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Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers (Tuesday, Jan 3rd)

Jets news – Power rankings – Jets finally get off the ground. Evander Kane is all business. Bogosian stays true to his roots. Fehr hike would be welcome. Little may play vs. Habs.

Affiliate news – St. John’s IceCaps: The ups and downs of a pro goalie.

Next opponent news – Montreal Canadiens: Time for Molson to end GM’s horror show. GM Gauthier says slumping Canadiens can still fix problems, save season.

World Juniors Report: Canada’s junior team pumped for Calgary semi-final. Hockey’s teen idols.

CBS Sports:  Power rankings – Jets finally get off the ground.  The Jets turned on the December afterburners and are marching up the power rankings, hitting 11th spot on the list of 30 NHL teams.

The Province:  Evander Kane is all business.  He has quickly become one of the top offensive players for the Jets.  And could you imagine his point total if they counted shots off the posts.

Winnipeg Sun:  Bogosian stays true to his rootsHis big shot and easy manner have made Bogosian a quick fan favouriteHe continues to develop under assistant coach Charlie Huddy, who knows a thing or five about developing prospects.
Zach Bogosian dumps it in

Winnipeg Free Press:  Fehr hike would be welcome.  Is this a media generated controversy?  We will see today when the media converges on Eric Fehr following practice.

Winnipeg Sun:  Little may play vs. HabsA healthy Jets team to start off the new year is just what the doctor ordered.  Getting Little back is especially important considering that the Jets need to show the rest of the NHL that they can be road warriors.

Affilate news – St. John’s IceCaps:

The Telegram:  The ups and downs of a pro goalie.  David Aebischer has started to regain his form with the IceCaps and now with Peter Mannino’s ouster, it is down to him and Edward Pasquale as the tenders for the red hot Caps.  One has to appreciate the formula for hockey nicknames.

Next opponent news – Montreal Canadiens:

Montreal Gazette:  Time for Molson to end GM’s horror show.  It is quite amazing how GM’s, who have access to the ownership, manage to survive while a coach quickly becomes the fall guy.  In this situation, Gauthier has nobody left to blame.

Winnipeg Free Press:  GM Gauthier says slumping Canadiens can still fix problems, save seasonAll seems lost over in Montreal.

World Juniors Report:

Globe and Mail:  Canada’s junior team pumped for Calgary semi-final.  It is going to be an absolutely electric atmosphere at the Saddeldome in Calgary tonight.  You can bet that a significant percentage of Canadians in this country will be tuning into the game.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Hockey’s teen idols.  It is interesting to note how quickly these kids gain fame as a result of the exposure they receive from this tournament.