Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets on April 16, 2014 — No Comments

Note:  Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff gives his end of season presser today at 10 am.  Stay tuned to @illegalcurve for live quotes and then on site for entire presser recap.

Note II:  Tonight is the final NHL Mid-Week show on TSN 1290 Winnipeg of the 2013/14 season before we go on spring/summer hiatus (Reminder the Illegal Curve Hockey Show continues throughout the spring/summer at our regular off season time of 9 am – noon).  The show is coming to you live from 6 – 8 pm at the Winnipeg Free Press Cafe as we get you ready for the Stanley Cup Playoffs which kick off this evening.  Guests:  Dan Rusanowsky (Sharks play by play voice), Anthony SanFilippo (Inside the Flyers) and Kelly Chase (Color commentator for St. Louis Blues radio broadcasts on KMOX.)

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Season not over yet for pair in Jets’ foldWhile fans would prefer to see Trouba playing in the post season, this will be a good experience.

Winnipeg Sun:  Trouba, Hellebuyck get call for their countryBoth young players are excited to head to Minsk to represent their country.
Connor Hellebuyck at Development Camp

CBC:  A final report card for the JetsJeff went through the roster and handed the player a grade based on his play and provides his rational for the grade assigned.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  The Rona Roundtable (audio).  Rick spoke to TSN analyst Craig Button in advance of the draft about the best option as well as speaking about the Jets best options at around the 9th spot.

Illegal Curve:  What is Olli Jokinen worthRichard crunched the numbers and used some comparables to try and ascertain what the UFA centre will be worth on the open market.