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Note:  Sad news in the hockey world as Eric Hawerchuk, the son of Jets legend Dale Hawerchuk, announced that his father had passed away on Tuesday.  There was plenty of reaction from the hockey community and fans on the passing of the Hall of Famer and icon in Winnipeg.

Dale Hawerchuk memorial

Jets news:

CBC:  Memorial grows in Winnipeg for beloved former Jets star Dale HawerchukThere won’t be a shortage of folks born in the 70s and 80s who hold fond memories growing up watching number 10.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets legend Hawerchuk gone at 57It is nice to read that the Jets were able to tell Hawerchuk they were planning on erecting a statue in his honour before he passed.

Winnipeg Free Press: Tributes pour in for humble Jet who grew into superstar. (Paywall).  Jason and Mike tackled the task of remember a Jets legend.

Winnipeg Free Press: Dale Hawerchuk 1963-2020. (Paywall).  The Freep photographers have been taking his photo since the early 80s and there are some fantastic pictures in this collage.

TSN:  Humble Hawerchuk remembered as a resilient competitor If not for those pesky Oilers and Flames there is almost no question the Smythe Division Jets, in large part to Hawerchuk, would have contended for multiple Cups.

Sportsnet:  Dale Hawerchuk was ‘one of us’ and will always be beloved by WinnipegHe made his home in Manitoba and really became part of the community during his time here.  

Sportsnet:  Dale Hawerchuk’s most notable stats, awards, accomplishments He busted into the league and left an indelible mark on many record books.

Sportsnet:  Dale Hawerchuk’s quiet brilliance made Winnipeg, and Canada, a winner While folks are affectionate over Teemu and the Jets of the 2.0 era none have quite the grip on this city as Hawerchuk.

The Athletic Winnipeg:  Dale Hawerchuk left his mark on Winnipeg as a role model, mentor and hockey star. (Paywall).  Story after story references Hawerchuk’s humility, which isn’t often a trait associate with professional athletes.

The Athletic:  Dale Hawerchuk remembered for his place among hockey’s greats. (Paywall).  What he did between 1981-82 and the 1989-90 season in Winnipeg was simply unbelievable.

CBC: Former teammates remember Dale Hawerchuk as superstar player, and class act off the iceYou’d be hard pressed to have grown up in the 1980s in this city and not have some sort of Hawerchuk memory.

Jets video:

TSN:  Remembering Hawerchuk’s legendary career. Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk has died at the age of 57. A native of Toronto, Hawerchuk had experienced a recurrence of cancer in recent weeks. A five-time All-Star, Hawerchuk appeared in 1,188 games over 16 seasons with the Jets, Sabres, Blues and Flyers. Michael Farber has more on his legendary career in this essay.

Sportsnet: Scott Oake: ‘Dale was and forever shall be hockey royalty in Winnipeg’. As the hockey world continues to mourn the passing of the great Dale Hawerchuk, Ron MacLean is joined by Scott Oake to further discuss the impactful legacy of one of the best players of his generation.

Sportsnet: The hockey world pays tribute and mourns the loss of Dale Hawerchuk. Hockey Night In Canada host Ron MacLean pays tribute to Dale Hawerchuk, a beloved NHL legend who just lost his battle with stomach cancer.

Sportsnet: Canadiens, Flyers honour Dale Hawerchuk in pre-game ceremony. The Canadiens and Flyers honoured Dale Hawerchuk in a pre-game ceremony before their playoff game.

Sportsnet: Remembering Dale Hawerchuk, Jets great and Hockey Hall of Famer. Take a look back and the life and accomplishments of Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk, who played 16 seasons in the NHL, won the Calder Trophy, and was part of two Canada Cup Championships.

JetsTV:  Winnipeg Jets Executive Chairman, Mark Chipman on the passing of Jets legend and Hockey Hall of Famer, Dale HawerchukHe fielded questions yesterday about what number 10 meant to folks in this city. 

Jets audio:

Let’s Go Hockey Podcast: C.J. SuessTune in this week to hear current Winnipeg Jet forward, CJ Suess, talk about his journey through the game of hockey.   CJ grew up in Minnesota, spent is college career as a Mankato Maverick (Let’s Go!), and was drafted to the Winnipeg Jets in 2014.  

After a day off today the Jets are all back on the ice tomorrow.

Some players will be taking part in the first home pre-season game against the Senators while there are two skate times for the non-game groups.

We will have it all covered on https://illegalcurve.com/

Can only keep a Winnipegger away from Manitoba for so long before the pull to come home gets you.

John Lu will be back in Winnipeg and will provide excellent coverage of the Jets for TSN.

What are your initial thoughts on this hire?

https://illegalcurve.com/john-lu-of-tsn-will-be-returning-to-winnipeg-to-take-over-covering-winnipeg-jets-from-sara-orlesky/

John Lu of TSN will be returning to Winnipeg to take over covering Winnipeg Jets from Sara Orlesky

https://illegalcurve.com/john-lu-of-tsn-will-be-returning-to-winnipeg-to-take-over-covering-winnipeg-jets-from-sara-orlesky/

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