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Former Jets Workhorse Goalie Ondrej Pavelec Retires After 11 NHL Seasons

Former Jets Workhorse Goalie Ondrej Pavelec Retires After 11 NHL Seasons

By The Canadian Press

Ondrej Pavelec
In this April 9, 2016, file photo, Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec moves to make a save against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles. Pavelec, who was a workhorse in the Jets’ goal after the NHL franchise moved from Atlanta to Winnipeg, announced his retirement Thursday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Danny Moloshok, File)

Ondrej Pavelec, who was a workhorse in the Jets’ goal after the NHL franchise moved from Atlanta to Winnipeg, announced his retirement Thursday.

The 31-year-old from Kladno, Czech Republic, made the announcement in a statement through his agent, Allan Walsh. He had a record of 156-167-48 and a goals-against average of 2.88 over 11 NHL seasons.

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Joe Morrow Powers Winnipeg Jets Past Minnesota Wild 2-1 in Pre-Season Game

Joe Morrow Powers Winnipeg Jets Past Minnesota Wild 2-1 in Pre-Season Game

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Even Joe Morrow wasn’t really positive he scored the game-winning goal for the Winnipeg Jets on Monday, but he’ll take it.

The defenceman’s goal with eight minutes remaining in the third period lifted the Jets to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild in pre-season action.

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Maurice Says Young Defenceman Morrissey Catching on Quick with Jets

Maurice Says Young Defenceman Morrissey Catching on Quick with Jets

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Josh Morrissey (44) celebrates after scoring during first period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action against the Vegas Golden Knights, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Head coach Paul Maurice says he’s never had another player with the learning curve of Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey and is glad the Calgary native signed a two-year bridge deal Sunday to stick with the team. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Head coach Paul Maurice says Josh Morrissey is a rare player and he’s happy the young defenceman is sticking with the Winnipeg Jets.

The former restricted free agent signed a two-year, US$6.3-million contract on Sunday, but the top-pairing blue-liner was not scheduled to play in Monday’s first exhibition game at home against the Minnesota Wild after missing the start of training camp.

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

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

Josh Morrissey
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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Leaner Patrik Laine Changes Summer Routine in Bid to Elevate Game

Leaner Patrik Laine Changes Summer Routine in Bid to Elevate Game

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) does a skating time trial during the first day of the Jets NHL training camp in Winnipeg, Friday, September 14, 2018. Patrik Laine really likes candy, but he loves playing hockey. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John WoodsWinnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) does a skating time trial during the first day of the Jets NHL training camp in Winnipeg, Friday, September 14, 2018. Patrik Laine really likes candy, but he loves playing hockey. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Patrik Laine really likes candy, but he loves playing hockey.

The two don’t go hand in hand very well, so the Winnipeg Jets’ 44-goal scorer from last season made some changes over the summer to become leaner and faster.

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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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Jets Goalie Connor Hellebuyck Feeling Right at Home After Signing Extension

Jets Goalie Connor Hellebuyck Feeling Right at Home After Signing Extension

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) warms up during practice in Winnipeg on April 9, 2018. Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck is feeling settled professionally and personally as he heads into a new season with a six-year contract extension, a firm hold on the starting job and ownership of his first home. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck excels with a goalie stick, but how he handles a hammer or paintbrush remains to be seen.

The Winnipeg Jets goaltender had an eventful off-season, signing a six-year, US$37-million extension in July and buying his first house in Michigan.

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Jets’ Wives, Girlfriends to Grand Marshal Santa Claus Parade

Jets’ Wives, Girlfriends to Grand Marshal Santa Claus Parade

Sam Wheeler
Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade board chair, Rennie Zegalski, Louie Wheeler and Sam Wheeler
announce the Winnipeg Jets’ wives, girlfriends and families as grand marshal of the 2018 Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade. (JOCELYNE NICOLAS PHOTO)

This year’s Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade will have multiple special guests to grand marshal the big man in red.

Sam Wheeler, wife of Jets’ winger Blake Wheeler, will join their son, Louie, on Saturday, November 17 through the downtown streets of Winnipeg.

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