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Jets Sign Forward Adam Lowry to Three-Year Contract Worth $8.75 Million

Jets Sign Forward Adam Lowry to Three-Year Contract Worth $8.75 Million

By The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) and Adam Lowry (17) celebrate after Lowry scored on Vancouver Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller (30) during third period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, March 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Jets have avoided salary arbitration with forward Adam Lowry, signing him to a three-year, US$8.75 million contract.

The 25-year-old played in 45 games for the Jets last season, recording 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) and eight penalty minutes.

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Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Goaltender Connor Hellebuyck to Six-Year, $37M Deal

Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Goaltender Connor Hellebuyck to Six-Year, $37M Deal

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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)

The Winnipeg Jets have shown an extended interest in goaltender Connor Hellebuyck by signing him to a six-year, $37 million contract.

Hellebuyck, 25, appeared in a career-high 67 games for the Jets last season, setting single-season franchise records for wins (44), shutouts (6), and save percentage (.924). His 44 wins are the eighth most in a season in NHL history and the most by an American-born goaltender.

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Jets Deal Goalie Steve Mason to Canadiens in Salary Dump Ahead of Free Agency

Jets Deal Goalie Steve Mason to Canadiens in Salary Dump Ahead of Free Agency

By Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press

Joel Armia
Winnipeg Jets right wing Joel Armia, right, works for the puck against Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Luca Sbisa during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Montreal Canadiens have acquired right winger Armia, goaltender Steve Mason and a pair of draft picks from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for defence prospect Simon Bourque. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/John Locher)

MONTREAL – The Winnipeg Jets cleared some salary cap space and the Montreal Canadiens added some assets in a trade Saturday ahead of the opening of NHL free agency.

The Jets sent veteran goalie Steve Mason and his US$4.1-million price tag for 2018-19, forward Joel Armia and a pair of draft picks to Montreal for defence prospect Simon Bourque.

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Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Joe Morrow to One-Year Deal

Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Joe Morrow to One-Year Deal

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Winnipeg Jets’ Joe Morrow (70) and Detroit Red Wings’ Dylan Larkin (71) chase a loose puck during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Friday, March 2, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Jets have re-signed defenceman Joe Morrow on a one-year contract worth $1 million annually.

Morrow, 25, played 18 games for the Jets and 38 games for the Canadiens in 2017-18 and had 16 points (6G, 10A) and 26 penalty minutes.

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Winnipeg Jets Open Pre-Season Against Minnesota Wild at Home

Winnipeg Jets Open Pre-Season Against Minnesota Wild at Home

Joel Armia
Winnipeg Jets right wing Joel Armia (40) is hooked by Chicago Blackhawks centre Artem Anisimov (15) as defenceman Duncan Keith (2) looks on during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The Jets have released their pre-season schedule. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

It may look like summer outside, but hockey fans can already mark down some important dates on their calendars for the 2018-19 NHL season.

The Winnipeg Jets have released their seven-game pre-season schedule for the upcoming season, which has the team kicking things off Monday, September 17 at home versus the Minnesota Wild.

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Final Bill Tallied for Winnipeg Whiteout Street Parties

Final Bill Tallied for Winnipeg Whiteout Street Parties

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Winnipeg Jets fans celebrate int he streets during game one of NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Mike Sudoma)

The final bill is in for the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Parties, which saw 120,500 hockey fans pack downtown Winnipeg streets during nine separate events over six weeks this spring.

Economic Development Winnipeg says the parties to cheer on the Winnipeg Jets’ playoff run came at a cost of $2,167,000.

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Shear the Beard: Jets Forward Laine to Shave Off Famous Playoff Scruff

Shear the Beard: Jets Forward Laine to Shave Off Famous Playoff Scruff

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine speaks with the media at a year-end news conference on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (JETS TV)

WINNIPEG – Patrik Laine will look like a new man by the weekend.

The Winnipeg Jets top goal-scorer has an appointment booked with his hairdresser in Finland to cut his long locks and shave off his scruffy beard, ridding himself of a look that drew teasing from his teammates and jokes from fans.

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Fleury Outshines Hellebuyck as Golden Knights Oust Jets to Advance to Cup Final

Fleury Outshines Hellebuyck as Golden Knights Oust Jets to Advance to Cup Final

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) and goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) following the team’s loss to the Vegas Golden Knights during NHL Western Conference Finals, game 5, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – When the buzzer sounded to end the game and the season for the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday, goalie Connor Hellebuyck left the bench and went back on to the ice.

The netminder had been off for an extra attacker, but six skaters couldn’t tie up the game and Jets were eliminated from the playoffs as the expansion Vegas Golden Knights won the Western Conference final series in Game 5 with a 2-1 victory.

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