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Rookie defenceman Tucker Poolman may play for Jets in Game 4

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Rookie defenceman Tucker Poolman may play for the Winnipeg Jets in place of the injured Tyler Myers Tuesday in Game 4 of the opening-round series against the Minnesota Wild.

Ironic whiteout blizzard could impact Jets-Wild playoff series

Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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When the Winnipeg Jets tried to venture south into Minnesota for Game 3 of its opening-round series, an actual whiteout — perhaps the heaviest April snowfall in the modern history of the Twin Cities — laid waste to the club's travel plans.

Fan whiteout floods downtown Winnipeg as Jets take 2-0 lead

Friday, April 13th, 2018
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After a game that ended in a flurry of fists, the Winnipeg Jets don't seem concerned that their Stanley Cup playoff series against the Minnesota Wild just might have taken on a more heated tone.

‘It feels great’: Creator of Winnipeg Jets’ whiteout awed by tradition’s endurance

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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As retailers struggle to keep up with demand for Jets whiteout gear, there's one Winnipegger who can't help beaming.

‘It’s finally our time’: Jets fans go crazy as team wins 1st-ever playoff game

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Winnipeg Jets fans celebrate their team's Game 1 win over the Minnesota Wild.

Winnipeg Jets fans screamed their way to decibel levels equal to a chainsaw buzz as the home team scored the franchise's first playoff victory, 3-2, over the Minnesota Wild as the NHL championship run got underway Wednesday night.

Jets and Wild coaches prepare for chess match as playoff puck drop looms

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice and Minnesota Wild coach Bruce Boudreau are engaged in another chess match as their teams face off against each other in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.??

‘This is your Christmas’: Jets coach calls playoffs his fun time

Monday, April 9th, 2018
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It was a short and sweet practice Monday as the Winnipeg Jets prepare for their first playoff game later this week, and head coach Paul Maurice says he's excited — and ready.

Jets’ Sami Niku unflappable in face of pressure in NHL debut

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Sami Niku's NHL debut was one for the ages, even more so considering it happened on the home ice of the storied Montreal Canadiens.

‘Sweet elderly lady’ sees 1st Jets game after chance encounter with strangers

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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An elderly stranger's passion for the Winnipeg Jets impressed a couple of hockey fans so much they decided to make sure she got to see her first-ever game.

World championship curling win marks ‘bittersweet’ end for Team Canada’s Jill Officer

Monday, March 26th, 2018
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One of the Winnipeg curling foursome to hoist a world championship trophy overhead on the weekend is still reeling as she processes the overwhelming feat — and the fact that the win was the last she'll experience as a member of Team Jones.