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Jets honour Hawerchuk's greatness, memory with special statue

Crystal Hawerchuk told a crowd of hundreds of people how much her late husband, Dale, loved the city and the province before the official unveiling of the statue of the greatest Winnipeg Jet of all time just outside of the Canada Life Centre on Saturday afternoon.

The statue was sculpted by Erik Blome, who also sculpted statues of Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan. (Source: Gary Robson, CTV News Winnipeg)

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Jets honour Hawerchuk's greatness, memory with special statue

Crystal Hawerchuk told a crowd of hundreds of people how much her late husband, Dale, loved the city and the province before the official unveiling of the statue of the greatest Winnipeg Jet of all time just outside of the Canada Life Centre on Saturday afternoon.

The statue was sculpted by Erik Blome, who also sculpted statues of Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan. (Source: Gary Robson, CTV News Winnipeg)

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Russia withdraws troops after Ukraine encircles key city

After being encircled by Ukrainian forces, Russia pulled troops out Saturday from an eastern Ukrainian city that it had been using as a front-line hub. It was the latest victory for the Ukrainian counteroffensive that has humiliated and angered the Kremlin.