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Mike McIntyre

Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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Recent:
  • Winnipeg Free Press
  • TorontoStar
Past:
  • The Brandon Sun

Recent articles by Mike:

Home cooking what Jets need

What happens if you throw a huge party and the guests of honour are in no mood to celebrate? Or, even worse, a bunch of them don't even show up? Such is the current state of the Winnipeg Jets, who are set to play a regular-season home game in front of fans Thursday for the first time in more than 19 months — 591 long days, and nights, for those of you keeping score at home. It's the kind of… → Read More

Jets blow late lead in 6-5 OT loss to Wild

ST. PAUL -- It's often been said that whatever doesn't kill you only makes you stronger. The Winnipeg Jets better hope that's true. → Read More

Jets blow late lead in 6-5 OT loss to Wild

ST. PAUL — It’s often been said that whatever doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger. The Winnipeg Jets better hope that’s true. → Read More

Wheeler out indefinitely after testing positive for Covid

ST. PAUL — Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler has tested positive for COVID-19 and is being isolated from the team while he battles ongoing symptoms. The organization revealed details of Wheeler's current status following the morning skate at Xcel Energy Center. → Read More

Jets captain Wheeler enters COVID-19 protocols

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The season is already off to a gloomy start with two straight losses in sunny California. Now there are more dark clouds looming over the Winnipeg Jets, who learned Monday captain Blake Wheeler has been placed in COVID-19 protocol. → Read More

Russian guts it out in NHL

ST. PAUL — Evgeny Svechnikov has learned to take things in stride and not sweat the small stuff. A tough childhood in Russia, a series of injuries ear... → Read More

Jets' unimpressive start not a concern, worry-warts

ST. PAUL — Let’s take a quick trip back to the fall of 2017, the beginning of what would be the most successful campaign to date for the Winnipeg Jets. → Read More

Jets blow 2-0 lead, lose 4-3 to Sharks

SAN JOSE — We’re only two games into the young season, but the Winnipeg Jets are already facing a rather unexpected dose of adversity. → Read More

Jets blow 2-0 lead, lose 4-3 to Sharks

SAN JOSE — We're only two games into the young season, but the Winnipeg Jets are already facing a rather unexpected dose of adversity. They aren't getting enough saves from Connor Hellebuyck. → Read More

Selanne still serving up smiles

LAGUNA BEACH — He likes his coffee black. His steak “medium rare plus.” And he’s an extremely generous pour, especially when it comes to a Moscow mule... → Read More

Teemu Selanne living the good life in southern California

LAGUNA BEACH — He likes his coffee black. His steak “medium rare plus. → Read More

Scheifele's long wait finally over

SAN JOSE — You could say there was a little extra giddy-up in Mark Scheifele's step on Friday. In fact, the Winnipeg Jets No. 1 centre came sprinting up the stairs of the San Jose Sharks practice facility to meet a small gathering of scribes to chat about finally getting sprung from the NHL's penalty box. → Read More

Lowry shows youngsters the way

ANAHEIM, Calif., — There are no grey hairs, no mystery aches and pains that seemingly spring out of nowhere. Still, Adam Lowry couldn’t help but look ... → Read More

Jets fall to Ducks 4-1 in season opener

ANAHEIM -- File this one under rather unexpected developments: The Winnipeg Jets started off the new NHL season Wednesday night by getting beat at their own game.At least, the kind of game we often saw them involved in over the past couple seasons. → Read More

Ducks beat Jets at their own game

ANAHEIM — File this one under rather unexpected developments: The Winnipeg Jets started off the new NHL season Wednesday night by getting beat at thei... → Read More

Proud moment for Perfetti's parents

ANAHEIM — As parents of a young Canadian hockey player, there have been countless road trips over the years for Angelo and Sandra Perfetti. But nothing comes close to the rather unexpected, whirlwind one they're currently on.The Whitby, Ont., residents got the call they were hoping for early Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Proud moment for Perfetti’s parents

ANAHEIM — As parents of a young Canadian hockey player, there have been countless road trips over the years for Angelo and Sandra Perfetti. But nothin... → Read More

Jets have what it takes to crack a home run this season

ANAHEIM — For the Winnipeg Jets, the ball is sitting on a tee. The bases are loaded. → Read More

Jets should be a force... if certain things fall into place

ANAHEIM—Rather fitting, isn’t it, that the Winnipeg Jets will start the new NHL season just a hop, skip and a jump away from Disneyland, otherwise known as the Happiest Place on Earth.After all, the club has plenty of reasons to be giddy — isn’t that Snow White’s eighth dwarf? — these days. → Read More

Jets finish pre-season with 3-1 loss to Flames

It wasn't very pretty. Nor was it terribly entertaining. In fact, the best thing that can be said about the six-game pre-season slate for the Winnipeg Jets is that it has mercifully come to an end. → Read More