The Edmonton Oilers are on a three-game losing streak, and recent games against the Winnipeg Jets and Ottawa Senators weren't close. With the Hurricanes (1-1-1) coming to town Tuesday night, the Oilers will look to a former Carolina player to give them a spark. Veteran center Brad Malone practiced with the Oilers (1-3-0) on Monday after being called up from the team's AHL affiliate in Bakersfield, Calif. Malone has played 176 career NHL games and was with the Hurricanes last season, so there is a good chance that his Oilers debut could come against his former team.
This morning MMIWG hearings: Sorrow and anger marked the first of five days of hearings in Winnipeg for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. “We need to focus on why these predators are picking on our women and why we are all disposable people,” said Isabel Daniels Winnings. Alexandra Paul reports. Your forecast: The sunshine has arrived and is booked for a week-long stay over Winnipeg. Today’s high will be 19 C, with wind from the south at 30 km/h in the morning. In case you missed it Omnitrax said it presented an engineering report Oct. 6 that outlined a way lighter trains could use the flood-damaged line within 30 days, at a cost of between $5 million
This morning Billed for abortions: The Health Sciences Centre has been improperly charging patients $350 each for medical abortions that should have been free. Jane Gerster reports. Your forecast: Hold on to your hats — and to your purses and small dogs, too. The wind will be unusually strong today, blowing from the west at 60 km/h, gusting to 90. It will be sunny, with a high of 16 C. In case you missed it At right, Dr. Stephen Brodovsky performs the no-sedation cataract surgery for patient Grant Kolodieat the Misericordia Health Centre Tuesday. Up next Candace Derksen Candace Derksen case: A tragic story that has gripped Winnipeg for 33 years could conclude today when a judge announces a verdict
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Mathieu Perreault’s latest bad break represents a golden opportunity for Kyle Connor. The skilled young forward was called up Monday from the Manitoba Moose to replace Perreault in the Winnipeg Jets lineup. Perreault suffered a lower-body injury while blocking a shot late in the second period of Saturday night’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes and is expected to miss up to a month. It’s yet another blow for Perreault, who can’t seem to stay healthy for an extended period of time. Connor, 20, will step right into the lineup by taking Perreault’s spot on a line with Bryan Little and Patrik Laine. To read the remaining 814 words of this article. Pay only 27¢ for articles you wish to read. To
Nothing good ever comes from your best players playing their worst. The Winnipeg Jets top trio of centre Mark Scheifele and wingers Nikolaj Ehlers and Blake Wheeler struggled mightily Tuesday night – so badly, in fact that head coach Paul Maurice broke up the band – and the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets took full advantage of the situation. Dreadful giveways by Ehlers – the NHL's first star of the week – and Wheeler led to second-period goals by Cam Atkinson and Nick Foligno, and the visiting Blue Jackets cruised to a 5-2 NHL triumph. Ehlers' slick moves failed him on the first shift of the period when he was stripped of the puck at the Blue Jackets' blue line with the Jets on a rush. Atkinson