Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

Posted by David Minuk in Daily Papers,Winnipeg Jets on March 18, 2017 — No Comments

Note:  Kick start your Saturday with three hours of Winnipeg Jets, Manitoba Moose and NHL hockey talk on the Illegal Curve Hockey Show from 9 am until 12 noon.  Tune in on TSN 1290 Winnipeg.

Note II:  The Jets are back in action as they hit the ice for a practice as they get ready to face the Minnesota Wild tomorrow afternoon.  They take to the ice at MTS Centre at 11 AM.

Note III:  The Moose re-match with the IceHogs goes tonight at the MTS Centre at 7 pm following last night’s 2-1 shootout win by the visitors.  It will be a special night for one fan who will be declared the 5 millionth Moose attendee to a game and will win a bunch of prizes including season tickets for next season.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  It seems everyone knows who Patrik Laine is in his Nordic homeland.  (Paywall).  An interesting read on the impact the young superstar is having on fans back in Finland.

Winnipeg Sun:  Lowry takes another step forward.  Ken looks at the progression of the Jets draft pick from 2011.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets have enough firepower.  We have seen throughout the season the Jets haven’t had a problem putting the puck into the net.

Sportsnet:  St. Patrik’s Day – Five of our favourite Laine goals.  (Video).  Just as the title suggest the Sportsnet crew picks their five top goals from the rookie sensation.

Moose news:

Illegal Curve:  IceHogs get the 2-1 shootout win over Moose.  Pre-game news, assessment of game/players & audio from De Leo & Coach.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Losing streak hits seven for Manitoba.  (Paywall).  Mike’s assessment of the game with some news from the morning skate.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Moose add big defender.  (Paywall).  Mike wrote about the newest member of the AHL squad.

Illegal Curve:  Moose Report.  Some health updates and an interview with newest Moose Jake Kulevich.

Illegal Curve:  Moose forward Brendan Lemieux out with LBI; could end season.  Manitoba coach gave us an update following skate yesterday.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Injury could end Lemieux’s Moose season.  (Paywall).  Mike has more on the injury.