Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Manitoba’ Category

Bombers’ Matt Nichols, Roughriders’ Charleston Hughes and Shaq Evans named CFL stars

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols has been named one of the CFL's weekly stars after his team dismantled the Ottawa Redblacks 31-1.

‘Massive talent’ Bernard Tomic returns to court in Winnipeg after Wimbledon controversy

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
Miami Open Tennis

One of the biggest enigmas in men's tennis will hit the court in Winnipeg Wednesday, barely a week after bowing out of the world's most prestigious tournament in controversial fashion.

Breaking down the mechanics of Jets winger Patrik Laine’s whip-fast one-timer

Sunday, April 14th, 2019
Patrik Laine's one-timers

It's no secret Winnipeg Jets winger Patrik Laine was in a scoring slump in the latter half of the season. Jets fans love the Finnish phenom, but it's not a stretch to say some of his biggest supporters have grown a little anxious waiting for him to hit a hot streak again like he did last fall.

Rookie St. Louis goalie phenom addresses old tweets about burkas, foreign-language taxi driver

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

St. Louis Blues rookie goalie Jordan Binnington is facing an off-ice distraction as he prepares for the NHL playoffs: The emergence of old tweets about women in burkas and a taxi driver speaking a foreign language.

Flames and Jets fans rally around teams on Twitter ahead of NHL playoffs

Sunday, April 7th, 2019
NHL Television Changes Hockey

The Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets are being rewarded for their on-ice success with growing online fanbases.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers look to stage NFL exhibition game

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
Investors Group Field

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are looking into possibly hosting an NFL exhibition game between the Oakland Raiders and the Green Bay Packers this summer.

Announcers get ready for first-ever NHL broadcast in Cree

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
Clarence Iron

Fans tuning in to watch the Carolina Hurricanes take on the Montreal Canadiens on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) will see — and hear — history in the making Sunday.

Manitoba First Nations hockey player signs contract with Florida Panthers

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
Brady Keeper

Brady Keeper, who played with the Opaskwayak Cree Nation Blizzard before going on to play for the University of Maine hockey team, has signed a two-year contract with the Florida Panthers.

U of M Bison Reina Iizuka attempting to become 1st female to play U Sports football

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Reina Iizuka, a member of the University of Manitoba Bisons, red-shirted for the Herd in 2018 but is now looking to become the first woman in history to dress for a U Sports football game.

The littlest Jets fan? Toddler rattles off Winnipeg players in viral video

Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Aria McTavish

The Winnipeg Jets may be playing in Ottawa this weekend — but one little superfan in Winnipeg was getting all the attention Saturday.