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Connor Hellebuyck Makes 25 Saves, Winnipeg Blanks Colorado 3-0

Connor Hellebuyck Makes 25 Saves, Winnipeg Blanks Colorado 3-0

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Colorado Avalanche’s Gabriel Landeskog (92) attempts to deflect the shot from the point past Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, February 3, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck appreciates his Winnipeg teammates sacrificing their bodies to help him look good.

Hellebuyck made 25 saves for his fifth shutout of the season as the Jets blanked the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday.

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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

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

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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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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