The Manitoba Moose have launched a new Community Playmaker program, recognizing members of the community who give back through the work they do.
The Moose will honour individuals during their games on Friday and Sunday.
Hockey sticks that were broken during last season’s Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose games have been brought back to life thanks to Red River College.
Students in RRC’s Aerospace Manufacturing Program repaired the sticks using composite materials after receiving a donation of the broken hardware from True North Sports + Entertainment.
The Winnipeg Jets inked forward Jansen Harkins to a three-year entry-level contract on Friday.
The deal is valued at $925,000 and will see Harkins spend the remainder of the season with the Manitoba Moose.
Manitoba Moose players are suiting up on Sunday, March 19 for a community practice at Kirkfield Westwood Community Centre.
The local community club won the chance to have the Moose appear when fans submitted their nominations through the Hockey Manitoba website in February.
WINNIPEG — Manitoba Moose players are making the rounds today as part of their Stick to Reading program.
The Moose are visiting 10 Winnipeg schools to read and interact with students. February is I Love to Read Month.
University of Manitoba student-athletes are keeping busy as competition winds down for the holiday season.
For the 12th year in a row, the Bisons are pitching in at Siloam Mission, serving meals twice daily now through December 16.
The Manitoba Moose have named Patrice Cormier as the team’s new captain.
The 26-year-old was drafted in the second round, 54th overall, by New Jersey in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He has played 52 NHL games with Winnipeg and Atlanta.
“To have the ‘C’ is obviously special and to have the coaches regard you in that way and have the respect of your teammates,” Cormier said. “I take great pride in it and will do the best I can to lead this team and be a good leader.”
Manitoba Moose winger Darren Kramer found himself in handcuffs early Tuesday after allegedly wrestling with a police officer at Disney World.
Kramer and another man were at the theme park in Orlando at around 1:16 a.m. when an incident broke out involving bowling pins. According to Deadspin, the officer became involved in a scuffle with Kramer’s friend, who identified himself as “Corbin.” The report says the man attempted to steal bowling pins and a large flag from a restaurant.
Former Winnipeg Jets assistant coach Pascal Vincent has taken a step back to eventually move forward.
Vincent has been named head coach of the Manitoba Moose to lead the AHL affiliate.
The 44-year-old spent the past five seasons under Jets head coach Paul Maurice, but will now lead his own team in the same building.