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Former captain Blake Wheeler pre-game media before he faces the Winnipeg Jets for first time

A familiar face is back in Winnipeg to face his old team for the first time.

Former Jets captain Blake Wheeler is back in Winnipeg for the first time to face the team he played on for 12 seasons. Following morning skate he spoke about his return to Manitoba.


1) Coming back for the first time as a visiting player.
2) Is there a memory on or off the ice that sticks out? (1:03)
3) Biggest difference playing in Winnipeg and New York? (1:42)
4) Uprooting the family/adjusting to change (2:27)
5) His thoughts on his start with the Rangers (3:07)
6) On his disallowed goal preventing the dam from breaking (4:25)
7) His thoughts on the long-term contracts signed by Hellebuyck & Scheifele (5:03)
8) His thoughts on Adam Lowry being named third Jets captain (5:55)
9) His mentorship to Lowry (6:41)
10) Tragedy regarding Adam Johnson (7:30)