Texas Stars net 2 quick goals to knock Manitoba Moose out of playoff position

The Manitoba Moose weren’t in a playoff position for very long.In their first game since getting above the cut line, the Moose were knocked back out of the playoff picture with a tough 3-2 loss to the Texas Stars on Wednesday.The Moose had a one-goal lead in the third period before the Stars scored goals just 34 seconds apart to take the lead for good.Marko Dano and Seth Griffith scored goals for the Moose as their three-game win streak came to a halt.Story continues belowJoel Hanley opened the scoring for…

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Thrilling comeback attempt falls short as Manitoba Moose lose in overtime

The Manitoba Moose scored three goals in the final frame to overcome a three-goal deficit only to lose in overtime.The Moose suffered a heartbreaking 5-4 overtime loss to the Texas Stars on Friday at Bell MTS Place.The Moose still took home a single point, but the win moved the Stars three points ahead of the Moose for the final playoff spot in the Central Division.Story continues belowManitoba surrendered three goals in the opening period and trailed 4-1 to start the third stanza. They proceeded to score three times in the…

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Marko Dano ‘happy to be back here’ after re-joining Manitoba Moose

Marko Dano joined his new teammates on the Manitoba Moose for practice on Monday after he was claimed off waivers for the second time this season.The Winnipeg Jets originally lost Dano through waivers to the Colorado Avalanche last month, but re-claimed him after he was waived again.“I packed my stuff again, and now I’m back here,” Dano said.Story continues belowRELATED: Colorado Avalanche claim Marko Dano off waivers from Winnipeg JetsBack practicing at the Bell MTS Iceplex it’s almost like he never left, except this time he’s with the AHL team after…

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Jets Roll the Dice and Waive Dano

The Winnipeg Jets’ bottom-six situation — and which players they hold in higher regard — have suddenly become a lot clearer after a roll of the dice. On Sunday, after the return of forward Nic Petan, who took a personal leave of absence in September after the sudden death of his father Franc, the Jets took a gamble. To make room for Petan on their 23-man active roster, the Jets placed Marko Dano on waivers. This came as a bit of a surprise as Brendan Lemieux, who made the team after…

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Colorado Avalanche claim Marko Dano off waivers from Winnipeg Jets

Marko Dano is no longer a member of the Winnipeg Jets.The Colorado Avalanche claimed the forward off waivers from the Jets on Monday.Welcome to Colorado, Marko Dano! #GoAvsGo https://t.co/XQ5nY2NriF— Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) October 15, 2018The Jets placed Dano on waivers on Sunday to make room for the impending return of Nic Petan after the death of his father.RELATED: Bryan Little lifts Winnipeg Jets over Carolina Hurricanes to start homestandStory continues belowDano had yet to appear in a game this season and was also a healthy scratch most nights last season where…

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Dano’s Chance at Making Jets’ Roster Is Now

If there’s any Winnipeg Jets player in desperate need of a reset button, it’s Marko Dano. The 23-year-old Austrian found himself so far on the outside last year that he needed a telescope just to see the team. An important piece of the Andrew Ladd trade, Dano’s tenure with the Jets has been disappointing so far. However, with several bottom-six forwards departing the Jets and a one-year, shape-up-or-ship-out contract, the 2018-19 season is Dano’s best chance to press that reset button and likely his last shot to stick with the squad.…

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