Bittersweet Goodbye

Wheelerj28
April 09 2014 11:20AM

My tenth season as the in-game announcer for the Winnipeg Jets (and Manitoba Moose) under the True North banner; tonights game will be my last.  Tonight marks the end of a journey that I began shortly after I moved the city of Winnipeg.  I was doing the ring announcing for ESPN’s Friday Night Fights, Lalonde vs. Hill at (then) Canwest Park.  I was approached by Kyle Balharry to audition for the vacant PA announcers job for the upcoming Manitoba Moose hockey season.  After losing out to Jay Richardson, the current PA announcer, I had asked if they were holding auditions for their in-game announcer.  I was informed that there was no in-game announcer due to budget restraints, and that they use their current ‘Moosekateers’ to do the contesting.  I offered my services for free, as I had done so for the Lloydminster Blazers of the AJHL and the Calgary Hitmen of the WHL in years past.

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Jetstream Podcast Ep 26: Keep Kane

Travis Hrubeniuk
April 07 2014 08:13AM

Kane

On this week's episode, the guys run through Kane's busy week, pick our biggest disappointments and surprises of the season, and begin our donation campaign to buyout Pav.  All that, plus a few awesome questions from our listeners!

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Game 77 @ Phoenix: Scoring Chances & Observations

Travis Hrubeniuk
April 02 2014 10:39PM

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Coming off of one of the most epic collapses in Jets 2.0 history, the Jets faced a Phoenix team that had the opportunity to mathematically knock them out of playoff position.  Yet somehow, with the odds stacked against them, the Jets pulled through and left the desert with a shootout win.

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Game 76 @ Anaheim: Scoring Chances & Observations

Travis Hrubeniuk
April 01 2014 12:28AM

comeback

Wow wow wow. That was…wow. Did you know that hockey games have 60 minutes of regulation play?

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Jetstream Podcast Ep 25: Daddy Issues

Travis Hrubeniuk
March 31 2014 07:50PM

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On this week's episode, the guys share their best and worst sports moments, mull over the thought of Randy Carlyle becoming the Jets head coach and furious discuss Troy Westwood's comments on Andrew Ladd's decision to miss a game for the birth of his child. 

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