Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News (Monday, Jan 2nd)

Posted by David Minuk in Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News on January 2, 2012 — 1 Comment

TSN:  Jets among NHL’s best at home and worst on roadEasy to explain away the early season road record.  The big test will be January.  If this team can win 4-7 games on the road it will be in very good position come the February and March push.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Little closer to rejoining Jets lineupGreat news for the team as he has been one of the most important pieces to the puzzle for the Jets.

Winnipeg Sun:  Fehr needs to play betterYou can see that Fehr is still not 100% but is trying hard to work through itPerhaps his coach is trying to give him some motivation via the media.

Affiliate news – St. John’s IceCaps:

Brandon Sun:  Shayne Wiebe released by Caps. (registration required).  The Brandon, Manitoba product is done with the Caps.

Next opponent news – Montreal Canadiens:

Montreal Gazette:  The team’s best players need to step up The team isn’t likely to make a change at coach again this season, which means the only way this ship will start sailing again is if the players step things up.

ESPN:  Sorry if we upset peopleDoes anyone outside of Quebec actually care?

  • Why not send Wiebe to the ECHL? Is it a salary thing?