Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

Posted by David Minuk in NHL Morning Papers,Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers on April 29, 2013 — No Comments

Note:  Tune into a special edition of the Illegal Curve Hockey Playoff Preview show on TSN Radio 1290 tonight from 6 pm until 9 pm as the guys take a look at all eight playoff series.  Spend three hours with Richard, Ezra and Drew they break down each and every playoff series.  Guests:  Eric Duhatschek (Globe and Mail) and Adam Proteau (The Hockey News).

Note II:  The 2013 Scotiabank NHL Draft Lottery to be held at 7 pm.  While the Jets chances are fairly nonexistent to grab the first selection overall, the guys will cut to the selection process during tonight’s show to let you know if the Jets are moving on up.

Jets news:

TSN:  A busy summer before switching divisions.  Dennis with a comprehensive look back at the season and a look at what is ahead for the Winnipeg Jets.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Have better lotto odds than 6/49 buyersThe chance is 0.8% which is fairly unlikely but crazier things have happened. 

Winnipeg Free Press:  Guy with ‘C’ the MVPHe took his game to another level this seasonThe Free Press writers (Lawless, Tait and Campbell) hand out their end of season awards.
Ladd Crosby wm

Winnipeg Sun:  Lotto chances for Jets are slim to noneKirk gives a pretty detailed explanation of the process including the process in which a team has a ball in the draw which represents 80% of one ball.  As I indicated above be sure to have your radios set to 1290 as the guys will bring you up to speed on tonight’s results

Winnipeg Sun:  Five Jets questions that need answersKen takes a look at five questions including whether Buff should be traded,  Jokinen and the potential for an amnesty buyout, moving up in the draft, Pavelec’s backup and whether Enstrom can kick the injury bug.

Winnipeg Sun:  Captain Ladd to compete at world hockey championship in Sweden and FinlandBased on the season he had his selection was a no-brainer.  The only impediment to his playing on the team was if he had decided to take some time off from hockey.  Luckily for Team Canada he will be joining the squad and giving Jets fans something to cheer about.
Andrew Ladd wm

Winnipeg Sun:  Crown corporations still getting Jets ticketsWhere do you stand on the issue of public companies having tickets?  An interesting conversation for the public to have although it is a shame that it seems have been initiated on the basis of political motivation.

Jets prospect news:

OHL:  Barrie Colts vs. Belleville Bulls Game 7The stage is set as Mark Scheifele and his Colts try not to blow their 3-1 series lead.  The other Jets prospect in the series Austen Brassard will try and complete the comeback and send the Bulls to the OHL finals against the London Knights.

Playoff news:

Globe and Mail:  Eastern conference playoff matchupsDavid Shoalts gives fans a sneak peek at the East.

Globe and Mail:  Western conference playoff matchupsEric Duhatschek gives fans a look at the West.

In case you missed it, the playoffs will look like this:
2013 Playoff Matchups

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay(Winnipeg Jets report cards):
Drew Tim Rich

Part 1:  Ladd/Little/Wheeler.  Kane/Jokinen/Wellwood.  Tangradi/Burmistrov/Santorelli.  Antropov/Slater/Thorburn.  Interview with Dennis Beyak voice of the Winnipeg Jets on TSN-JETS.  Wright/Miettinen/Gagnon/Peluso/Cormier.

Part 2:  Enstrom/Byfuglien.  Hainsey/Bogosian.  Clitsome/Stuart/Postma/Meech/Redmond.  Pavelec/Montoya.  Coaching Staff.  Management.