Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Note: Jets announce that Larry Simmons has been named Assistant General Manager. He spent last year as Assistant to the General Manager. Simmons was the Vice-President/Assistant General Manager with the Thrashers from 2004 until the team’s move to Winnipeg prior to last year.
USA Today: 2012 NHL offseason remakes (starts at picture 29 of 49). Jets are ranked 6th as Kevin Allen gives his end-of-July ranking of the 10 most improved teams and explains what the arrivals bring.
Windsor this week: A “little” motivation for Wellwood. Appears that Wellwood is enjoying his summer and is motivated to have a big season next year for the Jets.
Globe and Mail: Escrow a nasty word to players. But one that must be understood within the current CBA structure.
NHL.com: Subcommittee work dominates latest CBA session. Lots of little items also need to be resolved as both sides work towards getting a deal done.
New York Daily News: Lockout ‘foreseeable’ to Kings’ Westgarth. A pretty comprehensive assessment of where things stand currently.
Delaware County Times: Flyers’ Laviolette officially gets long-awaited contract. Nice to have the safety of a contract in your back pocket, but in today’s NHL, it doesn’t ensure total job security.
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Illegal Procedure: Week 6 Blue Bombers Depth Chart & Roster. To see what the squad will look like tomorrow, check it out.