Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Note: The Jets start their week off with a 12 noon practice at the MTS Centre today as they get ready to face the Flyers tomorrow night.
Note II: The Moose are off today after a busy weekend which saw them split a series with the IceHogs and then had a practice on Sunday at Kirkfield Westwood Community Centre.
Winnipeg Sun: Morrissey, Hutchinson come through. The rookie and not often used backup were both integral to yesterday’s win. Ken breaks it all down.
Winnipeg Sun: Strait makes positive contribution with Jets. Had to be nice to make the jump from the AHL to the NHL for the veteran defenceman and to contribute on the game winning goal.
Globe and Mail: Josh Morrissey scores late, Jets hold on to beat Wild after blowing lead. The rookie has been earning some tremendous praise from his coach as well as his fellow players, including captain Blake Wheeler who was effusive in his praise of the rookie defender.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets’ Morrissey, Strait make boffo blue-line pair. (Paywall). The Jets patchwork defence was put to the test.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets win Wild game. (Paywall). If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. Or in this case try, try, try, try and then on the fifth time get it done. Jason breaks down the game.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Despite furious rally, Wild falls to Jets 5-4. Recap of the game from the perspective of a writer who covers the Wild.
theScore: Wheeler becomes 4th player from 2004 draft to reach 500 points. He has certainly been a success since the team arrived here in Winnipeg.
Game 72 – Jets 5 Wild 4 post-game report:
Illegal Curve: Post-game report. Head inside the MTS Centre to hear from the Jets (Wheeler, Morrissey, Lowry, Hutchinson and coach Maurice) and Wild (Staal, Parise and coach Boudreau).