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“Peg already feels like home”: Jets’ Scheifele

Mark Scheifele is making a brief pit stop in Winnipeg this week, he’ll be back early next month and then, come September, he has his fingers crossed he’ll be looking for more-permanent digs in the city.

The Winnipeg Jets’ first pick in last year’s draft was swinging clubs at Elmhurst Golf and Country Club on Wednesday as one of the celebrities in the Scotia Mortgage Authority Dale Hawerchuk Charity Classic.

And it didn’t take long for the 19-year-old centre to be reminded of how popular he already is in this town. After all, it was last year when he got a glimpse at his new-found fame during a visit for the same event.

“I remember last year I was at Earl’s for the VIP dinner thing and I took two steps out