Category Archives: Sports

Dancing Gabe Heading to the Grey Cup with Blue Bombers

Dancing Gabe Heading to the Grey Cup with Blue Bombers

Dancing Gabe
Dancing Gabe (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

Winnipeg’s biggest sports fan is heading to the big game this weekend in Calgary.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are flying Dancing Gabe to the Grey Cup to watch his beloved hometown team take on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

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Jets’ Little Receives 25-30 Stitches After Puck to the Head

Jets’ Little Receives 25-30 Stitches After Puck to the Head

Bryan Little
Jets’ forward Bryan Little is assisted off the ice after taking a puck to the head during a game versus the New Jersey Devils at Bell MTS Place on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Greenslade)

Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little received 25-30 stitches Tuesday night after being struck in the head by a puck at Bell MTS Place.

“During the third period of last night’s game versus the New Jersey Devils, Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little was struck near the ear by a shot. Before the completion of the game, Little was transported to St. Boniface Hospital where he received 25-30 stitches to close a laceration,” the team said in a statement.

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‘It’s Just Dirty’: NHL Players Slam Winnipeg as Most Dreaded Road City

‘It’s Just Dirty’: NHL Players Slam Winnipeg as Most Dreaded Road City

NHL players dish on their least favourite cities to visit on the road

Winnipeg Skyline

A new poll that surveyed NHL players anonymously likely won’t be included in any future tourism materials for the city of Winnipeg.

ESPN’s NHL Player Confidential asked approximately 50 NHL players for their take on a range of topics, including their most dreaded road city to visit.

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Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Seven, Dynasty Bobcats Team

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Seven, Dynasty Bobcats Team

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame
The class of 2019 was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 2, 2019. (SPORT MANITOBA)

Seven athletes and one team were inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

During a 40th-anniversary induction dinner and ceremony, a crowd of more than 500 people gathered at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg for the special event.

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Goldeyes Re-Sign Pitcher Capellan as First Contract for 2020

Goldeyes Re-Sign Pitcher Capellan as First Contract for 2020

Victor Capellan
Goldeyes pitcher Victor Capellan (WINNIPEG GOLDEYES)

The Winnipeg Goldeyes have re-signed right-handed pitcher Victor Capellan as the club’s first contract for the 2020 season.

Capellan was 1-1 with a 3.16 ERA in 2019, finishing second in the American Association with 27 saves and tied for second with 46 appearances. In 42.2 innings pitched, Capellan struck out 53 while allowing just 13 walks and two home runs.

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