Note: Puck drop is at 6 pm CDT tonight as the Jets conclude this modified three-game homestand against the Senators. After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.
Note II: As well be sure to join Drew, Ezzy and I for the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show once the final buzzer sounds in Winnipeg. You can watch it (be sure to hit that subscribe button) and participate here.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets Snapshots. Paul’s afternoon column touches on 1) For Ehlers it’s shoot first, or ask questions later. 2) Fourth line taking care of business. 3) New AHL recruits.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Updated targets and new dark horses as the market shifts. (Paywall). With the market shifting Murat looks at the names that are out there and how they would fit with the Jets.
Global News: Dispelling a myth about Jets deployment. Ken with a Winnipeg version of Myth Busters in his latest for Global. This one has to do with deployment of the lines.
Sportsnet: Jets considering all options in calm before trade-deadline storm. Ken hits it on the head to start this article. Are teams buyers or sellers? Teams a week or so ago looked like they were sellers could stand pat and wait till the summer to make moves instead. Might the Jets go hunting but for a player folks weren’t looking at? We will know within the next week.
Illegal Curve: Jets vs Senators pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate followed by a media availability before they take on Ottawa. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from Nikolaj Ehlers, Mathieu Perreault as well as head coach Maurice.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news from earlier today we have you covered.
The DFO Rundown: The Ultimate Trade Deadline Roundtable w/ LeBrun & Dreger. Jets talk starts around the 16 minute mark but there is plenty of interesting trade discussion.