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Jets visit Leafs for first time in 15 years

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The 2011-12 season will feature many memorable moments for the re-born Winnipeg Jets.

In the only game on Wednesday's schedule, the Jets visit the Toronto Maple Leafs (7 p.m. ET, TSN, RIS). From 1993-96, the Leafs and the previous incarnation of the Jets played together in the Central Division.

The last time Toronto hosted Winnipeg was March 13, 1996, a game that ended in a 3-3 tie.

Dave Andreychuk scored a pair of power-play goals for the Maple Leafs and assisted on a score by Doug Gilmour. Mike Eastwood scored twice for the Jets, including the game-tying goal in the third period, while Keith Tkachuk's power-play goal in the first period started the scoring.

Only two active NHL players remain from that game: Winnipeg's goaltender that night, Nikolai Khabibulin, went on to win a Stanley Cup in 2004 with Tampa Bay and now plays in Edmonton, while Shane Doan remained with the original Jets franchise after it relocated to Phoenix following the 1995-96 season, and is now the Coyotes captain.
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