Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Note: After a day in the sun the Jets are back on the ice today as they prepare to face the Florida Panthers. The team will hit the ice at 10:30 am CST. The Winnipeg Jets pre-game report will get you ready for the action.
Note II: The Moose are also back on the ice after spending Wednesday morning helping out at Siloam Mission. They will be at the IcePlex for a 10:00 am skate.
Winnipeg Sun: Five keys to Jets and Panthers. Ken’s big matchup is Mark Scheifele vs Aaron Ekblad. And his five keys to the game are: 1) Redemption time. 2) Guess who is back. 3) Killing (plenty of) time. 4) Back to the scene. 5) Prime time for Reimer.
Winnipeg Sun: Tuesday’s loss a blip on radar when it comes to defending. Ken writes about the vast improvements the team has made on the defensive side of the ice.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Maurice sticking to patient plan in Winnipeg. On how the team has stuck with the game plan and that lack of deviation has led to their success.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Jacob Trouba embracing role while sacrificing offense in contract year. (Paywall). Top pairing shutdown defenceman can still earn a pretty penny in the NHL would be the calculus.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Wheeler and Scheifele feed off each other. NHL.com’s Nick Cotsonika chats with Hustler and Rick Ralph on the dynamic pairing of Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele, how they make each other better, their individual strengths, Wheeler’s brand new stick and how it’s improved different aspects of his game, and if his torrid point pace is sustainable.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets weren’t ready for Detroit. TSN 1290 hockey analyst and former NHL defenseman Josh Green joins Kevin Olszewski to break down the Jets 5-1 loss to Detroit. Topics include the inconsistency of goalie interference calls – which reared its head in the Jets’ game against Detroit, if the Jets were prepared to face the Red Wings after Detroit suffered its “worst loss in franchise history”, how much stock players put in the standings, and if the Jets’ penalty kill is too passive.
Jets prospect news:
Winnipeg Sun: Logan Stanley eyes World Juniors. Paul takes a look at the Jets 2016 1st rounder as he tries to crack the Team Canada roster.