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Jets’ Maurice Named Head Coach at NHL All-Star Game

Jets’ Maurice Named Head Coach at NHL All-Star Game

Paul Maurice
Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice talks to media after game one in the NHL Western Conference Final in Winnipeg on Saturday, May 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Jets bench boss Paul Maurice has been named head coach of the Central Division at the 2019 NHL All-Star Game.

The NHL All-Star Weekend is being hosted by the San Jose Sharks at the SAP Center on January 25-26.

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Blue Bombers Kick Off 2019 Preseason Against Eskimos May 31

Blue Bombers Kick Off 2019 Preseason Against Eskimos May 31

Investors Group Field
Investors Group Field (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

An early Christmas present came to football fans on Thursday as the CFL released its 2019 schedule.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will kick off the regular season in Vancouver against the BC Lions on Saturday, June 15. The team will return to Investors Group Field for their home opener on June 27 against the Edmonton Eskimos.

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Goldeyes Sign Pair of First Basemen for 2019

Goldeyes Sign Pair of First Basemen for 2019

Winnipeg Goldeyes LogoThe Winnipeg Goldeyes have signed first baseman Correlle Prime and catcher Luis Touron for the 2019 season.

Prime played in 79 games last year for the Texas AirHogs, hitting .279 with 16 doubles, seven home runs, and 42 RBI. The Bradenton, Florida native demonstrated remarkable consistency for Texas, hitting safely in 58 of the 79 contests, and going consecutive games without a hit on just three occasions.

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Accessible Outdoor Community Rink Opens at Winnipeg’s Dakota Community Centre

Accessible Outdoor Community Rink Opens at Winnipeg’s Dakota Community Centre

Jumpstart Community Rink
The Jumpstart Community Rink at Dakota Community Centre opened on Tuesday. (DAKOTA CC)
Jumpstart Community Rink
Dignitaries and officials cut the ribbon to open the Jumpstart Community Rink at Dakota Community Centre. (DAKOTA CC)

WINNIPEG — Members of Canada’s national Paralympic ice hockey team helped officially open the first fully-accessible outdoor rink in the province on Tuesday.

The Jumpstart Community Rink at Dakota Community Centre was funded by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, all three levels of government and private donors.

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