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About Aayush Das - RotoBaller



Aayush Das - RotoBaller has written 70 articles so far, you can find them below.


Connor Hellebuyck Puts Forth Valiant Effort In Game 2 Loss

Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck posted 36 saves on 41 shots in the double-overtime loss against the Nashville Predators in Game 2. After stopping 47 shots to completely stonewall the Predators offense in Game 1, they finally figured out Hellebuyck. Getting traffic in front of the net and not letting Hellebuyck get eyes on the... Read More

2 years ago

Dustin Byfuglien Scores His First Goal In The Playoffs

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien scored his first goal of the 2018 playoffs in Game 3 against the Nashville Predators. Byfuglien opened the scoring for the Jets on a 4-on-4 play by slipping one through the five-hole of Pekka Rinne after receiving a slick pass from Mark Scheifele. Byfuglien has been arguably the best checker... Read More

2 years ago

Mark Scheifele Nets Three Points In Game 2

Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele made quite an impression in Game 2, slipping two goals, including the game-tying goal, by Pekka Rinne as well as adding an assist in the opener. The first line in Winnipeg has come alive in this series against the Nashville Predators with eight points in two games after getting only... Read More

2 years ago

Connor Hellebuyck Wins First Career Playoff Series In Game 5

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck held off all 30 shots in Game 5 to shut out the Minnesota Wild and earn his first playoff series victory. Helleybuyck checks off another personal and franchise milestone with his victory Friday, backing the Jets to their first playoff series victory as well. Hellebuyck has been officially nominated for... Read More

2 years ago

Nikolaj Ehlers Not On The Ice For Warmups

Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers was not on the ice during warmups for Game 5 against the Minnesota Wild. Ehlers got off to a good start in this series, grabbing two assists and sending six shots on net in four games. The Jets will be extra thankful to have Myers back in the lineup, as... Read More

2 years ago


Steve Mason Injured During Practice; Jets Recall Michael Hutchinson

Winnipeg Jets backup goaltender Steve Mason left practice due to an undisclosed injury and Michael Hutchinson has been recalled by the Jets. Mason's play during the regular season was weak, as he posted a .906 save percentage and 3.24 goals-against average over 13 games, but he did stop all seven shots he faced in relief... Read More

2 years ago

Tyler Myers Returns To The Lineup For Game 5

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tyler Myers was spotted during warmups and confirmed that he will be back on the blue line for Game 5. Myers had left Game 3 with a lower-body injury after a collision along the boards with Minnesota Wild forward Marcus Foligno. Myers was chugging along nicely with two goals and an assist... Read More

2 years ago

Josh Morrissey To Face Displiniary Hearing Wednesday

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey is set to have a disciplinary hearing over the phone with the NHL Player Safety for the high stick to the head of Eric Staal in Game 4. Morrissey insists he didn't mean to do that and even commented, "Complete accident. .... I'm not a dirty player." Morrissey had an... Read More

2 years ago

Connor Hellebuyck Shuts Out Wild In Game 4

Winnipeg Jets netminder Connor Hellebuyck posted his first career postseason shutout to hold off the Minnesota Wild in a 2-0 victory. After Game 3 where he let in six goals in 29 shots while sporting a .727 save percentage, everyone waited with baited breath to see how Hellebuyck would respond, and he answered with a... Read More

2 years ago

Dustin Byfuglien Showing Consistency In The Playoffs

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien added an assist in Game 3 against the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night, bringing him to three assists and 12 shots over three games. Byfuglien has been living up to expectations in Winnipeg, making thunderous hits, harassing the Wild forwards and exercising his offensive skill as a playmaker. The Jets... Read More

2 years ago


Tyler Myers Injured After Collision With Marcus Foligno

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tyler Myers left Sunday night’s game with a lower-body injury. Game 3 did not go as the Jets drew it up in every sense of the word. On top of getting pummelled 6-2, losing Myers was the hardest blow the Jets faced Monday night. Myers had two goals and an assist in... Read More

2 years ago

Mark Scheifele Pointless In Games 2 and 3

Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele has been held off the scoresheet for the second consecutive game in the matchup against the Minnesota Wild. Since scoring his first goal in Game 1, Scheifele has been almost invisible in stats, putting up zero shots in Game 3, going only 31 percent at the face-off dot and finishing... Read More

2 years ago

Tyler Myers Nets A Goal and An Assist In Game 2

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tyler Myers helped the Jets blow out the Minnesota Wild 4-1 in Game 2 by scoring the opening goal and adding an assist. The defenseman has been joining in on the fun for Games 1 and 2. Ben Chiarot has an assist and Joe Morrow scored the game-winner on Wednesday night. The... Read More

2 years ago

Jack Roslovic Showing Winnipeg Jets True Depth

Winnipeg Jets forward Jack Roslovic had two helpers and four shots in Game 2 against the Minnesota Wild. Originally in the lineup due to an upper-body injury to Mathieu Perreault, Roslovic joins one of the many young players on the Jets roster playing their first playoff game. The third and fourth lines have been stellar... Read More

2 years ago

Nikolaj Ehlers Shows Speed And Skill In Game 1

Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers got off to a good start in his first career playoff game, grabbing an assist and sending three shots on net. Ehlers' line of Patrik Laine and Paul Stastny continues to show chemistry into the postseason. Laine scored the game-tying goal and Stastny adding an assist of his own. Ehlers'... Read More

