Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Winnipeg Free Press: Ellerby, Jets tune in Canada’s golden game. When your second cousin is playing in the big game you are likely going to be even more invested in watching.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets take to The Forks, warm up the place. Always nice to give fans a chance to witness something unique and practicing on the river in -28 degree weather would certainly qualify.
Winnipeg Free Press: Czechs leave soap opera behind. It was a bizarre Olympic games for the two Czech Jets and not one they are likely to look back on too fondly. Update: The Czech coach Alois Hadamczik has resigned. According to Pavel Barta, a writer at @DenikSport, coach Hadamczik attributed his resignation on a “coup caused by seditious media“.
Winnipeg Sun: Fans freeze to watch Jets practise at Forks. Nice opportunity for the kids to get on the ice against their heroes.
Winnipeg Sun: Ladd gives Canada game a pass. Count me as someone who is happy to have gotten up to watch the game. While it certainly wasn’t a Gold medal game with the same drama as 2010 it certainly was enjoyable to watch Canada put on the display that they did.
TSN: IceCaps use five-goal third period to defeat the Pirates. A huge 3rd period and St. John’s has now ripped off four wins in a row. The team is sitting 4th in the Eastern Conference and next play on Friday, February 28th against Binghamton.
Fans in Winnipeg celebrate the Gold medal win at Portage and Main.
Winnipeg Free Press; Toews worth his weight in gold.
Globe and Mail: Canada captures hockey gold with shutout win over Sweden.
Globe and Mail: Captain Crosby saves his best for last.
Sportsnet: Finland’s Selanne named tournament MVP.
Sportsnet: 14 big winners and losers.