Winnipeg Jets: Team agrees to terms with Brenden Kichton. Brenden Kichton is 21, and spent last year with Spokane of the WHL. 85 points (22G, 63A) in 71 games. Originally drafted by NYI in 2011. At the end of the 2012/13 season, Kichton was awarded the Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy given to the WHL’s Top Defenceman. He’s 6 ft, 190 lbs. It is a three year, two-way deal.
Winnipeg Free Press: Ladd has skills he could add to Canada. While many consider him to be a long shot to make the team, the Jets captain definitely has some talents that could be a great addition to the Canadian team.
Winnipeg Free Press: Four Winnipeg Jets looking to book a spot on U.S. Olympic team. Couple of serious looks and some grins on the four potential members of the U.S. Olympic team. You can get a real sense of what it means for these players getting an opportunity to potentially represent their country.
Winnipeg Jets: Zach Bogosian interview at Team USA Camp (video). Talk about signing his contract. Playing in Winnipeg. Experience at the orientation camp. Putting on the Team USA jersey. What does the team need to do to get to the playoffs?
Winnipeg Jets: Jacob Trouba interview at Team USA Camp (video). How does it sound hearing ‘Winnipeg Jets defenceman’. Playing in Russia, winning a gold medal. Being invited to camp. Familiarity with the players. His year at the University of Michigan. Being ready for training camp in Winnipeg.
Globe and Mail: Stop worrying about Canadian goalies. Worrying about the composition of this team becomes a National pastime.
NHL.com: USA players, Brian Burke speak against Russian law. Gotta respect the players and Burke for taking a position on this social issue.