Discover Moose Jaw: McFaull flys to Jets camp. A little info on a young gun hoping to make an impression at the Jets rookie camp this weekend.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets sign Wellwood to one-year deal. The deal is worth $700,000.00 to Wellwood, and doesn’t represent a big expense for Winnipeg if they can get some productivity out of the 28 year old.
Winnipeg Sun: Bruins Cup win tough on Wheeler. It is one of those tough to swallow character building moments for the young Jet.
Global Winnipeg: Hockey stars still looking for homes in Winnipeg. The market is tough and competitive, even for guys making 6 0r 7 figure salaries.
After the jump we get the Jets rookie camp facts and figures as well as Nik Antropov’s ties to former Winnipeg Jet Igor Korolev, who was a victim of Tuesday’s horrific plane crash. In ‘Around the NHL‘ news the Sabres prospects are ready to flaunt skills, can the Flames expect the same ol’ same ol, Avs goalie who once played for Lokomotiv is heading to Russia for the funeral services and the Bruins are back at it.
Winnipeg Free Press: Winnipeg Jets rookie camp facts and figures. Just some of the faces to look out for and some of the times/dates to be aware of.
Globe and Mail: Igor Korolev remembered as a proud Canadian. The former member of the Jets 1.0 had an impact on the development of current Jet Nik Antropov and it is clear that the relationship was significant between the two of them.
Around the NHL:
Buffalo News: Sabres prospects ready to flaunt skills. I’m looking forward to seeing these upstart Sabres when they come to town.
Calgary Sun: Same ol’, same ol’ for Flames. If there is one guy I wouldn’t want to underestimate it’s Jarome Iginla.
Denver Post: Avs goalie Varlamov heads to Russia for services in wake of crash. Since he used to play for Lokomotiv, he must have a lot of connections to the team.
Boston Herald: Bruins back at it. What people tend to forget, is that unlike other teams, whose season ended weeks if not months earlier, the Bruins have a very short period of time in which to enjoy the Cup win, before they have to get back to the grind.