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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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Winnipeg Jets Sign Forward Logan Shaw to One-Year Contract

Winnipeg Jets Sign Forward Logan Shaw to One-Year Contract

Logan Shaw
Montreal Canadiens right winger Logan Shaw (49) gets his shot blocked by Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) as Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun (6) helps out during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. The Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms with Shaw on a one-year, two-way contract on Sunday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Logan Shaw to a one-year, two-way contract.

The 26-year-old Glace Bay, Nova Scotia native will earn an average annual salary of $675,000.

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Jets Forward Lemieux Suspended Two Games for Illegal Check to the Head

Jets Forward Lemieux Suspended Two Games for Illegal Check to the Head

By The Canadian Press

Brendan Lemieux
Winnipeg Jets left wing Brendan Lemieux (48) and defenceman Tyler Myers (57) celebrate Lemieux’s first NHL goal during third period NHL action against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Winnipeg on Sunday, October 29, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The NHL has suspended Winnipeg Jets forward Brendan Lemieux for two games for an illegal check to the head of Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck.

The incident occurred in the second period of the Panthers’ 4-2 win over the Jets on Friday in Helsinki, Finland. Lemieux skated by Trocheck and hit him in the head after the Panthers forward passed the puck into the Jets’ zone.

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Sports Highlights

Laine Scores, Hellebuyck Makes 41 Saves, Jets Beat Blues 5-1

Laine Scores, Hellebuyck Makes 41 Saves, Jets Beat Blues 5-1

By Joe Harris, The Associated Press

Tyler Myers
Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tyler Myers, left, defends as St. Louis Blues left wing Sammy Blais handles the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

ST. LOUIS – Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck didn’t mind the expanded workload on Thursday night.

Patrik Laine, Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor each had a goal and an assist, and the Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 5-1.

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True North Square Plaza Opens to the Public

True North Square Plaza Opens to the Public

True North Square
The lobby of True North Square is shown. The plaza of the multi-building downtown development officially opened on Thursday. (HANDOUT)
True North Square
A water feature is part of the plaza at True North Square. (TRUE NORTH SQUARE / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Rain didn’t dampen the spirits of opening day celebrations of the plaza at True North Square on Thursday.

The mixed-use development in the heart of downtown opened the first of two towers, located at 242 Hargrave Street.

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Former Jets Workhorse Goalie Ondrej Pavelec Retires After 11 NHL Seasons

Former Jets Workhorse Goalie Ondrej Pavelec Retires After 11 NHL Seasons

By The Canadian Press

Ondrej Pavelec
In this April 9, 2016, file photo, Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec moves to make a save against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles. Pavelec, who was a workhorse in the Jets’ goal after the NHL franchise moved from Atlanta to Winnipeg, announced his retirement Thursday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Danny Moloshok, File)

Ondrej Pavelec, who was a workhorse in the Jets’ goal after the NHL franchise moved from Atlanta to Winnipeg, announced his retirement Thursday.

The 31-year-old from Kladno, Czech Republic, made the announcement in a statement through his agent, Allan Walsh. He had a record of 156-167-48 and a goals-against average of 2.88 over 11 NHL seasons.

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