Kevin Cheveldayoff’s Establishment of Winnipeg Jets’ New Identity

March 9th, 2012 by Anthony Capocci Leave a reply »
Kevin Cheveldayoff has a tough task in trying to establish a new identity for the Winnipeg Jets franchise.

But he has them on the right path.

A new identity is something that will go a long way for a franchise that is still haunted with past disappointments, as naysayers and fans around the league still think of this team as a certain someone's leftovers—Atlanta Thrashers

Still, the fact remains the same—the Winnipeg Jets are the Atlanta Thrashers.

The only thing that’s changed is the city and the team name.

It’s all well and good that the great fans of Winnipeg can enjoy hockey once again, but the point I’m trying to make is that the past 12 seasons in Atlanta aren’t forgotten.

The mediocrity of the past doesn't just go away because a team has been moved to a different city.

Old habits die hard.

What does it take? How long does it take? What does Cheveldayoff have to do for the Jets to avoid the same fate as the Thrashers?

One might ask, "What does Cheveldayoff have to do so that the Jets don’t share the same fate as the old Win ...

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