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Large northeastern North Dakota manufacturer shutting down

May. 20, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

PEMBINA, N.D. (AP) — One of the largest employers in northeastern North Dakota is closing later this year. Winnipeg, Manitoba-based New Flyer Industries is shutting down its charter and transit bus manufacturing plant in Pembina, located close to the Canadian border. Pembina Mayor...

Flooding forces evacuation in parts of Manitoba after rains

May. 02, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

WINNIPEG (AP) — Flooding has forced evacuations in some parts of Manitoba after heavy rains caused rivers to swell. The Manitoba government said some regions in the province’s south received four to six times the normal amount of precipitation in April, much of it in the form of...

Connor scores 47th, Jets rally for 4-3 win over Kraken

May. 01, 2022 21:37 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor scored his 47th goal of the season at 9:05 of the third period to rally the Winnipeg Jets to a season-ending 4-3 win over the Seattle Kraken on Sunday. Morgan Barron, Blake Wheeler and Dominic Toninato also scored for Winnipeg (39-32-11), which...

Eric Comrie has first NHL shutout, Jets beat Flyers 4-0

Apr. 27, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Eric Comrie made 35 saves for his first NHL shutout in the Winnipeg Jets’ 4-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. “It feels really good. It’s a happy moment for myself,” Comrie said. “A lot of hard work went into that. But a...

Jets score quickly in 3rd, sending Avs to 4th straight loss

Apr. 24, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Adam Lowry, Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor all scored in a span of 3:21 in the third period to help the Winnipeg Jets beat Colorado 4-1 on Sunday night, handing the Avalanche their season-high fourth straight loss. Nikolaj Ehlers also scored a late...

Wednesday's Kraken-Jets game postponed because of weather

Apr. 12, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

The NHL has pushed back a scheduled matchup between the Seattle Kraken and Winnipeg Jets as a winter storm sweeps through southern Manitoba. Environment Canada is warning people in Winnipeg to prepare for hazardous winter conditions beginning overnight Tuesday, including nearly 20...

Avalanche edge Jets 5-4 in OT for 5th straight win

Apr. 09, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Cale Makar scored a power-play goal 2:42 into overtime to lift the NHL-leading Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the struggling Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Andre Burakovsky and Nathan MacKinnon each had a goal and an assist, and Nicolas...

Gagner scores 2 to top 500 points, Red Wings beat Jets 3-1

Apr. 07, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Sam Gagner scored twice to top 500 career points, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 Wednesday night. Michael Rasmussen had the tiebreaking goal at 9:11 of the third period for Detroit, Dylan Larkin had two assists and Thomas Greiss...

Kopitar, Kempe, Vilardi score for Kings in 3-2 win over Jets

Apr. 02, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings weren’t perfect on the road, but coach Todd McLellan liked the results and the lessons learned along the way. Anze Kopitar recorded a goal and one assist in his 1,200th career NHL game to help the Kings to a 3-2 victory over the...

Wheeler lifts Jets to 3-2 shootout win over Sabres

Mar. 30, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Blake Wheeler had a goal in regulation and scored the shootout winner, Connor Hellebuyck made 35 saves and the Winnipeg Jets rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Wednesday night for their third consecutive victory. Mason Appleton had the tying goal in...