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Winnipeg Jets Edge Calgary Flames 2-1 in Western Conference Showdown

Winnipeg Jets Edge Calgary Flames 2-1 in Western Conference Showdown

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Mark Scheifele
Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) makes the pass as Calgary Flames goaltender Mike Smith (41) looks on during second-period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, March 16, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Jets winger Mathieu Perreault felt like he had scored a game-winning goal in the playoffs.

In reality, it was just a regular-season game between two Western Conference heavyweights _ but the Jets’ 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames had extra juice.

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Hockey Wife’s Blog Post Highlights Concerns Over Vaccine Misinformation: Experts

Hockey Wife’s Blog Post Highlights Concerns Over Vaccine Misinformation: Experts

By Sidhartha Banerjee and Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press

Carey Price
An online post by the wife of an NHL star describing her children’s “alternative” vaccine schedule highlights how the stubborn persistence of misinformation about vaccines is easily spread online, experts say. Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price looks on from the bench during second period NHL hockey action against the Vegas Golden Knights, in Montreal on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

MONTREAL — An online post by the wife of an NHL star describing her children’s “alternative” vaccine schedule highlights how easily misinformation about vaccines can be spread over social media, experts say.

Angela Price, a prominent lifestyle blogger and the wife of Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, raised eyebrows this week with an Instagram post in which she described her family’s approach to vaccines and recommended a book written by a U.S. doctor opposed to mandatory vaccinations.

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Mark Scheifele with Three Points, Jets Hand Bruins Third Straight Loss

Mark Scheifele with Three Points, Jets Hand Bruins Third Straight Loss

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Mark Scheifele
Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) scores against Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) as Brandon Carlo (25) defends during first-period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, March 14, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Mark Scheifele likes how Patrik Laine continues to fit in on the Winnipeg Jets’ top line.

Scheifele scored once and added a pair of assists, while Blake Wheeler had a goal and one assist and sharp-shooter Laine contributed a pair of helpers in a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday.

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Bisons’ Rieder Named 2018-19 First Team All-Canadian

Bisons’ Rieder Named 2018-19 First Team All-Canadian

Erica Rieder
U of M Bisons fifth-year defenceman Erica Rieder (second from left) has been named a 2018-19 First Team All-Canadian. (@UMBISONS / TWITTER)

Manitoba Bisons defenceman Erica Rieder has been named a 2018-19 First Team All-Canadian.

The fifth-year player was given the honour Wednesday at the U SPORTS Women’s Hockey All-Canadian Gala in Prince Edward Island.

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Pavelski Has Late Winner as Sharks Edge Jets 5-4 in Battle of Top Western Teams

Pavelski Has Late Winner as Sharks Edge Jets 5-4 in Battle of Top Western Teams

By Darrin Bauming The Canadian Press

Joe Pavelski - Connor Hellebuyck
San Jose Sharks’ Joe Pavelski (8) scores into the top of the net with a few seconds left to win the game against the Winnipeg Jets during third period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG — Joe Pavelski seems to break hearts every time he’s in Winnipeg.

The Sharks veteran scored with 4.3 seconds to go in regulation time to lift San Jose over the Jets 5-4 on Tuesday. The win comes exactly five weeks after Pavelski had a short-handed goal in overtime as the Sharks beat Winnipeg 3-2 at Bell MTS Place.

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Kevin Hayes Scores First Goal with Jets in Victory Over Predators

Kevin Hayes Scores First Goal with Jets in Victory Over Predators

By Darrin Bauming, The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets’ Blake Wheeler (26), Tyler Myers (57) and Mark Scheifele (55) celebrate Wheeler’s game-winning goal during third period NHL action against the Nashville Predators, in Winnipeg on Friday, March 1, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Newly acquired forward Kevin Hayes admits his first goal with the Winnipeg Jets wasn’t the prettiest he’s ever scored.

Hayes had an empty-net goal and added two assists to help Winnipeg erase a two-goal deficit and beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Friday night.

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Zucker, Eriksson Score Late to Lead Minnesota Over Winnipeg 3-2

Zucker, Eriksson Score Late to Lead Minnesota Over Winnipeg 3-2

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets - Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild Joel Eriksson Ek (14) bangs the puck in past Winnipeg Jets’ Dmitry Kulikov (5) and goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) late during third period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, February 26, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG — Joel Eriksson Ek didn’t need a review or a challenge to know he scored the game-winning goal on Tuesday.

Both those examinations happened, but the Minnesota forward still had his goal count with 1:01 remaining in the third period to lift the Wild to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets.

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