Division championships. 3 ( 1972–73, 1975–76, 1977–78) The Winnipeg Jets were a professional ice hockey team based in Winnipeg. They began play in the World Hockey Association (WHA) in 1972. The club joined the National Hockey League (NHL) in 1979 after the NHL merged with the WHA.
On December 27, 1971, Winnipeg was granted one of the founding franchises in the World Hockey Association (WHA). By 1979, the vast majority of the WHA's teams had folded, but the Jets were still going strong and they were absorbed into the NHL along with the Quebec Nordiques, Edmonton Oilers and Hartford Whalers as part of the WHA–NHL merger.
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The organization created the Winnipeg Jets Hall of Fame in 2016 to honour the impact and accomplishments of the original Winnipeg Jets, and the history of professional hockey in the city. The inaugural inductees were the "HOT Line" consisting of Anders Hedberg , Bobby Hull and Ulf Nilsson , who were inducted on October 19, 2016. 
Winnipeg Jets (1972–96) 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.
Apr 18, 2021 · Main article: Winnipeg Jets (1972–96) Dean Kennedy playing for the original Winnipeg Jets. The team was founded in 1972, joined the NHL in 1979, and moved to Phoenix in 1996. On December 27, 1971, Winnipeg was granted one of the founding franchises in the World Hockey Association (WHA). By 1979, the vast majority of the ...
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The Jets lost their season opener 6–4 to the New York Rangers on October 3.The Jets struggled in the opening month of October, compiling a 6–7–0 record with 12 points out of a possible 26 to start the season.
Tiebreaking procedures 1. Fewer number of games played (only used during regular season). 2. Greater number of regulation wins (denoted by RW). 3. Greater number of wins in regulation and overtime (excluding shootout wins; denoted by ROW). 4. Greater number of total wins (including shootouts). 5. Greater number of points earned in head-to-head play; if teams played an uneven number of head-to-head games, the result of the first game on the home ice of the team with the extra home game is disc...
The pre-season schedule was published on June 13, 2019.
The regular season schedule was published on June 25, 2019.
The Jets faced the Calgary Flames in the qualifying round,losing in four games.
†Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Jets. Stats reflect time with the Jets only. ‡Denotes player was traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with the Jets only. Bold/italics denotes franchise record.
The Winnipeg Jets celebrate their first regulation win in Winnipeg at the MTS Centre on October 17, 2011. The Winnipeg Jets are a professional ice hockey team based in Winnipeg . They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL).
The 2019–20 Winnipeg Jets season was the 21st season for the National Hockey League franchise that was created on June 25, 1997, and the ninth in Winnipeg, Manitoba, since the franchise moved from Atlanta prior to the start of the 2011–12 NHL season.
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