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Kevin Hayes Scores Winner Late on the Power Play as Rangers Edge Jets

Kevin Hayes Scores Winner Late on the Power Play as Rangers Edge Jets

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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New York Rangers’ J.T. Miller (10), Nicklas Jensen (39), Kevin Hayes (13) and Nick Holden (22) celebrate Hayes’ game winning goal against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Michael Hutchinson (34), Ben Chiarot (7) and Dustin Byfuglien (33) during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, December 8, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Kevin Hayes was at the right place at the right time Thursday night.

The New York forward scored a ricocheting power-play goal with 1:09 left in the third period to lift the Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets.

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Red Wings Erase Two-Goal Deficit, Come Back to Beat Jets 4-3 in Shootout

Red Wings Erase Two-Goal Deficit, Come Back to Beat Jets 4-3 in Shootout

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Detroit Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg (40) scores on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during shootout NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, December 6, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Henrik Zetterberg’s attention to detail paid off with the game-winning shootout goal on Tuesday.

The veteran Detroit Red Wings forward watched how teammate Frans Nielsen almost scored on Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Helleybuyck in the shootout and followed his lead while adding something of his own.

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Mark Letestu and Leon Draisaitl with Two Goals Each, Oilers Double Up Jets

Mark Letestu and Leon Draisaitl with Two Goals Each, Oilers Double Up Jets

By Darrin Bauming, The Canadian Press

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Edmonton Oilers’ Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93), Benoit Pouliot (67), and Jordan Eberle (14) celebrate Pouliot’s goal against Mark Scheifele (55) and the Winnipeg Jets during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, December 1, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Leon Draisaitl’s performance on Thursday night earned him some high praise from linemate Connor McDavid.

Draisaitl had two goals and an assist and McDavid chipped in with three helpers as the Edmonton Oilers doubled up the Winnipeg Jets 6-3.

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Scheifele, Laine Score Their 13th Goals of Season to Lead Jets Over Devils

Scheifele, Laine Score Their 13th Goals of Season to Lead Jets Over Devils

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Blake Wheeler (26) scores on New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider (35) as John Moore (2) defends during second period NHL action in Winnipeg on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Jets LogoWINNIPEG – Patrik Laine took his teammates’ advice and it paid off with an end to his six-game goal drought.

The Jets rookie scored his 13th goal of the season, a blast off a high wrist shot past New Jersey Devils netminder Cory Schneider, in a 3-2 Winnipeg victory on Tuesday night.

“People told me in the second intermission that I should try blocker (side),” Laine said. “It was the first shot, blocker and it goes in.

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Billy Mosienko Mural Unveiled in City’s North End

Billy Mosienko Mural Unveiled in City’s North End

Billy Mosienko Mural
A mural on the side of 1136 Main Street honours Winnipeg NHL legend Billy Mosienko. (JEN MOSIENKO DESIGN)

A new mural unveiled Monday is honouring a beloved Winnipeg hockey legend.

The mural on the side of Billy Mosienko Lanes in the North End was painted by muralist Jennifer Mosienko.

“Most Winnipeg hockey fans know the story of the great Billy Mosienko,” said Tom Ethans, executive director at Take Pride Winnipeg! Inc. “It is with great pride that we honour such a skilled Winnipegger today.”

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Connor Hellebuyck Makes 42 Saves; Jets Beat Predators to Snap Five-Game Skid

Connor Hellebuyck Makes 42 Saves; Jets Beat Predators to Snap Five-Game Skid

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Nashville Predators’ Colin Wilson (33) is knocked down by Winnipeg Jets’ Josh Morrissey (44) during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, November 27, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – It was the kind of rebound game Connor Hellebuyck and his teammates needed.

The Jets goaltender made a season-high 42 saves Sunday afternoon as Winnipeg ended a five-game losing skid with a 3-0 victory over the Nashville Predators.

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NHL Auctioning Off Heritage Classic Street Banners with Proceeds to CancerCare

NHL Auctioning Off Heritage Classic Street Banners with Proceeds to CancerCare

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Twelve vinyl street banners from the 2016 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic are up for auction. (AUCTIONS.NHL.COM)

WINNIPEG — If you have a large enough garage, or man cave for that matter, a piece of 2016 NHL Heritage Classic memorabilia could be yours.

The league is auctioning off 12 vinyl street banners used to promote the outdoor game in October between the Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers.

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Connor Hellebuyck Perfect as Winnipeg Jets Blank Chicago Blackhawks 4-0

Connor Hellebuyck Perfect as Winnipeg Jets Blank Chicago Blackhawks 4-0

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) scores on Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford (50) during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Jets LogoWINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck finally made the statement he was looking for all season.

His 27-save performance propelled the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks for his first shutout of the season and third of his young career.

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