Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets on August 27, 2013 — No Comments

Jets news:

ESPN:  No underestimating USA this time.  Some quotes at the end of the article by the Jets Blake Wheeler.  I can tell you that the Jets dressing room will be a fun place to be with all the different countries represented and with the trash talking that will accompany the Olympics, both pre and post.

Quotes from Team USA Camp via Michael Russo of Minneapolis Star-Tribune:

 

Winnipeg Free Press:  Byfuglien, American Jets hit camp in U.S. The Jets have some serious representation potentially on the American squad.

NHL.com:  Dustin Byfuglien at Team USA Camp (video).  Talks about potentially playing for Team USA at Sochi as well as being a member of the Winnipeg Jets.
Dustin Byfuglien at Team USA Camp

NHL.com:  Blake Wheeler at Team USA Camp (video).  Getting an opportunity to possibly represent his country.  How does the big ice impact his game?  What do the Jets have to do to get into the playoffs?  What is it like playing in Winnipeg?

NHL news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  This is Toews’ teamThe pride of Winnipeg looks to add some more hardware to his mantle.

Globe and Mail:  Bigger ice surface in Sochi a point of emphasis for Team CanadaThere is going to be need for speed at the Olympics with the bigger ice surface.  Canada won gold at the last two Olympics held in North America (2002 & 2010) but have not fared nearly as well overseas as they didn’t medal in Italy (2006) or Japan (1998).

Star-Ledger:  Devils complete deal to re-sign Adam HenriqueThe Devils had to decide between a long-term or short-term deal, and decided that the Brantford native merited the former.