Jets, Affiliate & local news:
TSN: Jets fans having hockey taken away once again. It seems unbelievable that just a year ago we were enjoying the glow of the NHL returning to Winnipeg.
Star Phoenix: Lukas Sutter ready for a new beginning. It has not been a banner start to the season for the Jets pick in 2012 so far. Left off the Subway Series roster he is trying to regain the spark he had last season.
Winnipeg Sun: Scheifele finding stride in OHL. Looking at the lockout with a glass half full perspective, the Jets 2011 first round choice has continued to flourish under Dale Hawerchuk.
Hockey Prospectus: Top 50 under 23. The Jets had 3 crack the roster.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets lace up to support Children’s Hospital. Andrew Ladd was tweeting that with Tanner Glass participating, we might be in for a GST reunion.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Star Tribune sits down with NHLPA Executive Director Donald Fehr. Russo gets a nice 1 on 1, although Fehr is his usual ‘keep things close to the vest’ self.
Edmonton Journal: Bettman’s name is mud but he don’t care. Adler is bang on with this column. The commissioner has a mandate and regardless of what people think of him personally, he doesn’t get paid based on good will.
New York Times: If canceled, NHL will not reschedule Winter Classic. Nothing says terrible PR like cancelling what has become one of the biggest money makers for the NHL each year.
Ottawa Citizen: Fritsch will take Ottawa Senators with him on PGA Tour. A nice honour for the Ottawa local and a smart move by the Senators to increase their brand awareness.
TSN: Flyers’ Simmonds the target of racism in Czech League game. Simply deplorable. How in this day and age people can still talk like this, I simply cannot understand.
Illegal Procedure: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Papers. If you are a fan of CFL football, check out our other site, which gives you all the latest Bombers & CFL news. Not a big surprise but the latest news surrounds fate of Bombers GM, who will start at QB in final game at Canad Inns Stadium and latest from new IG Field.