Saturday Afternoon News Round-Up

Cormier

A quick run-down of Winnipeg Jets news and notes on a hot, summer, Saturday: Winnipeg Jets re-signed three forwards, Eric O’Dell, Patrice Cormier, and John Albert. All 3 were Restricted Free Agents, and all 3 agreed to one year, two-way contracts. John Albert will earn $585,000, Patrice Cormier will earn $625,000 and Eric O’Dell will […]

Posted by Drew Mindell in Afternoon Delight,Afternoon Links,Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News on July 19, 2014

Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News

Time Zone

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets buzzing after opening night.  As high as the fans got after yesterday’s game, it is always nice to hear that the players are experiencing similar emotions, the day after one of the significant games that won’t ever factor into the NHL standings. Winnipeg Free Press:  Blue Rodeo to play at Jets […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Delight,Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News on September 21, 2011

Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News

Jets practice

Winnipeg Sun:  Byfuglien charged for buzzed boating.  Not an unexpected move. Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets 2.0 ready to launch.  And with it the Jets fans, whether they are watching the game on tv or at the MTS Centre will be ready to launch alongside the team. Winnipeg Free Press:  Prepared for takeoff.  It may be […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Delight,Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News on September 20, 2011

Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News

Traing Camp Day 4

Globe and Mail:  Jets face early chemistry test.  The talk in the media room today with the players seemed very focused on this intangible element, but you could tell in the comfort in which the players referenced each other that team chemistry isn’t going to be something that they will have to manufacture. TSN:  TSN […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Delight,Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News on September 19, 2011

Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News

Globe and Mail:  Hockey fever comes to Winnipeg.  It felt like the playoffs, not the first practice in the history of the Jets 2.0. Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets return made real.  I saw little kids at the IcePlex who were just ecstatic that they had real, live NHL players who played for their city signing autographs for […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Delight,Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News on September 17, 2011

Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News

Winnipeg Free Press:  Shaw lands TSN Jets channel.  Good news for Jets fans, although you will have to pay to play after December.  I’m sure MTS customers are waiting to hear similar news. Winnipeg Sun:  Chipman to miss first exhibition game.  I’m sure that he will be glued to IC to get all the latest […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Delight,Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News on September 16, 2011

Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News

Breaking News:  Looks like those season ticket holders who selected the December 17th game against the Ducks (like I did) are going to be pretty, pretty, pretty happy with their decision. Orange County Register:  Selanne will play with Ducks in 2011-12.  The roof of the MTS Centre is going to explode from the crowd noise […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Delight,Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News on September 15, 2011