Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets on February 6, 2014 — No Comments

Note:  After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction. As soon as the site is updated we notify you via twitter @illegalcurve and Facebook.

Note II: For away games we have our #ICGWG contest. 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 Ladd).

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets hope to break 5-game losing streak against Caps tonightThe Jets could use these two points tonight to leapfrog a number of teams in the race. 

Winnipeg Sun:  Jetstream blogKen opens up his notebook in advance of the game and there is plenty to peruse so sit back, relax and get some valuable pre-game information.
Bogosian and Wheeler

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets and Capitals resume rivalryThe Jets attempt to make it four in a row tonight while the Capitals are 3-6-1 in their last ten games and are trying to get back into the race.

CBC:  Alex Ovechkin, Capitals to test stingy Jets defenceOy that Ovie factor has been deadly and the Jets are going to look to neutralize the Capitals power forward tonight.

TSN:  Jets look to move into playoff spot vs. CapitalsThe Canucks will also be in action tonight against Montreal so there will be some scoreboard watching.

Hockey’s Future:  Eric Comrie prospect of the monthThe Jets goalie prospect had a dominant January and is being recognized.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Rona Roundtable (audio).  Rick spoke with Dennis Beyak yesterday about the recent success and upcoming game vs. Washington.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrum (audio).   Assessment of the Capitals.  Like energy level of his team after a day off ice yesterday?  Does he have a goalie game plan?  Andrew Ladd good to go?  Watching out for complacency?  Scheifele’s defensive smarts.  Scheifele’s attention to detail.  Scheifele eager to play against top players.

Illegal Curve:  Game day set-up.  Ez sets up tonight’s action between the Jets and Capitals including projected lineups, starting goalies, game notes and more.

Illegal Curve:  Morning PapersIf you missed any of the news this AM we have you covered.

Capitals news:

Washington Post:  Surging Winnipeg poses another challenge for CapitalsFor a look from the other side of the rink check out Capitals beat writer Katie Carrera for her pre-game thoughts.

CSN Washington:  Capitals turn to 13th defenceman of the seasonThe revolving door on the back end continues for the Capitals.