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Winnipeg Jets lose 2 more key defencemen

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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The Winnipeg Jets' short-handed defence has received more bad news.

‘I love it here’: Bombers QB Matt Nichols’ faces contract uncertainty as he recovers from injury

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
Bombers QB Matt Nichols

Matt Nichols' CFL season ended with shoulder surgery last week and now, as he prepares to help teammates from the sideline, he also faces the end of his current contract.

‘I’ll be real good this year’: Jets’ Patrik Laine ready to shed last season’s setbacks

Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Patrik Laine missed all of training camp and pre-season action with the Winnipeg Jets but certainly not his confidence.

Jets sniper Patrik Laine re-signs with Winnipeg for $13.5M

Friday, September 27th, 2019

The Winnipeg Jets have re-signed high-profile scorer Patrick Laine, True North's Mark Chipman confirmed Friday.

Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols out for remainder of CFL season

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Matt Nichols won't take another snap for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers this season. The Bombers' starting quarterback underwent shoulder surgery Thursday and will not play for the remainder of 2019 season, the club announced.

Uncertainty surrounds Jets’ Byfuglien as defenceman remains no-show at training camp

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien is believed to be using his time away from the team to ponder his career and possible retirement, TSN hockey analyst Bob McKenzie says.

Bombers’ running back Andrew Harris trying to clear his name after drug suspension

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Andrew Harris

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers' star running back says the source was a contaminated over-the-counter natural supplement he took and that he has sent the leftover product away to be tested.

Frustrated Patrik Laine wants to be on top line, play with high-skilled centre

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Patrik Laine believes if he was on another NHL team, his linemates would be the best players available, but in Winnipeg, he's stagnating on a second line with a rotating roster, says a Finnish journalist who has followed the star's career.

Jets’ Patrik Laine to train in Switzerland amid contract negotiations: reports

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Finnish media is reporting restricted free agent Patrik Laine is heading to Switzerland to train amid his contract negotiation stalemate with the Winnipeg Jets.

Dustin Byfuglien granted leave of absence from Winnipeg Jets

Friday, September 13th, 2019
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The Winnipeg Jets will be without Big Buff for at least a little while.