Today in Winnipeg Jets History

Events in Sport

  • 1980-02-12 NY Islanders 2nd scoreless tie, vs Winnipeg Jets
  • 1981-12-20 Doug Small (Winnipeg Jets) ties NHL record scoring at 5 second mark
  • 1995-10-18 NHL Winnipeg Jets sold to Americans who plan to move them to Phoenix
  • 1996-01-19 NHL approves move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix
  • 1996-07-01 NHL Winnipeg Jets officially become the Phoenix Coyotes

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1962-07-19 Craig Muni, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1963-06-13 Randy Gilhen, Zweibrucken Ger, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1966-02-18 Kris King, Bracebridge, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1966-05-05 Mike Stapleton, Sarnia, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1966-08-16 Ed Olczyk, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1967-01-27 Dave Manson, Prince Albert, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1967-02-27 Dallas Eakins, Dade City, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1967-04-14 Jeff Finley, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1967-07-01 Mike Eastwood, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1967-09-26 Craig Janney, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1968-07-03 Teppo Numminen, Tampere Fin, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets, Coyotes)
  • 1969-02-04 Dallas Drake, Trail, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1969-08-10 Iain Fraser, Scarborough, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1969-11-03 Jim Mckenzie, Gull Lake, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1969-12-08 Darrin Shannon, Barrie, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1970-02-07 Denis Chasse, NHL right wing (Winnipeg Jets), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1970-02-22 Dominic Roussel, Hull, NHL goalie (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1970-10-01 Alexei Zhamnov, Moscow Russia, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets, Oly-S-98)
  • 1972-03-28 Keith Tkachuk, Melrose MA, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix, USA)
  • 1973-01-13 Nikolai Khabibulin, Sverdlovsk Russia, NHL goalie (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1976-05-08 Oleg Tverdovsky, Donetsk Ukr, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1976-08-27 Craig Mills, NHL right wing (Winnipeg Jets), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1976-10-10 Shane Doan, Eston, NHL right wing (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1976-11-27 Chad Kilger, Cornwall, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)