For the first time since 1996, the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, will again be part of the National Hockey League.

On June 21, the NHL’s Board of Governors approved the long-rumored sale of the Atlanta Thrashers to True North Sports & Entertainment Ltd. Upon purchasing the Thrashers for $170 million, True North relocated the team to Winnipeg. The team, which elected to bring back its previous moniker “Jets,” will play in the MTS Centre in downtown Winnipeg.

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