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Jets Place Mark Stuart on Unconditional Waivers

Jets Place Mark Stuart on Unconditional Waivers

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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Mark Stuart and goaltender Ondrej Pavelec in action at MTS Centre in this October 2015 file photo. (JEFF MILLER / CHRISD.CA)

The Winnipeg Jets have placed defenceman Mark Stuart on unconditional waivers for the purpose of buying out his contract.

“Mark Stuart has been a tremendous leader for the Winnipeg Jets organization on and off the ice for the past six years,” said Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff. “We are forever grateful for his mentorship to our young players and the ambassador he has been in the community. This was a difficult decision to make and we wish Mark and his family all the best in the future.”

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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

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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

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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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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

Scheifele Leading Annual KidSport Golf Classic

Scheifele Leading Annual KidSport Golf Classic

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Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) celebrates his overtime winning goal against Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby during NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, December 5, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele is returning this season to host the golf tournament bearing his name.

The 2017 Mark Scheifele Golf Classic supports KidSport Winnipeg, with all proceeds going to pay registration fees for kids from financially disadvantaged families participate in sport.

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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

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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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