Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Note: As September rolls around we wanted to bring to your attention to the Pass it Forward program which provides help to youth in Winnipeg who wish to play hockey but require aid in getting the necessary equipment. The program is in it’s 4 year, they have a brand new website, an active twitter feed @PassItForwardca, and they are giving away a team-signed picture of last season’s opening faceoff. Be sure to check it out.
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Toronto Star: ‘Together We Can’ video a smash with players and fans. If you have 8 minutes to devote, watch this video. Really incredible editing.
Ottawa Citizen: Sens preparing season-ticket-package owners for the worst. Makes sense that the teams won’t bother sending out more than the first 10 games or so, considering expectations aren’t high for the season to start on time.
The Province: 15 Stages of NHL Lockout Preparation: Day 3 – “Beard”. When all else fails, try and at least laugh and enjoy yourself as the sport you love spirals out of control.
Florida Sun-Sentinel: Disgruntled Canucks goalie practices in Panthers facility and wants to be traded back here where he lives in offseason. Quite the awkward skate out in Florida for that trio.
CBC: NHL Milestones – What to watch for next season. Some good milestrones to shoot for next season but nothing earth shattering.
Part 1: Zach Bogosian out for a minimum three months after wrist surgery. CBA Negotiations (Owners table a new offer to players, new method of defining hockey related revenue). Off-season winners and losers, Central Division.
Part 2: Off-season winners and losers Northwest Division. Off-season winners and losers Pacific Division. Interview with Bruce Dowbiggin of the Globe & Mail. Rapid Fire, Cheers & Jeers.
Illegal Procedure: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Papers. If you are a fan of CFL football, check out our other site, which gives you all the latest Bombers news.
Illegal Procedure: A Season on the Brink – Penalizing yourself into peril. The Bombers gave up more yards on penalties than were produced by the Bombers offence. In an effort to better understand the penalties, and in the spirit of this being the ‘back to school’ article, provided below is a grading scheme for conceptualizing new head coach Tim Burke’s focus on discipline (that has been the focus of the management and the media for the last week) having made any noticeable difference.