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Winnipeg Jets Hosting Playoff Viewing Parties for Away Games

Winnipeg Jets Hosting Playoff Viewing Parties for Away Games

Winnipeg Jets Whiteout Viewing Party

While the Winnipeg Jets are getting the job done in Nashville on Friday against the Predators, local fans can watch the action at Bell MTS Place.

The arena will open its doors one hour before puck drop at 7 p.m., with the game being broadcast on the four scoreboard screens.

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Trade-Deadline Additions of Stastny, Morrow Paying Big Dividends for Jets

Trade-Deadline Additions of Stastny, Morrow Paying Big Dividends for Jets

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets left wing Nikolaj Ehlers (27), right wing Patrik Laine (29), centre Paul Stastny (25) and defenceman Ben Chiarot (7) celebrate Stastny’s goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Being traded to the Winnipeg Jets this season has turned into a highlight for Paul Stastny and Joe Morrow.

While the February moves disrupted their lives, they’ve been able to contribute to the success of a team that’s heading into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Vehicle Attacks Already Part of Winnipeg Police Plans as Jets Fans Party

Vehicle Attacks Already Part of Winnipeg Police Plans as Jets Fans Party

By The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets Fans
Winnipeg Jet fans celebrate at Portage an Main in downtown Winnipeg after the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Minnesota Wild in game five NHL playoff action to win the first round 4-1 in Winnipeg on Friday, April 20, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Police in Winnipeg say they were already considering a potential vehicle attack as they planned security for Jets fans looking to party downtown during the NHL playoffs.

Insp. Dave Dalal says attacks such as the one in Toronto on Monday are becoming more common, and Winnipeg police are prepared to keep fans at the so-called Whiteout street parties safe.

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One of the Top NHL Teams Will Go Home After Jets-Predators Series

One of the Top NHL Teams Will Go Home After Jets-Predators Series

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Andrew Copp - Tyler Myers
Winnipeg Jets’ Andrew Copp (9) and Tyler Myers (57) celebrates Copp’s goal against the Minnesota Wild during third-period game two NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Friday, April 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Tyler Myers knows he’s about to take part in a marquee playoff matchup that will send one very good team home for the summer.

The Winnipeg defenceman just hopes it’s not his Jets.

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Jets Facing Nashville Predators in Second Round of NHL Playoffs

Jets Facing Nashville Predators in Second Round of NHL Playoffs

Jack Roslovic - Brandon Tanev
Winnipeg Jets’ Jack Roslovic (52) and Brandon Tanev (13) celebrate Tanev’s goal against Minnesota Wild’s Jonas Brodin (25) and Matt Cullen (7) during first-period game five NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Friday, April 20, 2018. The Winnipeg Jets are heading to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The whiteout is heading south of the border as the Winnipeg Jets face the Nashville Predators in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

The Jets will have to eliminate the NHL’s top regular-season team if they want to advance to the third round of the playoffs.

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Connor Hellebuyck Emerging as Elite Goalie at Right Time for Winnipeg Jets

Connor Hellebuyck Emerging as Elite Goalie at Right Time for Winnipeg Jets

By Darrin Bauming, The Canadian Press

Connor Hellebuyck
Minnesota Wild’s Jordan Greenway (18) can’t get the puck past Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during first period game five NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Friday, April 20, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck’s back-to-back shutouts in Games 4 and 5 highlighted the Winnipeg Jets’ impressive opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in which they eliminated the Minnesota Wild in five games.

Now, as the Jets take some time to rest and prepare for the second round, Hellebuyck’s emergence as an elite goaltender has come clearly into focus, as well as Winnipeg’s overall defensive play.

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No Major Incidents as 36,000 Jets Fans Flock Downtown: Police

No Major Incidents as 36,000 Jets Fans Flock Downtown: Police

Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party
About 15,000 people gather on the streets outside Bell MTS Place for the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party as the Winnipeg Jets downed the Minnesota Wild 5-0 on Friday, April 20, 2018. (WINNIPEG JETS)

Winnipeg police say there weren’t any major incidents to report Friday night with about 36,000 fans flocking to downtown for the Jets game.

The Jets clinched the first round playoff series with a 5-0 win over the Minnesota Wild.

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Winnipeg Jets Beat Wild in Game 5 to Advance to Second Round

Winnipeg Jets Beat Wild in Game 5 to Advance to Second Round

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Jack Roslovic - Brandon Tanev
Winnipeg Jets’ Jack Roslovic (52) and Brandon Tanev (13) celebrate Tanev’s goal against Minnesota Wild’s Jonas Brodin (25) and Matt Cullen (7) during first-period game five NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Friday, April 20, 2018. The Winnipeg Jets are heading to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Bryan Little’s teammates were happy they could deliver something special to the veteran Winnipeg forward.

Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves and the Jets scored four goals in the first period to eliminate the Minnesota Wild with a 5-0 victory in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series Friday.

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Winnipeg Jets Not Looking to Change Their Game Against Minnesota Wild

Winnipeg Jets Not Looking to Change Their Game Against Minnesota Wild

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Mark Scheifele
Minnesota Wild’s Mikael Granlund, left, of Finland, can only watch from ice level as Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele scores an empty-net goal in the third period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. The Jets won 2-0. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

WINNIPEG – Now is not the time for the Winnipeg Jets to change their game.

That’s the message head coach Paul Maurice will deliver to his players as they prepare to possibly clinch their Western Conference opening-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild at home Friday night.

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