Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets won’t be flying the free-agent skies anytime soon. The reality is the big name free agents are either looking for a chance to win now or a big pay day. The Jets are not yet in the former category. Some may look at the Clitsome deal as an overpay but to get the deal done before other teams had an opportunity to chat with him the Jets had to step up.
Winnipeg Free Press: Clitsome signing part of Chevy’s plan to piece together Jets lineup. The most important thing that needs to be done is locking up the big three RFAs on this roster. Here is a link to Richard’s analysis he did a few months back on what the Big 3 RFAs (Little, Bogosian and Wheeler) might garner. Once that is done, the Jets GM can fill out the rest of the roster with available pieces.
Winnipeg Sun: GM Cheveldayoff ‘active’ in looking at free agents. This team is still going to need some help to fill out the roster for next season.
National Post: Sign Clitsome, keeping talks open with goaltender Al Montoya. Taking a look at the moves the Jets have made and the ones they are looking to make.
National Post: Grading the Canadian teams. A late addition to yesterday’s papers, this looked at all the Canadian teams draft day and they gave the Jets an A+. Does that give you confidence?
Illegal Curve: GM Kevin Cheveldayoff teleconference. Primarily the call was about the Clitsome signing but he also touched upon other topics of concern for his team. The post can be read or you can listen to the audio of the conference call.
Illegal Curve: Grant Clitsome conference call. Spoke with media following the signing of his new three year contract. The post can be read or you can listen to the audio of the conference call.
Arizona Republic: Next goal for Coyotes: Staying put past 2018.
Philadelphia Inquirer: Lecavalier chose Flyers over dozen suitors.