The Winnipeg Jets are a professional ice hockey team based in Winnipeg. The team competes in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Central Division in the Western Conference and plays its home games at Canada Life Centre. The Jets were established as the Atlanta Thrashers on June 25, 1997, and began play in the 1999–2000 NHL season. The franchise relocated to Winnipeg prior to the 2011–12 season. The team was renamed the Jets after Winnipeg’s original WHA/NHL team which moved to Arizona since 1996. As of 2022, the Winnipeg Jets introduced 10 players into Hockey Hall of Fame: Anders Hedberg, Bobby Hull, Ulf Nilsson, Dale Hawerchuk, Lars-Erik Sjoberg, Ab McDonald, Randy Carlyle, Thomas Steen, Teemu Selanne and Teppo Numminen.