March 31, 2016 8:31 am
Updated: March 31, 2016 8:36 am

Winnipeg Jets fan favourite ‘Kroppy’ makes emotional comeback at Wednesday’s game

Len Kropiosky, also known as "Kroppy" watched the puck drop at Wednesday's Jets game, after missing games for a couple of months due to health concerns.

Global News

WINNIPEG — Winnipeg Jets fans were treated to a special surprise at Wednesday’s game against the Ottawa Senators, as a familiar face appeared on the jumbotron.

Len Kropiosky, much better known as “Kroppy”,  returned after missing games for a couple of months because of health concerns.

READ MORE: Winnipeg Jets fan favourite Kroppy recovering in hospital

Kroppy became a household name for Jets fans after the club regularly featured him on the jumbotron during each home game.

The crowd was ecstatic to see the military veteran back in his seat. The standing ovation even brought Kroppy to tears, as he blew kisses towards the thousands in attendance.

Kroppy will turn 98-years-old in July.

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