Note: Day 4 of the Jets training camp is today and with tonight’s home game against the visiting Minnesota Wild, camp shifts to the MTS Centre and is closed to the public. The playing group will be on the ice and the non-playing group is off. Be sure to stick to @illegalcurve for all the latest news.
Winnipeg Free Press: Slick Nik Ehlers Jets’ big story as pre-season begins tonight. He was extremely confident in his chat with the media about playing in his first NHL game.
Winnipeg Free Press: Chiarot all meat and potatoes. There are plenty of positive contributions that can be made on the ice without contributing a goal or an assist.
Winnipeg Sun: Young Jets hope to use first pre-season game to make good impression. Which player will be knocking on the door for their chance to crack this lineup?
Winnipeg Sun: Frolik looking long-term with Jets. Fans would be happy to see the Czech forward sign long term here.
Winnipeg Sun: Galiardi counting on improved mental focus as key to better play for Jets. The hope is that he can revive his career after his special focus during his off season training.
CBC: Peluso hopes to add punch to this lineup. Jeff writes about how one of the Jets enforcers has focused on rounding out his game during his off season training.
MyToba.ca: Young guns in the spotlight. Lowry, Ehlers and a number of young prospects will be looking to make an impact as their audition to impress the Jets brass starts tonight.
Day 3 of Training Camp audio:
Team White: Adam Lowry, Nikolaj Ehlers and Michael Frolik.
Coach Maurice: Reflections on Day 3 of camp.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Fantasy Hockey Preview Show: 0:00 – Forwards- 1st Round Picks. 14:10 – Tier 2 Forwards. 26:36 – Interview with Pete Jensen, Fantasy Insider, NHL.com. 43:42 – 1st Hour Wrap Up. 47:24 – Interview with Steve Laidlaw, Managing Editor, Dobber Hockey. 1:00:54 – Goalies Discussion. 1:11::53 – Interview with Justin Goldman of TheGoalieGuild.com. 1:29:36 – Sleepers & Busts, Ezzy’s 5 Rules in Preparing for Your Draft.