Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Note: The Jets are in Montreal today following a tough 4-3 OT loss last night in Pittsburgh. They were originally scheduled to practice today before their afternoon contest with the Habs tomorrow but they have cancelled it.
Note II: The Moose take on the Marlies tonight at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. Puck drop is at 6 pm.
Sportsnet: Winnipeg Jets trade deadline needs. (Video). The Hockey Central panel chats about the needs for the Jets.
NHL.com: Jets focus on recovery ahead of tilt with Canadiens. More on last night’s game from the team’s perspective.
Winnipeg Sun: NHL won’t discipline Malkin. Paul chimes in to offer a local perspective on the hit that had Jets fans up in arms.
NBC Sports: No hearing scheduled for Malkin following Wheeler hit. Looked like he hit Wheeler in the head with his shoulder and left his feet to do so. Would seem like that merits a call at the least. Doesn’t set a good example in my opinion.
Illegal Curve: Evaluating Winnipeg Jets games 51-60. A look at goal scoring, goalies, special teams and injuries.
Winnipeg Sun: Sidney Crosby puts on a show as Penguins down Jets. There is a reason he is widely regarded as the best player in the NHL and looks like he could add another 1000 points. Plenty of entertaining hockey in a physical game between the Jets and Penguins. Ted breaks it all down from Pittsburgh.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets lose 4-3 in OT to Pens on historic night for Crosby. (Paywall). Taking a glass half full approach the Jets wanted two but settled for one in a knock them out, drag them out contest last night in Pittsburgh. Jeff has more from the Steel City.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penguins weather physical storm from Jets in win. Read about the game from a beat writer that covers the Penguins.
Sportsnet: Tempers flare after Malkin’s high hit on Wheeler. (Video). With good reason from a Jets perspective after a needless hit by the talented Penguins forward. Many fans are curious if Malkin will see any supplemental discipline?
National Post: Matthews, Laine score goals at superlative rate — one unmatched by any rookie in years. Always enjoy reading Michael’s work and this article is no different as he writes about the two super rookies and what they have been able to achieve.
Illegal Curve: Jets Injury Report. Updates on the status of Andrew Copp, Tobias Enstrom, Tyler Myers and Marko Dano.
Game 60 – Penguins 4 Jets in OT:
Illegal Curve: Post-game report. A look at the stats and audio from Patrik Laine, Connor Hellebuyck, Dustin Byfuglien and coach Maurice.