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Red River College Repurposes Broken Jets Hockey Sticks for Youth

Red River College Repurposes Broken Jets Hockey Sticks for Youth

Andrew Copp
Winnipeg Jets’ Andrew Copp (9) battles Vancouver Canucks’ Henrik Sedin (33) during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, March 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

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.

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Moose Tap Patrice Cormier as Team Captain

Moose Tap Patrice Cormier as Team Captain

Winnipeg Jets' Patrice Cormier (28) checks Florida Panthers' defenceman Mike Weaver (43) at MTS Centre on Saturday. (MAURICE BRUNEAU / CHRISD.CA)
Winnipeg Jets’ Patrice Cormier (28) checks Florida Panthers’ defenceman Mike Weaver (43) at MTS Centre in January 2012. (MAURICE BRUNEAU / CHRISD.CA FILE)

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.”

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Manitoba Moose Present Cheque for $11K to Assiniboine Park Zoo

Manitoba Moose Present Cheque for $11K to Assiniboine Park Zoo

Manitoba Moose - Assiniboine Park Zoo
Dan Hursh, vice-president of operations with the Manitoba Moose, presents a cheque to Gary Lunsford, head of zoological operations at Assiniboine Park Zoo on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. The Moose raised $11,200 during a polar bear-themed night during one of last season’s games at MTS Centre. Funds raised also came from a jersey auction and will benefit the zoo’s Conservation Centre and polar bear rescue team. (JONATHAN KOZUB / MANITOBA MOOSE)
Manitoba Moose Forward Darren Kramer Tasered, Arrested at Disney World

Manitoba Moose Forward Darren Kramer Tasered, Arrested at Disney World

Darren Kramer
Manitoba Moose forward Darren Kramer (DEADSPIN)

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.

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Moose Name Pascal Vincent as Head Coach

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.

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Moose Cut Loose Head Coach Keith McCambridge

Moose Cut Loose Head Coach Keith McCambridge

Keith McCambridge
Keith McCambridge

The contract of Manitoba Moose head coach Keith McCambridge won’t be renewed for another season.

The Winnipeg Jets announced Friday the club would not be bringing McCambridge back for 2016-17.

“This morning we informed Keith McCambridge that we will not be renewing his contract for the 2016-17 season as head coach of the Manitoba Moose,” GM Kevin Cheveldayoff said.

“His commitment and hard work during two separate periods of transition for our AHL franchise should not be overlooked and is greatly appreciated. We wish Keith and his family all the best.”

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