Note: Puck drop is at 6:00 pm CST tonight as the Jets go up against the Islanders in Elmont, New York. After the game, be sure to check out illegalcurve.com for all the post-game reaction.
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Sportsnet: 32 Thoughts. He gives each team a thought ahead of the trade deadline and there is nothing particularly insightful about the Jets discussion in thought number 9 discussing the uncertainty that is to come in the next few years with players like Dubois (arbitration eligible) Scheifele, Wheeler (one year away from UFA). He does mentions that Kenny Wiebe spoke about Blues defenceman Colton Parayko.
Daily Faceoff: Ivan Barbashev a potential cherry on top for Stanley Cup contenders at Trade Deadline. Speaking of the Blues, Frank has the Jets as a team that could be a fit for the forward who is having not as good a season as he did in 2021-22.
Global News: Jets’ Hellebuyck shines on Broadway, but will there be an encore? Probably would be a nice change of pace if his team possessed the puck and didn’t let him get peppered by as many shots in his next outing.
Illegal Curve: Jets vs Islanders pre-game report. The Jets held an optional morning skate as they prepared to face Elmont. 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.
Sportsnet: How Jets’ Bowness helped turn Morrissey into an elite NHL defenceman. NHL Network’s Mike Kelly joins Jeff Marek to discuss how Winnipeg Jets head coach Rick Bowness has helped turned Josh Morrissey into an elite defenceman in the NHL and what makes him so effective.
Sportsnet: What would the Jets have to give up in order to land Timo Meier? Jason Bukala joins Hockey Central to discuss the Oilers actively looking to add a defenceman, what to expect from the Flames at the deadline and who the Jets would have to give up in order to trade for Timo Meier.(Jets talk starts at 3:10).
Jets prospect news:
Daily Faceoff: Winnipeg Jets’ Brad Lambert is fired up. The Jets 2022 1st rounder has found his game in Seattle and that is a good thing for both the 19 year old and the Jets organization.