An inevitable classic Winnipeg experience

 

The unveiling of the “classic” jerseys at Portage and Main. Left to right: Kevin Lowe, Dave Semenko, Cam Talbot, Blake Wheeler, Thomas Steen and Dale Hawerchuk.
The unveiling of the “classic” jerseys at Portage and Main. Left to right: Kevin Lowe, Dave Semenko, Cam Talbot, Blake Wheeler, Thomas Steen and Dale Hawerchuk.

With the occurrence of two key events, it has seemed over the past few years that an outdoor NHL game being played in Winnipeg would be almost a foregone conclusion. The first event was the return of the Jets in May of 2011, bringing an NHL hockey team back to the city for the first time since 1996. The second, and equally important, event was the completion of Investors Group Field in 2013. Continue reading “An inevitable classic Winnipeg experience”