‘It went pretty much by the book for us’: Blue Bombers GM pleased with draft day additions

After losing a pair of starters over the winter, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers targeted a big offensive lineman with their fourth overall pick. Bombers general manager Kyle Walters got his man in 300-pounder Drew Desjarlais. “We wanted an offensive lineman at four,” Walters said. “There was three that we thought we’d feel comfortable with that we’re hoping to get there. […]

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign quarterback and defensive back from mini-camp

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed two more players from last week’s mini-camp in Florida. The Bombers added quarterback Kevin Anderson and defensive back Marcus Rios on Wednesday. Anderson is the fourth quarterback under contract with the Bombers for next season. He’ll join their three returning quarterbacks in training camp with Matt Nichols, Chris Streveler, and Bryan Bennett all signed […]

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Change coming for Winnipeg Jets after early exit

WINNIPEG – General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff says an upcoming summer of “tough decisions” means changes are on the way for the Winnipeg Jets. Young stars such as Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor are due hefty raises now that their entry-level contracts are coming to an end, but the team was already near the US$79.5-million salary cap so some familiar faces […]

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Winnipeg Jets recall Eric Comrie to back up the backup

After the Manitoba Moose missed the playoffs, goalie Eric Comrie was recalled by the Winnipeg Jets. Comrie will stay with the Jets as their third goalie throughout the playoffs. Comrie was reassigned back to the Moose last week for their final road trip of the season. They were eliminated from playoff contention on Saturday. Both Connor Hellebuyck and Laurent Brossoit […]

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Valour FC adds experienced defender

Valour FC closed out their pre-season trip to the Dominican Republic by announcing a player signing. The club signed defender Adam Mitter to a multi-year contract on Friday. The 26-year-old comes to Winnipeg after playing most recently with Global Cebu of the Philippine Premier League, but he’s spent time with nine different pro teams over a 10-year professional career. “I’m […]

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers bolster defensive backfield with 2 signings

With just a little more than a month until the start of rookie camp, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers continue to bring in talent. The Bombers announced the signings of a pair of defensive backs on Monday including Terrance Baldwin and Malik Boynton. Baldwin worked out for the Bombers’ scouting staff recently in Florida where he ran the 40-yard dash in […]

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