Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
FS North: Rivalries big part of Wild’s preseason schedule. Not a surprise that our closest geographic neighbor are also excited about the growing rivalry that looks like it could be in the works for when the Jets move West. Do you see the Wild as one of the best possible rivals for the Jets?
Winnipeg Free Press: Playing Oilers in first two exhibition games. How do you like the schedule? Likes? Dislikes? Let us know.
TSN: A look at the Jets draft team report. Taking a look at what the Jets have in the cupboard and what sort of players they require for the future.
General NHL news:
Detroit Free Press: Wings headline upcoming season. Despite all the questions marks that surround this team, they are sitting pretty high with the NHL oddsmakers.
CBC: NHL off-season – 10 compelling teams. Some of the teams with interesting storyline this summer.
Edmonton Journal: The notion of drafting Ryan Murray because “the Oilers need a top defenceman” is misguided. Looks like the battle in Oilers nation is being won by the pro Yakupov side.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Talented Russian the likely top pick. No surprise as to who remains the consensus first pick.
CSN Chicago: Is that just a draft, or are trade winds picking up? The Hawks have to make a decision. Do they trust in their farm system or does GM Bowman make a move or two to solidify things?
Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Blockbuster not on GM’s radar. Will Wild GM Chuck Fletcher continue with his torrid draft trading pace (38%) or will he stand pat this year?
Part 1: The week in Winnipeg Jets news, Jim Slater re-signs and the Perry Pearn is hired as Assistant Coach. Discussion about Richard Pollock’s article “Where does Evander Kane score from?” Interview with Patrick Burke of the You Can Play Project. NHL News & Notes.
Part 2: Interview with Craig Button of TSN. NHL Draft discussion, what should the Jets do with their first round pick? Interview with Grant Sonier of ESPN. Evander Kane rumors discussion. Joined by IC Scouting Correspondent Kyle Kosior. More NHL Draft discussion with Kyle Kosior. Interview with Corey Pronman of Hockey Prospectus. Rapid Fire, Cheers & Jeers.
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