The Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose will celebrate their fans this weekend, as each team hosts their last home game of the regular season and makes them all about “Fan Appreciation”!
Saturday Jets vs. Blackhawks, 6 p.m. CT
To give fans the opportunity to get in on the pre-playoff Jets excitement… The doors will open early, at 4:30 p.m. There will be music in the Atrium…..
You’ll have a chance to wish the team well by signing your name to the “We Are Winnipeg Mural“. Pieces of the mural will be located on tables throughout the concourse on both the 100 and 300 levels. The full 31′ by 8′ mural will then be assembled on the wall of the players hallway in the event level of Bell MTS Place. So they will get to see all of your words of support! (The image accompanying this blog is a mock up of the banner.)
The annual player awards ceremony will take place as part of the pre-game activities including the Community Service Award, Three Stars Award, and the Dan Snyder Memorial Award.
The Winnipeg Jets will welcome many special guests to the game, including World Curling Champions Team Jones who will participate in a ceremonial puck drop; the Bros. Landreth, who will sing O Canada and the Star Spangled Banner; and Team Canada hockey team member and 2018 Olympic Silver medalist Bailey Bram, will make the 50/50 draw.
Throughout the game, fans can expect a lot of exciting fan appreciation giveaways, including Winnipeg Jets Whiteout Gear.
Sunday, April 8, Manitoba Moose vs. Bakersfield Condors at 2 p.m. CT
The Manitoba Moose will also bring an exciting atmosphere to their Fan Appreciation game. Doors open at 1 p.m. CT when the Cadet Brass Band will welcome fans in the Atrium. And the the Dirty Catfish Brass Band will be playing on the concourse from 1 p.m. CT to puck drop.
Kids will enjoy the Moose poster-making station and can also get their face painted on the concourse.
The Manitoba Moose will also hold a special player award ceremony
Many prizes and giveaways, including player autographed items.
Beginning today, until Sunday, Jets Gear is holding a four-day Fan Appreciation Sale, where all non-playoff merchandise is 20-75% off. Jets Gear is also the exclusive source for official Winnipeg Jets Whiteout Gear.