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(SportsNetwork. Denzel Valentine Jersey .com) - The Winnipeg Jets have thrived under Paul Maurice despite injury limiting Evander Kane to just four games under the new head coach.Kane is expected to return to the lineup on Thursday night when the Jets face the Phoenix Coyotes.Winnipeg has gone 9-3-1 in 13 games since replacing Claude Noel with Maurice, who made his coaching debut with the club in a 5-1 win over the Coyotes on Jan. 13. Ondrej Pavelec made 18 saves and the Jets got goals from five different players to beat the Coyotes for a second straight time following a six-game series losing streak.The Jets have also won both of their meetings at home versus the Coyotes since relocating from Atlanta.Coincidentally, the Coyotes franchise used to call Winnipeg home before moving to Phoenix prior to the 1996-97 season.The current Jets have endured just one losing streak under Noel, a current two-game slide that includes a shootout setback to St. Louis in the final game before the Olympic break.Kane missed the last six games with a hand infection and has been limited to just four games since Jan. 7 due to injury. He has 15 goals and 29 points in 42 games this season.The fourth overall pick of the 2009 draft is likely to skate on a line tonight with Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele.I want him to play his game in our framework, Maurice said of what he wants to see out of Kane. Thats what Im asking from everybody. Keep the individual things that make you special, just fly in formation, especially when we dont have the puck.The Jets come in with 62 points, two fewer than the Coyotes, who trail the Vancouver Canucks by just one point for the second wild card spot in the Western Conference. Phoenix also is six points behind Los Angeles for third place in the Pacific Division.Consistency has been an issue for the Coyotes, who lost their final game before the Olympic break and are 4-5-1 since last winning back-to-back games on Jan. 16 and 18.Phoenix returns five players to its roster who competed in the Sochi Olympics, including goaltender Mike Smith, who won a gold medal with Team Canada even though he did not get into a game during the tournament.I knew going over there that thered be a good possibility that I wouldnt get into a game, Smith told Phoenixs website. I was just doing everything I could to be a part of the team and kind of keep the dressing room light and get to know a lot of the guys I play against (in the NHL).Like the Coyotes, Smith has had an up-and-down season, going 20-17-9 with a 2.77 goals against average and .913 save percentage.Smith yielded all five goals on 38 shots in the earlier loss to the Jets, falling to 7-6-0 with a 2.53 GAA against the franchise.Pavelec is 2-1-1 in his career versus the Coyotes, posting a 1.73 GAA. Michael Jordan Jersey . Damyean Dotson, 19, Dominic Artis, 19 and Brandon Austin, 18, were suspended after the school received a police report concerning allegations made by a student who said she was assaulted by the players in early March. Lauri Markkanen Jersey . -- Canadas Nicole Vandermade won the Four Winds Invitational on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title, closing with a 4-under 68 for a one-stroke victory. . They named Mark Washington as their defensive co-ordinator on Thursday and appear to be closing in on an offensive co-ordinator.The wins keep coming for the Toronto Raptors, who continue to flourish behind a collective group effort. Toronto tries to extend its winning streak to six for the first time in six seasons when it visits the Atlanta Hawks tonight. Catch all the action on TSN Radio 1050 starting at 7pm ET. The Raptors (12-2) have climbed to the top of the Eastern Conference after winning 10 of 11, including five straight by an average of 17.0 points. Toronto hasnt posted six consecutive victories in the same season since March 22-April 4, 2009. When we win, we still have very serious conversations about how we can get better, backup guard Lou Williams, who spent the previous two seasons in Atlanta, told the Raptors official website. Guys hang out a lot off the court in this group just talking about things we can do to turn that page, go to the next step and get to that next level. The culture has been building and its a positive experience. DeMar DeRozan is averaging a team-leading 20.2 points while Kyle Lowry ranks second at 18.4. The Raptors, third in the league with 106.7 points per game, have three others players averaging double figures in Williams (13.6), Jonas Valanciunas (12.3) and Terrence Ross (10.9). Its a (heck) of an unselfish team, Lowry said. Its a team where it doesnt matter who is most successful. Everybody wants to win games. Williams scored a career-high 36 points in Saturdays 110-93 win at Cleveland, and Valanciunas posted a career-high 27 points and 11 rebounds in Mondays 104-100 victory over Phoenix. DeRozan scored 14 of his 23 in the second half as Toronto retook control after blowing a 17-point lead. Each night iss going to be a different story and each night there is going to be a different star of the story, coach Dwane Casey said. Dennis Rodman Jersey. Everybody has to step up when their chances come. We try to run things that go with the guys that have it going. The Raptors had a season-high 52 points in the paint and scored 24 off 20 turnovers. They have won 35 in a row when leading after three quarters, including all 10 games this season. Toronto took a 15-point lead into the fourth before getting by Atlanta 109-102 in both teams season opener Oct. 29. The Raptors had dropped 15 of 18 in the series before winning four of the last six. Another victory could be hard to come by in Atlanta, where Toronto has lost 10 of 12. The Hawks have averaged 104.5 points in opening 5-1 on their own court. Atlanta (7-5) returns home looking to make it three in a row after pulling out a 106-102 victory at Washington on Tuesday. Jeff Teague scored a season high-tying 28 points for the second time in as many games while reserves Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack combined for 30, including the Hawks first 16 points in the fourth quarter. We have a lot of confidence in those two guys, coach Mike Budenholzer said. They believe in each other and believe in what theyre doing on both ends of the court. At times they can both get going. Teague is averaging 26.3 points over the last three games, up from his season mark of 17.8. Hes averaging 23.3 during a three-game stretch against Toronto. DeRozan is averaging 23.9 points on 50.0 percent shooting in the last 10 games against Atlanta, but was held to 15 on 4 of 16 from the floor in last months matchup. China Jerseys Cheap Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys 2020 Wholesale Jerseys 2020 Wholesale NFL White Jerseys ' ' '

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