Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News (Friday, Feb 24th)
Illegal Curve: Establishing Ondrej Pavelec’s market value. Our hockey analyst Richard Pollock takes an in-depth look at the potential value of Ondrej Pavelec on the market.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets waive Miettinen, prep for Blues. No point in getting complacent now. Jets need to go full pedal to the metal against the Blues tomorrow.
NHL.com: Jets siting pretty in Southeast. It will be quite interesting to see were the Jets are sitting mid March when most of the games in hand that the others teams in the East have on Winnipeg are cashed in and they will have played the same numbers of games.
Puck Daddy: Q & A with Jim Slater. We love the shout out that IC received from the guy who puts the S in GST. Surprised that his favorite drink is Grolsch and not the one that a Winnipeg fan invented based on his lines name. No word if the GST drink of Gin, Scotch and Tequila is available at your local watering hole.
Hockey’s Future: Blake Wheeler earns first star for red-hot Jets. While the Southeast division teams don’t inspire fear in many opponents, many of the individual players are quite skilled and Wheeler gets the call ahead of some stiff competition.
Metro: Winnipeg Jets brew to make debut. Wonder if we are gonna have a ticker keeping track of beer sales on Monday.
Illegal Curve: Coach Noel press conference. Talking about his working relationship with coach Ken Hitchcock. St. Louis game plan. Bogosian injury update. Playing with 11 forwards and 7 D. Miettienin waiver situation. Goaltending situation.