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Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) celebrates his 1,0000th point on an assist against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

Kane gets 1,000th point, Blackhawks beat Jets 5-2

Jan. 20, 2020 1:53 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane's 1,000th career point created one big party for the Chicago Blackhawks. Everyone was invited. Kane reached 1,000 when he picked up an assist on Brandon Saad’s third-period goal, and the Blackhawks beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Sunday night for their season-high fifth...

Chicago Blackhawks centre Jonathan Toews (19) skates with the puck as Toronto Maple Leafs centre Adam Brooks trails during first period NHL hockey action in Toronto, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)

Toews shines as Blackhawks beat Maple Leafs 6-2

Jan. 18, 2020 11:44 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — While Patrick Kane is on the doorstep of 1,000 career points, Jonathan Toews is closing in on a milestone of his own. Toews had two goals and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-2 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Dominik Kubalik...

Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) celebrates his goal with teammates Patrik Laine (29) and Mark Scheifele (55) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canadian network kicks off 6 NHL broadcasts in Plains Cree

Jan. 18, 2020 3:11 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Clarence Iron believes he is on a divine mission to revitalize the Plains Cree language through hockey. He will be the play-by-play announcer with host Earl Wood and analyst John Chabot on Sunday night when APTN televises the Winnipeg Jets game in Chicago against the Blackhawks....

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) watches the puck Tampa Bay Lightning's Ondrej Palat (18) and Anthony Cirelli (71) look for the rebound and Jets' Luca Sbisa (5) defends during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Cirelli scores 1st career hat trick, Lightning rout Jets 7-1

Jan. 18, 2020 12:25 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Anthony Cirelli had shaving cream on his ear, hair and T-shirt. He didn't mind a bit. The foam was part of the celebration his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates gave him Friday night after he scored his first career hat trick in a 7-1 rout over the Winnipeg Jets. “Yeah they...

Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele (55) runs into Nashville Predators' Mattias Ekholm (14) in front of Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday Jan. 12, 2020. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Juuse Saros, Kyle Turris lead Predators past Jets, 1-0

Jan. 12, 2020 6:37 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — John Hynes is getting some quality play from his goaltenders since taking over as head coach of the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. Hynes was behind the bench Sunday for his third game and watched as backup Juuse Saros made 28 saves for his first shutout of the season in a 1-0...

Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) saves the shot from Winnipeg Jets' Tucker Poolman (3) during third-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Nylander scores twice, Maple Leafs power past Jets 6-3

Jan. 3, 2020 1:02 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — William Nylander is on a scoring binge, much to his teammates’ delight. Nylander had two goals and an assist — pushing his goal-scoring streak to five games — as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Winnipeg Jets 6-3 on Thursday night to extend their point streak...

St. Louis Blues' David Perron (57) scores the winning goal in overtime against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) in NH hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Perron scores in OT; Blues win 7th straight, 5-4 over Jets

Dec. 28, 2019 12:34 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Tyler Bozak believes adding an overtime victory into a seven-game win streak injects some more confidence into the St. Louis Blues. David Perron scored 3:14 into overtime and the Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Friday night. “We have to get better, but it does give us...

Driver crashes car into Watertown McDonald's; 1 hurt

Dec. 27, 2019 6:13 PM EST

WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — One person was hurt and taken to a hospital when a 70-year-old woman from Canada crashed her car into a McDonald's in Watertown on Friday. The woman from Winnipeg, Manitoba, was trying to park her Lincoln Town Car in front of the restaurant around noon when she crashed into the...

Winnipeg Jets right wing Blake Wheeler celebrates after scoring a goal on the Minnesota Wild in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Wheeler becomes franchise scoring leader, Jets beat Wild 6-0

Dec. 21, 2019 6:05 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Blake Wheeler admits that returning home to play in Minnesota still feels special after a 12-year NHL career spent playing elsewhere, including the past nine seasons for the Wild’s rival Winnipeg Jets. With his mom and dad in attendance on Saturday afternoon, it was fitting...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) fails to stop a shot from Chicago Blackhawks' Alex Nylander (92) as Jets' Tucker Poolman (3) also defends during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Kane has goal, 3 assists in Blackhawks' 4-1 win over Jets

Dec. 20, 2019 12:57 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Patrick Kane was glad the Chicago Blackhawks kept their cool. Kane scored his 19th goal of the season and had three assists in the Blackhawks' 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. It took Chicago 12:32 to get its first shot on goal in the second, and the...