Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Check the below post: Looks like Megna will sign with Pittsburgh instead of Winnipeg or Boston, the other teams in the running according to him.
#Pens finalizing contract w/ F Jayson Megna, a prospect camp invite out of Nebraska-Omaha, stood out in camp with high-end speed and skills
— Mike Colligan (@MikeColligan) July 29, 2012
Omaha World-Herald: Mavs lose another scorer as Megna leaves for pros. A bit more on the NCAA prospect who is said to be considering the Jets as one of three teams he could sign with now that he’s decided to leave college.
Affiliate news – St. John’s IceCaps:
The Telegram: Extension contention. Seems a tad unusual to only have extended the additional season.
Boston Globe: A collection of thoughts on bargaining in the NHL. KPD is absolutely right. There was no need to wait until the 11th hour to try and get a deal done. When the NHL season rolls around we want to see a full MTS Centre, not one that has been locked down.
Detroit Free Press: Wings’ draft pick Athanasiou proves a lot in limited time. The Wings draft well and usually season their prospects in Grand Rapids before bringing them to Detroit.
The Seattle Times: Can Seattle area support six pro teams? A great city to live and work in could get even better if they are able to add NHL and NBA.
Newsday: Signs point to Rick Nash making a difference with Rangers. Despite this upcoming season being his 10th in the NHL, with the exception of a quick 4 game opening round loss to Detroit, the playoffs remain a goal for a players as determined as Nash. We will see this hunger to succeed next year and expectations are nothing short of winning a Stanley Cup with the group he has in New York.
NBC Sports: Potential Coyotes owner Jamison is about $20M short of goal. The situation is getting bleaker in the desert.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show replay:
Part 1: Jets sign Toby Enstrom to a five year contract extension. Interview with Andrew Gross of The Bergen Record. Rick Nash traded to New York Rangers for Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon and a first round pick. Interview with Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch.
Part 2: Discussion: Why would Evander Kane sign a contract six years in length? Shea Weber offer sheet matched by Nashville Predators. The week in signings. Rapid Fire, Cheers & Jeers.
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