Arizona Coyotes hockey team was founded in 1971 as Winnipeg Jets. After the WHA disbanded, it became one of four franchises that joined the NHL. In 1996 the franchise moved to Phoenix and became the Coyotes. In 2014, the team changed its city name to state of Arizona to gain wider fan base around the area.
The current Winnipeg Jets franchise is the team that moved from Atlanta in 2011.