Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links
Note II: For home games we have both our #ICGWG and #IC5050 contests. Make sure to @ tweet @illegalcurve with your guess. Remember that for your vote to qualify you must send in your guess using a hashtag (#). (i.e. #ICGWG Jokinen & #IC5050 $35,950.00).
TSN: Power rankings. The Jets neither increased or decreased their overall position from last week.
Winnipeg Free Press: Little hopes to give fans ‘something to cheer about’ tonight. The team is clearly aware of the precariousness of their situation if they continue to lose.
Winnipeg Sun: Montoya gets the call for the Jets. Ken gives you some insight into tonight’s game.
TSN: Jets try to end three game losing streak. Brian gives you a look at both projected linesups.
CBC: 5 things to watch for in Jets date with Detroit. Jeff gives us five topics before the game including new blood in the blue line, pressure on Pavelec, back at the Helm, Red-hot Wings and doing all the Wright things.
Illegal Curve: Canada Post and Winnipeg Jets looking for Most Passionate Jets Fan. For fans who want to show their passion and win some Jets prizes, Canada Post and the Winnipeg Jets are teaming up and here is the release from the Jets
Illegal Curve: Coach Noel pre-game presser. Thoughts on the Red Wings. Focusing on the process. Evander Kane’s status (questionable, lower body injury). Going with Montoya. Thoughts on Redmond.
Illegal Curve: Player pre-game audio from MTS Centre. After practice audio from Bryan Little, Olli Jokinen and Zach Redmond.
Illegal Curve: Game day set-up. Ez sets up tonight’s action between Jets and Wings.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news this AM we have you covered.
Opposition (Red Wings) news:
MLive.com: Jordin Tootoo fired up to be back in the lineup, back in his native Manitoba to play the Jets. Always interesting to hear how Manitobans playing in the NHL feel about getting back home and playing in front of family and friends.
Detroit Free Press: Wings anticipate fun game against Jets. Will Darren Helm’s mom boo her son? Probably not but you can tell the Wings are excited to be in a new NHL city to them.