Breaking News: NHL hockey returns to Winnipeg and Illegal Curve is your #1 source for hockey news in Winnipeg

Posted by curve in Columns,Illegal Curve News,The new,Winnipeg Jets on May 31, 2011 — 19 Comments

It is now official. The day the people of Winnipeg have been waiting for since April 28th, 1996.  The NHL is returning to the city of Winnipeg and we here at Illegal Curve are going to be your #1 source for news about the new Winnipeg NHL franchise.  Before we turn the page and look ahead to our new team, it’s important to take a final look back at the original NHL team that resided in these parts. is thrilled to announce that we are transitioning the site to ensure that we become your one stop shop for all the latest news, game day previews, game chats/threads, post game thoughts and in-depth analysis of the Winnipeg NHL franchise. We aim to be your best source for news about the returning NHL franchise, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. Our mission statement is to be your home for NHL hockey in Winnipeg, and this is a commitment we take very seriously.

Over the next weeks and months, stick with for your news about the new NHL franchise in Winnipeg, but be assured that behind the scenes this site will be overhauled to ensure that when the 2011/2012 hockey season gets underway, will be everything you want in your source for NHL news in Winnipeg.

The entire Illegal Curve team is returning to cover every aspect of NHL hockey in Winnipeg.  We will have Rich and Kyle delivering in-depth analysis, Remis, Ez and Dave covering game day previews, game chats/threads, and post game thoughts, and Drew will return with his always colourful and highly charged opinion pieces.

The site will continue to work in conjunction with the Illegal Curve Radio Show heard every Saturday from 9 am to 12 pm on Sports Radio 1290.

There will be a number of ways for you to get your information from us, namely;

#1 – The Illegal Web site.

#2 – Facebook Group.

#3 – Twitter.

For those who have been reading a number of years, we thank you for your dedication.  For new readers, we welcome you to the fold.  This is an exciting time for the City of Winnipeg, and those that love NHL hockey and we are pleased that you’ve entrusted us to be your #1 source of news and analysis.

We know you’re as excited about the team returning to Winnipeg as we are. Feel free to sound off in the comments section and let us know your thoughts!!!

Welcome Home NHL, Welcome Home.

19 responses to “Breaking News: NHL hockey returns to Winnipeg and Illegal Curve is your #1 source for hockey news in Winnipeg”

  1. Drew Mindell says:

    Can’t wait! IC has been all over the relocation story from the start, and I just know their day to day coverage of the team will be even better!

  2. Michael Remis says:

    Very exciting news, can’t wait until October when the season starts!

  3. Zak Katz says:

    Can’t wait for the season to start! Eagerly awaiting to hear from Richard, Ezzy and Drew to breakdown our new home team

  4. Jen Massley says:

    Congrats Winnipeg and much congrats IC boys!! xoxo

  5. Ryan Moharid says:

    And so a new era begins in the city!!  Go Jets Go??  We shall see.

  6. Arnie Grape says:

    So pumped for the return! GO JETS GO!

  7. twoeightnine says:

    Your twitter link doesn’t go to your twitter.

  8. You were right.  Got it fixed.  Thanks very much!!

  9. I’m heading to the Forks.  Will keep you guys open on my blackberry.  Go Freakin Jets Go.

  10. Anonymous says:

    Somewhere, a very large portrait of QE II is smiling a bit more than the norm.

  11. Larry Plett says:

    I am excited to drive down highway 1 to come see a few games next year. 

  12. It is a beautiful day for Winnipeg and a seminal moment in the history of the great radio show and website that is Illegal Curve.  Mazel tov!

  13. Just had my picture taken with Thomas Steen!!!  The atmosphere at the Forks is amazing.  They will sell 13,000 tickets in less than a week.

  14. Marty Marty says:

    Mazel tov guys, you’ve put in a lot of work to attain the legitimacy of the city’s leading hockey source.

  15. Couldn’t be happier, I’ll do whatever I can to support the team!

  16. Jon Smith says:

    Cannot waitt till i can buy season tickets on saturday.  really glad site is back although really you guys have been doing an incredible job for a long, long time.

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