Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Manitoba’ Category

Blue Bombers sign QB Darian Durant to 1-year contract

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have landed a veteran quarterback to backup Matt Nichols. The Bombers announced late Saturday evening they have signed a one-year contract with Darian Durant, just days after he was let go from the Montreal Alouettes.

Jennifer Jones recruits Shannon Birchard to play national curling championship

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

?With third Kaitlyn Lawes bound for the Winter Olympics, Jennifer Jones has recruited Shannon Birchard to join her team at the upcoming Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

‘We got nothing to complain about’: Jets coach responds to Sharks’ slam

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
Jets coach Paul Maurice

The head coach of the Winnipeg Jets says NHL players have little to complain about after a house-made video released by the San Jose Sharks poked fun at The Peg before Sunday's game.

San Jose Sharks players slam ‘cold and dark’ Winnipeg as worst NHL city to play in

Monday, January 8th, 2018
Tomas Hertl

In a video posted to the Twitter page for NBC Sports California, three San Jose Sharks players slammed Winnipeg, deriding it for being cold and dark, as well as for its lack of Wi-Fi. The team was in the city on Sunday to play the Jets, who soundly defeated them 4-1.

Dale Hawerchuk calls Jets Hall of Fame induction a tribute to city that ‘shaped my life’

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
Dale Hawerchuk

Dale Hawerchuk will be inducted into the Jets Hall of Fame before the Winnipeg team's game against the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday.

Winnipeg mayor raises name of CFL Eskimos with Edmonton counterpart

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman says he has told his Edmonton counterpart the Edmonton Eskimos could have a more inclusive name.

Wilder, Ray, Okpalaugo named top performers for final CFL week

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
FBO CFL Blue Bombers Stampeders 20171103

Toronto running back James Wilder Jr., and quarterback Ricky Ray and Winnipeg defensive end Tristan Okpalaugo are the top performers for the final week of the CFL season.

Manitoban amateur and professional hockey players look to become Olympic heroes

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Zach Whitecloud

With no National Hockey League players going to the Olympics for the first time since 1994, amateur and professional hockey players from other leagues will be vying for a chance to represent Canada on the Olympic stage.

NHL player agent accused of defrauding players of $12M

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
Police situation Winnipeg The Maples

A 54-year-old Winnipeg man is charged with fraud, money laundering and theft from former NHL players Dany Heatley and Christopher Phillips.

‘Hurry hard and get your tickets’: Brandon to host to 2019 Tim Hortons Brier

Friday, October 13th, 2017
CUR Brier 20160305

Canada's best male curlers will slide into Brandon for the Tim Hortons Brier in 2019.