Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

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Jets & Affiliate news:

Swift Current Broncos site:  Broncos suffer tough loss to HurricanesCaptain and Jets prospect Adam Lowry continues to score, adding his 25th goal of the season in a losing cause.

The Telegram:  IceCaps back home after .500 road tripWhat a difference a year can make.  Last year the Caps dominated on the road, but this season has seen a completely different St. John’s team.

The Coloradoan:  Eagles get swept by Aces in AlaskaIt was less than a stellar start to the road trip for Colorado who ended a hot December with 3 straight losses in Alaska.

CBA news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Ping-Pong name of the gameAt this point most observers heads have spun off trying to follow the negotiationsGary breaks down the relevant issues that remain between the two sides.

TSN:  NHL, NHLPA continue to exchange offersThere have been a lot of buzz words to come from the negotiations and from day 109 we get ‘traction’ which seemed to be in favour with the media assembled in New York.
Bettman and Fehr Tuesday night

ESPN:  Disclaimer deadline looming large over talksHave to imagine that the players will keep this in their back pockets and will continue to use it as leverage.

Globe and Mail:  Labour talks going down to the wireThis is exactly the sort of give and take you would expect during serious negotiations.  Both sides examining the others proposal and then countering with their own ideas.  Nice to see that the pace has picked up as we edge towards the cliff.

CBC:  Bettman cautiously optimistic as NHLPA considers latest offerAnd we would advise fans to be cautious in their optimism as we have been down this road before.  While this appears to be the final stretch we have still curbed our enthusiasm until we hear it is officially resolved.

Hockey news:

Edmonton Journal:  Taylor Hall has never played better than he is now in Oklahoma CityAs if Oilers fans weren’t salivating over the play of RNH and Yakupov at the World Juniors, they have a healthy Hall to look forward to.

World Juniors:

Update:  Russia beat Swiss in a shootout to advance to semis against Sweden.

TSN:  USA beats Czech Republic, will face Canada in WJHC semifinalNot surprising the USA beat the Czech’s and will face Canada in a much anticipated re-match Jets draft pick Jacob Trouba ended the game with 4 assists.

Hockey’s Future:  Notes and quotes from the preliminary roundAn extremely comprehensive news and notes from the tournament.

IIHF:  When injuries take a tollIt is quite amazing to consider that although hockey is a team support the injury to one critical player can still have such a detrimental impact on the team as the Finns have learned.

IIHF:  Building the perfect bodyThe emphasis on good nutrition and work out regiments are in a completely different stratosphere from what was previously the norm in hockey.

Hockey’s Future:  Plenty of intrigue heading into medal, relegation roundsThe folks over at HF have been doing an excellent job covering the tournament and this assessment gives readers some nice insight into the upcoming games.