Jets History

The Winnipeg Jets have always stressed the importance of their “draft and develop” strategy: that is, building a contender through patience, deft selection, and molding of promising youngsters into top talent rather than through finagling blockbuster trades for established elites. Through the draft is how Jets’ general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff has transformed, in less than
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Today was a big date in National Hockey League history for teams making to the Stanley Cup Final. Some teams made for the first time ever, while others returned for the first time in a long while. Motown Memories May 22 has been very kind to the Detroit Red Wings over the years. In 1997,
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The National Hockey League is normally in the midst of the Stanley Cup playoffs on April 20. Since that is not possible right now, we will take a look back at some of the biggest moments to occur on this date throughout the years. Gretzky & Penguins Set All-Time Marks On April 20, 1992, Wayne
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Beginning in 1981, Dale Hawerchuk became one of the most dominant centers in the National Hockey League and was the face of the Winnipeg Jets. After a junior career in the QMJHL in which he scored 81 goals and 102 assists in all of 72 games for the 1980-81 Cornwall Royals , he was at
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On May 31, 2011, a press conference was held at the MTS Centre to officially announce that the Atlanta Thrashers had been sold to True North Sports & Entertainment and would relocate to Winnipeg for the 2011-12 season. Then came June 4, when season ticket sales opened to the general public and sold out (13,000
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