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Stastny scores twice, Jets hold off Predators 6-4

Oct. 23, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Paul Stastny scored twice and the short-handed Winnipeg Jets held off the Nashville Predators 6-4 on Saturday night. Rookie forward Kristian Vesalainen got his first NHL goal for Winnipeg. Kyle Connor, Pierre Luc-Dubois and Adam Lowry also...

Kyle Connor scores twice, Jets beat Ducks 5-1 for 1st win

Oct. 22, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor scored twice and added an assist with regular linemates Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele in COVID-19 protocol and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 on Thursday night for their first victory of the season. Playing on a...

Wild surge past Jets 6-5 in OT on Eriksson Ek's hat trick

Oct. 20, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek and the Minnesota Wild put on quite a show for the first full house at Xcel Energy Center in 19 months. The Wild were overwhelmed with gratitude for their off-the-ice help, from start to finish. Eriksson Ek...

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard agrees to US extradition

Oct. 01, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — On the same day former Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard agreed to be extradited to the United States to face a charge of sex trafficking, police in Toronto announced their own charges. Police said Nygard, 80, is to be charged with six counts...

Dubois declares `I'm back;' set for fresh start in Winnipeg

Sep. 22, 2021 02:59 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — It’s nearing the end of a long day of promotional on-ice videos and lengthy interviews with one group of reporters after another, when Pierre-Luc Dubois strides confidently into the hotel conference room with a beaming smile and outreached hand. ...

Winnipeg Jets ink forward Andrew Copp to 1-year deal

Aug. 12, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with forward Andrew Copp on a one-year contract. The deal is worth $3.6 million for Copp, who had 15 goals and 24 assists in 55 games for the Jets last season, adding two assists in eight playoff games. ...

South Dakota air quality alert expanded statewide

Jul. 30, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources has expanded an air quality alert to include all of South Dakota, where smoke from wildfires in Canada has settled. The smoke is causing low visibility and increased fine...