Note: The rookies are hitting the ice at 12:30 pm at the IcePlex before they depart for the YoungStars Tournament in Penticton, B.C.
TSN: Laine’s goal is to stick with Jets for entire season. (Video). Jets second overall pick and Team Finland forward Patrik Laine talks about his goals for this season, explaining that his main objective is to stick in the NHL for the entire year.
Winnipeg Free Press: Trouba talks contract, expects to be in Jets lineup opening night. (Paywall). That’s a headline that fans around here will like to read. Now if they could just read about a contract signing.
Winnipeg Free Press: Harkins, Roslovic ready for whatever Jets’ future holds. (Paywall). It was pretty clear to those who had chance to watch Harkins with the Moose to close out last season that he is quite a dedicated young prospect. Roslovic also seems to have a quiet intensity and it will be interesting to watch his development this year.
Winnipeg Free Press: Patrik Laine drawing plenty of attention at World Cup — on and off the ice. (Paywall). Get to know the Jets first pick in 2016 as Paul goes one on one with him in Washington. Includes some insight from Teemu Selanne.
Winnipeg Free Press: Superfan deserves permanent salute. (Paywall). Interesting argument on a way to honour the memory of Kroppy.
Winnipeg Sun: ‘We’ve definitely lost one of our best fans’. Jets players react to the loss of Len Kropioski.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler and Lawless. Ace Burpee joins Hustler & Lawless to share stories of Winnipeg Jets superfan Len ‘Kroppy’ Kropioski, and to discuss his place in Manitoba hockey fandom.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler and Lawless. The guys share their memories of Winnipeg Jets superfan and World War II vet Len “Kroppy” Kropioski.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Donvito Roundtable. ESPN’s Joe McDonald recaps the USA/Finland World Cup pretournament game, Patrik Laine’s performance and Dustin Byfuglien’s play on forward for USA.