WCOH GAME 1: TEAM CANADA VS. CZECH REPUBLIC

Lowetide
September 17 2016 04:56PM

It is time for the hockey! And tonight, we get to see Team Canada—the favourite entering the World Cup of Hockey—against the Czech Republic. Sidney Crosby leads his team into a three-week battle that should result in another victory for the land of ice and snow—and they can do it before the snow flies. 

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Brendan Lemieux looks to carve out 'a very specific' role with Jets

Thomas Drance
September 16 2016 04:30PM

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Brendan Lemieux, the son of Claude, turned heads with bone-crunching hits at the Penticton Young Stars tournament in 2015. He continued to impress with his truculent style at Winnipeg Jets main camp and into the preseason, nearly breaking camp with Winnipeg in his final season of junior eligibility. This year an older, more-mature Lemieux is looking to land a full-time NHL job. 

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What to expect from each Jet player at the World Cup?

Jacob Stoller
September 16 2016 10:11AM

 

The World Cup of hockey is soon underway and if you're a Jets fan, there's many reasons to watch the tournament.  Winnipeg has players on 4 of the tournaments 8 teams and have 7 players in total competing. The tournament is a showcase of the world's best talents going head to head in a format that is much more exciting and unique than the traditional olympic format. 

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May Len Kropioski, Jets super fan, Rest In Peace

jmessineo
September 16 2016 06:00AM

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The Winnipeg Jets family lost a beloved member this week. Len Kropioski, known as Kroppy to Jets fans, has died at the age of 98. Kroppy has been a fixture on the scoreboard at the MTS Centre, giving a salute, big smile, and a seal of approval with a thumbs up to the team and crowd after the anthem.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
September 16 2016 05:00AM

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The Nation Network acquires General Fanager, all the World Cup news and previews you can handle, Leafs Top 9 offense, Flames have to get Gaudreau done, honoring Joe Louis arena in Detroit, Oilers open doors to Rogers Place, the "Yzer-plan, 2016 Fantasy Hockey draft guide and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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