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The Winnipeg Jets forward is honoured, Kristian Vesalainen says “hi” and Hockey Canada names it’s selection camp roster for the World Juniors.

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For a few months many years ago we had a daily links column. That died when school got too busy for me. I am reviving it. Here you will find news from the Winnipeg Jets and the hockey world at large.

Jets News:

Mark Scheifele was named the First Star in the NHL for the week.

Kristian Vesalainen checks in from the KHL.

Hockey News:

Hockey Canada announced its Men’s Under-20 Selection Camp roster.

Which NHL team leaders are at risk of being fired this year?

Gary Bettman cannot understand why the players do not want to agree to the next World Cup of Hockey.

Who is in contention for the Calder Trophy this year?

How does one move from blogging to mainstream media and how much of it is luck and branding? Andrew Berkshire and Marc Dumont reveal all. (Please note Julian, one of the hosts is a good internet friend while Andrew and Marc did a lot for me when I first started writing and learning about analytics)

Corey Pronman ranks the 2020 NHL draft prospects.

And the Athletic also imagines the future and predicts how the NHL will shake out in 2021-2022.

Joe Veleno was the first non-OHL player to be granted exceptional status for the CHL. What type of pressure does that status hold?

The NHL has programs that help grow hockey around the world by providing equipment.