NEW YORK — Winnipeg Jets right-wing Patrik Laine, Toronto Maple Leafs centre Nazem Kadri and Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid are the NHL’s three stars of the week.
Laine led the NHL with five goals and eight points in four games to propel the Jets to a seven-point week. His big week included his third career hat trick, including the winning goal, in a 5-2 triumph over Dallas on Tuesday.
NANAIMO, B.C. – Hundreds of boxes of a limited-edition pasta have filled the home of a family in Nanaimo, B.C., following a plea to help their autistic son.
Reed Botwright put out a call on social media last week when he and his wife could not track down any more boxes of Star Wars Kraft Dinner, one of the only foods their six-year-old son Everett will eat.
MONTREAL – Two Conservative MPs are calling on the federal government to act to stop the flow of people illegally crossing the United States border into Canada.
Michelle Rempel and Tony Clement tweeted on Sunday that illegal crossings are unsafe and place a burden on local law enforcement.
“The government must respond to this situation in a way that keeps Canadians safe, and sends a strong message to those considering an illegal crossing that there are proper channels to do this,” Rempel wrote.
WINNIPEG — One of two men causing a disturbance behind Portage Place on Friday afternoon has been arrested and faces a list of charges.
Downtown Watch members notified police at around 1:30 p.m. and officers quickly responded. They found the two men to be intoxicated and identified one of them as having an outstanding warrant and bound by two probation orders.
WINNIPEG — Festival du Voyageur organizers are rolling with the punches being dealt by Mother Nature on the opening weekend of the 10-day event.
A rapid thaw and spring-like temperatures on Saturday forced the closure of the Red River Mutual Trail at The Forks, where many Festival activities had been planned to complement the fun to be had at Voyageur Park across the river.
WINNIPEG — A screwdriver-wielding thief who allegedly robbed a pharmacy and made off in a stolen minivan has been arrested.
The suspect entered the drug store on February 14 at around 9 a.m. armed with the tool. While concealing his identity, police say he stole a large quantity of prescription drugs. No one was injured in the robbery.