Winnipeg Jets (1972–96)

former hockey team of the National Hockey League

The Winnipeg Jets were a professional ice hockey team from Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Jets played in the National Hockey League for 17 seasons before being relocated to Phoenix, Arizona and were renamed the Phoenix Coyotes in 1996. A new Winnipeg Jets team was relocated back to Winnipeg from the Atlanta Thrashers in 2011.[1]


  1. "Winnipeg & Manitoba News - Stories, Updates & Articles - Winnipeg Sun".