An ex-NHL agent has been charged by Winnipeg police after alleging defrauding former Ottawa Senators Chris Phillips and Dany Heatley out of $12 million.
Police say Stacey McAlpine, 54, used funds provided by the victims to invest on their behalf. Instead, police say McAlpine used the cash for personal business and provided both players with fraudulent account statements for their bogus investments.
WINNIPEG – Their coach said the Columbus Blue Jackets kept it simple, checked well and were rewarded with their fourth straight win of the young NHL season.
“You could tell we had really good energy when the game started,” John Tortorella said after the Blue Jackets downed the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Tuesday night. “I thought it was the best checking we’ve done all year long and I think that helped us create offence.
WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Jets and Carolina Hurricanes both made moves in the off-season in search of a No. 1 goaltender. The Hurricanes found theirs, while the Jets answer was seemingly right there all along.
Nikolaj Ehlers’s team-leading fifth goal of the season was the winner and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 28 shots to win his third straight game as the Winnipeg Jets earned a 2-1 win over Carolina on Saturday at Bell MTS Place.
WINNIPEG – Patrik Laine isn’t a fresh-faced rookie any longer. You can tell just by looking at him.
After the Winnipeg Jets selected him second overall in last year’s NHL draft, the Finnish forward sported a trendy, short hair cut and clean-shaven face on the way to becoming a finalist for top rookie.
Fans attending Wednesday’s Winnipeg Jets home opener at Bell MTS Place will notice a difference in how their cell phones work within the building.
Bell MTS made upgrades to its LTE network in the arena over the summer, more than tripling the capacity for wireless customers. A common frustration of those who attend events in the building is slower speeds or periods of non-connectivity given the volume of other users in the vicinity. Similar headaches have been shared by football fans at Investors Group Field in the past.
VANCOUVER – Fans of the Vancouver Canucks may be in for a surprise the next time they find themselves browsing the aisles of the high-end fashion world.
Italian luxury designer Versace has released a sweatshirt with a symbol bearing a striking resemblance to the NHL hockey team’s so-called Flying Skate logo, which players wore from the late 1970s to the late 1990s.