11 Facts About Winnipeg Jets


Winnipeg Jets are a professional ice hockey team based in Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg Jets fired Noel and Pearn in January 2014, with the former being replaced by veteran coach Paul Maurice.

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However, the Winnipeg Jets went on to lose the Western Conference Finals, with the Golden Knights defeating the Winnipeg Jets in the following four games in the series.

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In 2019, the Winnipeg Jets clinched the playoffs, but lost to the eventual Stanley Cup champion St Louis Blues in six games in the First Round.

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The Winnipeg Jets were awarded a playoff spot as part of the expanded format, but injuries to star forwards Mark Scheifele and Patrik Laine in the first game of their series against the Calgary Flames in the Qualifying Round handicapped the team and they were eliminated three games to one in the best-of-five series.

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Winnipeg Jets kept their existing uniforms when Adidas took over production of NHL uniforms in 2017.

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Winnipeg Whiteout is a hockey tradition that dates back to 1987 when fans of the original Jets franchise were asked to wear white clothing at the home playoff games.

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The Winnipeg Jets eliminated the Flames in six games, and fans wore white for every home playoff game thereafter.

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Winnipeg Jets resurrected this tradition when they qualified for the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Previous Winnipeg Jets organization retired the jersey numbers of two players, while their successors, the Arizona Coyotes, have honoured the numbers of players who played for the former Jets.

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In 2014, with the realignment of TSN into regional feeds, Winnipeg Jets telecasts moved to TSN3 and the separate TSN Winnipeg Jets channel was discontinued.

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