Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News (Tuesday, Feb 14th)
Remember to stay tuned to IC after the game to get all the post game audio, podcast from the press box and Jets on a Deadline.
Note: Don’t forget that the United Way will be holding their raffle draw today at 4:30 pm. Be sure to check their site to see if you won the suite or tickets to a game. Good luck to all who entered.
Globe and Mail: Jets enter crucial stretch of season. Bryan Little called it a must win game and really both teams see it as such as later in the afternoon Islanders sensation John Tavares spoke about the critical importance of this evening’s contest.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets know they must get on winning roll. With the Jets playing 9 of the next 10 games at the MTS Centre, this team can no longer afford to win 1 lose 1 or even win 2 lose 1. They need a serious streak to vault themselves back into contention for the post-season.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets need more A games. The coach constantly references the idea that when an opportunity presents itself (i.e. Burmistrov being promoted to play with Kane & Wellwood) that it is the players responsibility to seize same.
TSN: Pavelec to start against Islanders. The Jets are going to be looking to harness some Pavelctricty in tonight’s game between the 10th place Jets and 13th place Islanders.
CBC: Jets under Winnipeg’s microscope. It seems like most players like being in Winnipeg and just needed time to adjust to the intensity of the relationship. At this point in the season, it is starting to enter a more normal phase.
Illegal Curve: Coach Noel game day press conference. Another entertaining presser with coach Noel.
Illegal Curve: Jets game day post-practice audio. Alexander Burmistrov, Bryan Little, Blake Wheeler and Chris Thorburn.
Illegal Curve: Islanders game day post-practice audio. John Tavares and Michael Grabner.