Bad news sports fans as the NHL has cancelled the first block of regular season games. Unfortunately for Jets fans this includes premium games against the Hawks and Red Wings.
Ed Tait of the Winnipeg Free Press has confirmed that the Winnipeg Jets have signed C/LW Ben Maxwell, to a one-year, $715,000 contract. Read Ed Tait’s article here. Maxwell is only 23 years old and to date has only had a cup of tea at the NHL Level (32 games, 2 points). The former member [...]
It’s hump day Wednesday, which usually signifies the beginning of the end of the work week, but for IllegalCurve.com and The Illegal Curve Hockey Show, we are just getting started. Illegal Curve Hockey will be your source for the latest news emanating from what should be a busy end of the week in NHL circles. [...]
Macleans: In conversation with Gary Bettman. We agree with Commish Bettman on this point; To be able to return under different circumstances, where the franchise can be successful, it’s nice to be part of a corrective situation. Atlanta Journal Constitution: Ramsay could meet with True North this weekend. Looks like just the Devils and the [...]
Atlanta Journal Constitution: Stewart will miss milestone as Thrashers move to Winnipeg. Really interesting story on Thrashers/Flames longtime equipment manager. Winnipeg Free Press: True North, MTS to expand partnership. I like the positive attitude with the thought that they can push deal t0 2030. NHL is here to stay. CBC: True North extends arena deal [...]
NHL.com: Haviland to interview for Winnipeg coaching job. Are we to be Chicago of the North? Portage & Main can get kinda windy. TSN: MacTavish expected to meet with GM Cheveldayoff. Certainly a name that will get some attention for the organization. Blog post also has a few words on when fans can expect this [...]
CTV Winnipeg: Announcement regarding naming rights for Winnipeg’s Arena could happen in June. Can’t see MTS relinquishing those rights. The Free Press had an in-depth piece on this a few weeks back about forging the long term relationship between True North and MTS. Winnipeg Free Press: The candidates emerge. With True North beginning to interview [...]
CTV: Downtown Winnipeg aims for the big leagues. People are excited. 15,000 downtown for 40 nights a year will sure do a lot to help revitalize the area. CBC: Elliotte Friedman’s 30 Thoughts (10 & 11). One would hope that the Canucks will allow True North to talk with Noel. Atlanta Journal Constitution: Craig Ramsay [...]