September 19, 2018

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Playbook: Jets camping, Karlsson a Shark, Manziel moaning, and more...

The Jets kick off their 2018-19 campaign when training camp starts Friday.

The Jets kick off their 2018-19 campaign when training camp starts Friday.


Top picks

  • Ottawa Senators traded Erik Karlsson to the San Jose Sharks, Thursday.

    Ottawa Senators traded Erik Karlsson to the San Jose Sharks, Thursday.

    Camp Gottawinacup: Free Press hockey writers Jason Bell and Mike McIntyre offer eight storylines and eight players to watch as Jets open their eighth training camp.
  • Senators ship Karlsson: Ottawa sends all-star defenceman to San Jose Sharks in team's first major move since announcing rebuild.
  • Johnny Football not happy: Manziel wondering why he's not starting next game for Alouettes.

Last night

  • Jays get swept: Martinez belts 41st home run as Red Sox beat Toronto 4-2 to sweep three-game series.
  • Bengals pounce on Ravens: Dalton throws four touchdown passes in 34-23 victory.
  • A's win streak snapped: Orioles win 5-3 in Baltimore to put a stop to Oakland's six-game victory run.

What we're reading

  • Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan.

    Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan.

    Steal of a deal: Acquiring Erik Karlsson at 'rental' price is a coup for Sharks
  • Answer this: A question for each NHL team heading into training camp
  • Mark Spector: What Oilers need to return to contention this season

In case you missed it

  • Sewing Oates: Jets stars receive on-ice instruction from puckhandling master
  • Doug Brown: Iceman Nichols melts down trying to force things Bombers' way

What to watch

  • The Toronto Blue Jays take on the New York Yankees.

    The Toronto Blue Jays take on the New York Yankees.

    MLB: The Toronto Blue Jays open a three-game series tonight in New York vs the Yankees / 6 pm / Sportsnet
  • CFL: The B.C. Lions (4-6) are in Montreal to take on the Alouettes (3-8) / 6:30 pm / TSN

Let's look ahead

  • Off to camp: The Winnipeg Jets will open their training camp today with on-ice testing sessions. Their first on-ice practices will be Saturday @ 9 am and noon at the Iceplex. The team's first pre-season game is Monday when the Minnesota Wild visit Bell MTS Place.
  • Bye bye: The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have a week off in the CFL schedule and will return to action on Friday, Sept. 21 when they host the Montreal Alouettes.

Video review

  • So long Sens: Emotional Erik Karlsson thanks Ottawa organization, teammates and fans

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