Here are the morning papers for February 11, 2014.
Winnipeg Free Press: Pavelec Won’t Dress for the First Czech Republic Men’s Hockey Game—We have heard a litany of reports that Czech coach Alois Hadamczik is a bit peculiar. Not sure that this decision does anything to change that opinion.
Winnipeg Free Press: From NHL Teammates to International Rivals—I still remember some of the pointed comments that Ryan Kesler unleashed on his Canucks teammate Roberto Luongo during the Canada-U.S. games in Vancouver.
Winnipeg Sun: Blake Wheeler Enjoying Olympic Experience—The Jets big right winger is obviously thrilled to be representing the United States in Sochi.
Sun Media: Olli Jokinen Playing with the Passion of a Rookie—The Jets veteran Centre discusses his late career resurgence and how he thought that he would be done with Olympic hockey after Vancouver.
Canadian Press: Canada-U.S. Women Set to Renew Heated Rivalry—The preliminary round version of the expected gold medal match in Women’s hockey.