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Little Scores Shootout Winner as Jets Rally from Two-Goal Deficit to Beat Flyers

Little Scores Shootout Winner as Jets Rally from Two-Goal Deficit to Beat Flyers

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Connor Hellebuyck
Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) stops Philadelphia Flyers’ Claude Giroux (28) during shootout NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, November 16, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck didn’t let an early two-goal deficit rattle him. It was just the opposite.

The Winnipeg Jets goaltender buckled down until his teammates fought back, with Bryan Little scoring the deciding goal in a 3-2 shootout victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday.

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Hellebuyck’s 32 Saves Lead Winnipeg Jets Over Arizona Coyotes 4-1

Hellebuyck’s 32 Saves Lead Winnipeg Jets Over Arizona Coyotes 4-1

By David Larkins, The Canadian Press

Bryan Little
Winnipeg Jets’ Bryan Little (18) scores on Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, November 14, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck bounced back in a big way.

Pulled in a loss to Vegas last week, the Jets goaltender made 32 saves on Tuesday as Winnipeg beat the Arizona Coyotes for the third time in four games.

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Hawerchuk Feeling ‘Ducky’ About Jets Hall of Fame Induction

Hawerchuk Feeling ‘Ducky’ About Jets Hall of Fame Induction

By Dave Baxter (@davebbbaxter)

Dale Hawerchuk - Thomas Steen
Winnipeg Jets 1.0 legends Dale Hawerchuk and Thomas Steen at the 2016 NHL Heritage Classic press conference in Winnipeg, June 2016. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — It’s been 27 years since Dale Hawerchuk last laced up his skates for the Winnipeg Jets, but the former NHL superstar still cherishes the memories and the noise of passionate Jets fans filling the old Winnipeg Arena, and how those fans treated him both on and off the ice.

“Winnipeg is a very special place for me,” Hawerchuk said. “I went there as an 18-year-old, spent nine years there, and I married a Manitoba girl.

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Former NHL Agent Charged After Allegedly Defrauding Players of $12M

Former NHL Agent Charged After Allegedly Defrauding Players of $12M

Dany Heatley
This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Minnesota Wild left winger Dany Heatley during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, in Denver. Winnipeg police have charged an ex-NHL agent with fraud alleging he bilked former Ottawa Senators Chris Phillips and Heatley out of $12 million. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jack Dempsey)

An ex-NHL agent has been charged by Winnipeg police after alleging defrauding former Ottawa Senators Chris Phillips and Dany Heatley out of $12 million.

Police say Stacey McAlpine, 54, used funds provided by the victims to invest on their behalf. Instead, police say McAlpine used the cash for personal business and provided both players with fraudulent account statements for their bogus investments.

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Jets Re-Sign Nikolaj Ehlers to Seven-Year, $42M Deal

Jets Re-Sign Nikolaj Ehlers to Seven-Year, $42M Deal

Nikolaj Ehlers - Mark Scheifele
Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27) and Mark Scheifele (55) celebrate Scheifele’s game winning goal following overtime NHL action against the Anaheim Ducks, in Winnipeg on Thursday, March 30, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Jets have re-signed forward Nikolaj Ehlers to a seven-year extension worth $42 million.

The 21-year-old was drafted by the Jets in the first round (ninth overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft and is entering his third year with the club.

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Wireless Improvements Made at Bell MTS Place

Wireless Improvements Made at Bell MTS Place

Bell MTS Place
Bell MTS Place on Portage Avenue. (TNSE)

Fans attending Wednesday’s Winnipeg Jets home opener at Bell MTS Place will notice a difference in how their cell phones work within the building.

Bell MTS made upgrades to its LTE network in the arena over the summer, more than tripling the capacity for wireless customers. A common frustration of those who attend events in the building is slower speeds or periods of non-connectivity given the volume of other users in the vicinity. Similar headaches have been shared by football fans at Investors Group Field in the past.

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Rocket Richard’s Points Total Rises to 966 After Having Assist Restored

Rocket Richard’s Points Total Rises to 966 After Having Assist Restored

By Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press

NHL Score Sheet
A digitized version of a NHL score sheet from the November 4, 1945 hockey game between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens is shown in this handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – National Hockey League)

MONTREAL – It’s not as if any great injustice was done, but Montreal Canadiens legend Maurice (Rocket) Richard getting an assist added to his prodigious NHL scoring totals.

Six years of poring over scoresheets and summaries of games between 1917 and 1987 by an NHL statistics team has found and fixed more than 6,000 bits of information that were overlooked or misregistered in the league’s early eras.

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