From Avco Cup May 1979 to Heritage Classic Weekend – My Perspective

The WHA Jets … Winnipeg Jets 1.0 and 2.0 … ALL IN ONE WEEKEND! –

1978:  It was 1978, late winter almost spring; I was close to turning 14 and a gal (at that point I’d call her an acquaintance) I sat beside in a couple of classes at Elmwood High asked me out of the blue if I wanted to go to a Winnipeg Jets game.  I found out later she’d already asked her close friends and they all declined, lucky for me as it turned out!  I liked hockey and I liked this girl so jumped at the chance to possibly make a new friend. [Read more…]

The Name On The Front Or The Name On The Back?

I really don’t care who’s in a Winnipeg Jets jersey anymore –

For me, being a hockey fan today is light years away from the way I viewed my favorite team 40 years ago.  It’s not even close!  To say I’ve become skeptical, cynical and jaded would be an understatement. [Read more…]

Random Thoughts On The Winnipeg Jets: Jan. 12

Things about the Winnipeg Jets and the NHL that crossed my mind over the weekend —

Some things that crossed my mind this past week about the Winnipeg Jets and the National Hockey League.

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