Are you ready for Winnipeg Jets Hockey Action?


Photo Courtesy Winnipeg JetsTHUNDER BAY – The return of the National Hockey League (NHL) to Winnipeg brings the Jets back to television. Hockey fans who are on Shaw will be able to watch the Winnipeg Jets on TSN for free until December 1st. Starting on September 20th, with the first pre-season Jets games from Winnipeg, there will be more than sixty pre-season and regular season games offered to fans in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and parts of Northwestern Ontario.

Viewers can also catch pre- and post-game content to complement the games.

“The Winnipeg Jets return to Canada has been highly anticipated by Canadian hockey fans and Shaw is proud to be a part of the excitement,” said Peter Bissonnette, President, Shaw Communications Inc. “As a hockey fan myself, I am pleased that at Shaw we are continuously expanding our hockey and sports offerings to our customers across the country.”

TSN Jets will be available to customers on free preview until December 1 in both Standard and High Definition. The subscription will then be available for the remainder of the season for $9.95 per month; less than $1.00 per game.

If you want to head to Winnipeg to take in a Jets game live, the team has announced a special program to allow fans to get game tickets.

The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club today announced information on individual game tickets for their inaugural 2011-12 season.

With the overwhelming demand for individual game tickets, the Winnipeg Jets Hockey club has made a commitment to provide unbiased access to game tickets for all fans. To do so, the hockey club will be launching a random draw program to determine individual game ticket purchasers. This random drawing will allow for fair and equal distribution of game tickets to Winnipeg Jets fans as well as ensure that a maximum number of fans are given the opportunity to purchase tickets so no one person has greater access than the next. The details for the random drawing program is as follows:

Winnipeg Jets individual game tickets will go On-Sale approximately the 3rd Saturday of each month for the following months games. That means, October games go on-sale on September 24th, November games go on-sale on October 15th, December games go on-sale November 19th, etc.

Individual game ticket purchasers will be determined via a random draw.

Starting September 15th, Jets fans can complete an online ballot at that will be entered into the draw. Only one entry per person will be acknowledged. Each month, fans will be randomly chosen and provided a unique password that they will then use on a private page at to purchase seats. Only the selected accounts will have access to available tickets.

Draw winners will be given the opportunity to purchase two tickets. These tickets can be split up as one pair to one game or two singles to two games.

Ballot entry will remain open throughout the season. Fans DO NOT have to re-enter each month. Winning names are not re-entered into the draw once they have been selected. Any unclaimed seats after the random drawing program period will be offered to the Waiting List members, then open to the general public.

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