Not since the return of NHL hockey to Winnipeg had the Coyotes won a game in the franchise’s former home, but that changed Tuesday. With Arizona snapping the 10-game road losing streak against the Jets, which other clubs are suffering through and could snap similar slumps this season?
It was a fact that read like a riddle. Heading into Tuesday night’s tilt between the Jets and Coyotes, the last time Arizona had won a game in Winnipeg was when the Coyotes were the Jets.
How is that possible? Well, for those not up on their NHL history, here’s how: back in April 1996, the original Winnipeg Jets franchise was on the brink of relocation to Phoenix when it won a final home contest, a post-season outing against the Detroit Red Wings at the old Winnipeg Arena.
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