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Laine Scores Twice on Power Play as Jets Top Flames in Pre-Season

Laine Scores Twice on Power Play as Jets Top Flames in Pre-Season

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Dustin Byfuglien
Winnipeg Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien (not shown) fires a shot past Calgary Flames goaltender Eddie Lack, of Sweden, (31) with Jets’ Andrew Copp (9) in front of the net during third period preseason NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Monday, September 25, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Patrik Laine made sure the Winnipeg Jets’ power-play unit measured up to its standards on Monday.

Laine scored two of Winnipeg’s four power-play goals — and added three assists — to lead the Jets to their first victory of the pre-season with a 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames.

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Rocket Richard’s Points Total Rises to 966 After Having Assist Restored

Rocket Richard’s Points Total Rises to 966 After Having Assist Restored

By Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press

NHL Score Sheet
A digitized version of a NHL score sheet from the November 4, 1945 hockey game between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens is shown in this handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – National Hockey League)

MONTREAL – It’s not as if any great injustice was done, but Montreal Canadiens legend Maurice (Rocket) Richard getting an assist added to his prodigious NHL scoring totals.

Six years of poring over scoresheets and summaries of games between 1917 and 1987 by an NHL statistics team has found and fixed more than 6,000 bits of information that were overlooked or misregistered in the league’s early eras.

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Oilers Ride Strong Second Period to 4-1 Win Over Jets

Oilers Ride Strong Second Period to 4-1 Win Over Jets

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

Shawn Matthias
Winnipeg Jets’ Shawn Matthias (16) gets up close to Edmonton Oilers goaltender Laurent Brossoit (1) as Eric Gryba (62) defends during second period NHL pre-season game action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Pre-season or not, if they wanted validation for signing Jussi Jokinen the Edmonton Oilers got it Wednesday night.

Jokinen had a goal and two assists as Edmonton beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 in pre-season action.

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Renovations at Bell MTS Place Completed for Hockey Season

Renovations at Bell MTS Place Completed for Hockey Season

Bell MTS Place
The renovated concourse inside Bell MTS Place. (TNSE / HANDOUT)
Bell MTS Place
(TNSE / HANDOUT)

As the Winnipeg Jets host the visiting rival Minnesota Wild Monday night in their first pre-season game of the year, Bell MTS Place is ready to shine after an extensive renovation.

True North Sports + Entertainment raced through eight months of construction after three years of planning to spruce up the home of the Jets.

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Jets Release 2017-18 Broadcast Schedule

Jets Release 2017-18 Broadcast Schedule

TSN's Sara Orlesky
TSN’s Sara Orlesky will be on-air host for all Winnipeg Jets home games again this season. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Winnipeg Jets fans not in attendance at Bell MTS Place will be able to catch 60 regular season games on TSN for the 2017-18 season.

The Jets and their host broadcaster released the upcoming TV and radio schedule on Friday, which kicks off on TSN3 October 9 when the Jets face the Edmonton Oilers.

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Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Bryan Little to Six-Year Deal

Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Bryan Little to Six-Year Deal

Bryan Little
Winnipeg Jets’ Bryan Little talks to media after signing a multi-year contract on opening day of the Jets training camp Thursday, September 14, 2017 in Winnipeg. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Jets will be in the business of holding onto forward Bryan Little for the next six years.

The hockey club on Thursday announced a deal with the Edmonton product worth an average annual salary of $5.29 million starting in the 2018-19 season.

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Jets Extend Contracts of Maurice, Cheveldayoff

Jets Extend Contracts of Maurice, Cheveldayoff

Paul Maurice
Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice, center, stands behind his bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Gene J. Puskar)
Kevin Cheveldayoff
Kevin Cheveldayoff, Winnipeg Jets GM and executive vice-president, addresses the media on Sunday, January 12, 2014. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Rumours of a pair of high-level Winnipeg Jets contract extensions swirled on Wednesday, but the hockey club has confirmed the news one day later.

Head coach Paul Maurice and general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff have both been handed multi-year contract extensions.

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Winnipeg Jets Hire Jamie Thomas as New Jets TV Host

Winnipeg Jets Hire Jamie Thomas as New Jets TV Host

Jamie Thomas
Jamie Thomas (WINNIPEG JETS)

The Winnipeg Jets have hired Jamie Thomas as the new TV host and insider for Jets TV.

Thomas will join current Jets TV reporter, Mitchell Clinton, to bolster the team’s coverage and produce new features for the upcoming season, showcasing players, coaches, and hockey operations.

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Mark Scheifele Golf Classic, Hockey Camp Raise $190K for KidSport

Mark Scheifele Golf Classic, Hockey Camp Raise $190K for KidSport

Mark Scheifele
Mark Scheifele tees off at his annual golf classic in support of KidSport Winnipeg. (JETS TV)

An annual golf classic presented by Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele helped raise $190,000 for KidSport Winnipeg earlier this summer.

The 2017 Mark Scheifele Golf Classic at Niakwa Country Club combined fundraising efforts with an annual two-day Hockey Camp at Bell MTS Iceplex.

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