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Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

Posted on: July 22, 2011 5:18 pm
Edited on: July 23, 2011 10:48 am
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By Adam Gretz

We've been waiting for a while now to get a look at the new logo for the Winnipeg Jets, and on Friday afternoon the club unveiled its primary and secondary logos, with the jersey unveiling to come at a later date. The timing of the announcement was a bit curious (late on a Friday afternoon?), but here's a look at what the Jets will look like in their return to the NHL.


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It's quite a bit different from the look the original Jets franchise had before its move, but I kind of like it, especially the one on the left.

The look was inspired by the Royal Canadian Air Force logo and also includes the Maple Leaf that appears on the Canadian flag.

Said Mark Chipman, the chairman and governor of True North Sports & Entertainment, in a statement released by the team, “True North Sports & Entertainment felt it was important for the new Winnipeg Jets to develop a strong new identity. We felt it was important to authenticate the name Jets and we believe the new logo does that through its connection to our country’s remarkable Air Force heritage, including the rich history and relationship that our city and province have enjoyed with the Canadian Forces.”

Photo: jets.nhl.com

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Comments

Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: July 27, 2011 11:21 am
 

Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

Canada has a military?



Since: May 14, 2007
Posted on: July 26, 2011 5:51 pm
 

Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

I like it, nice and clean, not too busy. The colors look great. Some of the more simple looking logos are the best ones. Definitely an improvement from the old logos. I'm glad I won't have to be seeing much of those...



Since: Feb 4, 2007
Posted on: July 25, 2011 6:10 pm
 

Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

Love the new Logo Mapleleaf with the jet great now give them the outdooor game



Since: Dec 12, 2006
Posted on: July 25, 2011 12:28 pm
 

Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

Great logos boys. The best logos in the league are the simple ones and this fits right in. There are always haters for everything but this logo is hard to hate (unless you are into cartoons or coloring books). Can't go wrong with Blue & Silver.



Since: Mar 24, 2008
Posted on: July 25, 2011 3:28 am
 

Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

Was expecting so much more.......but I guess it's ok. 



Since: Jun 19, 2011
Posted on: July 24, 2011 10:41 pm
 

Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

i agree, hopefully this time the Jets can avoid trading away guys like Kris Draper for 1 dollar... i know hes not a hall of famer but man he was an excellent player for the last 20 years. At least you guys were responsible for drafting Teemu Selanne.



Since: Jun 6, 2011
Posted on: July 24, 2011 4:50 pm
 

Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

i like the old logo better , but it has the Stigma of a losing team so it is good to change it and start fresh



Since: Jun 19, 2011
Posted on: July 24, 2011 1:51 am
 

Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

i was actually a fan of the original logo and would not have been offended had they just stuck with it.



Since: Jan 15, 2007
Posted on: July 23, 2011 11:52 pm
 

Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

Who cares what the logo looks like!!!!

The team is going to suck for the next 10 years!

Bad logo, bad team.

Just like Columbus, Florida, Ottawa, etc.

Not much else to do in Winnipeg!



Since: Nov 3, 2006
Posted on: July 23, 2011 11:00 pm
 

Winnipeg Jets unveil new logo

Of the three the left is the best.  Bottom right looks like a bad clothing label.


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