Saturday Afternoon News Round-Up

O'Dell faces off

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

Charges dropped on Byfuglien, Nash traded to Rangers

Big Buff

The big news in Winnipeg Jets land this morning was that the charges against Dustin Byfuglien for impaired boating were dropped. The bigger news is…well…Dustin Byfuglien. Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press was on the scene in Minneapolis and tweeted this picture of the big man. Byfuglien is listed on the Jets website at […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Afternoon Links on July 23, 2012

Telegin out until September, Selanne back for one more year, other NHL News


This week is about the slowest one of the year in the sports world, Major League Baseball is off for the All-Star break, most of the NHL Free Agents have been signed, NFL teams have yet to start training camp and the major NBA Free Agents have determined their landing spots. Winnipeg Jets development camp […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Afternoon Links on July 12, 2012

Hall of Fame News Roundup: Oates, Sakic, Sundin and Bure get in to the HHOF


Today the 2012 inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame were announced, getting in are Joe Sakic, Mats Sundin, Adam Oates and Pavel Bure. Notable ommissions are Brendan Shanahan (will get in eventually) and Claude Lemieux (the jury is out on him) as well as Pat Burns and Fred Shero into the builders category. Sakic, […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Afternoon Links on June 26, 2012

Bobrovsky traded, Nash rumors, hours until draft time.


Reminder: Tune in to TSN Radio 1290 tomorrow at noon for the Illegal Curve Hockey Show. NHL News Sergei Bobrovsky traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Dispatch: Bobrovsky dealt to Blue Jackets. The Jackets acquired the Flyers goaltender for a second round pick, and a fourth round pick this season and another fourth round […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Afternoon Links on June 22, 2012

Previous ninth overall picks, draft news & signings

Mark Scheifele

With the NHL Entry Draft approaching so quickly. the big talk in Winnipeg is the ninth overall pick. While not all drafts are created equal, I thought it would be interesting to see the types of players who have been selected at nine in the past. Here are the last twelve ninth overall picks, quite […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Afternoon Links on June 19, 2012