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Could Jets return to Winnipeg?

It could be the Winnipeg Jets as the name of the team beginning play in 2011-2012, as David Thomson, a co-owner of the team who happens to be the richest man in Canada, calls the moniker “a fine name.” He made his comments to the Winnipeg Free Press. “I think the Jets is a fine […]

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It’s official: Winnipeg’s back in the NHL

The negotiations are complete: True North Sports and Entertainment is buying the Atlanta Thrashers and is moving the team to Winnipeg‘s MTS Centre for the 2011-2012 season, subject to approval from the NHL’s Board of Governors. Approval of the sale by the Board of Governors is contingent on TNSE proving the market will support an […]

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Thrashers not out of Atlanta — yet

The Atlanta Thrashers haven’t been sold to a Winnipeg group — yet — but negotiations continue and many in the NHL consider the move of the team to be a foregone conclusion. Some media jumped the gun yesterday and reported a sale was done, including the influential Globe and Mail, which came through with this […]

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