Sunday, April 3, 2016

Canadian Veteran Gets Ovation Returning To Game He Loves

War veteran brought to tears by massive ovation at Jets game
BarDown Staff
Mar. 31, 2016

Len Kropioski has been a fixture at most Winnipeg Jets home games ever since the team moved back to Manitoba. The 97-year-old war veteran has a seat right along the glass and is shown on the video board during the Canadian national anthem with regularity. He is even featured on a pin that is sold at the True North Shop.
Unfortunately, after being hospitalized in February, he hasn’t been able to make it out to any games for quite some time. On Wednesday night however, he made his return, and it was glorious.

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