Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers–Olympic Edition

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets on February 22, 2014 — No Comments

Note:  Catch up on all the latest Olympic news on today’s Illegal Curve Hockey Show on TSN 1290 Winnipeg from noon until 3 pm.  Reminder that due to Olympic broadcasting rules, we aren’t able to post the show on ITunes. Podcasting of IC returns after the Olympics.  GuestsKevin Allen (USA Today), Uffe Bodin (Editor in chief/chefredaktör hockeysverige.se) and Slava Malamud (Special correspondent for Sport-Express).

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets fired up, doubled over.   Cannot always be sunshine and lollipops.  Coach Maurice is running a tight ship.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Pavelec, Frolik expected back with Jets todayMany are questioning the fragility of goalie Ondrej Pavelec and how he will respond to a tough Olympics.

Winnipeg Sun:  Numbers don’t tell full story with Jets captain LaddKen goes one on one with the Jets captain and gets an in-depth assessment of his game.
Andrew Ladd on the wing

Winnipeg Sun:  No golden moments for Jets’ OlympiansOlli Jokinen had more impact in the semifinals than Blake Wheeler did but both will face off for the opportunity to win a Bronze medal today.

IceCaps news:

TSN:  Klingberg scores twice as IceCaps topple SharksTwo wins in a row for St. John’s and they are sitting in 5th place in the East, tied with Hershey (4th) in points in the East.  Of course Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins sits in 9th spot just two points back.

The Telegram:  Busy weekend for IceCapsThe AHL is quite a grind and these guys are playing three games in three days.  Last night they won big and have another game against Worcester before they take on Portland on Sunday.

Sochi 2014:

Globe and Mail:  Team Canada sets sights on gold after thrilling victory over U.S.

CBC: With defence like this, one goal is enough.

USA Today:  Canada beat USA at its own game.

ESPN:  Cute turns ugly for Team USA.

L.A. Kings TV:  Kings watch final moments of Canada/USA (video).