Winnipeg Free Press: Impressed Jets coach Maurice gives Hutchinson third start. Sounds like Thorburn is a bit banged up so coach Maurice is giving Halischuk the call to the 4th line tonight.
Winnipeg Sun: Hutchinson gets the call. It has been awhile (Nov 2nd) but the Jets are going to the back-up tonight. Read Ken’s report from the road.
CBC: 5 things to watch for as Jets battle the Hurricanes. Jeff is on the road and gives you these five thoughts including 1) Weathering the storm 2) No time to Staal 3) Ward alert 4) Offensive woes and 5) Pav-ing the way.
NHL.com: At the Rink. Another preview to get you read for tonight’s action.
Illegal Curve: Game day set-up. Setting up tonight’s Jets and Canes game with projected lines, starting goalies, games notes and more.
Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game scrum (audio). Why is tonight a good start for Hutchinson? Putting Halischuk into lineup for Thorburn. Playing at PNC means something to him as a coach. Was there a time when he thought hockey might not make it in Raleigh? On his relationship with Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos, Jr. On Hutchinson’s work ethic. What does he see as the difference between Carolina in their first eight games vs. last six?
Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Hurricanes projected lineups. Take a look at what the lines looked like after practice today and what combos you should expect to see at PNC Arena this evening.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news this AM we have you covered.
News and Observer: Surging Canes want to ‘keep this thing going’. This is a vastly different team than the Charlotte Checkers squad we saw last month. For the perspective of the other side read Chip’s column.