The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward C.J. Suess to a one-year, entry-level contract.
The Forest Lake, Minnesota native will earn an annual salary of $925,000.
The Manitoba Moose will make the trek across the city on Tuesday for an open practice at Varsity View Sportsplex.
The noon hour on-ice session is a result of fans submitting entries through the Hockey Manitoba website to promote their local rink as the site of this season’s community practice. The event will end with a team skate with the Minor Atom A1 Winterhawks Blue.
WINNIPEG — Players from the Manitoba Moose will unveil a special edition polar bear jersey the team will wear later this season during a visit to the Assiniboine Park Zoo on Sunday afternoon.
The Moose are also presenting zoo officials with a cheque for $5,793.72 raised from the auction of the team’s polar bear themed jerseys worn last season on February 3, 2017.
Hockey sticks that were broken during last season’s Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose games have been brought back to life thanks to Red River College.
Students in RRC’s Aerospace Manufacturing Program repaired the sticks using composite materials after receiving a donation of the broken hardware from True North Sports + Entertainment.
The Winnipeg Jets inked forward Jansen Harkins to a three-year entry-level contract on Friday.
The deal is valued at $925,000 and will see Harkins spend the remainder of the season with the Manitoba Moose.
Manitoba Moose players are suiting up on Sunday, March 19 for a community practice at Kirkfield Westwood Community Centre.
The local community club won the chance to have the Moose appear when fans submitted their nominations through the Hockey Manitoba website in February.
WINNIPEG — Manitoba Moose players are making the rounds today as part of their Stick to Reading program.
The Moose are visiting 10 Winnipeg schools to read and interact with students. February is I Love to Read Month.
University of Manitoba student-athletes are keeping busy as competition winds down for the holiday season.
For the 12th year in a row, the Bisons are pitching in at Siloam Mission, serving meals twice daily now through December 16.
The Manitoba Moose have named Patrice Cormier as the team’s new captain.
The 26-year-old was drafted in the second round, 54th overall, by New Jersey in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He has played 52 NHL games with Winnipeg and Atlanta.
“To have the ‘C’ is obviously special and to have the coaches regard you in that way and have the respect of your teammates,” Cormier said. “I take great pride in it and will do the best I can to lead this team and be a good leader.”