Connor Hellebuyck with 24 Saves, Jets Blank Blues to Split Home-and-Home Set

Connor Hellebuyck with 24 Saves, Jets Blank Blues to Split Home-and-Home Set

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Mark Scheifele
Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) screens St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen during third period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, December 17, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck was happy to have a hand in some payback.

Less than 24 hours after Winnipeg was shut out 2-0 in St. Louis, Hellebuyck made 24 saves as the Jets ended a two-game losing skid with a 4-0 win over the Blues on Sunday.

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‘Avery Keeps Me Going:’ Survivor Recalls 10 Freezing Hours with Young Daughter

‘Avery Keeps Me Going:’ Survivor Recalls 10 Freezing Hours with Young Daughter

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Kristen Hiebert
Kristen Hiebert, who almost died in a car crash in January, 2016 is photographed in her home in Boissevain, Manitoba, Thursday, November 16, 2017. Almost two years after the crash, the 28-year-old continues to adapt to life without her lower legs – amputated due to frostbite – and continues to work to build a better life for herself and her daughter Avery, now 6. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

BOISSEVAIN, Man. – Kristen Hiebert has a tattoo on her arm, written in Arabic, that sums up her outlook since the night she and her young daughter almost froze to death on the side of a rural Manitoba highway.

“I lived. I suffered. I changed,” she says, reading it to a visitor.

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Rafael dos Anjos Beats Robbie Lawler by Unanimous Decision at UFC Winnipeg

Rafael dos Anjos Beats Robbie Lawler by Unanimous Decision at UFC Winnipeg

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Rafael Dos Anjos, left, battles against Robbie Lawler in main event action at the UFC Fight Night – Lawler vs Dos Anjos event in Winnipeg on Saturday, December 16, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Rafael dos Anjos limped up to the stage and had a line of blood trickling down his neck. And he was the winner.

Dos Anjos claimed his third straight victory as a welterweight with a unanimous decision over Ruthless Robbie Lawler in the headliner UFC Fight Night card in Winnipeg Saturday.

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Manitoba Pilot Killed in Crash Near Baldur

Manitoba Pilot Killed in Crash Near Baldur

RCMP Logo VehicleA 60-year-old Gillam man was killed Friday when his private plane crashed near Baldur, Manitoba.

Family confirmed on social media that the pilot was Harold Parsonage. RCMP say he took off in a Piper aircraft from Gillam en route to a private landing strip in the RM of Argyle. He was scheduled to land at 6:30 p.m.

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Railway Executive Hunter Harrison Dead at 73

Railway Executive Hunter Harrison Dead at 73

By The Canadian Press

Hunter Harrison
Canadian Pacific Rail CEO Hunter Harrison addresses the company’s annual meeting in Calgary on May 1, 2014. Railway executive Hunter Harrison has died, CSX Corporation confirms in a statement. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Hunter Harrison, the plain-spoken, gruff American who rewrote the Canadian railroading book during his years heading both of this country’s largest railways, has died. He was 73.

CSX Corp., the American railroad Harrison began leading earlier this year, issued a statement on Saturday announcing his death.

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Employees Purchase a Local Saskatchewan Paper to Keep It from Closing

Employees Purchase a Local Saskatchewan Paper to Keep It from Closing

By The Canadian Press

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PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – A group of employees at a Saskatchewan daily newspaper say they’ve reached a deal to purchase the outlet and run it as an independent publication.

Star News Publishing says it’s sold the Prince Albert Daily Herald to a group of employees led by publisher Donna Pfeil.

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Two Arrested in Overnight Winnipeg Carjacking

Two Arrested in Overnight Winnipeg Carjacking

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — Two people waiting inside a parked vehicle early Saturday were carjacked when approached by suspects brandishing weapons.

Police say the victims were in the 100 block of St. Mary’s Road at around midnight while waiting for the owner of the vehicle inside a nearby restaurant.

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The Forks Lights Up New Wintry Attraction

The Forks Lights Up New Wintry Attraction

The Forks Winter Park
The newest brightly-lit addition to Arctic Glacier Winter Park at The Forks. (HANDOUT)

A twinkly-lit archway with 12,500 lights is the newest addition to Arctic Glacier Winter Park at The Forks.

The switch was flicked Friday night to officially open the park for the season and the one kilometre of on-land skating and walking trails.

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