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Winnipeg Jets Filipino Heritage Night

Celebration of Filipino culture, November 8

JETS FIL LOGOThe Winnipeg Jets will host their first Filipino Heritage Night on Tuesday, November 8, during a game against the Dallas Stars at 7:00 p.m.

The game will begin with a puck drop ceremony with members of the Filipino community including: Manny Aranez, Commissioner of the Philippine Basketball Association and recent inductee into the Basketball Manitoba Hall of Fame; Aida Champagne, of the Manitoba Filipino Street Festival; Rod Cantiveros, publisher of the Filipino Journal; and Ron Cailo, alumnus of the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy, which introduced him to the sport in Grade 3, shortly after he arrived in Canada, and led to a passion for hockey which now sees him playing as a goalie with the St. Paul’s Crusaders.