Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
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TSN: Pavelec wins 2011-12 Play of the Year. There have been accusations that Jets and Senators fans were “stuffing” the ballot to get their player the win. But in the end, the newest team in the NHL with their young fan favourite tender likely won because of their crazy, dedicated fan base.
Jets official site: Season Snapshots part 5. The final installment of the best photographs of the Winnipeg Jets from the 2011-2012 NHL season.
Stanley Cup news:
Star-Ledger: Devils have come back from 3-1 deficit before.
L.A. Times: Simon Gagne talks about concussion symptoms.
General NHL news:
Arizona Republic: Phoenix Coyotes lease deal approved by Glendale. Bye bye Phoenix Coyotes, say hello to your Arizona Coyotes! But will the Goldwater Institute allow this to go forward? Doesn’t sound like it as the Institute feels the Council of Glendale is missing significant portions of deal.
Delaware County Times: Flyers’ priority should be Weber. That would be quite the steep price to pay but the Flyers haven’t won a cup since 1975 so perhaps its time to do something radical.
New York Times: Making impact in Finals after concussions, three players offer hope. The issue is definitely front and center but is enough being done to change things to ensure better player safety?
Buffalo News: Jeanneret earns Hockey Hall of Fame call. One of the most recognized voices in the game today, he has made some memorable calls such as “May-Day” and “Tis the Season…falla lalla Lafontaine”. Give it a listen and enjoy.