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Palmieri, Vatanen Lead Devils Over Jets 5-3 for First Pre-Season Win

Palmieri, Vatanen Lead Devils Over Jets 5-3 for First Pre-Season Win

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets forward Jack Roslovic (28) fights past New Jersey Devils forward Jesper Bratt (63) during second period NHL pre-season game action in Winnipeg, Thursday, September 27, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Halstead)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck wasn’t too worried the Winnipeg Jets ended the pre-season on a losing note.

Kyle Palmieri and Sami Vatanen each had a goal and assist as the New Jersey Devils picked up their first exhibition win with a 5-3 victory over the Jets on Thursday.

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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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Mark Scheifele, Blake Wheeler Lead Jets Over Oilers in Pre-Season

Mark Scheifele, Blake Wheeler Lead Jets Over Oilers in Pre-Season

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Mark Scheifele
Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) scores on Edmonton Oilers’ goaltender Mikko Koskinen (19) during second-period pre-season NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, September 23, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler decided to train together in the summer. It appears to be quickly paying off.

The Jets linemates each had three-point games as Winnipeg defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 in pre-season play Sunday.

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Dustin Byfuglien Scores in Overtime, Jets Beat Flames 4-3 in Pre-Season

Dustin Byfuglien Scores in Overtime, Jets Beat Flames 4-3 in Pre-Season

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

Dustin Byfuglien
Winnipeg Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien (33), scores the game-winning goal in overtime on Calgary Flames goaltender Jeff Glass (31) during pre-season NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Friday, September 21, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck was one of the veterans showing early signs of pre-season rust on Friday night. Dustin Byfuglien made up for it.

Byfuglien scored his second goal of the game in overtime as the Winnipeg Jets came back to beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 in exhibition action.

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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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Jets Sign Josh Morrissey to Two-Year, $6.3M Deal

Jets Sign Josh Morrissey to Two-Year, $6.3M Deal

Josh Morrissey
Winnipeg Jets’ Josh Morrissey, right, skates with the puck as he is pressured by St. Louis Blues’ Ryan Reaves during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in St. Louis. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP/Billy Hurst)

The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Josh Morrissey to a two-year contract worth $6.3 million.

Morrissey, 23, will earn an annual value of $3.15 million as part of the deal.

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Leaner Patrik Laine Changes Summer Routine in Bid to Elevate Game

Leaner Patrik Laine Changes Summer Routine in Bid to Elevate Game

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) does a skating time trial during the first day of the Jets NHL training camp in Winnipeg, Friday, September 14, 2018. Patrik Laine really likes candy, but he loves playing hockey. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John WoodsWinnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) does a skating time trial during the first day of the Jets NHL training camp in Winnipeg, Friday, September 14, 2018. Patrik Laine really likes candy, but he loves playing hockey. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Patrik Laine really likes candy, but he loves playing hockey.

The two don’t go hand in hand very well, so the Winnipeg Jets’ 44-goal scorer from last season made some changes over the summer to become leaner and faster.

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Winnipeg Jets Broadcast Schedule Includes 60 Games on TSN3

Winnipeg Jets Broadcast Schedule Includes 60 Games on TSN3

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The Winnipeg Jets 2018-19 broadcast schedule includes the majority of games on TSN3, with CBC and Sportsnet also sharing in the action. (TNSE)

Winnipeg Jets fans will get their first television glimpse of the team for the 2018-19 NHL season on October 4 at 7 p.m. on TSN3.

The broadcast schedule was released Thursday, with TSN carrying six of the seven Jets’ pre-season games and 60 regular season games live on TSN3. The remaining 22 regular season games will be broadcast on CBC and Rogers Sportsnet.

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