Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers (Saturday, Jan 28th)
Winnipeg Free Press: No Jets in Sunday’s All-Star game, but not for lack of trying. It is too bad we won’t be seeing a Jets jersey on the ice.
Winnipeg Free Press: Affiliate/Prospects. Ed Tait gives you some updates on the status of players playing for the Caps as well as the latest on the 2011 Jets draft class and some other prospects in the system.
WBUR: Helene Elliott – Don’t Watch The NHL All-Star Game. Big kudos in a small blurb from the L.A. Times columnist interview, as she called the Jets the “NHL’s biggest success stories this season”.
Illegal Curve: Close encounter of a Jets kind. There are many Jets players giving back to our community without expectation that their stories will be spread. This is one example of a player helping the team both on and off the ice.
Illegal Curve: Establishing Evander Kane’s market value. Rich’s article from a few days ago is a worthwhile read as he gives an in-depth analysis of Evander Kane’s fair market value. Will be a significant topic of conversation on today’s Illegal Curve Hockey show so it would be a good idea to familiarize yourself with it.
Affiliate news – St. John’s IceCaps:
The Telegram: Son of Irish immigrants, McCambridge not shy of hard work on the farm. An in-depth look at the Caps coach rising star coach.
Winnipeg Free Press: Meanwhile, down on the farm. They are clearly doing something right as their victory last night moved them into a tie for 1st in the Eastern Conference.
TSN: IceCaps’ three goals in first period enough to top Monarchs. The Caps held on for their 3rd win in a row, an all important 4 point game against the 2nd place team in the Atlantic division.
Next opponent news – Philadelphia Flyers:
Philadelphia Inquirer: Timonen intrigued by Nashville defeceman. Certainly doesn’t sound like he is overly interested in remaining a Predator. Would be quite the fit on the Flyers.
Bemidji Pioneer: Former Bemidji State captain Read soaking up atmosphere. The Flyers have themselves quite the rookie.