Go Jets Go?

The wait is over, the dream has finally come. NHL hockey is back in Winnipeg, everyone rejoice. But…this new team doesn’t have a name. The option taken by Winnipeg fans has been to revert to the old name and traditions that many of us have been brought up with; the whiteout, the Queen, “Jump” by […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Columns,Jets Columns,Return of the Jets,Winnipeg Jets on June 2, 2011

The Prime Minister Issues a Statement

Illegal Curve has received the following press release from the officer of the Prime Minister May 31, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement to celebrate today’s announcement that the NHL will return to Winnipeg: “Today is a historic day for Canada’s game.  On behalf of all Canadians, I am extremely […]

Posted by Michael Remis in General Jets News,Return of the Jets,Winnipeg Jets on May 31, 2011

Return of the Jets: If an NHL team returns to Winnipeg, which Division should it play in?

The IC team was having an interesting discussion while watching playoff hockey, based on what the league might do if required to move one of  the two most troubled franchises (Atl & Phx) in the United States to Canada.  As it currently stands the likelihood for the 2011/12 season is that only 1 of these […]

Posted by David Minuk in Columns,Jets Columns,Return of the Jets,Winnipeg Jets on April 28, 2011

Return of the Jets: The results of the Illegalcurve Poll naming an NHL team in Winnipeg are in and not surprisingly the choice was……

….the Winnipeg Jets!  This should really come as no surprise given the fact that the category was entitled Return of the Jets.  The Jets moniker, attached to the city of Winnipeg was the overwhelming favorite (65%) in our poll in which almost 500 people cast their votes.  If you consider that Manitoba Jets finished 3rd […]

Posted by David Minuk in General Jets News,Jets Columns,Return of the Jets,Winnipeg Jets on April 26, 2011