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((HT: CBCSports/NHL/youtube))First and foremost, the HQ would like to congratulate the town of Winnipeg for getting back their Jets. All that a lot of people ask from this part of the world is that you give the Thrashers a good home... and the HQ knows you will...Like this... And, yes, you lost 5-1 to Montreal in your first home game...But Nik Antropov is the answer to the trivia question...More than anything, CBC analyst Glenn Healy proved his jingoistic, ill-informed-ness carried over to the topic of Atlanta versus the Peg...From Spector and his required reading:Shortly after the puck dropped in Winnipeg, the fans serenaded Canadiens goalie Carey Price by slowly chanting his first name, hardly uncommon in NHL arenas to get under the opposition’s skin in a big game. The chants subsided, then picked up again after Nik Antropov’s goal got the Jets within 2-1.“Want to know how we know we’re in Winnipeg?” Healy asked. “They’re chanting Price’s name. That wouldn’t have happened in Atlan...
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We get it, Winnipeg. You're excited to have a hockey team back. Now, it appears that even the Canadian government is joining in on the celebration surrounding the Jets' return to Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Steven Harper and the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled commemorative 50-cent coins created with the Winnipeg Jets logo that will sell for either $14.95 or, for one of...
Hockey fans in Winnipeg seem to have forgiven Gary Bettman.
Once villified in the city after the original Winnipeg Jets left town, the NHL commissioner had his name chanted in the concourse of MTS Centre on Sunday while doing a radio interview before the second generation Jets played their first game against the Montreal Canadiens.
It was such an unusual occurrence, he wasn'...
If there was ever a player that left Chicago for Winnipeg that would be considered The Prodigal Son, it would be Bobby Hull. But for most younger fans, Andrew Ladd is “the one that got away.” In 2009-10, Ladd was … Continue reading →
They're back. Not just the Winnipeg Jets - their thousands upon thousands of loyal fans, many of whom descended on the MTS Centre in the city's downtown to take in the team's first game in over 15 years.
The Winnipeg Jets’ season opens this afternoon. Fans decked out in Jets gear, old and new, have been streaming downtown for hours, pre-gaming the pre-game and getting ready for what will undoubtedly be a historic day for this city.
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The NHL returned to Winnipeg with a cold reminder of the challenge that lies ahead. Carey Price stopped 30 shots and the Montreal Canadiens put a damper on a massive civic celebration with a 5-1 victory over the Jets on Sunday. The return of big-league hockey to the city had fans celebrating in the streets hours before the puck was dropped and horns honking outside the MTS Centre throughout the...
MANCHESTER, NH – Center Riley Holzapfel scored the lone goal of the game leading the St. John’s IceCaps to a 1-0 victory over the Manchester Monarchs at Verizon Wireless Arena on Saturday night.
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It was a long wait, but the NHL is ready to make an official return to Winnipeg.
The NHL returned to Winnipeg with a cold reminder of the challenge that lies ahead.
The NHL returned to Winnipeg, Manitoba, with a cold reminder of the challenge that lies ahead. Carey Price stopped 30 shots and the Montreal Canadiens put a damper on a massive civic celebration with a 5-1 victory against the Jets Sunday.
Carey Price stopped 30 shots and the Montreal Canadiens put a
damper on a massive civic celebration in Winnipeg with a 5-1
victory over the Jets on Sunday.
Carey Price stopped 30 shots and the Montreal Canadiens put a damper on a massive civic celebration with a 5-1 victory over the Jets on Sunday.
TUC has been traveling for the past five days, and internet has been intermittent. However, I was lucky enough to catch both Habs games in full. Without further ado, a few thoughts, as the Habs sit at 1-1.
- Carey Price is the key to the Canadiens season, plain and simple. Thus far, he looks cool as a cucumber, and he’s picking up right where he left off in April.