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WATCH: Stars Welcome Back the Winnipeg Jets at NHL Face-Off

The Jets are back! After a 15 year absence, the team returns to the NHL tonight with a landmark game against the Montreal Canadiens in Winnipeg. Find out more about tonight's game from CBC Sports

The nation officially welcomed the Jets back at Thursday's NHL Face-Off event, hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos and Andi Petrillo and featuring performances by Inward Eye, Three Days Grace and Winnipeg natives Bachman & Turner.

It was a serious hockey love-in and we were there talking to the stars of the show about why they love the game and what the return of the Jets means to them. Check out our video:

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