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  • September 20, 2011

    Go Jets Go!!!

    It’s back and it’s back in a big way. The National Hockey League’s return to Winnipeg after 15 years kept a sellout crowd on its feet cheering for their home team as the Winnipeg Jets played the Columbus Blue Jackets for the first pre-season split-squad game. Photojournalist Boris Minkevich was in Columbus for the action while Phil Hossack, Joe Bryksa and Wayne Glowacki hit the MTS Centre in Winnipeg to get the hometown excitement.

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  • The Winnipeg Jets vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Second Period action. First goal of the new Jets scored by #9 Evander Kane. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Winnipeg Jets vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Second Period action. First goal of the new Jets scored by #9 Evander Kane. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Winnipeg Jets goalie Chris Mason leads the charge. Sept. 19, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Winnipeg Jets goalie Chris Mason leads the charge. Sept. 19, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • The Winnipeg Jets vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Second Period action. First goal of the new Jets scored by #9 Evander Kane. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Winnipeg Jets vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Second Period action. First goal of the new Jets scored by #9 Evander Kane. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Jets Captain Andrew Ladd  against Columbus in their first home game in 15 years.
(Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Jets Captain Andrew Ladd against Columbus in their first home game in 15 years. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Let the Games Begin, Dave Esau lets his emotions run as the Jets step onto the ice against Columbus in their first home game in 15 years...See story  Sept 20/2011 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Let the Games Begin, Dave Esau lets his emotions run as the Jets step onto the ice against Columbus in their first home game in 15 years...See story Sept 20/2011 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Winnipeg Jets come off the ice under the watchful eye of owner Mark Chipman (in suit). Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Winnipeg Jets come off the ice under the watchful eye of owner Mark Chipman (in suit). Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. First Period action. Jets Evander Kane gets creamed by Blue Jackets #2 Radek Martinek. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. First Period action. Jets Evander Kane gets creamed by Blue Jackets #2 Radek Martinek. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. First Period action. Jets Evander Kane gets creamed by Blue Jackets #2 Radek Martinek. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. First Period action. Jets Evander Kane gets creamed by Blue Jackets #2 Radek Martinek. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. First Period action. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. First Period action. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. First Period action. Jets #41 Jason Jaffray. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. First Period action. Jets #41 Jason Jaffray. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. First Period action. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Winnipeg Jets vs.Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. First Period action. Sept. 20, 2011 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Left to right #77 Kevin Clark, #49 Ben Maxwell and Mark Scheifele celebrate the teams second unanswered goal Tuesday against Columbus in their first home game in 15 years.
(Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Left to right #77 Kevin Clark, #49 Ben Maxwell and Mark Scheifele celebrate the teams second unanswered goal Tuesday against Columbus in their first home game in 15 years. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Paul Postma celebrates with teammates after scoring the first Jets Goal against Columbus in their first home game in 15 years. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Paul Postma celebrates with teammates after scoring the first Jets Goal against Columbus in their first home game in 15 years. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Jets #5 Mark Stuart fights for possession in the corner against Columbus' #15 Derek Dorsett in the Jets' first home game in 15 years. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Jets #5 Mark Stuart fights for possession in the corner against Columbus' #15 Derek Dorsett in the Jets' first home game in 15 years. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets Paul Postma, center, celebrates the first NHL goal since the Jets returned to Winnipeg with teammates Nik Antropov, left, Andrew Ladd, center-rear, and Janne Pesonen, right, against the  Columbus Blue Jackets at the MTS Center in Winnipeg.
 (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets Paul Postma, center, celebrates the first NHL goal since the Jets returned to Winnipeg with teammates Nik Antropov, left, Andrew Ladd, center-rear, and Janne Pesonen, right, against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the MTS Center in Winnipeg. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets Mark Scheifele celebrates his first period goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during NHL preseason action Tuesday night in Winnipeg.  (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets Mark Scheifele celebrates his first period goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during NHL preseason action Tuesday night in Winnipeg. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets  Andrew Ladd, left, celebrates his teammate Paul Postma's first NHL goal since the Jets returned to Winnipeg. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets Andrew Ladd, left, celebrates his teammate Paul Postma's first NHL goal since the Jets returned to Winnipeg. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • The Winnipeg Jets face-off against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the MTS Center in Winnipeg during pre-season NHL action-The Winnipeg Jets returned to Winnipeg after a 15 year drought since 1996 when the team relocated to  Phoenix.
(JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Winnipeg Jets face-off against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the MTS Center in Winnipeg during pre-season NHL action-The Winnipeg Jets returned to Winnipeg after a 15 year drought since 1996 when the team relocated to Phoenix. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets' Brett Festerling, right, ties it up with  Columbus Blue Jackets' Derek Brassard during first period NHL preseason hockey in Winnipeg Tuesday.  (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets' Brett Festerling, right, ties it up with Columbus Blue Jackets' Derek Brassard during first period NHL preseason hockey in Winnipeg Tuesday. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets Andrew Ladd, rear, ties it up with Columbus Blue Jackets Derek Dorsett during first period NHL preseason hockey in Winnipeg Tuesday. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets Andrew Ladd, rear, ties it up with Columbus Blue Jackets Derek Dorsett during first period NHL preseason hockey in Winnipeg Tuesday. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec stops Columbus Blue Jackets Alexandre Giroux during first period NHL preseason hockey in Winnipeg Tuesday.   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec stops Columbus Blue Jackets Alexandre Giroux during first period NHL preseason hockey in Winnipeg Tuesday. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets Jason Gregoire and  Columbus Blue Jackets Aaron Johnson tie it up during first period NHL preseason hockey in Winnipeg Tuesday.   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets Jason Gregoire and Columbus Blue Jackets Aaron Johnson tie it up during first period NHL preseason hockey in Winnipeg Tuesday. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Ian Buckingham and wife Ami arrive at the MTS Centre Tuesday for the pre-season game between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets. (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Ian Buckingham and wife Ami arrive at the MTS Centre Tuesday for the pre-season game between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets. (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets fans arrive at the MTS Centre Tuesday for the exhibition game between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets. (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets fans arrive at the MTS Centre Tuesday for the exhibition game between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets. (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets fans arrive at the MTS Centre Tuesday for the exhibition game between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets. (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets fans arrive at the MTS Centre Tuesday for the exhibition game between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets. (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets fans from left Ryan Postnikoff, Neal McDonald, Jay Meaken, Colin Herperger and Brynn Macek arrive at the MTS Centre Tuesday for the exhibition game between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets.   (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets fans from left Ryan Postnikoff, Neal McDonald, Jay Meaken, Colin Herperger and Brynn Macek arrive at the MTS Centre Tuesday for the exhibition game between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets. (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets fans in the 4Play Sports Bar cheer as the Canadian anthem is song across the street in the MTS Centre Tuesday at the start of the exhibition game between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets.   (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets fans in the 4Play Sports Bar cheer as the Canadian anthem is song across the street in the MTS Centre Tuesday at the start of the exhibition game between the Winnipeg Jets and the Columbus Blue Jackets. (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

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