Note: All this month we wanted to bring to your attention the Pass it Forward program which provides help to youth in Winnipeg who wish to play hockey but require aid in getting the necessary equipment. The program is in it’s 5th year, they have a website, an active twitter feed @PassItForwardca, and they are giving away a autographed game used stick. Be sure to check it out.
Note II: The Jets prospects play their last game today against the Canucks prospects at 2 pm cst. It appears that the game is not available for streaming on the Jets site but you may be able to watch via the Canucks Young Stars page.
TSN Radio 1290: Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff recaps the Young Stars Tournament. Listen to the Jets GM wrap up the tournament and assess his team following today’s 2-1 loss to the Canucks prospects.
Winnipeg Free Press: Byfuglien at practice, looking in better condition. Hopefully this puts to rest all the speculation and chatter that has gone on during the course of the summer.
Jets official site: MTS Centre Ice install 2013. Check out this picture gallery as the logo and accompanying lines are added at the arena.
Winnipeg Free Press: Sutter looking to rebound. Along with the pedigree of his last name come expectations and to date it seems he has yet to fulfill these. He is looking to improve and prove those doubters wrong.
Winnipeg Free Press: Vincent taking over power play from Pearn. Considering how woeful the Jets PP was last season, this could be the necessary kick start it needs.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets Notebook. Is Buff in shape? Theoret looking good.
Winnipeg Jets official site: Exclusive interview with Director of Player Development Jimmy Roy (Video). Talking about the Young Stars Tournament. His initial thoughts on the players he’s got at the tournament. Discussion about Kichton and Lipon. His thought on the development/progress of Scheifele and Trouba. Addition of Mike Keane to the organization.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Part 1: Young Stars Tournament Gets Underway, Jets Defeat Sharks 5-3. Winnipeg Jets projected forward line combinations heading into training camp. Interview with Dennis Beyak play-by-play voice of the Winnipeg Jets for TSN Jets. Winnipeg Jets projected defense pairings heading into training camp. Interview with George Johnson of the Calgary Herald. Calgary Flames hire Brian Burke as President of Hockey Operations.
Part 2: Interview with Scott Powers of ESPN Chicago. Chicago Blackhawks extend contracts of Corey Crawford and Niklas Hjalmarsson. Negotiations between Nazem Kadri and the Toronto Maple Leafs. NHL News & Notes. NHL Playoff Odds. Ez-capades, Cheers & Jeers.