The show must go on in Minnesota.
While the outdoor pre-game party outside Xcel Energy Centre was cancelled, Sunday’s Game 3 matchup betweeen the Wild and Jets will be played as scheduled.
— Winnipeg Jets PR (@WpgJetsPR) April 15, 2018
There were doubts about the status of the game after severe weather conditions forced the Jets to fly back to Winnipeg after a blizzard prevented the team’s flight from landing in Minneapolis on Saturday.
The #NHLJets returned to Winnipeg from Duluth this afternoon due to the ongoing conditions in the Twin Cities. The plan now is to depart tomorrow morning for Minneapolis.
— Winnipeg Jets PR (@WpgJetsPR) April 14, 2018
The Jets hold a 2-0 series lead over the Wild in the Western Conference quarterfinals.
The puck is scheduled to drop at 7 p.m. ET.