Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets on February 24, 2014 — No Comments

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Ellerby, Jets tune in Canada’s golden gameWhen 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 placeAlways 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 behindIt 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 acoup caused by seditious media“.

Winnipeg Sun:  Fans freeze to watch Jets practise at ForksNice opportunity for the kids to get on the ice against their heroes.

Winnipeg Sun:  Ladd gives Canada game a passCount 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.

IceCaps news:

TSN:  IceCaps use five-goal third period to defeat the PiratesA huge 3rd period and St. John’s has now ripped off four wins in a rowThe team is sitting 4th in the Eastern Conference and next play on Friday, February 28th against Binghamton.

Sochi 2014:

Canada wins gold

Photo Credit: Jon Waldman

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.

TSN:  Toews bolsters winning resume on Olympic stage.

CBC:  Steve Yzerman steps down as Team Canada executive director.

Sportsnet:  Finland’s Selanne named tournament MVP.

Sportsnet:  14 big winners and losers.

ESPN:  Olympics future hazy for Fehr.