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Sunday's Heritage Classic In Winnipeg Serves As Payoff For Jets Following Return To City

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 16

NHL Senior VP/Hockey Operations Kris King on Thursday said that he sees Sunday's Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic between the Oilers and Jets "as a payoff for Winnipeg, capping a process set in motion by the transfer" of the Thrashers to Manitoba prior to the '11-12 season, according to Mike Sa...

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