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

ROUND-UP

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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THE NATION NETWORK BUYS GENERALFANAGER.COM

Wanye
September 15 2016 03:00PM

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This is a tale of trial and error, failure, determination, and triumph. Oh and fancy advanced statistics. So many fancy statistics.

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2016 World Cup of Hockey Preview: Group A

Jonathan Willis
September 15 2016 07:30AM


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With the preliminary round out of the way, the 2016 World Cup of Hockey is ready to get down to the contests that actually count this weekend. Group A will feature the marquee matchup of Canada vs. the United States, along with the less-heralded Czech Republic and Team Europe.

Here’s how those countries stack up.

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5 FUN THINGS TO WATCH FOR: TEAM NORTH AMERICA

Lowetide
September 14 2016 07:00AM

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Some may not want to admit it, but the top team (in terms of interest) at the World Cup of Hockey is Team North America. Armed with a bunch of kids who only recently were playing video games until 2am in someone's basement on New Year's Eve, these young hockey players are fast and furious. Here are five things (plus a little more) we can all look forward to from the young guns.

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