April 12, 2018 11:56 am

Winnipeg hockey fan shows off ‘Jets Cave’

WATCH: This Winnipeg Jets fan has taken watching the game from the comfort of home to a whole other level. Global's Amber McGuckin reports.

A A

It all started with one poster, but it’s since become an entire basement redecoration for one Winnipeg Jets fan.

“Years ago when I first started I only had one jersey. Now, I have like seven and I’m running out of space,” she said.

RELATED: Whiteout fever hits Winnipeg as Jets’ run for the Stanley Cup begins

Story continues below

It’s wall to wall Winnipeg Jets in Mary Spence’s basement, a space she calls the Jets Cave.

“I used to call it the women’s cave because this is my house and this is my basement and I’m the one that put everything together,” she said. “It’s fun to sit here with friends watching the game and cheering.”

There’s an entire wall dedicated to her favourite player, Mark Scheifele.

“I like him because he’s a good play maker, he knows how to score and I met him already and he seems like a very nice guy,” she said.

READ MORE: 5 things you should know about the Winnipeg Jets vs Minnesota Wild playoff series

She even has a couple jerseys signed by the hockey star, but she won’t put one on until just before the game.

“I do have a superstition. During game day I don’t wear anything Jets until five minutes before the game. Every time I wear something, say I go to work and I wear a Jets shirt, they lose. So I told myself I’m not going to wear nothing,” she said.

READ MORE: Winnipeg Jets bounce back in game 1 for first playoff victory in franchise history

Spence also has her own very Winnipeg routine for watching the game.

“I get a big gulp, chips or popcorn and we sit here and watch it,” she said.

And she’s hoping to watch the Winnipeg Jets all the way to the Stanley Cup this year.

© 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Report an error

Comments

Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first.