Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Winnipeg Free Press: Get your Jets fix at Worlds. There are 3 Jets playing in the tournament this year. Do you plan on watching? Does the fact that there are Jets players on the team increase your interest?
Affiliate news – St. John’s IceCaps:
The Telegram: Peppered Pasquale proving his worth. He has faced a significant number of shots (approximately 40 more than the next closest goalie), which is a lot considering the Caps 1st round series only went 4 games. However the 21 year old from Toronto is proving his worth, not just to the brass in St. John’s, but to the team back in Winnipeg as well.
Stanley Cup news:
Star-Ledger: Devils best Flyers in overtime, 4-3, to take 2-1 series as Ilya Kovalchuk returns. The Flyers carried most of the play in the 3rd period and OT, but the Devils prevailed on a nice pass from the newly returned 100 million dollar Kovalchuk.
Philadelphia Daily Inquirer: Flyers fall in overtime, trail in series. The Flyers looked like the team that was going to win but when they were unsuccessful on their two OT powerplays, you got the impression that the Devils had a chance to take the victory.
Philadelphia Daily News: Flyers ratings double Phils + 76ers. That’s why the NHL would be ecstatic for a Flyers and Kings tilt.
L.A. Times: Kings Game 3 victory rewards fans. About the only disappointing thing from last night’s game was the fact that the Kings wore their slick looking black jerseys and not the awesome yellow and purple. Fans in La La land can breathe easier as their team took a stranglehold on the Conference semi-final series.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Blues on brink of elimination. Everyone who predicted this series would be 3-0 (for either team) raise your hand?
The Tennessean: Predators get extra edge from Tootoo. His hunger to get back into the game was apparent to anyone who watched the Preds 2-0 victory over the Coyotes.
Arizona Republic: Coyotes aim to get back on track. They slipped last game making a number of costly mistakes that ended up in the back of the net. Can coach Tippett get his players back to playing mistake free hockey? We will see tonight how well they respond.