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Teemu Selanne Among Those Elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Teemu Selanne Among Those Elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

By The Canadian Press

Teemu Selanne
Teemu Selanne holds up his key to the city while in Winnipeg in October 2016. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA FILE)

TORONTO — Teemu Selanne, Paul Kariya, Mark Recchi, Dave Andreychuk and Danielle Goyette have been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Selanne, known as the “Finnish Flash” was one of the N-H-L’s greatest goal-scorers and arguably the finest player ever from Finland.

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Jets Get in the Fast Lane for Rip Around Gimli

Jets Get in the Fast Lane for Rip Around Gimli

Winnipeg Jets Racing
Mark Scheifele, Josh Morrissey, Ben Fanelli, Jack Roslovic and David Richert in the Porsche Cayman prior to driving the 911 Carrera. (HANDOUT)

A group of Winnipeg Jets players felt the need for speed over the weekend at Gimli Motorsport Park.

Mark Scheifele, Josh Morrissey, Kyle Connor and Jack Roslovic hopped a helicopter ride from the city on Friday for a day at the track with local professional race car driver David Richert.

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Winnipeg Jets Release 2017-18 Schedule; Will Face Vegas Three Times

Winnipeg Jets Release 2017-18 Schedule; Will Face Vegas Three Times

Nikolaj Ehlers - Mark Scheifele
Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27) and Mark Scheifele (55) celebrate Scheifele’s game winning goal following overtime NHL action against the Anaheim Ducks, in Winnipeg on Thursday, March 30, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Jets will face the new Vegas Golden Knights three times during the 2017-18 NHL regular season.

The Jets travel to Nevada on November 10 as part of their 82-game schedule, which was released on Thursday.

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Jets Sign Marko Dano to One-Year Deal

Jets Sign Marko Dano to One-Year Deal

The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Marko Dano to a one-year, one-way contract with an annual value of $850,000.

The 22-year-old played in 38 games with the Jets last season, posting 11 points (4G, 7A) in his first full season in the organization. He missed 26 games with the lower-body injury suffered on Dec. 29 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. He started the season in the AHL with the Manitoba Moose and had two assists in six games.

— Staff

Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews Speaks Out on Climate Change in Instagram Post

Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews Speaks Out on Climate Change in Instagram Post

By The Canadian Press

Jonathan Toews
Chicago Blackhawks centre Jonathan Toews (19) is shown during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 21, 2016. Hockey star Jonathan Toews says the only way to solve climate change is to set aside personal agendas and think on a broader scale. The Chicago Blackhawks captain and two-time Canadian Olympic champion posted a picture on Instagram Friday night of himself walking through a wooded area, along with a lengthy message related to recent events. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP Chris O’Meara)

Hockey star Jonathan Toews says the only way to solve climate change is to set aside personal agendas and think on a broader scale.

The Chicago Blackhawks captain and two-time Canadian Olympic champion posted a picture on Instagram Friday night of himself walking through a wooded area, along with a lengthy message related to recent events.

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Winnipeg Jets See Bright Future After Disappointing 2016-17 Season

Winnipeg Jets See Bright Future After Disappointing 2016-17 Season

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Nikolaj Ehlers - Mark Scheifele
Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27) and Mark Scheifele (55) celebrate Scheifele’s game winning goal following overtime NHL action against the Anaheim Ducks, in Winnipeg on Thursday, March 30, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Jets know what went right, and what went wrong, in their 2016-17 season.

Talented young players and the ability to score goals were the bright spots. Inconsistent defence, goaltending and plenty of injuries hurt. But as the players cleaned out their lockers Sunday after missing the NHL playoffs for the fifth time in six seasons, they were collectively optimistic about the future.

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