WINNIPEG PUCK DROP: NHL team jetting back to Manitoba, via Atlanta
Published 05/31/2011, Canadian Press
Final approval expected by NHL board in June
Winnipeg has a National Hockey League franchise again. True North Sports and Entertainment confirmed at a news conference Tuesday morning that it has acquired the Atlanta Thrashers franchise and is moving team to Winnipeg, once home to the NHL's Winnipeg Jets. The team will play in True North's MTS Centre. Scroll down the article to see an AP video report, plus a video conversation with Winnipeg Free Press columnists about the NHL's return to Winnipeg.