Stanley Cup finalists welcome Winnipeg to NHL
Published 05/31/2011, Associated Press
Kevin Bieksa survived and thrived during a winter in Winnipeg, and he thinks the former Atlanta Thrashers will do just fine in the frigid center of Canada. The defenseman and several of his Vancouver Canucks teammates joined Tuesday in sending congratulations to the Thrashers, who upstaged the eve of the Stanley Cup finals with the announcement of their sale and impending move to Winnipeg. Read more about NHL hockey returning to Winnipeg in Wednesday's edition of the Herald.Word count: 671
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