In November, an article was published in the medical journal Neurosurgery by a team of researchers in the U.S. who reported a land mark achievement in the quest for a method to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in living patients.
If Ken Dryden called the shots, headshots would no longer be a part of hockey.
With the NHL entry draft, Las Vegas expansion draft, and a free agent frenzy, a number of players with ties to Manitoba saw their hockey futures shift substantially.
Finding a reliable veteran goaltender will be a main focus for the Winnipeg Jets during the 2017 offseason.
Joe Daley is a former World Hockey Association (WHA) and NHL goaltender who manned the crease for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Buffalo Sabres, Detroit Red Wings, and the Winnipeg Jets
Duke, a former Minnesota Wild draft pick back in 2014, has spent the last three years with the Brandon Wheat Kings.
Quite simply, the 2017 trade deadline was another dud for the Jets.
On Feb. 19 Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba laid a hit on Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone, one that was clearly a hit to the head that kept Stone out for the remainder of the game.
2016 was a record-breaking year.
The Manitoban takes a look at those teams to explain what happened, and what Vegas could learn from their stories.