From mechanical engineer to UFC fighter, Winnipeg’s Brad Katona living the dream

If fighting doesn’t pay off, Brad (Superman) Katona has a degree in mechanical engineering in his back pocket. But so far so good for the 26-year-old from Winnipeg. Katona, competing as a featherweight, won “The Ultimate Fighter Undefeated” reality TV show in July with a unanimous decision over Jay Cucciniello in Las Vegas. On Saturday, returning to his more familiar […]

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Winnipeg Jets getting healthy, send Nelson Nogier back to Manitoba Moose

The Winnipeg Jets are starting are starting to get healthy again after finishing their recent road trip without four of their regular defencemen. Defenceman Nelson Nogier was sent back to the Manitoba Moose on Thursday signalling at least one player is ready to return from injury. Dustin Byfuglien and Dmitry Kulikov both practiced on Thursday as full participants. Byfuglien, Kulikov […]

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‘I’m proud of the team’: Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM confident about the future

Winnipeg Blue Bombers General Manager Kyle Walters held his annual post-season news conference with the media Friday to discuss the team’s season, and their plans headed into next year. “When you look back and evaluate the whole year, I’m proud of the team,” Walters said. Even with the Blue and Gold coming up short in this years Western Final to […]

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Nikolaj Ehlers nets hat trick & Patrik Laine scores his 100th as Winnipeg Jets dump Chicago Blackhawks

Nikolaj Ehlers had a hat trick and Patrik Laine became the fourth-youngest player in NHL history to score 100 career goals when he recorded a pair in the Winnipeg Jets’ 6-5 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday. Laine scored his 100th and 101st goals in his 178th game at the age of 20 years, 224 days. Wayne Gretzky did […]

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Winnipeg Jets call up Cam Schilling

The Winnipeg Jets made a couple of roster moves on Wednesday. The Jets recalled defenceman Cam Schilling from the Manitoba Moose, and to make room on the roster, the Jets placed Andrew Copp on injured reserve while he recovers from a concussion. Schilling, 30, has six assists in 15 AHL games this season to lead all Moose defencemen in scoring. […]

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers win big at CFL Awards

Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker Adam Bighill and tackle Stanley Bryant both won some hardware on Thursday. Bighill was voted the winner of the Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award, while Bryant was named the winner of the Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award at the CFL Awards banquet in Edmonton. RELATED: Blue Bombers named as CFLPA all-stars, but not Bighill or Harris It’s […]

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Winnipeg Jets beat Stanley Cup champs for 3rd straight victory

Defenceman Ben Chiarot scored with 7:09 left in the third period to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday. Chiarot’s shot beat Pheonix Copley on the glove side and may have ticked off a Washington player’s stick. RELATED: Manitoba Bisons goalie coach to serve as backup for Washington Capitals against Winnipeg Jets Mark Scheifele […]

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Manitoba Bisons goalie coach to serve as backup for Washington Capitals against Winnipeg Jets

A Winnipeg goalie who moved on to coaching will dress as the backup for the NHL’s Washington Capitals when they face the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday. With Braden Holtby out with an upper-body injury, the Capitals were forced to use an emergency goalie, and they signed Gavin McHale to an amateur tryout contract. RELATED: ‘I might have a few butterflies’: Meet […]

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