Note: Puck drop is at 6:00 pm CST tonight as the Jets go up against the Penguins in Pittsburgh. After the game, be sure to check out illegalcurve.com for all the post-game reaction.
Note II: We want you to be part of the conversation on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show once the final buzzer sounds. This season you’ll have a chance to win great schwag including authentic Jets jerseys, hats, etc after every single game and now a grand prize of a pair of tickets to an NHL game of your choice (For a variety of ways to enter click here).
Note III: The Jets announced that they have recalled Jansen Harkins from the Moose on an emergency basis.
Daily Faceoff: I’m sorry Rick Bowness. One of our favourite guests and former NHL netminder Mike McKenna pens this piece about how he was mistaken about the bench boss hire in Winnipeg. Of course he wasn’t the only pundit who held that position.
Global News: To trade or not to trade — Jets a winner either way. John goes Shakespearean with his latest article on Winnipeg and what they may or may not go in six weeks time.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Revisiting Winnipeg Jets 2022-23 bold predictions at season’s halfway mark. (Paywall). So often folks make these bold predictions at the start of the season and more often then not they are forgotten about as the season moves along. Murat looks back in time to see how accurate his assessments were prior to the season getting underway.
Illegal Curve: Jets vs Penguins pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate as they prepared to face Pittsburgh. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from players/coaching staff media availabilities.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news from earlier today, we have you covered.
Winnipeg Sports Talk: How will the Winnipeg Jets approach the trade deadline? Andrew “Hustler” Paterson is joined by Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun. They discuss Kevin Cheveldayoff’s comments to reporters and speculate on how the Winnipeg Jets will approach the 2023 NHL trade deadline on March 3.