Afternoon Links

The Hockey News:  NHL’s 5 least improved teams.  No big splashes from True North has the Jets ranked 5th on this list.  How do you view the Jets moves?  Is this spot appropriate?  Thumbs up or down? Winnipeg Sun:  Jets add restricted free agent Festerling.  More depth at the D position for the Jets and […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Links,Daily Papers on July 14, 2011

Afternoon Links

the Score:  Talking about realignment. Would have to agree with the author’s sentiment below. Whatever the NHL’s realignment plan turns out to be, it will be a long and messy process getting to the final goal. TSN:  Who should go after Stamkos or Doughty.  Even though the Jets are still a few million below the […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Links,Daily Papers on July 13, 2011

Afternoon Links

Chris D:  Jets to play in Canucks young stars tournament.  These tournaments are always a good time to watch the young guns. Atlanta Journal Constitution:  Family draws Ramsay back to Florida.  Happy to see he got a job with another NHL team. Winnipeg Free Press:  Steen Classic a hit.  A very worthwhile cause that continues […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Links,Daily Papers on July 7, 2011

Afternoon Links

Globe and Mail:  Jets making headway.  It makes your head swim when you realize how much has been done and how much more needs to be accomplished. TSN:  Which Canadian non-playoff team improved the most?  For our money, we think the Jets are the #1 choice. Sporting News:  Former Thrashers coach Craig Ramsay to take […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Links,Daily Papers on July 6, 2011

Afternoon Links

News 1130:  Ex-NHL great Peter Stastny says Quebec should have been before Winnipeg.  As the article pointed out, Winnipeg held a number of advantages (MTS Centre already built and mostly private money used to build it) over Quebec City.  So perhaps sentimentally Stastny can hold that opinion, but practically it doesn’t fly. Fox Business:  What’s […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Links,Daily Papers on June 29, 2011

Afternoon Links: Drama in the Desert…again

CBC:  Downtown hotel tower plan unveiled.  It appears downtown Winnipeg will become all glass, based on the projections.  Count me in as a fan of the development. Toronto Sun:  Bogosian among those qualified by Jets.  There was a lot of consternation when people read Ladd and Wheeler but Bogosian’s name wasn’t mentioned. CBC:  Elliotte Friedman […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Links,Daily Papers on June 28, 2011

Afternoon Links: 2011 NHL Wpg Jets Draft class summary & other Jets news

Before we get into this afternoon links here is the 2011 Winnipeg Jets draft class: Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets add seven new faces.  I like that the prospects were aware of what happened in Winnipeg. Globe and Mail:  Jets push NHL to radical realignment.  We’ve discussed this with a bunch of different scenarios but regardless of what […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Links,Daily Papers on June 25, 2011

Afternoon Links: Trades & Schedules

Winnipeg NHL Site:  Full 2011-12 schedule.  There are a lot of significant games that jump out in October alone. Winnipeg Sun:  Give city’s key to local hero. This would likely get a unanimous vote.  Having said that, who knew they still gave away keys to the city. Winnipeg Sun:  NHL unveils 2011-12 schedule.  Very interesting […]

Posted by David Minuk in Afternoon Links,Daily Papers on June 23, 2011