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by Paul on 08/30/08 at 10:56 AM ET
from Ted Wyman of the Winnipeg Sun,
We come to you today to express concern for an endangered species.
We are talking about the Winnipeg Jet, a creature once beloved and abundant in these parts.
Now, 12 years after the local NHL team became extinct (or at least packed up and flew south to Phoenix) they are truly a dying breed.
With the retirement of former Jet Stu Barnes Thursday, a month after Dallas Drake did the same thing, there are now only seven ex-Jets with the potential of playing in the NHL this coming season.
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