik Laine's tally on the man-advantage in the final minute of regulation. The Jets captain finished the night with two shots on goal and three hits in 21:53 of ice time. The 31-year-old is up to 17 goals and 69 points in 60 games. He's riding a six-game point streak. The veteran has put himself in the Hart Trophy discussion. Dustin Byfuglien also scored for Winnipeg on Tuesday night.
Feb 21 - 12:15 AM

Blake Wheeler collected three assists in a 7-2 win against Florida on Sunday.

Wheeler had the primary helper on two goals by Kyle Connor and one by Mark Scheifele in Winnipeg's blowout victory. He has generated two goals and seven assists during a five-game point streak. Wheeler has compiled 51 helpers and 67 points in 59 matches this campaign.
Feb 19 - 12:32 PM

Blake Wheeler scored two goals and an assist in Friday's 6-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.

Wheeler opened the scoring at the 10:09 mark of the first before he helped set up Kyle Connor's goal midway through the second frame to give the Jets a 2-0 lead. Winnipeg's captain then scored a power play tally to make it 6-0 for his team in the third frame. He finished the night with a plus-2 rating, five shots on goal and one hit in 17:00 of ice time. He's up to 16 goals and 64 points in 58 games this season.
Feb 16 - 10:45 PM

Blake Wheeler is expected to return to the wing when Mark Scheifele returns to the lineup on Friday night.

Wheeler did a great job filling in at center while Scheifele was sidelined. Wheeler hasn't scored a goal in 12 games and Scheifele's return could help remedy that problem. He has collected nine assists during his goalless slump.
Feb 9 - 12:05 PM

Blake Wheeler picked up two assists in a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Wheeler sent a nice feed over to Patrik Laine who scored his 23rd goal of the year and then followed it up with picking up another primary assist, this time on Kyle Connor's 16th of the year. Wheeler now has 14 goals and 56 points in 51 games this season and is proving he could stay highly productive even without star center Mark Scheifele in the lineup.
Jan 30 - 10:39 PM

Blake Wheeler is set to finally appear in an All-Star Game.

Wheeler has surpassed the 60-point milestone in each of his previous five full campaigns (that's skipping the lockout shortened 2013 season, though he did have 41 points in 48 games then). On top of that he posted 78 points in 2015-16 and 74 points in 2016-17. Given all of that, his appearance in an All-Star Game has been a long time coming. He's scored 14 goals and 52 points in 44 games this season.
Jan 10 - 4:28 PM

Blake Wheeler scored a goal and an assist in a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.

Wheeler has now scored in four straight games for the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets also got goals from Dustin Byfuglien, Jacob Trouba, and Bryan Little in the win. Wheeler has accounted for 14 goals and 49 points in 42 games.
Jan 5 - 11:23 PM

Blake Wheeler accounted for both of his team's goals in a 3-2 overtime loss in Colorado on Tuesday.

Wheeler has been on fire lately, posting four goals during his three-game goal-scoring streak. He also has four goals and six points during a current four-game point streak, while amassing seven goals and 19 points over his past 16 contest since Dec. 1. The loss of Mark Scheifele to injury hasn't hurt Wheeler, and if anything he has picked up the slack and been even more effective.
Jan 3 - 12:03 AM

Blake Wheeler picked up a goal with an assist, a plus-1 rating, three blocked shots and a hit in Friday's 4-2 victory against the Islanders.

Wheeler also picked up a minor penalty while winning seven of his 13 faceoff chances. He shifted to the middle with Mark Scheifele on the shelf with an upper-body injury. Wheeler might miss Scheifele over the next six-to-eight weeks, but he jelled nicely with Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine in this one.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 02:42:00 AM

Blake Wheeler may shift to center if Mark Scheifele is out long-term due to injury.

Scheifele suffered an upper-body injury on Wednesday night and is being evaluated to determine his timetable. Wheeler has played in the middle before. He has meshed very well with Scheifele this season, while generating 42 points in 38 games, and will miss the talented center if he's out for a while.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 11:56:00 AM

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.
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 12:41:00 PM

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.
Fri, Dec 8, 2017 11:50:00 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.
Mon, Dec 4, 2017 06:08:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mark Scheifele
2Paul Stastny
3Bryan Little
4Adam Lowry
5Matt Hendricks
6Jack Roslovic
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
7Joe Morrow
8Ben Chiarot
9Julian Melchiori
10Tucker Poolman
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Steve Mason
3Michael Hutchinson
4Eric Comrie