April 24, 2018

Winnipeg
-4° C, A few clouds

Full Forecast

A real whiteout hits Minny, Jets' young stars shining, Preds in command and more


Top picks

  • Highway conditions near Monticello, Minn., Saturday.

    Snowed under: Jets turned back because of real whiteout in Minneapolis.
  • Experience is over-rated: Ehlers, Laine et al on fire in playoffs
  • Nashville in tune: Go up 2-0 on Avs

Last night

  • Boston's David Pastrnak is congratulated after scoring his third goal of the night against Toronto.

    Bruins manhandle Leafs: Go up 2-0 in series
  • Lightning strike again: Devils in tough
  • Brooke on verge of win: Leading in Hawaii

What we're reading

  • Weather warning: How it feels to be stuck in a Winnipeg whiteout
  • Clothes horse: MVP Russell Westbook does what he wants — on the court and off it. ESPN tracked every outfit the NBA's biggest fashion star wore this season.

In case you missed it

  • The rest of the country should be paying attention to the Winnipeg Jets now.

    Paul Wiecek: Jets school Wild in Game 2; time for Canada to take notice
  • Dodgeball anyone?: national tryouts and tournament takes over Duckworth Centre
  • Dump & Chase: Hockey dads grieve for Broncos' families

What to watch

  • NHL Playoffs: A total of four games are on tap: Penguins @ Flyers (Series tied 1-1) / 2 p.m. / CBC; Jets @ Wild (Winnipeg leads series 2-0) / 6 p.m. / Sportsnet; Columbus @ Washington (Blue Jackets up 1-0) / 6:30 p.m. / Sportsnet360; Golden Knights @ Kings (Vegas lead series 2-0) / 9:30 p.m. / CBC
  • MLB: The Toronto Blue Jays wrap up a weekend series in Cleveland vs the Indians / noon / Sportsnet

Let's look ahead

  • Spring fever: The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will be holding a mini-camp in Winnipeg April 24-26 featuring feature all the quarterbacks on the roster and a mix of first-year CFL players and veterans, including receivers Adarius Bowman, Nic Demski, defensive backs Chandler Fenner and Anthony Gaitor, and running back Kienan LaFrance.

Video review

  • Jets Report: Head coach Paul Maurice discusses team's play in opening two games of series.

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