2 years ago


Connor Hellebuyck Backs Winnipeg Jets To First-Ever Playoff Victory

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Helleybuyck set a franchise record by recording the win against the Minnesota Wild while making 18 saves on 20 shots. Add one more to Helleybuyck's trophy shelf as he notches another milestone in his young career, already setting records for the best goalie to dress for the Jets and establishing a... Read More

2 years ago

Ryan Suter Leaves A Void For Minnesota Wild

Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter (leg) will miss the postseason due to surgery to correct the fractured fibula he sustained against Dallas on March 31. Suter was the rock for this team, always called on to play the biggest minutes, averaging more than 26 minutes on ice, and he was in the midst of another... Read More

2 years ago

Blake Wheeler Hopes To Build Off Career Year

Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler set some personal records this season, hitting 91 points, and his 68 assists led the league. Wheeler produced at over a point-per-game pace the entire season and his last 10 games were no different, as he netted five goals and 13 points. The 31-year-old American winger will continue his duties... Read More

2 years ago

Connor Hellebuyck Will Get His First Postseason Start

Winnipeg Jets netminder Connor Hellebuyck is all set to start against the Minnesota Wild in the first playoff game of his career. Hellebuyck was on a hot streak in his last 10 games of the season, going 9-0 and posting a 2.44 goals-against average and .919 save percentage. He has already made franchise history as... Read More

2 years ago

Paul Stastny A Value Pick In Daily Formats

Winnipeg Jets center Paul Stastny ended the season with 16 goals and 53 points in 82 games but only played in Winnipeg for 19 games. During his short tenure with Winnipeg, Stastny's line of Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers developed some great chemistry, combining for 21 goals and 42 points. Stastny is a very valuable... Read More

2 years ago


Kyle Connor Is A Cheap Playoff Pickup

Winnipeg Jets forward Kyle Connor finished the regular season strong with 31 goals and 57 points, good enough to earn him the NHL's top rookie goal scorer. In his last four games of the season, Connor had two goals, four assists and 13 shots on net. He will continue to play on the top line... Read More

2 years ago

Nikolaj Ehlers On Three-Game Point Streak

Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers added a goal during the first period in the 5-4 overtime victory against the Montreal Canadiens. Ehlers has extended his point streak to three games after being pointless in the three games before but is seeing reduced deployment recently. The young Dane has already surpassed his goal total from last... Read More

2 years ago

Patrik Laine Snaps Seven-Game Drought

Winnipeg Jets right winger Patrik Laine broke a seven-game pointless streak with a power-play goal against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. Laine has 44 goals and 69 points on the season and is still in the heat of the race for the Rocket Richard trophy -- only two goals behind Alex Ovechkin. Laine has... Read More

2 years ago

Kyle Connor Adds A Helper To Hold Off Ottawa On Monday

Winnipeg Jets forward Kyle Connor registered an assist and six shots on goal in the 6-5 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday. Suffice it to say that Connor has been having a stellar year; with the assist against the Sens, he has moved into fifth place for rookie scoring with 55 points, only three... Read More

2 years ago

Kyle Turris Showing Consistency Late In The Season

Nashville Predators forward Kyle Turris did not register a point in the Monday night game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, but he does have three goals and two assists in his last five games. Turris frustrated fantasy owners through much of the season, going on a cold stretch with just five points in 23 games... Read More

2 years ago


Blake Wheeler Scores Two In Victory Over Ottawa

Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler scored two goals in a nail-biter against the Ottawa Senators on Monday. Wheeler is having the best season of his career, eclipsing his previous record by 11 points, and he is also leading the league in assists (67) and has 13 points in his last 10 games, with four of... Read More

2 years ago

Filip Forsberg Records Three Points

Nashville Predators forward Filip Forsberg recorded his 19th multi-point outing against the Tampa Bay Lightning, scoring two goals and an assist. The young Swede was a late scratch for Saturday's game with an undisclosed injury, but clearly it was a minor injury, as Forsberg came back in force. He has surpassed his point total from... Read More

2 years ago

P.K. Subban Posts Two Assists In Win Against Tampa Bay

Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban posted two assists to help the Preds notch their 51st win of the season, a franchise record. Subban also registered a goal, reaching a career high with 16 goals, in the tilt against the Buffalo Sabres, ending a 12-game goalless drought. Although Subban was having a tough time getting one... Read More

2 years ago

Vladimir Tarasenko To Miss Second Game With Injury

St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko is set to miss the matchup against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday due to an upper-body injury. Tarasenko was injured in Saturday's game against the New York Rangers. He logged 7:53 minutes of ice time and one shot on goal before heading to the dressing room. He also sat... Read More

2 years ago

Kyle Connor Scores Two Goals In Overtime Win Against Los Angeles Kings

Winnipeg Jets winger Kyle Connor netted two goals against the Los Angeles Kings, including the overtime winner. After an eight-game drought, Connor has now picked up five goals in his last four contests, giving him 27 on the season. Hopefully Connor has put his dry spell behind him, as he has now passed Chicago Blackhawks... Read More

2 years ago


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