Friday, September 16, 2011

Across the Jets Stream - Vol. 1, Issue 3 - September 16, 2011

Welcome to Across the Jets Stream.

Jets Official Media Day
Thursday, the day before training camp officially starts, was Jets media day.

All Jets players took part in taking pictures, videos, and all the paraphernalia for the upcoming season and its media coverage.

You can take a look at many of the pictures at the Jets official site here.

In the pictures, you can see Jets Ron Hainsey, Andrew Ladd, Ondrej Pavelec, and Chris Mason taking part in on and off-ice photo shoots.

Official Jets Training Camp Schedule & Roster
This week, the Jets released their official training camp roster and pre-season schedule.

You can visit the official site here for all the details, including an additional four players who have been invited to Jets training camp - Troy Bodie, David Koci, Janne Pesonen, and David Aebischer.

Teams at camp can also be found via Illegal Curve here.

Byfuglien Arrives In Winnipeg
Dustin Byfuglien finally arrives in Winnipeg despite all the happenings of early this month/late August in the US on his suspicion of boating intoxicated.

He held a press conference when he arrived and you can view that here.

PK & PP On The Minds of Jets?
Winnipeg Free Press' Gary Lawless with a very good piece on the strengths and weaknesses of last year's Jets in Atlanta - mainly their PK and powerplay.

You can read the article from the Free Press here.

Heisinger - Tough To Let Moose Go
With the season under a month away, Jets assistant GM Craig Heisinger still has an affinity for his old team - the Manitoba Moose of the AHL.

Read his reaction to the NHL and everything about the Jets brass via the Winnipeg Free Press here.

Veteran Likes Jets Movement
Winnipeg Sun's Ted Wyman on the youth movement of the Jets and how there are only a handful of players over 30. He points out certain players, including Alex Burmistrov.

You can read Ted's article via the Sun here.

Versatility An Asset For Wellwood
Ted Wyman of the Winnipeg Sun talks about how newly signed Kyle Wellwood will use his versatility in many different roles to make a lasting impression in Winnipeg.

Read Ted's article here.

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