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You’ve probably noticed that there is an invasion of the pink variety occurring throughout professional sports in the month of October. You also probably know that the pink assault is professional sports’ way of supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month. Everything from the penalty flags (at least for the first week) in the NFL to the boards in the NHL have gone through a pink transformation in order to bring awareness to a worthy cause. But why should the league have all the fun?
Evander Kane decided that it was time to get a little creative with his public support for the cause and figured that wearing the following suit would be a fine way to do so.
I think we can all agree that Kane made the correct choice in this situation.
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For the impending mess he joined for the weekend you can at least tip your cap to Winnipeg Jets defenceman Adam Pardy and say he pulled the rope in the right direction.
The 29-year-old from Bonavista N.L. was called up Saturday in the wake of injuries to Jacob Trouba and Mark Stuart and played his first NHL game of the season Sunday in the 3-1 loss to Nashville.
On the third pairing...
Claude Noel knows that if things don’t change soon his own job may very well be in jeopardy.
On a day that saw the head coach of the Winnipeg Jets conduct team and individual meetings Noel gave an honest assessment of where things stand with his team.
“The problem right now is that we’re trying to put skill ahead of work — we’ve got it backwards” said Noel whose club...
from Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun,
On a day that saw the head coach of the Winnipeg Jets conduct team and individual meetings, Noel gave an honest assessment of where things stand with his team.
“The problem right now is that we’re trying to put skill ahead of work — we’ve got it backwards,” said Noel, whose club rounds out a six-game homestand against the Washington...
For the Winnipeg Jets the unfortunate injury to Pekka Rinne could be a blessing or a hinderance. Last Sunday versus the Predators the Jets in the normally emotional and boisterous MTS Centre the Jets had more than enough trouble solving the riddle that was Carter Hutton, in fact he had the Jets rather twister around.
The task does not change tonight for the Jets and that may...
Caps rookie Tom Wilson dropped the gloves in the first period with Winnipeg's Patrice Cormier on Tuesday, answering for a hit earlier in the shift on Michael Frolik.
via Katie Carrera of Capitals Insider,
“I didn’t think Greenie was having his best night,” Coach Adam Oates said. “The other guys were going pretty good, it got late in the game and I think [assistant coach] Calle [Johansson] just went with Carly and Steveo for a couple shifts.”
Green was on the ice for two of the Jets’ four goals, both tallies by Bryan Little...
#11 Grant Clitsome, 28, D, 5'11, 215 lbs
Last Year's Ranking: 18
This Year's Ranking: 11
The Jets savvy waiver claim from the 2011-12 season, Grant Clitsome has a newly signed three-year contract based on two half seasons in Winnipeg.
Three points in 12 games in 2011-12 and 16 points in 44 games...