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Cheveldayoff Sheds Little Light on Complicated Relationship Between Jets and Byfuglien

Cheveldayoff Sheds Little Light on Complicated Relationship Between Jets and Byfuglien

By The Canadian Press

 

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Winnipeg Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien celebrates after scoring during the third period in Game 3 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series against the St. Louis Blues Sunday, April 14, 2019, in St. Louis. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jeff Roberson)

Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff isn’t saying much on his team’s relationship with absent defenceman Dustin Byfuglien, other than the issue is “complicated.”

Cheveldayoff talked to reporters in San Jose a day after reports emerged that Byfuglien underwent surgery for a high ankle sprain last week in his native Minnesota, and that the Jets were not directly involved in the decision-making process.

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Jets’ Lowry Suspended for Two Games for Boarding Flames’ Kylington

Jets’ Lowry Suspended for Two Games for Boarding Flames’ Kylington

By The Canadian Press

 

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Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry has been suspended for two games for boarding Calgary Flames defenceman Oliver Kylington. (NHL.COM)

NEW YORK — The NHL has suspended Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry for two games for boarding Calgary Flames defenceman Oliver Kylington.

The incident occurred with two seconds left in the second period of Winnipeg’s 2-1 overtime win over Calgary in Saturday’s outdoor game at Regina’s Mosiac Stadium. Lowry hit Kylington from behind as the defenceman tangled with another Jets player behind the Calgary goal.

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Outdoor NHL Games a Weather Adventure for Ice Crews, Players and Coaches

Outdoor NHL Games a Weather Adventure for Ice Crews, Players and Coaches

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press

 

Winnipeg Jets - Heritage ClassicREGINA — Derek King has made hockey ice in enough football and baseball stadiums to know he can’t beat Mother Nature. He has to work with her.

Saturday’s Heritage Classic at Regina’s Mosaic Stadium presented its own set of challenges including relentless sun during the ice-generation phase and howling wind that arrived game day.

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Jets to Induct Carlyle, Steen into Hall of Fame

Jets to Induct Carlyle, Steen into Hall of Fame

 

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Winnipeg Jets 1.0 legends Dale Hawerchuk and Thomas Steen at the 2016 NHL Heritage Classic press conference on Friday at Portage and Main. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Jets will induct Randy Carlyle and Thomas Steen as the seventh and eighth members of the team’s Hall of Fame.

Both players served as captains of the team during the Jets 1.9 era.

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Regina’s Mosaic Stadium Steps onto NHL Stage with an Outdoor Game

Regina’s Mosaic Stadium Steps onto NHL Stage with an Outdoor Game

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press

 

Winnipeg Jets - Heritage ClassicREGINA — The NHL’s outdoor game in Regina doesn’t have a player from the province of Saskatchewan in it, or even a Western Hockey League Regina Pats alumnus.

So the player with perhaps the strongest emotional tie to Saturday’s Heritage Classic between the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets at Mosaic Stadium is Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic. The 29-year-old from St. Malo, Man., played his major junior hockey for the Moose Jaw Warriors — less than an hour’s drive west of the provincial capital on the Trans-Canada and thus the traditional rival of the Pats.

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Teemu Selanne Back in Winnipeg to Sign New Book

Teemu Selanne Back in Winnipeg to Sign New Book

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Teemu Selanne holds up his key to the city of Winnipeg in this October 2016 photo. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA FILE)
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Teemu Selanne’s My Life memoir is available at bookstores now.

Winnipeg Jets legend Teemu Selanne is making a return to his former city this weekend to promote his new book.

The Hockey Hall of Famer is on tour in support of his new memoir, My Life, chronicling his time in the NHL and highlighting his rookie season with the Jets. The “Finnish Flash” scored 76 goals in his first season with the team in 1992–93.

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Anze Kopitar’s Late Goal Lifts Los Angeles Kings Over Winnipeg Jets 3-2

Anze Kopitar’s Late Goal Lifts Los Angeles Kings Over Winnipeg Jets 3-2

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

 

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Los Angeles Kings’ Anze Kopitar (11) scores the game-winning goal against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) as Josh Morrissey (44) and Dmitry Kulikov (7) rush back to defend during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Greenslade)

WINNIPEG — Todd McLellan tipped his hat to one of his penalty killers Tuesday, but it wasn’t a Los Angeles Kings skater.

The head coach praised veteran goaltender Jonathan Quick, who foiled five Winnipeg Jets’ power plays in a 3-2 victory for the visitors at Bell MTS Place.

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Connor, Laine Score Shootout Goals, Jets Topple Red-Hot Oilers 1-0

Connor, Laine Score Shootout Goals, Jets Topple Red-Hot Oilers 1-0

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

 

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Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) jumps as the puck is shot towards Edmonton Oilers’ Mike Smith (41) during second period NHL action in Winnipeg on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Greenslade)

WINNIPEG — Connor Hellebuyck’s first shutout of the season couldn’t have come at a better time for the Winnipeg Jets.

Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine scored in the shootout as the Jets ended a three-game losing skid with a 1-0 victory over the red-hot Edmonton Oilers Sunday.

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Jets Drop Third Straight Loss to Islanders 3-1

Jets Drop Third Straight Loss to Islanders 3-1

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

 

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New York Islanders’ Mathew Barzal (13) and teammates celebrate his goal against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during second period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, October 17, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Mathew Barzal says he’s still finding his game, but it didn’t look lost on Thursday.

Barzal scored twice as the New York Islanders won their third straight game with a 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets.

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