Goal #1 of 4 by the Winnipeg Jets in the Detroit Red Wings vs Winnipeg Jets – Game 3 on April 21, 1996. The Winnipeg Jets would lose the series 4-2 to the Detroit Red Wings in what would be the Jets last season in Winnipeg.
The Edmonton Oilers take on the Winnipeg Jets from the Arena in Winnipeg.This was game #4 of the first round Smythe Semi Final.The Jets held a 2-1 series lead heading into this game.And we wont talk about what happened after this game now will we lol. The game featured some early scoring from both teams,an injury to Goaltender Bob Essensa in the second period that knocked him out of the game,courtesy of Glen Anderson.The game would eventualy go into the 2nd overtime before a winner would be decided. The late Don Wittman and John Garrett are calling the game from the booth.
This is Jennifer Hanson singing the National Anthem at the Winnipeg Jets last EVER Regular Season Game at the Winnipeg Arena. She was always a Fan Favorite and would be welcomed back to Winnipeg anytime! Thanks Again Jennifer for the memories
This TSN Documentary examines the passion for the game of Hockey in Canada & the notion that perhaps the NHL is deliberately keeping Canadian teams out of its exclusive club.
On Feb.7th,1996, the Jets decided to trade Selanne to the Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Chad Kilger and Oleg Tverdovsky. He played on a line with Kariya, which gave both of them many goals