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Winnipeg Jets Open Regular 2016-17 Season with Carolina

Winnipeg Jets Open Regular 2016-17 Season with Carolina

Winnipeg Jets LogoThe Winnipeg Jets will welcome the Carolina Hurricanes to MTS Centre on Thursday, October 13 to open up their 2016-17 NHL regular season.

The team will hit the road to play at Minnesota on Saturday, October 15 for their first road game.

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Winnipeg Crowd Lifts the Cloud for Garth Brooks

Winnipeg Crowd Lifts the Cloud for Garth Brooks

By Dave Baxter (@davebbbaxter)

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Country superstars and married couple Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks speak to the media on Saturday afternoon at MTS Centre in Winnipeg. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)
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Garth Brooks speaks to the media on Saturday at MTS Centre. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Garth Brooks had something he wanted to tell the crowd at MTS Centre in Winnipeg on Friday night, but as soon as he got on stage he realized he didn’t have to.

“Last night was kind of a cloud for me,” Brooks said, while speaking about his Friday night show at the MTS Centre to media on Saturday afternoon in Winnipeg.

“But people were really sweet and lifted that cloud for me. I’m still not really too sure if I was all here last night, but I thought the crowd was all here.”

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Garth Brooks Rocks Winnipeg

Garth Brooks Rocks Winnipeg

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Garth Brooks performs the first of four shows at MTS Centre on Friday, June 17, 2016. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)
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Garth Brooks in Winnipeg (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)

Garth Brooks rocked the house in Winnipeg for the first time in 20 years Friday night.

The country legend played the first of four shows in Winnipeg on Friday to a large, vocal, and wound up crowd at MTS Centre.

The 54-year-old, who is one of the bestselling recording artists of all time, played hit after hit, and kept the energy high throughout the show.

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Garth Brooks Fans Encouraged to Arrive to MTS Centre Early

Garth Brooks Fans Encouraged to Arrive to MTS Centre Early

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Fans attending this weekend’s Garth Brooks concerts are being reminded to arrive early.

Brooks will perform four shows over a three-day period beginning Friday at MTS Centre. It’s the country singer’s first time in Winnipeg in 20 years.

Fans are being asked to double check their ticket order confirmation to ensure the date and time match the show they’re attending.

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More Tickets to The Tragically Hip Going on Sale

More Tickets to The Tragically Hip Going on Sale

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Members of The Tragically Hip (left to right) Gord Sinclair, Paul Langlois, Gord Downie, Johnny Fay and Rob Baker are shown in a handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Clemens Rikken)

Fans unable to secure tickets to The Tragically Hip earlier this month might have better luck on Tuesday.

Additional tickets will be released at 10 a.m. local time for the band’s upcoming Man Machine Poem tour.

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Jets’ Pre-Season Begins Sept. 27 with Three Home Games

Jets’ Pre-Season Begins Sept. 27 with Three Home Games

Winnipeg Jets LogoThe Winnipeg Jets will begin the upcoming 2016-17 NHL pre-season against the Calgary Flames at MTS Centre on September 27.

The NHL released its pre-season schedule on Tuesday, which has the Jets in three back-to-back home games. The Minnesota Wild will visit September 29, followed by the Edmonton Oilers on September 30.

The Jets then take to the road to face the Flames again in Calgary on October 2 before returning home for a tilt against the visit Ottawa Senators on October 3.

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