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Blue Bombers’ Matthias Goossen Retires from Pro Football

Blue Bombers’ Matthias Goossen Retires from Pro Football

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Matthias Goossen (61) of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers during the pre-season game at TD Place in Ottawa, ON on Monday, June 13, 2016. (JOHANY JUTRAS / CFL)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers centre Matthias Goossen has announced his retirement from professional football.

“After much prayer and consideration, I have decided to end my football career,” Goossen said in a statement released by the football club.

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Kootenay Ice Owners to Announce Winnipeg WHL Relocation

Kootenay Ice Owners to Announce Winnipeg WHL Relocation

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Kootenany Ice logo (WIKIPEDIA)

WINNIPEG — The Western Hockey League’s Kootenay Ice are expected to relocate to the city after an official announcement scheduled for Tuesday.

50 Below Sports + Entertainment chair and governor Greg Fettes, Ice president and general manager Matt Cockell and WHL Commissioner Ron Robison will make the announcement at the future site of The RINK in Oak Bluff. Fettes is the founder and CEO of Winnipeg-based 24-7 InTouch.

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Blue Bombers Re-Sign Defensive End Jackson Jeffcoat

Blue Bombers Re-Sign Defensive End Jackson Jeffcoat

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Jackson Jeffcoat, right, celebrates after sacking Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell during first-half CFL West Division final football game action in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. The Blue Bombers have signed defensive end Jeffcoat to a two-year extension. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-signed defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat to a two-year extension on Monday.

Jeffcoat spent the past two seasons in Winnipeg after signing as a free agent prior to the 2017 season. Last season, the Texas native recorded five sacks, two forced fumbles and 21 defensive tackles in just 12 regular season games, missing the other eight due to injury.

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Former Jets Goalie Joe Daley Honoured with Community Mural

Former Jets Goalie Joe Daley Honoured with Community Mural

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Former Winnipeg Jets goaltender Joe Daley speaks at a ceremony to unveil a mural in his honour on Sunday, January 20, 2019. (TNSE / HANDOUT)

Former Winnipeg Jets goalie Joe Daley was honoured Sunday with the unveiling of a mural at the Bronx Community Centre.

The Winnipeg Jets unveiled the first of a series of historic team murals that will pop up in communities throughout the city to highlight the storied history of the team and its alumni.

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