Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers–Olympic Edition

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets on February 20, 2014 — No Comments

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets take time to shake off rustLots of familiar faces back on the ice including Jim Slater, Matt Halischuk and Evander KaneCoach Maurice has a plan in place to get his team focused on continuing their run.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Slater eager to join Winnipeg’s push for post-season berthYou may have forgotten what he brings to the team but his skills in the faceoff dot will be a much needed aid as the team continues to roll.
Slater at faceoff dot

CBC:  Winnipeg Jets sits two points out of playoff spotCoach Maurice sounded like he is ready to pick up where he left off.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets back on the iceThe troops were back on the ice and there was plenty of chatter going on at the IcePlex.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice scrum from IcePlex (audio).  Used to coming off an Olympic break but a different situation in Winnipeg.  Update on Enstrom & Setoguchi.  What are his priorities over next four or five days?  Can the pre-Olympic momentum carry forward once it ends?  His thoughts on his Olympians.

NHL news:

Seattle Times:  Seattle group to visit Vancouver as push for NHL expansion continues.

Sochi 2014:

Globe and Mail:  Rivalry rematch for Canada and U.S. with chance at gold on the line.

CBC:  Injury hurts Team Canada’s chances.

USA Today:  Who’s to blame for Russian hockey team’s ouster?