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Josh Morrissey Helps Winnipeg Jets Rout Philadelphia Flyers 7-1

Josh Morrissey Helps Winnipeg Jets Rout Philadelphia Flyers 7-1

By Darrin Bauming, The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Defenceman Josh Morrissey scored the early winner and added an assist as the Winnipeg Jets routed the visiting Philadelphia Flyers 7-1 on Sunday.

Winnipeg’s power play struck three times, and seven different players found the net, as the Jets improved to 10-4-2 on home ice.

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Ehlers Hat Trick, Laine Pair of Goals, Lead Jets Past Blackhawks 6-5

Ehlers Hat Trick, Laine Pair of Goals, Lead Jets Past Blackhawks 6-5

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Patrik Laine is just doing what feels right.

The Winnipeg Jets forward became the fourth-youngest player in NHL history to score 100 career goals when he recorded a pair in Winnipeg’s 6-5 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday. His close friend, Nikolaj Ehlers, had a hat trick.

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Zach Ashton-Reese Completes Third-Period Rally as Penguins Down Jets 4-3

Zach Ashton-Reese Completes Third-Period Rally as Penguins Down Jets 4-3

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

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Pittsburgh Penguins’ Kris Letang (58), Brian Dumoulin (8), Zach Aston-Reese (46) and Phil Kessel (81) celebrate after Aston-Reese scored against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during third period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, November 27, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – The Pittsburgh Penguins old guard and young blood came together to rally past the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.

Sidney Crosby, a 14-year NHL veteran, had a goal and 24-year-old Zach Acton-Reese added the late winner as Pittsburgh staged a third-period comeback to top Winnipeg 4-3. It was Aston-Reese’s second goal of the season. Riley Sheahan also had his second and Derek Grant his first to round out the Pittsburgh (10-8-5) scoresheet.

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McDonald, Sjoberg Latest Jets Greats to Be Inducted into Hall of Fame

McDonald, Sjoberg Latest Jets Greats to Be Inducted into Hall of Fame

Ab McDonald and Lars-Erik Sjoberg

The Winnipeg Jets will induct Ab McDonald and Lars-Erik Sjoberg into the team’s Hall of Fame next year, marking the fifth and sixth members to join the elite club.

McDonald and Sjoberg join Anders Hedberg, Bobby Hull, Ulf Nilsson and Dale Hawerchuk in the honour, where it will be made official during an induction ceremony on February 26, 2019 prior to the Jets’ Alumni Night game at Bell MTS Place against the Minnesota Wild.

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Sabres Beat Jets 2-1 in Shootout for Fourth Straight Win

Sabres Beat Jets 2-1 in Shootout for Fourth Straight Win

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien (33) battles in front of Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) during second period NHL game action in Winnipeg, Friday, November 16, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Halstead)

WINNIPEG – It’s not only a four-game winning streak that’s boosting the confidence of Jeff Skinner and the Buffalo Sabres. It’s also about the teams they’re beating.

Conor Sheary put a high shot past Jets backup goalie Laurent Brossoit in the seventh round of the shootout as the Sabres edged the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Friday.

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University of Manitoba Coach Serves as Backup Goalie for Washington Capitals

University of Manitoba Coach Serves as Backup Goalie for Washington Capitals

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Washington Capitals’ T.J. Oshie (77) scores on his goaltender Gavin McHale (41) during the warm-up period prior to NHL action against the Winnipeg Jets in Winnipeg on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. McHale is a women’s goalie coach at the University of Manitoba and was filling in when Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) was pulled from the game. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Ian and Val McHale got a call from their son Gavin just hours before the Winnipeg Jets hosted the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.

The excited 31-year-old told his mom to put the phone on speaker so they could hear his news together — he was going to be the emergency backup goaltender for the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals.

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Jets Beat Capitals 3-1; University of Manitoba Coach Serves as Backup Goalie

Jets Beat Capitals 3-1; University of Manitoba Coach Serves as Backup Goalie

By Judy Owens, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Bryan Little (18), Mathieu Perreault (85) and Nikolaj Ehlers (27) celebrate Ben Chiarot’s (7) game-winning goal against the Washington Capitals during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Ben Chiarot wanted to play well against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals.

The defenceman did just that by scoring the game-winner as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Capitals 3-1 on Wednesday.

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Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive Accepting Donations for Christmas Cheer Board

Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive Accepting Donations for Christmas Cheer Board

Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive

‘Tis the season to donate to the Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive.

Beginning December 7, Jets fans can donate new unwrapped toys at the home game versus the St. Louis Blues at Bell MTS Place (outside section 101). The Jets Toy Drive game will be on Sunday, December 9 against Philadelphia, where fans will have another opportunity to provide new unwrapped gifts and cash donations.

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