Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Winnipeg Sun: Stay, Jets, stay – Bars. A potential lockout will impact more than just the NHL and its players. There are tons of businesses that rely on the game to make money.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets sign U.S. prospect scout. His primary area will be the USHL, which has become a very good avenue for producing American NHL talent.
Affiliate news – St. John’s IceCaps:
Winnipeg Sun: IceCaps coming home in case of lockout? We’ll see. As much as folks in the Peg’ would want to see hockey of any sort if there was a lockout, you can’t imagine it would be fair to season ticket holders in St. John’s to usurp their team.
USA Today: NHL-KHL games possible if there’s a lockout. While this might be interesting for a game or two, most fans want their NHL hockey teams playing in their city, not this alternative.
Detroit Free Press: Shanahan’s rulings play a role in CBA discussions. Wonder what method the players would prefer?
Ottawa Sun: Negotiations set to be front page news. So is the battle between the players and owners or between the owners and owners?
New York Post: Bettman playing dirty. It appears that opinion is turning on the NHL after their initial offer asked for the sky and the moon.
ESPN: Bobby Orr sides with players. Since he now enjoys the role of player agent, it is somewhat unsurprising that he is in favour of the players.
Winnipeg Free Press: The NHL labour history. Ed Tait takes you through the long and sordid history of NHL labour relations.
Comcast Philadelphia: Hasek training for return. A 47 year old goalie who wants a multi-year deal. Does the Dominator still have the stuff to dominate in the NHL?
Globe and Mail: Former Blackhawks goaltender Cristobal Huet forgoes return to NHL. There was a lot of speculation that he might be coming back to the NHL, but he has signed in the Swiss elite league.
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