9:00AM to 12:00 PM – Kick off the greatest day in recent sports history in this city with the Illegal Curve Radio show. We are going to be live from the MTS Centre for an action packed 3 hour show, with tons of guests (see schedule below) and even more Winnipeg Jets hockey talk.
9:30 AM–Pat Hickey, Montreal Gazette
10:00 AM–Roy MacGregor, Globe and Mail
10:30 AM (for 2 segments)–Randy Turner, Winnipeg Free Press
11:15 AM–Bruce Arthur, TSN The Reporters & National Post
11:45 AM–Dennis Beyak, TSN Jets & TSN 1290.
Here is the official Jets schedule they just released:
To kick-off the day, the Jets and CBC will host The Family FanZone at the Forks which will get underway at noon. This family-friendly, alcohol-free celebration, which runs until 8:00pm, will feature musical entertainment, contests and giveaways and of course, CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada broadcast of the Winnipeg Jets season-opener. Please see detailed schedule for The Family FanZone at the Forks below:
12:00PM – Show at The Forks begins
12:20PM to 12:50PM -Keith & Renee perform on Scotiabank Stage
1:05PM to 1:40PM – Quinzy performs on Scotiabank Stage
2:00PM – Jets representative speech
2:10PM to 2:35PM – Doc Walker performs on Scotiabank Stage
2:50PM to 3:15PM – “Fuelled by Passion” – Jets document will be aired on screens
3:20PM to 4:00PM – Pre-game & Live CBC Game Broadcast will be aired on screens
4:00PM to 7:00PM – Hockey Night in Canada Inaugural Game Broadcast – Jets vs. Canadiens
Fans who are not attending the game can also spend the day at the Convention Centre for pre and post-game activities. There will be a viewing party from 2:30pm – 7:00pm followed by The Official Winnipeg Jets Inaugural Game After Burner Social.
Tickets for the Convention Centre are $35.00 (plus fees) at Ticketmaster.
2:30PM -Doors open to Winnipeg Convention Centre
4:00PM to7:00PM – Inaugural Game viewing party
7:30PM – Keith & Renee performs
8:30PM – Blue Rodeo performs
How do you plan on spending this day? We want to hear from you throughout the day. Whether that is in the form of comments here on illegalcurve.com or if you @ tweet us @illegalcurve.