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The Winnipeg Jets are finally starting to find their wings.

Last night Dar and I were lucky enough to take in our second Winnipeg Jets game of the year.  It is easily one of the hottest tickets in town now and any chance we can get to take in a game we obviously jump at.

Tickets to the Jets vs Devils game.

We joined 15,000 other rabid Jets fanatics for the chance to cheer for our team and jeer the antics of the struggling New Jersey Devils.  Looking at the stats for both squads before the game I noticed that both the Devils and Jets were sitting right around .500 on the year so it could be anyone’s game.

Being no strangers to the Winnipeg sports scene we knew to arrive early to beat the crowds and grab a bite to eat outside the arena where prices are needlessly inflated. Winnipeggers may be sports fans but we are also ruthless in our search of a bargain.

After a quick bite in a nearby mall food court we headed in to grab our seats, everywhere you looked the shiny new logo of the Jets was worn with pride.  Hats, sweaters (jerseys), and even scarves were on display.  A mix of the old logo and the new logo helped to give the crowded thorough fare some definition.

Winnipeg Jet's logos on the ice pregame.

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Winnipeg Jets Anthem: I just gotta hit that!

Ok, I’ll admit that I’ve been a bit wrapped up in the Winnipeg Jets new season.  In fact I have it on the big screen as I type this.

Local artists working with Ace Burpee of snow sculpture fame have crafted a new twist on the hit dance tune Party Rock Anthem.

For your listening and dancing enjoyment, let’s spin this mother.

Are you dancing???

GO JETS GO!!

 

Go Falcons Go?

In a bit of breaking news I managed to scoop the big boys today in the Phoenix Coyotes/Winnipeg Jets saga.

As the news has more than fully explained the new deal to sell the Coyotes to Matt Hulsizer have reached an impasse.  The Goldwater Institute, a tax payer watchdog group, has threatened to sue the city of Glendale, Arizona over its alleged gifts to Hulsizer in the purchase of the team.

Winnipeg Jets

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Are the Jets flying back to Winnipeg?

It seems that the hushed talk normally found in coffee shops and around kitchen tables has finally made the mainstream.  The Winnipeg Jets may be flying home to the MTS Centre.  With the Phoenix Coyotes hemorrhaging cash at an alarming rate the fate of Glendale Arizona’s hockey team lays in the hands of its city fathers.

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