Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Note: Despite the news that Dustin Byfuglien would be out week-to-week the Jets continued their home dominance in last night’s 5-1 win over the Canucks. Today the team is off and they will be back on the ice for a practice on Wednesday as they prepare to wrap up this two-game home stand against the Blackhawks on Thursday.
Note II: The Moose, with newly returned Eric Comrie, will be back on the ice to practice today as they prepare for their upcoming three-game road trip. Check out the Manitoba Moose Practice Report for the latest.
Official NHL site: Perreault providing depth, versatility for Jets. When you can have a guy like 85 on the 4th line you know you have a wee bit of depth.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets win first game without Byfuglien. Complete breakdown of last night’s win by the Jets over the Canucks.
Winnipeg Sun: Rough start, predictable finish for Jets. Plenty in this one as Paul writes about a variety of topics including the win over the Canucks. Touches on: 1) Winning without 33. 2) Little on the bounce back. 3) Ben Chiarot’s thoughts from the bench. 4) The Burmistrov puzzle. 5) Goalie shuffle.
Winnipeg Free Press: Secondary scoring, power play help Jets overwhelm Canucks in 5-1 win. (Paywall). The bottom two lines were pushing hard last night. Mike breaks down the win.
Vancouver Sun: Rough road trip ends with crash landing in Winnipeg. More a focus on the Jets opponent but good insight into the game from a Canucks beat writer.
Sportsnet: Canucks had no chance against roaring Jets. A look at the game from someone who covers the Canucks and how they saw last night’s contest.
Sportsnet: Morrissey on fans helping make Winnipeg a tough place to play. (Video). Josh Morrissey talks about his teams win over the Vancouver Canucks and praises the fans at home that help make the Bell MTS Place a tough area to play in for opposing teams.
TSN: Jets’ puck pursuit pays off against Canucks. (Video). Craig Button joins SportsCentre to examine the Jets’ pursuit of the puck and how their determination paid off against the Canucks. He also touches on the contributions of Mathieu Perreault and his ability to fill in throughout the lineup.
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Illegal Curve: Post-game report. Some notable numbers, health news and post-game audio from Mathieu Perreault, Nikolaj Ehlers, Josh Morrissey and coach Maurice.