Note: Tune into the Illegal Curve Hockey Show from noon to 3 pm today on TSN 1290 Winnipeg as the guys discuss the Jets season 48 games in, the upcoming ‘heavy’ Winnipeg schedule, preview the Jets/Pens game and take a look around the NHL. Guests: Tom Lynn (Veritas Hockey) & Pat Hickey (Montreal Gazette).
Globe and Mail: Against all odds, Paul Maurice got the Jets to soar. Once again Eric Duhatschek shows why he is one of the best hockey writers in our game. A great read on what coach Maurice has done to bring this team, which Eric suggests “may be the single biggest surprise story in the NHL this season” together under his system.
Winnipeg Free Press: Buff being Buff. 17 minutes with the Jets All-Star and you have to expect some yuk yuks from the big man.
Winnipeg Free Press: Buff chosen 14th in All-Star draft. Perhaps we shall see him in a pairing with his former Blackhawk teammate Duncan Keith.
Winnipeg Sun: Buff soaking up the atmosphere. Sure sounds like he is enjoying the experience already.
Sportsnet: Byfuglien’s All-Star skates match neon sweater. Nice move by Byfuglien to add an extra touch to his skates. Even cooler is that the skates are made by a Manitoba company.
Jets official site: The Runway blog – Media Day at the NHL All-Star Weekend. Kalen from the Jets Communications Department wrote about the day leading up to the draft for Dustin Byfuglien.
Illegal Curve: How do the Winnipeg Jets ensure the authenticity of goal pucks? If you ever wondered how the Jets know the authenticity of a puck that has been scored at the MTS Centre we have the answer.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: The Rona Roundtable (audio). JP Vigier talks with Rick about how the Jets players have better adopted to Paul Maurice’s systems this season.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: The Rona Roundtable (audio). Kevin Woodley of InGoal Magazine & NHL.com discussed the Winnipeg Jets goaltending situation and the number of goalie injuries around the league with Rick.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: The Big Show (audio). With the Jets beginning to get recognition across the NHL for their strong play, Paul Edmonds explains why after proving the doubters wrong, the next step in the evolution for the hockey club is battling through the increased expectations and exposure.