CSN New England: Is Colorado dangling Duchene for Trouba? You have to head out east to read this rumour about a team in the Rockies potentially looking to land themselves the Jets young RFA defenceman. The nugget is at the bottom of the article.
Toronto Sun: Patrik Laine breath of fresh air in sometimes stale hockey world. Some insight into the likely Jets pick.
TSN: The Quiz – Top Prospect Edition. (video). In this special edition of the Quiz featuring Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine, Matthew Tkachuk, Pierre-Luc Dubois and Alexander Nylander, the top prospects reveal the weirdest questions they have been asked, their star-struck moment and much more.
TSN: No war of words between Matthews and Laine. Lots of eyes on these two for the next three weeks.
Sportsnet: It’s a waiting game for Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine. Just two weeks to go before the waiting is all done and fans will know which name to put on the back of their jersey.
Sportsnet: Laine – Being drafted first overall would be dream come true. (video). Patrik Laine says being drafted first overall in the NHL has been his dream since childhood, and seeing Finnish youngster Joonas Donskoi star for the Sharks makes him want his dream even more.
Toronto Sun: Laine vs. Puljujärvi. In the This And That section (midway down the article) on the scouts preference and it isn’t for the Finnish player most fans have been yammering about since end of April when Winnipeg moved up to the second spot.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler and Lawless. NHL.com’s Adam Kimelman joins the guys to discuss the positioning of Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi in draft rankings around the NHL. Kimelman also says the Winnipeg Jets have an opportunity to develop depth at defenseman when picking at 22nd overall.