Relocation News: All Winnipeg NHL related news Day 10

NY Post:  Brooks Sunday tidbits.    A blurb about the TV contract and Brooks adds this: Stronger ownership and greater interest in Winnipeg therefore is far more meaningful to the league than weaker ownership and less interest in Georgia. Winnipeg Sun:  Winnipeg franchise names scooped up.  Lots of speculation out there. Winnipeg Free Press:  Lies, damn […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Dixie Drama,Drama in the Desert,Drama in the Desert & Dixie,Relocation News on May 29, 2011

Relocation News: All Winnipeg NHL related news Day 9

Atlanta Journal Constitution:  Another suitor for Thrashers?  I’m sure True North would be interested in a “greatly reduced price”. Winnipeg Free Press:  City survived loss of Jets, but fans must do better.  No question that fans in Manitoba (and elsewhere i.e. Northwestern Ontario, Saskatchewan and North Dakota) will have to step us to ensure this […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Drama in the Desert,Drama in the Desert & Dixie,Relocation News on May 28, 2011

Relocation News: All Winnipeg NHL related news Day 8 – Tuesday!!

Montreal Gazette:  Misinformation surrounds Thrashers move.  It’s hard to know up from down sometimes. Toronto Star:  After Winnipeg, where does NHL go next?  Which city is most deserving of NHL hockey? CBC:  An ex-pat offers some hometown tips for incoming Thrashers.  Only correction is that Burton Cummings didn’t singlehandedly save Sals.  Earl Barish (former owner of the Winnipeg […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Drama in the Desert,Drama in the Desert & Dixie,Relocation News on May 27, 2011

Relocation News: All Winnipeg NHL related news Day 7 – No end in sight!

Atlanta Journal Constitution:  Anson Carter withdrew interest in Spirit in early 2011.  Doesn’t sound like the conversation got very serious between the ASG & Carter’s group. TSN:  No Thrashers announcement before next Tuesday.  So there you have it.  Just another 6 days to go.  But since today is practically over, it’s like 5 days.  And […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Drama in the Desert,Drama in the Desert & Dixie,Relocation News on May 26, 2011

Relocation News: All Winnipeg NHL related news Day 6 – Is today the day?

While we at IC would love to jump on the speculation bandwagon, which in the past 24-48 hours has seen suggestions ranging from; multiple Gary Bettman sightings, to tracking private planes with possible NHL logo’s that may have landed at Winnipeg Airport to those announcing potential press conferences.  We will continue to take a wait […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Drama in the Desert,Drama in the Desert & Dixie,Relocation News on May 25, 2011

Relocation News: All Winnipeg NHL related news Day 5

Globe and Mail:  Moving day the least of the Thrashers concerns.   Interesting to hear about the process of moving from the venerable Cliff Fletcher. Toronto Star:  Life goes on without Thrashers.  Doesn’t hurt that the city has 3 other Major league sports teams to throw their support behind. TSN:  Jets Meter.   It moved again. […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Drama in the Desert,Drama in the Desert & Dixie,Relocation News on May 24, 2011

Relocation News: All Winnipeg NHL related news Day 4

Vancouver Sun:  Relocation to Winnipeg could open door to more.  I would love to to see the Nordiques and Whalers jerseys back in the league. Wall Street Journal:  Creating the geographically accurate NHL map.  Looks good to us. Toronto Star:  Thrashers jetting off to Winnipeg?  Wait and see.  Can the standard Toronto line about no […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Drama in the Desert,Drama in the Desert & Dixie,Relocation News on May 23, 2011