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Winnipeg Jets Sign Draft Pick Jack Roslovic

Winnipeg Jets Sign Draft Pick Jack Roslovic

The Winnipeg Jets have signed 2015 first-round pick Jack Roslovic to a three-year, two-way NHL entry-level contract.

The deal will see the Ohio native earn an annual average of $1,137,500.

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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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Jets Sign Perreault to Four-Year Extension with AAV of $4.125 Million

Jets Sign Perreault to Four-Year Extension with AAV of $4.125 Million

By The Canadian Press

Mathieu Perreault
Winnipeg Jets’ Mathieu Perreault (85) celebrates his fourth goal of the game against the Florida Panthers during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, January 13, 2015. (Trevor Hagan/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Mathieu Perreault to a four-year contract extension with worth an average annual value of US$4.125 million.

The Jets announced the signing Thursday, and say the new deal will start in the 2017-18 season.

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No. 2 Overall Patrik Laine Signs Entry-Level Deal with Winnipeg Jets

No. 2 Overall Patrik Laine Signs Entry-Level Deal with Winnipeg Jets

By The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Patrik Laine, second overall pick, stands on stage with members of the Winnipeg Jets management team at the NHL draft in Buffalo, N.Y., on June 24, 2016. No. 2 overall draft pick Patrik Laine signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.The deal is worth an average annual value of $3.575 million which includes $2.65 million in bonuses. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

WINNIPEG – No. 2 overall draft pick Patrik Laine signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.

The deal is worth an average annual value of $3.575 million which includes $2.65 million in bonuses.

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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

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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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