Ondrej Pavelec G WPG 37 Mins
Pavelec came in to relieve Michael Hutchinson in the second period of Wednesday's 3-1 loss to the Senators.
The relief appearance marked Pavelec's first action since Feb 19, and he stopped all three of the shots he faced. His save percentage is still just .909 on the season, so he's not expected to steal any regular playing time away from the starter, Hutchinson.
Ondrej Pavelec G WPG 13 Days
Pavelec was tagged for four goals on 32 shots Thursday in a 5-1 loss to Washington.Pavelec's struggles continue, as he's on his second straight month of GAA over 3.00, and his save percentage in five February games (four starts) is a meager .894. Michael Hutchinson hasn't impressed lately either, but Pavelec has done nothing to earn himself a greater share of the playing time.
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Pavelec is slated to start Thursday's game against the Caps, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.Pavelec, who will make his first start since Feb. 12, will look to help the Jets extend their winning streak to three games, with fellow goalie Michael Hutchinson having backstopped the team to back-to-back 5-4 shootout victories.
Ondrej Pavelec G WPG 20 Days
Pavelec stopped 23 of 26 shots Thursday in a 3-1 loss to Nashville.There's no shame in being outdueled by Pekka Rinne, but Pavelec wasn't particularly good in this one. Of course, he's never been particularly good in his career. Pavelec is a lower-end option in net when the Jets don't roll Michael Hutchinson out there.
Ondrej Pavelec G WPG 21 Days
Pavelec will be in the cage for Thursday's match against the Predators, Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.It looks like the goalie rotation is back en vogue in Winnipeg, as coach Paul Maurice will alternate starts between Pavelec and Michael Hutchinson for the sixth straight outing. As has been the case throughout this charade, Pavelec hasn't done much to justify sharing duties with Hutchinson, as he's surrendered three goals in each of his last two turns, giving him a lukewarm 2.54 GAA and .911 save percentage for the season. Those numbers are still decent enough for fantasy owners to comfortable use Pavelec against some of the league's weaker teams on the occasions he starts, but that won't be the case Thursday against the Western Conference leaders.
Ondrej Pavelec G WPG 24 Days
Pavelec turned away 25 of 28 shots in Sunday's win over the Avalanche.
It was Pavelec's first win in three games, as he has found his way back into the starting goaltender rotation with Michael Hutchinson. Pavelec now owns a 13-11-7 record with a .911 save percentage and 2.54 GAA. While he isn't wowing with his recent performances, he's played well enough to earn some more starts in the future. With the Jets in the hunt for a playoff spot, Pavelec makes for a decent play whenever he gets called upon.
Ondrej Pavelec G WPG 25 Days
Pavelec will start against the Avalanche on Sunday, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
Pavelec seems to have inched his way back into a split role in net with Michael Hutchinson. Sunday's start will make two in the past three games for Pavelec. He will took an overtime loss in his last outing against the Canucks, but will look for better results Sunday against the Avs.
Ondrej Pavelec G WPG 29 Days
Pavelec made 30 saves on 33 shots en route to a 3-2 loss to Vancouver on Tuesday.
Michael Hutchinson had dropped three straight, so the Jets went back to Pavelec, and the result was the team's fifth consecutive loss. Pavelec has lost six of his last eight starts, so he's hardly made much of a case to wrest starts from Hutchinson, who still has terrific numbers despite his recent skid.
Ondrej Pavelec G WPG 30 Days
Coach Paul Maurice confirmed that Pavelec would start Tuesday's game against the Canucks, Brian Munz of TSN Radio 1290 Winnipeg reports.
With Michael Hutchinson surrendering a total of 13 goals while taking the loss in each of the team's last three starts, Pavelec will be called upon as the Jets look to get back in the win column. Backup Eddie Lack is set to man the net for the Canucks.
Ondrej Pavelec G WPG 1 Month
Jets coach Paul Maurice hinted that Pavelec will start Tuesday's game in Vancouver, the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Michael Hutchinson has been getting most of the starts lately, but Pavelec will likely be in net for the second game of a back-to-back. Hutchinson struggled in Monday's loss to the Flames, and he was pulled in favor of Pavelec for the final 15 minutes. Of course, the season-long statistics still point strongly in Hutchinson's favor, so the one poor outing may not have any impact on the larger picture.