Winnipeg playoff hockey means big payday for True North and local businesses

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By the Jets are guaranteed of two games in Winnipeg, with the potential for many more. In the interview with CBC, Fraser said when it comes time for players to make a choice about where they want to live, they're choosing between cities like San Jose or Los Angeles or Winnipeg. He said it would really help if Winnipeg could pay more to get free agents coming to this market, to make up for the ...

Winnipeg Jets playoff tickets sell out in a flash

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It took 19 years for NHL playoff hockey to return to Winnipeg, but took just moments for tickets to sell out. Tickets for the Jets' first-round playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks went on sale at 10 a.m. CT Tuesday. The Jets and Anaheim play their first two games in California on Thursday and Saturday and the next two in Winnipeg on Monday and Wednesday. If more games are needed in the best ...

Winnipeg Jets share appreciation for rare opportunity playoffs provide

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Drew Stafford and Tyler Myers are living in the moment, but they haven't forgotten the past. The former Buffalo Sabres players remain grateful for their trade to the Winnipeg Jets and the opportunity to be in the playoffs instead of with a Sabres team that's in turmoil. "There were some pretty dark days in Buffalo, where we really didn't know how things were going to work out," Stafford said ...

Winnipeg's new traffic management system to speed up emergency response

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Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman is is working on a way to get emergency services where they need to go more quickly. This weekend, Bowman visited the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to look at ways to integrate his new Traffic Management Centre (TMC) with 9-1-1. The TMC was announced in this year's budget. "Unlike most major cities in North America that have freeways, Winnipeg depends primarily on a ...

Winnipeg mayor won't make Jets bet, fears jinxing team

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Winnipeg's Mayor loves seeing his fellow Jets fans pulling out the flags and the jerseys to celebrate the team making it to the playoffs, but there are some things he won't do because he's afraid he'll jinx the team. Mayor Brian Bowman said at this stage he has not made any wagers with Anaheim's mayor, where the Winnipeg Jets play their first playoff game against the Ducks, Thursday.