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Jets Drop Game 3

WINNIPEG - The Jets are on the verge of elimination after a 6-2 win last night by Calgary. Nikolaj Ehlers had another goal but the Flames were able to score three times on the power play against Connor Hellbuyck. Calgary takes a 2-1 lead in the best of five Stanley Cup Qualifier. Game four goes…

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Jets Drop Game 3

WINNIPEG - The Jets are on the verge of elimination after a 6-2 win last night by Calgary. Nikolaj Ehlers had another goal but the Flames were able to score three times on the power play against Connor Hellbuyck. Calgary takes a 2-1 lead in the best of five Stanley Cup Qualifier. Game four goes…

Bowman Bets On Jets

WINNIPEG - The best of five Stanley Cup Qualifier between the Winnipeg Jets and Calgary Flames is now a best of three series after the Jets evened things up yesterday with a 3-2 victory. Click here to watch Three Takeaways from game two with Jets TV. Game three goes this afternoon at 5:45 at Rogers…

Jets & Flames Tonight

WINNIPEG - After just one exhibition game, the Jets start playing for real tonight against the Calgary Flames. The puck drops in Edmonton at 9:30 p.m. Winnipeg time. It took a while for the boys to get going in that 4-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks the other night, we'll see if they can get…

Jets Win!

WINNIPEG - The Jets won their lone exhibition game against the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 in Edmonton last night. Tucker Poolman, Nikolaj Ehlers, Dmitry Kulikov and Blake Wheeler scored the goals for the Jets. The Jets begin their qualifying round Saturday night against the Calgary Flames. Game one of the play-in series goes at 9:30 p.m.…

Jets Camp Underway

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets' Summer Camp got going this morning at Bell MST IcePlex. The team released a roster of 33 players. The Jets start playing for real in Edmonton on Saturday, July 31st. They face Calgary in the first round in a best of five series.

Hockey's Happening!

WINNIPEG - The NHL and its Players' Association have agreed on a tentative Return To Play Plan. There's also a Memorandum of Understanding that adds four years to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Formal Training camps are set to begin next Monday. Clubs would travel to hub cities July 26th. Play is scheduled to start August…

Jets Return To Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Most of the Jets are now back in Winnipeg. Players are expected to hit the practice ice next week. Formal training camp could get going within a couple weeks. The Jets will then fly to Edmonton around the end of the month to take on Calgary in the first round of a 24…

MOOSE RE-SIGN FORWARDS

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Moose have re-signed a couple of popular players. Brent Pedersen and Cole Maier, both forwards, have each signed one year deals. Pedersen, who's 24 years old, had nine points in 36 games last season, while Maier, who's also 24, collected 15 points in 59 games.

MOOSE LOSE CAPTAIN

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Moose are looking for a new captain. Defenceman Peter Stoykewych has decided to retire. The Winnipegger has played his entire career with the Moose and Winnipeg Jets organizations. Stoykewych is only 27 but because of a lingering head injury, he has decided to leave hockey.

BOMBERS TURN BIG PROFIT

WINNIPEG - The 2020 CFL season may be in doubt but 2019 was a very good year for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The team of course won the Grey Cup but it also turned a healthy profit of $3.5 million. "Our team should be proud of our financial results and winning the 107th Grey Cup…

MOOSE SEASON DONE

WINNIPEG - The American Hockey League has cancelled the remainder of the season, also putting an end to the year for the Manitoba Moose. Head coach Pascal Vincent says at least now they're not stuck in CoVid-19 limbo and they can start planning for next season. The Moose thanked their fans in a statement which…

LEIPSIC ON WAIVERS

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg-born Brendan Leipsic has been placed on waivers as the Washington Capitals prepare to terminate his contract. He apologized for saying horrible things in private messages on social media that somehow leaked out but that apology apparently won't save his job. The 25 year old forward talked about women and their weight. He…

CFL ASKING FEDS FOR HELP

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Football League has asked Ottawa for $150 million in financial assistance. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says the help would come in three phases, starting with $30 million to manage the impact of CoVid-19 on the league. And then another $120 million if the whole CFL season has to be scrapped. Prime Minister…

BOMBERS RELEASE NEW VIDEO

WINNIPEG - With no sports to watch because of CoVid-19, the Blue Bombers have released a new video so you can re-live last year's very successful season. Road To The Grey Cup runs almost an hour and includes never-before-seen footage. You can watch it right now for free at https://www.bluebombers.com/. Photo: Bombers

MANITOBA GAMES POSTPONED

WINNIPEG - Another big sporting event is being delayed. Sport Manitoba has announced the 2020 Manitoba Summer Games have been postponed for almost a year. But the good news is the games will still happen in Dauphin, just not this August. Instead, they'll take place in July of 2021. This decision affects about 3,000 athletes,…

BYE BUFF

WINNIPEG - Well, has it sunk in yet? Dustin Byfuglien is no longer a Winnipeg Jet. Buff and the team have finally parted ways. The Jets terminated his contract earlier this week. An NHL statement says the two have mutually resolved the grievance Dustin filed in September. He walks away from $14 million and is…

COLBY CAVE HAS DIED

WINNIPEG - Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave is dead. The 25 year old suffered a brain bleed earlier this week. He was then put in a medically-induced coma at a Toronto hospital. Cave was a native of Battleford, Saskatchewan.

New Date for Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame Dinner

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame and Museum Inc Board of Directors has made the decision to postpone the annual Softball Hall of Fame Induction dinner originally scheduled for May 9, 2020 at the Victoria Inn in Brandon. It will now be held on September 19, 2020. The Board said it was a…

Skate Canada Award Winners

WINNIPEG - The annual awards gala for Skate Canada was cancelled due to the COVD-19 Pandemic, but the winners have been announced. Skate Canada will be sharing information about the award recipients on their social media in the coming weeks. The first set of recipients were selected from nominations submitted by Skate Canada members throughout…

Austin Taylor Named 2019 Male Junior Athlete of the Year

WINNIPEG - A 20-year-old Archer from Winnipeg, Austin Taylor, was named the by Sport Manitoba. Taylor, 20, had a year to remember in 2019, winning a gold medal at the Canada Winter Games, gold medals in the Canadian National Target Archery and Canadian National Field Archery championships, winning the 2018 Frank Selke Award as Male…

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