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July 12, 2018 6:05 PM Winnipeg Jets sign goalie Connor Hellebuyck to six-year contract after breakout season

The 25-year-old from Commerce, Mich., was a finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the league’s top goalie last season after appearing in a career-high 67 games, setting single-season franchise records for wins (44), shutouts (six), and save percentage (.924). Hellebuyck also posted a 9-8 record in the playoffs with two shutouts, a 2.36 goals-against average 8

July 10, 2018 4:26 PM Argonauts’ Wilder Jr. among CFL’s top performers for Week 4

Winnipeg linebacker Adam Bighill and Ottawa receiver Brad Sinopoli also were honoured by the league Tuesday. Bighill registered six total tackles and two interceptions, including one returned 55 yards for a touchdown, against his former team as the Blue Bombers trounced the Lions 41-19 on Saturday. Sinopoli recorded 148 receiving yards and one touchdown 5

July 6, 2018 6:54 PM Argos' James Franklin looks to lead Toronto out of early funk after Ricky Ray injury

The future starts now for the winless Toronto Argonauts, with James Franklin at the helm instead of talismanic veteran Ricky Ray. And as luck would have it, Franklin will make his first start as an Argo this weekend against his former team, the Edmonton Eskimos. Just to add some extra spice, Saturday’s contest at BMO Field is the first half of a home-and-away 27

July 4, 2018 8:19 PM Lawsuit against Royal Winnipeg Ballet, photographer who sold intimate photos to proceed

TORONTO—A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit can proceed against the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and a photographer who is alleged to have taken intimate photos of students. Lawyer Margaret Waddell says about 60 people have been identified so far as potential class-action members in the lawsuit against the ballet company and Bruce Monk, who worked 81

July 4, 2018 11:00 AM It’s ‘Theatre Christmas’ in July with 158 shows at the Toronto Fringe Festival

KF: I am interested in the “burlesque cabaret dream play” Josephine, about the groundbreaking entertainer Josephine Baker, which has awards and great reviews from the States. And I’m also interested in performers who thrive on the Fringe circuit. One is Gemma Wilcox, whose solo shows are Toronto Fringe favourites (this year she’s bringing back her 2008 hit The Honeymoon 13

July 2, 2018 12:49 AM NHL players who moved on first day of free agency

While new Maple Leaf John Tavares was the biggest name to move, veterans Paul Stastny, Jack Johnson, Michael Grabner and Chris Kunitz also changed teams on the opening day of NHL free agency Sunday. Stastny was perhaps the most sought-after centre on the market after Tavares. The Winnipeg Jets were believed to have off-loaded goalie Steve Mason’s salary 10

June 23, 2018 4:34 PM Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with L.A. Kings in $18M deal

After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million deal with the Kings on Saturday, choosing Los Angeles over several interested teams for his return to the NHL. The 35-year-old Kovalchuk scored 816 points in 816 career 10

June 17, 2018 1:27 PM 'Suspicious' bag blamed for Winnipeg airport evacuation

Passengers were allowed back into the airport shortly after 8 a.m. RCMP say a "suspicious" abandoned bag is what prompted the evacuation of the Winnipeg's international airport around 7 a.m. Sunday. Passengers were allowed back inside shortly after 8 a.m. according to the email from RCMP. About 2,000 people had to leave the building and congregated in the airport 17

June 17, 2018 1:27 PM Winnipeg airport evacuated due to 'security incident'

Order for passengers and employees to head to the parking lot lifted about an hour later Winnipeg's international airport was evacuated Sunday morning because of a "possible security incident," before returning to normal operations nearly an hour later. Officials did not release much information about the incident, saying only that people at the airport 21

June 15, 2018 6:54 AM Eskimos edge Bombers in CFL's 2nd-longest game in history

Lightning forced 2 weather delays lasting a total of 2 hours and 55 minutes The Edmonton Eskimos downed the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 33-30 on Thursday in the second-longest game in CFL history. When the final gun sounded at 1:17 a.m. CT, Edmonton kicker Sean Whyte had given his team a three-point victory after lightning forced two weather delays in the action 14