Alex Iafallo on coming to Winnipeg and his favorite place in the city



by SEAD DEDOVIC

Alex Iafallo on coming to Winnipeg and his favorite place in the city
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Alex Iafallo is happy to be part of the Winnipeg Jets and feels at home. Iafallo immediately decided to "explore" the city and get to know it better. He seems to be most impressed with fish in the Red River. "It's nice, there's a lot of outdoor stuff, especially when it's warm, it's been fun.

Some of the boys have been showing me around. It's been a good time fishing -- bigger fish for sure. There's a lot of fish out there in the Red River and all that kind of stuff."- Iafallo said, as quoted by NHL.com! He uses the weekends to find the best spots to fish.

"I came in a little early nobody was really in town. There [were] about four or five guys, so on the weekends I would just try to find a good spot, and then once everybody got back, they were showing me all the good spots."

Mark Scheifele praises Alex Iafallo

Mark Scheifele is one player who has nothing but praise for Iafallo.

In addition, Scheifele did not forget to praise his other teammates. "That was a great play, Alex has been playing awesome for us," Scheifele said. "It was a great job by 'Vladdy' to get in there and the kill came up big for us against a really good (power play).

It was a big goal there." Jets coach Rick Bowness believes that the most important thing is Iafall's desire to come to the club. Bowness had inquired about him before he came. Many praised Iafall's skill, speed, and everything else.

Turns out the Jets did a great job. "He has fit in, and one thing about him, he was very excited with the trade that he was coming to Winnipeg," -Rick Bowness said. "He was very happy with that, so he came into camp and into the team with a great attitude.

Everything I heard about him, his versatility, his compete, his practice habits, being a great teammate, he's lived up to all of it. He kills penalties for us, he plays the power play, you can move him from right wing to left wing. He's been a great fit. He's been a great addition to our team."