Note: The Jets finally got a little bit of good news from the out of town scoreboard but tonight they will have to take care of business with a tough game against Tampa Bay as they try and pick up a critical two points to go .500 on this road trip.
Note II: Tune into the Illegal Curve Hockey Show on TSN 1290 Winnipeg from noon until 3 pm as the guys cover all the latest Jets news as well as news from around the NHL. Guests: Tim Campbell (Winnipeg Free Press), Chris Dingman (Former NHLer now Analyst for Lightning) and Dave Pollak (San Jose Mercury News).
Games of significance last night: Flames won. Stars won. Wild lost.
Games of significance tonight: Hawks (@ Sharks). Canucks (vs. Leafs). Wild (@ Blues)
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets captain says team still in focus and will recover. There is no quit in #16 as he tries to get his team back into the playoff picture.
Winnipeg Free Press: Sending out an S.O.S. Sometimes you need to toss a hail mary to change things up and Gary writes that the Jets bench boss is making some big changes during the final stretch.
Winnipeg Free Press: The Whiteboard: Jets slow on the draw. J.P. has his magic market out and ready to give you some insight into the Jets faceoffs.
Winnipeg Sun: It’s time to buckle and hold the panic … all is not lost yet. You’ve paid for the seat but you may only need the edge writes Paul as the Jets have made it an interesting run to the end of the season. A little doom and gloom with your Saturday morning breakfast.
Winnipeg Sun: It’s now or never for stumbling Winnipeg Jets. While not all doom or gloom, Ken writes that it is time for Winnipeg to try and right the ship if they want to salvage the season.
CBC: Adam Lowry talks on ice growth (video). Mitch has more on what’s helped Adam become the player he is today.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler & Lawless. GM Kevin Cheveldayoff chats about the advantages and disadvantages of having the Jets’ AHL affiliate in the same rink as the Jets. Cheveldayoff discusses the upcoming crop of players due to go pro, and the Jets’ current injury-ridden road trip.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler & Lawless. Ed Tait of the Winnipeg Free Press joins the show to talk about the Winnipeg Jets’ current road trip. Tait wonders if the game-winning goal in St Louis impacted the Jets’ morale. Tait also contemplates whether the Jets should call up goaltender Connor Hellebuyck.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler & Lawless. AHL President & CEO David Andrews joins Hustler & Lawless to talk about the AHL’s return to Winnipeg. Andrews discusses possible ticket prices, schedules, and why NHL teams are moving their farm teams closer to home.
Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice scrum from Tampa. Myers status update. Did it occur from crash into endboards? Is he still an option for tomorrow? Status of Matt Halischuk. Bryan Little’s status? What would it take for Halischuk to get into the lineup? His thoughts on his team being outside the playoff picture for first time in a long time. Who would be a replacement option for Myers. On Ellerby being called up. His thoughts on the AHL coming to Winnipeg.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Rona Roundtable. Shane Hnidy discusses Tyler Myers’ injury and the bad luck the Jets have had with injuries to their defensemen.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: The Big Show. ESPN’s Craig Custance joined the guys to discuss why no matter what the result is for the Jets this season, there is nothing but bright things ahead for the franchise.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: The Big Show. Paul Edmonds discusses why this latest injury to Tyler Myers may be the final straw for Winnipeg in the playoff chase.