Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links
Note: Tune into NHL Mid-Week from 6-8 PM tonight on TSN 1290 Winnipeg as the guys break down all the latest news from around the NHL. Guests: Adrian Aucoin (retired NHL defenceman) and Ben Kuzma (Canucks beat writer for Vancouver Province).
CBC: In the Room with Andrew Ladd. Mitch Peacock talks to the Jets captain about the pre-game music in the team’s dressing room.
Lethbridge Herald: Blomqvist traded to Victoria for a pair of draft picks. The young prospect is heading to a new home after being dealt today.
Winnipeg Free Press: Fans can’t bring helmets to Jet game, club says. Despite all the chatter with the players and coach Noel that went on at the MTS Centre today, all everyone is talking about is the helmet ban.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets ban helmets for #HelmetParty. Paul offers his take on the ban.
Chicago Tribune: Jets tell fans to leave their helmets at home. Even the Jets opposition are taking notice of the ban.
Illegal Curve: Jets issue a statement on Helmet Pardy. The movement has been quashed and we have the full Jets release as well as the audio from Mark Chipman, Executive Chairman & Governor of the Jets who spoke about the situation today following practice.
Illegal Curve: Coach Noel post-practice audio. Assessment of the Hawks team. Have they shown some cracks? How eager is he to get Trouba and Stuart back in the lineup? Thoughts on Keaton Ellerby’s game. Redmond talk. Mark Scheifele’s confidence. Balancing his maturation with needs of the team in short term. Evander Kane’s drought.
Illegal Curve: Jets players post-practice audio. Hear from Jacob Trouba, Evander Kane, Andrew Ladd and Mark Stuart.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news this AM we have you covered.