WINNIPEG — Jacob Trouba hopes recent history will repeat itself for the Winnipeg Jets.
The Jets face elimination from the playoffs in Saturday’s Game 6 in St. Louis, but the veteran defenceman and his teammates are drawing confidence from a pair of victories at Enterprise Center over the last week.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A private cargo ship brought the makings of an Easter feast — as well as some Canadian-made treats — to the International Space Station on Friday, along with mice and little flying robots.
American astronaut Anne McClain and Canada’s David Saint-Jacques used the station’s robotic arm, Canadarm 2, to capture Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus capsule as they soared 415 kilometres above France.
WINNIPEG — Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday and handing St. Louis a 3-2 series lead in their Western Conference quarterfinal.
Ryan O’Reilly and Brayden Schenn also scored for the Blues, who host Game 6 of the best-of-seven series on Saturday. Jordan Binnington stopped 29 shots for St. Louis.
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is launching an independent review of how Winnipeg city hall approves and inspects construction projects and property development, to address what Premier Brian Pallister says is a drag on the economy.
Pallister also offered Thursday to cost-share a performance review of all city spending in order to find efficiencies.
BANFF, Alta. — Three renowned mountain climbers are presumed dead after an avalanche in Alberta’s Banff National Park.
Outdoor apparel company The North Face confirmed Thursday that American Jess Roskelley and Austrians David Lama and Hansjorg Auer disappeared while attempting to climb the east face of Howse Peak on the Icefields Parkway. They were reported overdue on Wednesday.
WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s governing Progressive Conservatives and the Opposition New Democrats reached a deal Wednesday to pass a budget bill that will cut the provincial sales tax.
The NDP has agreed to not use procedural rules in the legislature to delay the bill until the fall and will let it pass by June 3. The bill will cut the sales tax to seven per cent from eight as of July 1.