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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Slash Prices for Some Concessions, Parking

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Slash Prices for Some Concessions, Parking

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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have reduced the prices on some stadium concessions and parking for the remainder of the season.

Based on fan feedback, the Bombers have introduced a new $3 menu featuring hot dogs, perogies, spring rolls and a vegetarian chili bowl, and bottled water for $3 including taxes. The lower prices also extend to hot chocolate, coffee, and 12 oz fountain pop for $2.50.

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Jets Sign Josh Morrissey to Two-Year, $6.3M Deal

Jets Sign Josh Morrissey to Two-Year, $6.3M Deal

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Winnipeg Jets’ Josh Morrissey, right, skates with the puck as he is pressured by St. Louis Blues’ Ryan Reaves during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in St. Louis. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP/Billy Hurst)

The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Josh Morrissey to a two-year contract worth $6.3 million.

Morrissey, 23, will earn an annual value of $3.15 million as part of the deal.

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Bisons Recruit Nine to 2019-20 Women’s Volleyball Squad

Bisons Recruit Nine to 2019-20 Women’s Volleyball Squad

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The University of Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball 2019-20 recruitment class. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball team is looking ahead, introducing its 2019-20 recruitment class on Thursday.

The Herd is welcoming nine players into the fold, including Katreena Bentley, Light Uchechukwu, Julia Arnold, Jaidyn Spencer, Asha Gurney, Simone Crevier, Keziah Hoeppner, Julia Horne, and Olivia Schuster.

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Winnipeg Jets Broadcast Schedule Includes 60 Games on TSN3

Winnipeg Jets Broadcast Schedule Includes 60 Games on TSN3

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The Winnipeg Jets 2018-19 broadcast schedule includes the majority of games on TSN3, with CBC and Sportsnet also sharing in the action. (TNSE)

Winnipeg Jets fans will get their first television glimpse of the team for the 2018-19 NHL season on October 4 at 7 p.m. on TSN3.

The broadcast schedule was released Thursday, with TSN carrying six of the seven Jets’ pre-season games and 60 regular season games live on TSN3. The remaining 22 regular season games will be broadcast on CBC and Rogers Sportsnet.

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Winnipeg Jets Sign Eric Comrie to One-Year, Two-Way Deal

Winnipeg Jets Sign Eric Comrie to One-Year, Two-Way Deal

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Goaltender Eric Comrie (NHL.COM)

The Winnipeg Jets have signed goaltender Eric Comrie on a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000.

The 23-year-old played three games for the Jets last season and recorded his second NHL win. He also had an 18-13-3 record for the Manitoba Moose with two shutouts, a 2.58 goals-against average, and .916 save percentage.

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Winnipeg Jets Sign Captain Blake Wheeler to Five-Year Deal

Winnipeg Jets Sign Captain Blake Wheeler to Five-Year Deal

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Winnipeg Jets’ Jacob Trouba (8) and Blake Wheeler (26) celebrate after Trouba scored against the Nashville Predators during second period NHL hockey playoff action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler has a new five-year contract extension to his name valued at $8.25 million annually.

The 32-year-old will earn $41.25 million with the Jets throughout the duration of the deal.

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