Hey, all! We ended up taking a few days off to enjoy the long weekend and allow some news to accumulate. Aside: Bringing back news and notes in May was a tremendous idea, Trev. In any event, we’re back for the foreseeable future to keep the news churning for all you loyal readers.
Here is what's in the news for Tuesday, May 23, 2017:
Winnipeg Jets notes:
MyToba takes a look at the off-season of Mark Scheifele, from his performance at the IIHF World Championships to being named the Kitchener-Waterloo athlete of the year. [MyToba]
The Pilot’s Logbook continues with a review of Andrew Copp’s campaign. [Jets Nation]
This news is a few weeks old now, but Tucker Poolman was named The University of North Dakota men’s hockey teams’ most valuable player. [WDAZ]
Again we are pilfering the “old news” department, but Elliotte Friedman broke news last week in his 30 Thoughts column that the Jets were looking to add Eddie Olcyzk as an assistant coach last offseason. Clearly, this never panned out, but it makes for interesting fodder at this time of year. [Sportsnet]
Josh Morrissey recounts some of his experience from the World Championships. [NHL.com]
Around the NHL:
Colton Sissons is your darkhorse hero as his natural hat trick in Game 6 propelled the Predators to victory. [SB Nation]
All aboard the Nashville bandwagon, the only team left in the playoffs worth rooting for. [SI.com]
While small market fans love the NHL’s parity, the truth of the matter is that it doesn't make for compelling television. [Puck Daddy]
Sweden won the IIHF World Championships over Canada 2-1 in a shootout and promptly celebrated with a hot tub party. [RMNB]
Finally, here’s Corey Perry, clearly taking in all the feels.