Winnipeg Jets begin Stanley Cup Playoffs at home on Wednesday

Jets fans clad in white cheer wildly during Game Five, First Round of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell MTS Place. Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images

The Whiteout returns to Bell MTS Place on Wednesday.

Winnipeg Jets fans are expected in droves as the playoff season is upon us. Game ticket holders and non-ticket holders are welcomed to take to the streets outside Bell MTS Place to celebrate.

Street party zones/capacity will be decided 48 hours prior to start time. Food and entertainment will once again be offered, as well as a dedicated family zone. Street party gates will open two hours before puck drop on game day.

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Playoff ticket holders get in for free and fans who aren’t going to the game but plan to head downtown to take part in the festivities will need to buy $5 tickets. All funds from Whiteout ticket sales will go to United Way Winnipeg.

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Tickets will be sold via Ticketmaster with a limit of four per person. The first party is expected to accommodate 15,000 people, with the potential to grow the capacity as needed as the playoffs progress.

The National Hockey League has released their 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule. The Winnipeg Jets will open their quest for the cup at Bell MTS Place for Game 1 on Wednesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. against the St. Louis Blues.

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Winnipeg Jets vs. St. Louis Blues schedule:

  • Wednesday, April 10, 7 p.m. (in Winnipeg) — broadcast on Sportsnet, TVA Sports, NHL Network.
  • Friday, April 12, 8:30 p.m. (in Winnipeg) — broadcast on SportsnetTVA Sports, NHLNetwork.
  • Sunday, April 14, 6:30 p.m. (in St. Louis) — broadcast on CNBC, SN, CBC, TVA Sports.
  • Tuesday, April 16, 8:30 p.m. (in St. Louis) — broadcast on CNBC, SN, TVA Sports.
  • *Thursday, April 18, TBD (in Winnipeg).
  • *Saturday, April 20, TBD (in St. Louis).
  • *Monday, April 22, TBD (in Winnipeg).

Tickets for round one go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. Tickets for the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party go on sale the same day at noon.

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— With files from Sam Thompson and Sharon Pfeifer

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