Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Note: The Jets got back to their winning ways as they pounded the Wild last night 7-2 in front of a very happy crowd at Bell MTS Place. The team was supposed to practice today but have cancelled it and will instead fly to Colorado as they prepare to face the Avalanche on Wednesday night.
Note II: You won’t be without hockey today however as the Moose are looking to win their seventh game in a row as they conclude their three-game road trip today in Rockport. Much like the parent club things are going very well in the AHL for Manitoba as they sit atop the central division. Puck drop is at 7 pm and you can listen to the play-by-play broadcast with Mitch Peacock beginning at 6:45 pm on TSN 1290 Winnipeg.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets have long way to go, lots of games to play, determined GM says. (Paywall). Mike sat down with the Jets GM to get his thoughts on his team just past the quarter mark of this NHL season.
Official NHL site: Things falling into place for Jets. Tim looks at what is working right not for one of the hottest squads in the NHL.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets spot Wild two-goal lead then dominate for big divisional win. Ted recaps the contest which saw the Jets roar back from a deficit to score seven straight goals and win their fourth straight at Bell MTS Place.
Winnipeg Sun: Sluggish start, dynamite finish adds up to best Jets outing of season. Paul’s observations from the game include: 1) Concussion protocol. 2) Nothing mild about it. 3) Byfuglien’s excellent adventure. 4) Best fourth line.
Winnipeg Sun: Division points more critical than ever in tight Central for Jets. The team is now 5-1-0 against their central division rivals and these are big points to have in the standings bank early in the season.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets fourth line sparks them to 7-2 win over Wild. (Paywall). It was a wild night in Winnipeg and Mike breaks it all down from Bell MTS Place.
The Athletic Minnesota: Something is seriously wrong with the Wild. (Paywall). Michael Russo knows this team quite well and he gives his insight into the Jets division rival after last night’s contest.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Blowout loss to Jets exposes Wild at its worst. If you’d like to read about the game from the perspective of a beat writer that covers the Wild, check out Sarah’s column.
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Illegal Curve: Winnipeg Jets post-game report. Check out the recap, some notable numbers and post-game audio from Blake Wheeler, Mathieu Perreault and coach Paul Maurice.
Sportsnet: Tempers boil over after Jets score sixth goal on Wild. The Wild players couldn’t stop their tempers from flaring after the Jets scored the sixth goal of the game against Alex Stalock.
TSN: Jets have a lot more purpose in their attack. Craig Button explains how the Jets hunt the puck this season, compared to previous years when they chased it, and discusses how they’ve cleaned up their defensive issues from last season.
The Athletic Winnipeg: How good is prospect Jack Roslovic going to get? (Paywall). Easy answer….very. But Murat takes a more in-depth look into a question more and more Jets fans are asking about this top prospect.