Infographic: Hockey in Winnipeg, then and now
Last Updated: May 31, 2011
Fans on Tuesday flooded Winnipeg's streets, celebrating news of the return of a National Hockey League team to the province. Despite a heartfelt "Save Our Jets" campaign in 1996, the Winnipeg team was sold and sent southwest to Phoenix, Ariz. Now with a new arena, stronger economy and ballooning population the team is poised to return. Here is a comparison of the NHL in Winnipeg in 1996 and 2011.