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Face-Off! The NHL puck drops


On October 6, Winnipeg played host to a massive party not only to welcome back the National Hockey League for another season, but also to welcome back their Winnipeg Jets. NHL Face-Off kicked off with a bang at The Forks near downtown Winnipeg with thousands of people gathering hours prior to the start. Parents were taking their kids out of school early to steak out a spot close to the main stage. Many trivia games and contests filled the commercial breaks between the Habs and Leafs game, which was shown on several big screens. A few bands came on to entertain the massive crowd. Three Days Grace, Winnipeg's Inward Eye, and Bachman Turner played individual sets. In ...