Dale Hawerchuk statue to be unveiled in Winnipeg Oct. 1
Posted September 15, 2022 1:45 pm.
The Winnipeg Jets organization will be honouring the late Dale Hawerchuk ahead of the 2022-23 season.
Prior to its preseason game against the Edmonton Oilers on Oct. 1, the team will unveil a statue commemorating the Jets legend and Hall of Famer.
The event — which will take place at True North Square’s plaza at the corner of Honourary Dale Hawerchuk Way (Graham Avenue) and Hargrave Street — will feature Hawerchuk’s wife, Crystal, along with some of Hawerchuk’s former teammates. Jets alumni will include Kris King, Paul Coffey, Dave Ellett, Scott Arniel, Mark Scheifele, Randy Carlyle, Serge Savard, Dave Babych, Paul MacLean, Laurie Boschman, Lucien DeBlois, Jim Kyte, Tim Watters, Brian Mullen, Ray Neufeld, Jimmy Mann, Randy Gilhen, and Jordy Douglas.
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The ceremony is set to begin at 5:15 p.m. and is open to the public.
To accommodate for the ceremony, True North Square’s plaza will be closed from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Puck drop against the Oilers is 7 p.m. and all fans in attendance will receive a Dale Hawerchuk commemorative coin.