Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Note: Reminder that the prospects hit the ice at the MTS IcePlex again today. Group A hits the ice at 9:30 am and Group B at 11 am.
Winnipeg Free Press: Petan, rest mortal enemies. The Jets 2nd round selection in 2013 is certainly determined as he continues his development as a player.
Winnipeg Free Press: Strapping blue-liner Poolman a long-term project. Not all players mature at the same time and some prospects will take a bit longer to develop which is what the Jets hope will happen with Poolman as he gets ready for his time with UND.
Winnipeg Free Press: Danish dynamo. The 1st round pick has a confidence about him and showed he was able to handle a media session with some humour.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets open summer development camp. It was a busy first day at the MTS IcePlex.
Winnipeg Sun: Prospects De Leo, Comrie are men of their word. The two made a pact to play together in the NHL as 10 year old kids and just a few years later they are steps closer to fulfilling that dream.
Winnipeg Sun: JC Lipon hoping to build on solid rookie year. The young prospect gained a lot of valuable experience in his first season as the IceCaps went all the way to the Calder Cup Final.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets fans get first look at top draft pick Nikolaj Ehlers. All eyes are on the Jets 2014 1st round pick and he didn’t disappoint yesterday despite some jet lag he was likely dealing with after his flight to North America was delayed out of Europe.
Sportsnet: Ehlers gets taste of NHL expectations. He got a taste of the hockey fervor in Winnipeg as a packed MTS IcePlex cheered on their Jets prospects yesterday.
The Score: Ehlers shows off crazy puck skills at development camp (video). Nice moves by the Jets 2014 1st round pick.
Day 1 of Development Camp Replay:
Illegal Curve: J.C Lipon (audio). On being a ‘vet’ at development camp. What was it like during the run with the IceCaps? What was biggest lesson he learned as a first year pro? What does past year do for his confidence? Good opportunity to learn at camp.
Illegal Curve: Eric Comrie (audio). Been through this before, what is opportunity like? What was his year like? What was biggest thing he learned from his time with the IceCaps? What was it like to be around Michael Hutchinson? His relationship with Chase De Leo. Did they play together as kids?
Illegal Curve: Chase De Leo (audio). On his connection to the players at camp. What has it been like since he was drafted? What is he hoping to show this week? An organization that looks at more than just physical stature?
Illegal Curve: Nikolaj Ehlers (audio). First day on ice. What happened to his flight? What has it been like since he was drafted? Nice to get into a routine for the week? What was reaction like in his home town? Did he expect to see a full MTS IcePlex? Did he get a chance to speak to Jonathan Drouin about getting prepared for camp? Was he able to be himself on the ice? Did he get a chance to see the Jets and what does he know about the team? What is biggest thing he plans on working on this summer? Learning from Kane and Seguin during the lockout? Anything he wants to do or see in Winnipeg while here? Talking to his dad about the path he is on.
Illegal Curve: Camp Guide. If you’d like to know which player is in which group or what numbers they are wearing we have you covered.