Winnipeg Jets

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  • Goals For
    246 GF
  • Goals Against
    255 GA
  • Power Play %
    18.2 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    77.5 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    835 PIM
  • Winnipeg Free Press

    Jets value based on promise and potential

    If the moribund, money-losing Carolina Hurricanes are worth US$500 million — and there were reports in the past week a sale for that price is being negotiated — then ask yourself this: What are the promising, profitable Winnipeg Jets worth? It depends, of course, upon who is doing the valuing. To David Thomson, the billionaire, Toronto-based part owner of True North Sports and Entertainment, the Jets are a tiny but profitable piece in a massive portfolio. To a guy like that, the Jets value would seem to be little more than a pleasant diversion. To Mark Chipman, the local businessman who was the driving force in bringing the Jets back to Winnipeg in 2011, the club is both the culmination of a