News (6/14) you can use: Latest on Return of the NHL to Winnipeg

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 […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,News You Can Use on June 14, 2011

News (6/13) you can use: Latest on Return of the NHL to Winnipeg

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 […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,News You Can Use on June 13, 2011

News (6/12) you can use: Latest on Return of the NHL to Winnipeg

Winnipeg Free Press:  Winnipeg’s NHL team on hunt for hear coach.  Would be nice, but not essential to have it done by the draft. National Post:  Fans make Winnipeg ‘exciting’ place to play.  Perhaps things would have gone better for Dany Heatley had he had the pressure of a Canadian market. Winnipeg Free Press:  Chevy, […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,News You Can Use on June 12, 2011

News (6/11) you can use: Latest on Return of the NHL to Winnipeg

National Post:  Winnipeg arena the ‘perfect size’.   Creating a demand for the ticket was a very smart move by True North. Winnipeg Free Press:  Snyder’s legacy to be carried on.  Very impressive on True North’s behalf and a move that will sit well with fans in Georgia I’m sure. Montreal Gazette:  A little advice […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,News You Can Use on June 11, 2011

News (6/10) you can use: Latest on Return of the NHL to Winnipeg

Winnipeg Free Press:  Coach Ramsay waits for word from Winnipeg.  While he awaits the final decision from True North, Coach Ramsay’s own words don’t suggest he thinks he will have a job come Monday. “I didn’t think it would end like this,” said Ramsay. “I can’t look into the future. I saw what I thought […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,News You Can Use on June 10, 2011

News (6/8) you can use: Latest on Return of the NHL to Winnipeg

Note:  The IC team attended today’s Press Conference.  We tweeted live from the conference.  Be sure that you’re following us on twitter to get all the latest from @illegalcurve. FS North:  Wheeler can’t wait to play in Winnipeg.  And we can’t wait to have them playing here. Montreal Gazette:  Quebec City needs to put shovels in […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,News You Can Use on June 8, 2011

News (6/7) you can use: Latest on Return of the NHL to Winnipeg

Star-Tribune:  Former Wild coach Todd Richards is a wanted man. Interesting to note. According to sources, the Winnipeg franchise has already reached out to Richards and plans to interview him in the near future for an assistant coaching position. Winnipeg Free Press:  Prospect of an NHL team in Quebec takes a hit.  Is this posturing or […]

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Dixie Drama,Drama in the Desert,Drama in the Desert & Dixie,News You Can Use,Relocation News on June 7, 2011