Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Note: Following last night’s 5-3 loss in Nashville the Jets will have the day off today. They will resume activity on Wednesday in L.A. as they face off against the Kings.
Note II: You won’t be without hockey tonight however as the Moose look to put the cherry on top of a very successful four game home stand in a re-match with Laval this evening at Bell MTS Place. Puck drop is at 7 pm.
Winnipeg Sun: Four-game winning streak comes to crashing halt for Jets. These Jets hadn’t experienced much losing of late and Ken details it in his thoughts from the game.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets captain Blake Wheeler on learning from history. Interesting comments from the captain as he links the past with the present.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets fall 5-3 to feisty Predators in Nashville. (Paywall). The play in the second period yesterday was enough to sink the Jets chances. Jason recaps the game from Music City.
The Tennessean: 3 things we learned in Predators win. If you’d like the perspective of someone who covers the Jets opposition head over and read Predators beat reporter Adam Vingan’s assessment of the contest.
Official NHL website: Wheeler makes impact as Jets captain. He sure seems to be the driver of the bus on most game nights when the Jets take to the ice.
TSN: ‘Lazy penalties’ help sink Jets in Nashville. Jamie McLennan points to “lazy penalties” in the second period as the reason why the Jets ultimately fell short to the Predators, and explains how Nashville has no weaknesses on its team.
ESPN: Game Misconduct. Don La Greca is joined by NHL Network’s E.J. Hradek as they discuss league suspensions, the overachieving Winnipeg Jets and the recent struggles of the L.A. Kings.
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Illegal Curve: Post-game report. Head back inside Bridgestone Arena for more from the Jets 5-3 loss. Video interviews with Blake Wheeler, Mathieu Perreault and coach Maurice.
Illegal Curve: Manitoba forward Mason Appleton named AHL Player of the Week. The Jets prospect has had himself quite the start to his pro career and specifically this past week which included two game winning goals for the Moose.