1. Winnipeg Jets' Signings Positive for Team's Future

    When you peer at the outlook for the "new" Winnipeg Jets of the 2011-12 season, things are starting to look more and more promising...

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  2. Winnipeg Jets: Exploring Their Free Agent Shopping List for the Offseason

    Somewhere, Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff has a checklist. That checklist's next agenda item is July 1st...

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  3. Winnipeg Jets: Recapping the 2011 NHL Entry Draft

    During their first NHL entry draft as the Winnipeg Jets , Mark Chipman, Craig Heisinger, Kevin Cheveldayoff and crew put on a great show of picking character players and talented youngsters...

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  4. NHL Draft 2011: Winnipeg Jets Select Mark Schiefle Seventh Overall

    With their first pick in their history back in Winnipeg, the newly named Jets selected big centreman Mark Schiefle . Schiefle scored 75 points in 66 games last year with the Barrie Colts with 22 goals and 53 assists...

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  5. NHL Offseason: Winnipeg Announce Claude Noel as Head Coach

    The new Winnipeg NHL franchise has taken another step in the formation of their team for the 2011-12 season. General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff has announced Claude Noel will become the new team's first head coach...

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  6. Winnipeg NHL Franchise Looks to NHL Draft to Shape Future

    With the NHL Board of Governors approving the sale of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, the new franchise in the Manitoban capital now sets its sights on the 2011 NHL Entry Draft upcoming in St...

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  7. Winnipeg NHL Franchise Gets Pitch for Revamped Jets Logo

    Now that the Boston Bruins have taken home the Stanley Cup, the focus of the hockey world turns to the NHL Draft and July 1st free agency...

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  8. Winnipeg NHL Franchise Announces GM

    After only having an NHL franchise for over a week, True North Sports & Entertainment officially announced Wednesday its newest addition to the organization...

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  9. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Top 5 Stanley Cup Final Comebacks

    Saturday night, the Boston Bruins were put into a unique position: Win, or it may all be over in Game 3. Only three teams (some on separate occasions) have come back from 2-0 in the Stanley Cup Finals to win the Stanley Cup...

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  10. Winnipeg NHL Team Set to Announce New GM Soon

    With Rick Dudley out of the picture as GM of the new Winnipeg NHL franchise, the next leading candidate and potential GM goes by the name of Kevin Cheveldayoff...

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  11. Winnipeg NHL Team Nearing Naming: Winnipeg Whiteout?

    True North Sports & Entertainment has ownership of the whiteout. The request to trademark the name was filed on May 4th and was formalized and finalized on May 9th. Chris Creamer of sportslogos...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about 3 years ago 2,419 reads 14 comments

  12. True North Public Season Tickets Sell out in 17 Minutes

    True North Sports & Entertainment's Drive To 13,000 is done. Only 17 minutes into the general public sale, all 13,000 tickets available for season tickets and mini-packs were sold out...

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  13. NHL Return to Winnipeg: 5 Questions That Will Need to Be Addressed

    The NHL has returned to Winnipeg, to Manitoba, and to Canada. But what will the new team do with the decisions that face them in the upcoming off-season? Will True North Sports ...

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  14. Welcome Back NHL: Winnipeg Celebrates Return to the Big Leagues

    With thousands lining the outdoor atrium at the Forks, as well as at the intersection of Portage and Main in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Tuesday morning, True North Sports & Entertainment ...

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  15. Atlanta Thrashers Sale Imminent as True North Calls Press Conference

    The ongoing sale of the Atlanta Thrashers seems to be coming to an end Tuesday morning, May 31. True North Sports & Entertainment have called a press conference for noon Tuesday ...

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  16. Atlanta Thrashes to Move to Winnipeg: NHL Will Make Announcement May 24

    An official agreement has been confirmed between Winnipeg-based True North Sports and Entertainment and the Atlanta Spirit group to purchase the Atlanta Thrashers and move them to Winnipeg, according to The Globe and Mail ...

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  17. Montreal Canadiens Off-Seaon Needs Closer Than Ever

    The Montreal Canadiens of 2010-11 were not far off the mark in terms of being competitive, winning games and staying in the hunt all season and playoffs, until they were eliminated last week...

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  18. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Ranking Top 10 NHL Playoff Chokes

    The Stanley Cup Playoffs are the most exciting and unpredictable times of the year. They're exciting because the team matchups are unpredictable, and no one can ever know for sure what the outcomes will be at the end of any round...

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  19. Talk Softly and Carry a Big Stick: How Duncan Keith and Dave Bolland Saved the Blackhawks

    At the 12:14 mark of the second period of Game 3 with the Vancouver Canucks winning 2-1, unsuspecting Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was blindsided by Canucks forward Raffi Torres...

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  20. Ilya Bryzgalov Won't Move to Winnipeg If Phoenix Coyotes Move Back

    When Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov was asked why didn't want to move to Winnipeg if the Phoenix Coyotes franchise heads to the Manitoban capital, he responded , "Not many people live there, not many Russian people there...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 3 years ago 2,514 reads 17 comments

  21. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Top 15 Playoff Goalie Performances All-Time

    Throughout the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, there have been heroes who have scored the big goals and brought their team the ultimate glory of hockey's holy grail...

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  22. Winnipeg Jets Return Imminent; True North Sports to Unveil Ticket Drive

    According to the Winnipeg Free Press and TSN, the Phoenix Coyotes deal has finally reached the point of involving Winnipeg as the possible relocation and return to Winnipeg...

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  23. NHL Playoffs 2011: 5 Reasons the Montreal Canadiens Will Beat the Boston Bruins

    Are you ready for another Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins playoff matchup? Are you ready for the 33rd installment of these two hated rivals going at it? This year's precursors ...

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  24. NHL Playoffs 2011: Players Coming Back from Injury Who Will Make a Difference

    In the playoffs, the true Stanley Cup Champions are crowned not because they scored more goals, stopped more shots, or played the most minutes...

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  25. NHL Playoffs 2011: Ranking the 10 Most Dangerous Postseason Scorers

    Every Stanley Cup Playoffs, a hero arises amongst the masses. Every year, it can be someone different or a brand new hero. In 2010, the heroes included the likes of Daniel Briere, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Mike Cammalleri and Michael Leighton...

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