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Winnipeg Jets Fall 2-1 as Blues Score Late Goal in Game 1

Winnipeg Jets Fall 2-1 as Blues Score Late Goal in Game 1

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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St. Louis Blues celebrate Tyler Bozak’s (21) game-winning goal against the Winnipeg Jets during third period NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Tyler Bozak scored with 2:05 left in the third period to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday in Game 1 of their Western Conference opening-round playoff series.

Blues forward Pat Maroon sent a backhand pass from behind the net out to Bozak in the slot, whose quick shot went by Winnipeg goalie Connor Hellebuyck.

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Whiteout Forecast: Jets Fans Ready for Stanley Cup Playoffs

Whiteout Forecast: Jets Fans Ready for Stanley Cup Playoffs

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The Winnipeg Jets host the St. Louis Blues tonight at Bell MTS Place. (TYLER WALSH / TOURISM WINNIPEG)

A sea of white will cover downtown Winnipeg tonight as the Jets open the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell MTS Place.

The St. Louis Blues are in town for a 7 p.m. puck drop and excitement is building throughout the city.

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Winnipeg Jets Believe They Can Soar in Playoffs After Rough Finish to Season

Winnipeg Jets Believe They Can Soar in Playoffs After Rough Finish to Season

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) and Kevin Hayes (12) joke around during practice prior to their first round of NHL playoff action against the St. Louis Blues in Winnipeg, Monday, April 8, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Patrik Laine views the playoffs as a fresh start for himself. He’s not the only Jets player with that approach.

Winnipeg isn’t exactly rolling as it heads into its first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, going 4-5-1 in its final 10 regular-season games. The Blues, on the other hand, nearly ran the table, finishing 8-1-1.

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Jets Soaring on Twitter as First Round of Playoffs Set to Begin

Jets Soaring on Twitter as First Round of Playoffs Set to Begin

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Winnipeg Jets centre Adam Lowry (17) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Monday, April 1, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

The Winnipeg Jets have found success on the ice to make it to the post-season two years in a row, but are also climbing the ranks online.

Data released by Twitter Canada shows the team’s official @NHLJets account has grown more than 38% in the past two years.

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Jets Open First Round Playoff Series Wednesday Against Blues on Home-Ice

Jets Open First Round Playoff Series Wednesday Against Blues on Home-Ice

By The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) makes a save on a shot by Arizona Coyotes centre Brad Richardson (15) as Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien (33) gives Richardson a push during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

NEW YORK — The Winnipeg Jets will begin their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series Wednesday while the Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames play their respective Game 1’s on Thursday.

The NHL announced the schedule for the first round Sunday morning.

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Hayes Scores in OT to Lift Jets Over Blackhawks 4-3

Hayes Scores in OT to Lift Jets Over Blackhawks 4-3

By Matt Carlson, The Associated Press

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Winnipeg Jets centre Adam Lowry (17) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Monday, April 1, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

CHICAGO — Kevin Hayes scored at 3:38 of overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Monday night to snap a three-game slide and move into sole possession of first place in the Central Division.

Hayes cut to the net off the right side, got past Dylan Strome and tucked a shot past Corey Crawford. Winnipeg improved to 96 points, two ahead of St. Louis and Nashville atop the crowded division race.

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Winnipeg Whiteout Street Parties Returning with a Cover Charge

Winnipeg Whiteout Street Parties Returning with a Cover Charge

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The Winnipeg Jets Whiteout Street Parties are back for another season. (TYLER WALSH / TOURISM WINNIPEG)

The Winnipeg Whiteout Street Parties are back this season, but it will cost you to attend.

Economic Development Winnipeg and True North Sports + Entertainment revealed details Monday, introducing a $5 fee and a maximum of four tickets per person. The street parties were free to attend last year and introduced a ticketing system halfway through the playoffs to get control on crowd sizes.

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Montreal Canadiens Remain in Playoff Hunt with Win Over Winnipeg Jets

Montreal Canadiens Remain in Playoff Hunt with Win Over Winnipeg Jets

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Montreal Canadiens’ Andrew Shaw (65), Jeff Petry (26), Brett Kulak (17) and Artturi Lehkonen (62) celebrate Petry’s goal against the Winnipeg Jets during second-period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, March 28, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Shea Weber knows the Montreal Canadiens have a lot of fight left in them.

They showed that Saturday night by beating the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 to remain relevant in the race for a playoff spot.

“We’ve talked about this the whole time. We’re not giving up,” Weber, the Canadiens captain, said. “We’re not out yet. Six more points available for us. We’ll take the next game here and try to win that one and see what happens.”

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