Note: The Jets play the final home contest of this five game set tonight against the Nashville Predators. Be sure to check us out throughout the day for latest Jets game day news. As soon as illegalcurve.com is updated we notify you via Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.
Note II: The Moose lost last night to the visiting Iowa Wild. The team has the day off today so we will have to wait until tomorrow to get an update on the severity of the injury to Josh Morrissey who got tangled up behind the Moose net in the 2nd period yesterday. While he finished off that period and came out for the 3rd he was removed by coach McCambridge for precautionary reasons.
Winnipeg Free Press: Dude looks like a payday. (Paywall). He is going to be making some serious coin with the way he has played.
NHL.com: Morrissey’s wild ride leads to NHL debut. No question which of the Jets top picks has probably been the focus of more conversation that Josh Morrissey. Patrick brings you up to speed with the wild ride of his season in the AHL this season.
Winnipeg Sun: Salute to Jets history long overdue. Paul focuses on the outdoor game as well as the coming out party for Mark Scheifele who has really emerged since the injury to Bryan Little.
CBC: Heritage Classic between Jets, Oilers could offer best of old and new. No question the Oilers were the right choice of opponent.
Sportsnet: Fan-created NHL draft lottery simulator is simple, brilliant. Something I’m sure Jets fans are familiar with as they prepare themselves for the Auston Matthews sweepstakes.
Globalnews: Fan favourite Kroppy recovering in hospital. Was starting to wonder where he was. Hope he makes a full recovery and we see him once again at the MTS Centre.
Illegal Curve: Mark Scheifele named NHL 2nd Star of the Week. Six goals and one assist in four games including his first NHL hat trick.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler and Lawless. The guys discuss whether Mark Scheifele is a part of the future for the Winnipeg Jets.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler and Lawless. Former Winnipeg Jets forward and current New York Rangers associate coach Scott Arniel discusses the news of Winnipeg’s upcoming Heritage Classic. Arniel says Winnipeg’s Investors Group Field will be a great venue for an outdoor game, and hopes to be there.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets lunch. Heritage Classic talk with former Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dave Babych (0:00), TSN Hockey Analyst Shane Hnidy (13:47), Hockey Hall of Famer Jari Kurri (24:21) and former NHLer Ken Linseman (35:26).
Illegal Curve: Moose fall to the Wild 2-1. Recap of the loss. Also has the best Moose players, injury updates and post-game audio (Coach McCambridge, Patrice Cormier and Eric Comrie).
Globalnews.ca: “It was like a scrappy game” Moose discuss 2-1 loss to Wild to open homestand. Russ breaks down the game.
Illegal Curve: Manitoba Moose Report. Includes a Week-in-Review, Jets’ Prospect Update, Top Prospects Snapshot and Turning Pro in 2016.
Craig Heisinger (General Manager of the Manitoba Moose)
Topics: Young guys right on track? Giving young guys chances. How to assess the young talent. Lipon and Morrissey getting a chance with the big club. Working with the recall limit and not wanting to run out.