Category Archives: Sports

Winnipeg Jets Whiteout Street Party Expanding for Round 2 of Playoffs

Winnipeg Jets Whiteout Street Party Expanding for Round 2 of Playoffs

Winnipeg Whiteout Street PartyAs the Winnipeg Jets advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Parties are expanding to handle the demand.

Tens of thousands of fans are expected to gather on May 1 and 3 when the Jets host the Nashville Predators for Games 3 and 4 at Bell MTS Place.

Continue Reading

Advertisements

Jets Release Second Round NHL Playoff Schedule

Jets Release Second Round NHL Playoff Schedule

Connor Hellebuyck
Nashville Predators’ Ryan Hartman (38) scores the game-winning goal on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during third period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, February 27, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

Hockey fans have been stressing out over when the Winnipeg Jets will play each game in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. But now we know.

The NHL finalized the schedule late Wednesday, tearing back the curtain on when and where the series will be played. All away games can be viewed at Bell MTS Place as part of the recently-announced Whiteout Viewing Party. Tickets go on sale Thursday at 1 p.m.

Continue Reading

Goldeyes Sign Pitchers Charleston, Beardsley

Goldeyes Sign Pitchers Charleston, Beardsley

Winnipeg Goldeyes LogoThe Winnipeg Goldeyes have signed right-handed pitchers Jack Charleston and Tyler Beardsley to the team’s 2018 roster.

Charleston pitched at two levels of the Chicago White Sox’ organization in 2017, combining for a 3-2 record, 12 saves, and a 2.42 ERA in 34 relief appearances for the High-A Carolina League’s Winston-Salem Dash and the Double-A Southern League’s Birmingham Barons.

Continue Reading

Jets Facing Nashville Predators in Second Round of NHL Playoffs

Jets Facing Nashville Predators in Second Round of NHL Playoffs

Jack Roslovic - Brandon Tanev
Winnipeg Jets’ Jack Roslovic (52) and Brandon Tanev (13) celebrate Tanev’s goal against Minnesota Wild’s Jonas Brodin (25) and Matt Cullen (7) during first-period game five NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Friday, April 20, 2018. The Winnipeg Jets are heading to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The whiteout is heading south of the border as the Winnipeg Jets face the Nashville Predators in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

The Jets will have to eliminate the NHL’s top regular-season team if they want to advance to the third round of the playoffs.

Continue Reading

Nichols, Blue Bombers No Longer Have Element of Surprise in West Division

Nichols, Blue Bombers No Longer Have Element of Surprise in West Division

By The Canadian Press

Matt Nichols - Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols (15) looks for his receivers during the first half of CFL action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Winnipeg Friday, October 6, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Quarterback Matt Nichols and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers no longer have the element of surprise in the West Division.

In a conference call, Nichols said he expects the Bombers to be marked men in 2018 after compiling a combined 23-13 record over the last two years, reaching the CFL playoffs both times.

Continue Reading

Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party Expanding for Game 5

Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party Expanding for Game 5

Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party
Thousands fill Donald Street for the second Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party outside Bell MTS Place on Friday, April 13, 2018. (SPORTSNET VIA STN)

When the Winnipeg Jets play in Game 5 of the NHL playoffs on Friday, the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party outside Bell MTS Place will be even bigger than before.

Economic Development Winnipeg says the party will now include Graham Avenue, as opposed to only Donald Street.

Continue Reading