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Jets & Affiliate news: Ron Hainsey: The NHLPA’s ‘bad cop?’ Uncomfortably numb. Ready for takeoff. Lockout penalizes businesses. Hainsey unsure how union gig will sit with Jets fans. Hainsey wonders where the NHL talks went wrong. Lack of compromise in NHL lockout insulting to Canadians. It’s amazing how much can change in 24 hours. Little disappointed at NHL stalemate. Atkinson helps Springfield beat St. John’s. Colorado Eagles break the ice in San Francisco.

CBA news: Bill Daly says he has ‘no new ideas’ for NHL labour talks. Beyond the smoke and noise, real disputes slowly getting solved. Owners have themselves to blame.

Note:  Don’t forget to tune into the Illegal Curve Hockey Show on TSN Radio 1290 from noon to 3 pm today.  The guys will be broadcasting live from the St. Vital Shopping Centre.  GuestRay Ratto (CSN), Jamie McLennan (TSN).

Jets & Affiliate news:

CBC:  Ron Hainsey: The NHLPA’s ‘bad cop‘?  He certainly has become quite polarizingHow has your opinion changed (or not) of the Jets defenceman during this process?

Winnipeg Free Press:  Uncomfortably numbFrom “cautious optimism” to “downright pessimism” this lockout has seen pretty much everything.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Ready for takeoffAs much as coach Noel likes meeting with fans to sign autographs, you can bet that he would prefer to be back behind the bench coaching his team.
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Winnipeg Sun:  Jets lockout penalizes businessesAs I’ve been saying for awhile, these are the guys who deserve to be ‘made whole’.

Winnipeg Sun:  Hainsey unsure how union gig will sit with Jets fansFans (at least those on twitter) seemed to turn on the Jets defenceman for some perceived slight on Thursday night.  Reality is he has a job to do as Jets players rep, which clearly didn’t win him any popularity contests here in the Peg’, but one his teammates appreciate nonetheless.

TSN:  Hainsey wonders where the NHL talks went wrongHe was candid with TSN after spending the last week quite tight lipped.

Winnipeg Sun:  Lack of compromise in NHL lockout insulting to CanadiansLike many, I was absolutely glued to the television on Thursday night as the greatest soap opera on Canadian television played itself out in the most unreal way.

TSN:  Atkinson helps Springfield beat St. John’sThe IceCaps had some new players in the lineup but it wasn’t enough to ensure victory for the Jets AHL affiliate.

Reporter Herald:  Colorado Eagles break the ice in San FranciscoWho would think that at this point in the season the Jets ECHL affiliate would be celebrating their first road victory.

CBA news:

CBC:  Bill Daly says he has ‘no new ideas’ for NHL labour talksStandard tactic to get the NHLPA back to the bargaining table.  The league does not want to be seen as capitulating once again to the players.

Globe and Mail:  Beyond the smoke and noise, real disputes slowly getting solvedSame old tune and fans need to stop allowing themselves to be played in this same manner over and over again.

Globe and Mail:  Owners have themselves to blameFor all the apparent unity within the 29 owners, reality is they are all competing with each other and once this mess ends, that competition for resources will renew.

What a wild and wacky Friday.

Jets beat Stars 5-4 in OT
Moose lose 3-0 to Griffins
Ice beat Blades 6-3

And we start all over again tomorrow. IC Hockey Show at 9 AM.

Lots of Jets content to come on https://illegalcurve.com/

If you couldn't join us live on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show fear not as you can download the podcast or watch the replay.

https://illegalcurve.com/game-19-jets-5-stars-4-in-ot-post-game-recap/

Last up from American Airlines Arena was Jets bench boss Rick Bowness who spoke about his new team's OT victory over his old team.

https://illegalcurve.com/game-19-jets-5-stars-4-in-ot-post-game-recap/

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