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Perron’s OT Goal Lifts Golden Knights Over Jets; Vegas Sets Expansion Team Record

Perron’s OT Goal Lifts Golden Knights Over Jets; Vegas Sets Expansion Team Record

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Dustin Byfuglien
Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Vegas Golden Knights looks around a screen set by Dustin Byfuglien #33 of the Winnipeg Jets and teammate Jason Garrison #7 during second period action at the Bell MTS Place on February 1, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (JONATHAN KOZUB / NHLI VIA GETTY IMAGES)

WINNIPEG – Gerard Gallant downplayed the achievement his upstart Vegas Golden Knights reached with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday.

It was the Golden Knights’ 34th win, passing both the 1993-94 Florida Panthers and then-Anaheim Mighty Ducks for most wins in an NHL season by a first-year expansion team.

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Michael Hutchinson Earns Win in Net as Jets Beat NHL-Best Lightning

Michael Hutchinson Earns Win in Net as Jets Beat NHL-Best Lightning

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Matt Hendricks
Winnipeg Jets’ Matt Hendricks (15) is tripped up by Tampa Bay Lightning’s Braydon Coburn (55) behind goaltender Louis Domingue (70) during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, January 30, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Michael Hutchinson didn’t think it was a huge deal that he arrived in Winnipeg seven hours before making a rare appearance in net for the Jets.

Hutchinson made 23 saves in his first NHL start of the season to help the Jets defeat the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Tuesday.

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Hellebuyck with 29 saves, Laine Scores Only Goal as Jets Blank Canucks 1-0

Hellebuyck with 29 saves, Laine Scores Only Goal as Jets Blank Canucks 1-0

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Patrik Laine #29 of the Winnipeg Jets celebrates his first period goal against the Vancouver Canucks with teammates at the bench at the Bell MTS Place on January 21, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck believes he’s calm in the crease.

The Winnipeg Jets goaltender had to be that as he held off the Vancouver Canucks to ensure Patrik Laine’s first-period goal was the only one needed in a 1-0 victory on Sunday.

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Jets Wives, Girlfriends Raise $9,500 for Winnipeg Harvest

Jets Wives, Girlfriends Raise $9,500 for Winnipeg Harvest

Winnipeg Harvest - Winnipeg Jets Baby Formula
From left to right: Winnipeg Harvest director of development Colleen McVarish, Emily Byfuglien, Sam Wheeler, and Winnipeg Harvest executive director Kate Brenner. (HANDOUT)

Winnipeg Jets‘ wives and girlfriends have scored big in raising more than $9,500 in donations for Winnipeg Harvest.

Through the sale of autographed holiday ornaments at the December 3 home game, funds for the “Fa La La for Formula” initiative went to purchase baby formula for the local food bank.

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Jets Fans Fundraise for Christmas Cheer Board in Ben Chiarot’s Name

Jets Fans Fundraise for Christmas Cheer Board in Ben Chiarot’s Name

Ben Chiarot
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Ben Chiarot in NHL action against the St. Louis Blues at MTS Centre on Tuesday, December 15 2015. (JEFF MILLER / CHRISD.CA FILE)

Winnipeg Jets fans are doing their part to raise funds for the Christmas Cheer Board after the NHL fined defenceman Ben Chiarot over the weekend.

Chiarot was fined $3,763.44 for butt-ending Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry in a game last Friday.

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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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