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Winnipeg Free Press: Jets send Tanev home with hand injury; Lindholm takes spot tonight in Denver. (Paywall). Sure sounds like Par Lindholm has used his time as a healthy scratch to get into game shape. Mike looks ahead to the action.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets trying to right the ship. Lots of eyeballs will be focused on tonight’s game as the Jets attempt to put the mess of the last game in the rearview mirror and have a collective better effort against a Central Division opponent. Ken previews the action.
TSN: The Jets appear fundamentally broken. That’s a less than ideal headline heading into the playoffs. And when you check out the work done by Travis it will leave folks who have hope for a Stanley Cup run feeling less than confident.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler on love, trust and leadership during the stretch run. (Paywall). Insight into the thoughts of Blake Wheeler with the playoffs quickly approaching.
Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Avalanche pre-game report. The Jets were on the ice today in Denver as they prepared to face the Avalanche at 8:00 pm CT. Includes projected lines, D pairs as well as audio from Jacob Trouba and Mathieu Perreault.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news from earlier today we have you covered.
Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game. Topics included – Update on Brandon Tanev? Timeline. What would the loss of Tanev mean? Par Lindholm’s game. Would they consider a recall of Mason Appleton? Why was it important not to skate on Thursday? Does he get the sense that there is a clean slate tonight? Is Brossoit possible to backing up tonight? Any insight into the lineup for tonight?
I also appear on the Illegal Curve Hockey Show every Saturday on TSN 1290 Winnipeg starting at 9 am.
And I occasionally jump in the play-by-play booth at Bell MTS Place to provide colour analysis during Manitoba Moose games.