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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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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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Renovations at Bell MTS Place Completed for Hockey Season

Renovations at Bell MTS Place Completed for Hockey Season

Bell MTS Place
The renovated concourse inside Bell MTS Place. (TNSE / HANDOUT)
Bell MTS Place
(TNSE / HANDOUT)

As the Winnipeg Jets host the visiting rival Minnesota Wild Monday night in their first pre-season game of the year, Bell MTS Place is ready to shine after an extensive renovation.

True North Sports + Entertainment raced through eight months of construction after three years of planning to spruce up the home of the Jets.

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Jets Release 2017-18 Broadcast Schedule

Jets Release 2017-18 Broadcast Schedule

TSN's Sara Orlesky
TSN’s Sara Orlesky will be on-air host for all Winnipeg Jets home games again this season. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Winnipeg Jets fans not in attendance at Bell MTS Place will be able to catch 60 regular season games on TSN for the 2017-18 season.

The Jets and their host broadcaster released the upcoming TV and radio schedule on Friday, which kicks off on TSN3 October 9 when the Jets face the Edmonton Oilers.

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