Winnipeg Jets to welcome fans back at half capacity on Feb. 8

Members of the Winnipeg Jets pause after scoring an empty net goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues. (Scott Kane/AP)

The Winnipeg Jets announced that fans would be able to enter the Canada Life Centre at 50 per cent capacity for the Feb. 8 game versus Minnesota after attendance was previously capped at 250 people.

Around 7,500 fans will be able to attend as Manitoba Health announced that new orders will be in effect in time for puck drop against the Wild.

This capacity upgrade also allows fans to attend for the next five home games for the Jets scheduled before Feb. 22, when the next provincial update is planned.

In that span, the Jets will also host Chicago (Feb. 14), Minnesota (Feb. 16), Seattle (Feb. 17) and Edmonton (Feb. 19).

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