Note: Puck drop is at 7:00 pm CT tonight. After the Jets game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.
Note II: Jets 2018 2nd round selection David Gustafsson will make his NHL debut tonight.
Winnipeg Free Press: Gustafsson gets chance to centre Jets fourth line against Coyotes tonight. (Paywall). Taylor previews the game.
Winnipeg Sun: Gustafsson to make Jets debut vs Coyotes. Check out Paul’s preview of tonight’s game.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Jets’ blowout loss a one-off or cause for concern? 3 keys to avoiding lopsided results. (Paywall). Ken’s keys include: 1) Sort out the power play issues. 2) Generate more secondary scoring. 3) Get consistent goaltending.
The Athletic Winnipeg: How the Jets can build off a solid start and maximize their positives. (Paywall). Murat offers up his notebook to the Jets bench boss including: 1) Find Adam Lowry some help. 2) Consider Nikolaj Ehlers on PP1. 3) Build a Franken-D. 4) Consider splitting up Scheifele and Wheeler. 5) Believe in the youth.
Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Coyotes pre-game report. The Jets skated today at Bell MTS Place in advance of their game against the Coyotes at 7:00 pm CDT. Check out the projected lines and D pairs with pre-game audio from David Gustafsson, Andrew Copp and Mason Appleton.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news from earlier today we have you covered.
TSN: ‘My parents started crying when I got it’: Jets’ Gustafsson set to make NHL debut. David Gustafsson got the news on Tuesday that he would be in the Jets’ lineup for their game against the Coyotes and said both him and his family were overcome with emotion when he called them.
Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game. Topics included – On inserting David Gustafsson into the lineup for his NHL debut. What can he say about Mark Letestu’s status? What has he seen from Kyle Connor’s game? What is the scouting report for the Coyotes? On Neal Pionk playing a prominent role with the Jets. What would his 700th career win mean to him? On moving around his bottom six. Special teams. Any indication as to when Bryan Little will change to a red uniform?
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.