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Three Manitobans are among the 16 long-track speed skaters nominated to represent Canada at the Beijing Olympic Games next month.
Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves for his second shutout of the season and Andrew Copp scored twice in the Winnipeg Jets' 3-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.
Alphonso Davies' return from a bout of COVID-19 has been put on hold with Bayern Munich saying the Canadian star shows signs of an inflammation of the heart muscle.
The nominations are in and three Manitoba women will be heading to Beijing as members of Canadian women’s hockey team.
Marie-Philip Poulin and Rebecca Johnston will represent Canada in Olympic women's hockey for a fourth time in their careers after winning gold in both 2010 and 2014, and silver in 2018.
CTV's Sport Star of the Week honours athletes around Manitoba who are working to excel in athletics.