Note: This afternoon is the third of three games this week at the MTS Centre as the Jets take on the Blues at 3:30 pm. Be sure to stick with our comprehensive coverage throughout the day and following the game. As always ensure you follow @illegalcurve on twitter.
Winnipeg Free Press: Not quite on pace for 50. While his individual success hasn’t been too noteworthy, the fact is when he returned to the lineup the team started to have a lot more success.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets almost always close. It makes for a lot more excitement when your team is playing in close games.
Winnipeg Free Press: Enstrom excused from practice before Jets take on Blues. A maintenance day may be just what the doctor ordered (not literally) for the Jets defenceman.
Winnipeg Sun: Grading the Jets at the 1/4 mark. Ken gets out his red marker and gives the Jets a B grade overall through 21 games. He also provides grades for the goalies, defence, forwards, special teams and coaching.
CBC: 5 Things to Watch. Jeff gives you a few topics to think about before the game today including: 1) Feeling the blues 2) Rolling 12 3) The Little Things 4) Terror-senko and 5) Manitoba made.
NHL.com: Blues look to end trip with win against Jets. Get Patrick’s preview of the action between these two central division rivals.
Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice scrum (audio). On Enstrom’s status. What does he expect from St. Louis. What is his view on the play of Kane. Developing mindset of his team (in one goal games). Getting some time off. After reviewing the goals against did he feel their was contact on that 3rd Detroit goal against.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Road offense found as Blues end losing skid. They played and won yesterday in Ottawa so the Jets will have to try to take advantage of a tired road team. Read more about today’s opponent from beat writer Jeremy Rutherford.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Part 1: 0:00 – Winnipeg Jets Quarter Season Review. 17:37 – Winnipeg Jets vs. St. Louis Blues Preview. 27:31 – Interview with Andy Strickland – Fox Sports Midwest. 42:03 – Rene Bourque for Bryan Allen trade.
Part 2: 0:00 – Winnipeg Jets Report Cards (Forwards). 5:55 – Winnipeg Jets Report Cards (Forwards). 17:28 – Winnipeg Jets Report Cards (Forwards). 29:28 – Winnipeg Jets Report Cards (Defense, Goalies, Coaching). 44:19 – NHL News & Notes. 55:37 – Rapid Fire.
Saturday Spotlight: Richard spoke with Hockey Hall of Famer and Ten Time Stanley Cup Champion Yvan Cournoyer about his career on this week’s Saturday Spotlight.