Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links
Note II: For home games we have our #IC5050 and #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 Scheifele & #IC5050 $36,750.00).
Illegal Curve: Trade Speculation – Is Devin Setoguchi heading back to SJ? Bob McKenzie of TSN tweeted this out. We will keep you up to date on any developments.
Winnipeg Sun: Jetstream blog. Ken has been staked out at the MTS Centre penning or typing this post. We take a peek inside his notebook to gain some insight for tonight’s Jets and Islanders game.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets focus on keeping streak alive, not trade deadline. No point in worrying about things outside of your control. All the players and coach can do is focus on the game and attempt to keep their win streak alive.
Winnipeg Sun: Halischuk inserted into Jets lineup against Islanders. From the GST to the HST, have the Jets finally found the harmony they were looking for in their 4th line?
CBC: Jets GM has tough decisions with Mark Stuart and Olli Jokinen. CBC is doing a feature on the Canadian teams and today Tim Wharnsby puts the Jets in the hot seat and evaluates their situation.
Globe and Mail: Trade deadline primer – Winnipeg Jets. Cue the insanity as names are flying across the web with real and speculative trades happening seemingly by the minute. The Globe looks at whether the Jets will be buyers/sellers, team needs, on the block and X-factor.
TSN: Jets host Islanders looking to inch closer to playoffs. Brian gives his thoughts before the game.
Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game scrum (audio). What does he expect to see from Matt Halischuk? What Dustin Byfuglien does for this team. More Buff talk. Power Play talk. Penalty Kill talk. What does he see in the Islanders? Thoughts on the Jets youth and their development.
Illegal Curve: Game day set-up. Ez sets up tonight’s action between the Jets and Islanders including projected lineups, starting goalies, game notes and more.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news this AM we have you covered.