40 years ago today in Winnipeg the Jets 1.0 signed their 1st overall pick from 1981 Dale Hawerchuk at Portage and Main.
Today over at True North Square Executive Chairman of the Board for True North Mark Chipman announced a number of initiatives to honour the legacy of Ducky who passed away last year. (You can watch the announcements here).
The initiatives announced include:
1) Honourary Dale Hawerchuk Way
2) Dale Hawerchuk statue
3) First annual Ducky Pond Hockey Classic
4) Heritage licence plates
5) Heritage Blue Steel new official third jersey
You can read about them here.