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Jets Sign JC Lipon to One-Year Deal

Jets Sign JC Lipon to One-Year Deal

The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward JC Lipon to a one-year, two-way contract.

The deal will pay Lipon $650,000 for the 2016-17 season.

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Jets, Oilers Go Retro for Heritage Classic in Winnipeg

Jets, Oilers Go Retro for Heritage Classic in Winnipeg

By Dave Baxter (@davebbbaxter)

Blake Wheeler
Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler shows off the newly unveiled 2016 NHL Heritage Classic Winnipeg Jets jersey at a ceremony at Portage and Main on Friday, August 5, 2016. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)
Cam Talbot
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot shows off the jersey the Oilers will wear at the 2016 NHL Heritage Classic. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)

The Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers will take a step back in time when they step onto the ice at Investors Group Field for the 2016 Heritage Classic on October 23.

In a ceremony at the corner of Portage and Main on Friday, both teams showed off the jerseys they will wear at the outdoor game that will take place in Winnipeg this fall.

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Jets Sign Forwards Armia, Lowry to Two-Year, One-Way Contracts

Jets Sign Forwards Armia, Lowry to Two-Year, One-Way Contracts

By The Canadian Press

Adam Lowry
Vancouver Canucks’ goaltender Eddie Lack (31) keeps his eye on the rebound as Winnipeg Jets’ Adam Lowry (17) and Canucks’ Christopher Tanev (8) look on during second period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, April 4, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Jets have signed forwards Joel Armia and Adam Lowry on two-year, one-way contracts.

Armia’s contract carries an annual average value of US$925,000 while Lowry’s is at $1.125 million.

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Jets Re-Sign Mark Scheifele to Eight-Year Deal

Jets Re-Sign Mark Scheifele to Eight-Year Deal

Mark Scheifele
Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) during NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, December 5, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Jets have extended the contract of Mark Scheifele for eight years.

The hockey club announced the $49 million contract ($6.125M AAV) on Friday.

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Jamie Kompon Named New Winnipeg Jets Assistant Coach

Jamie Kompon Named New Winnipeg Jets Assistant Coach

By The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets LogoWINNIPEG – Jamie Kompon was named an assistant coach for the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday, joining Charlie Huddy, goaltender coach Wade Flaherty and video coach Matt Prefontaine on head coach Paul Maurice’s staff.

Kompon, who was born in Thunder Bay, Ont., comes to the Jets after serving as head coach and general manager of the Western Hockey League’s Portland Winterhawks for the past two seasons. He led Portland to a 77-54-13 record over that time, taking the team to the playoffs in both seasons including a trip to the Western Conference Final in 2015.

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‘Winnepeg’ Jets T-Shirt Made by Company Licensed to Sell NHL Stock Shocker for Fan

‘Winnepeg’ Jets T-Shirt Made by Company Licensed to Sell NHL Stock Shocker for Fan

By The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets Spelling
Heather Prevalnig’s t-shirt is seen in this undated handout photo. Prevalnig bought a Jets T-shirt, shown, at Winnipeg’s airport on her way home to B.C. and discovered too late that the city’s name was misspelled. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Heather Prevalnig )
Heather Prevalnig
Heather Prevalnig purchased a ‘Winnepeg Jets’ T-shirt at the James Richardson International Airport before flying home to Kelowna, B.C. (SUPPLIED)

KELOWNA, B.C. – A lifelong Winnipeg Jets fan was shocked to learn she’d bought a team T-shirt with the city’s name misspelled as Winnepeg.

Heather Prevalnig, 33, said she paid $30 for the T-shirt at a Winnipeg airport store on her way home to Kelowna, B.C.

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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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