Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers
Note: The Jets are trying to turn things around after a weekend slide saw them uncharacteristically lose two games in regulation at Bell MTS Place. They still have four more contests to go on this ten game home stand and tonight they will do battle with the always tough Washington Capitals. Morning skate gets underway at 10:30 am and the Jets pre-game report will bring you up to speed on the latest. Puck drop is at 7 pm. Stay tuned throughout the day for any and all Jets news and updates via Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.
Note II: After nine games away the Moose are gonna keep out of sight for one more day as the team has cancelled their on-ice practice. The Moose are preparing for the first of eight straight games at Bell MTS Place starting on Thursday when they welcome the defending Calder Cup champs Grand Rapids Griffins to town.
Winnipeg Sun: Five keys to Jets vs Capitals. Ken’s big matchup is Mark Scheifele vs Nicklas Backstrom. His keys to the game include: 1) Stop the bleeding. 2) Minimizing the damage. 3) Wheeler is due. 4) Find the power. 5) Keep an eye on Carlson.
Winnipeg Sun: How active will Jets be at trade deadline which is fewer than two weeks away? No need to look any further than the team that just beat the Jets on Sunday for plenty of trade bait. Ken takes a closer look at some of the moves the Jets could make.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets first-round pick lighting it up in top Finnish men’s league. (Paywall). When fans want to focus on Finnish players they usually turn their attention to Patrik Laine and Joel Armia of the Jets or even Sami Niku of the Moose. Latestly many are now looking towards Finland itself and the progress of 2017 1st rounder Kristian Vesalainen.
Washington Post: Four figure skating coaches judged the Capitals’ skaters. Guess who got top marks? After reading this article perhaps watch the Caps skaters tonight and see if you can spot what these coaches noticed.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Scheifele returning to form. Tim Campbell of NHL com looks back on the Jets loss to the Rangers, Mark Schiefele’s performance since his return, and the affect of Adam Lowry’s absence on the Jets lineup.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets miss Lowry’s physical play. TSN Hockey Analyst Kevin Sawyer discusses the Jets losses to St. Louis and the New York Rangers, the effect of Adam Lowry’s absence on the Jets lineup and the Jets needs for the trade deadline.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets back-to-back losses no cause for panic. Winnipeg Free Press writer Jeff Hamilton joined host Kevin Olszewski to break down the Winnipeg Jets loss to New York.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets cap situation in 18/19 key for deadline. TSN’s Bob McKenzie joined the Big Show to talk about the Jets two game slide and if there’s cause for concern plus whether the Rangers and Winnipeg are a trade fit as well as how big Kevin Cheveldayoff will aim for at the deadline.