Note: The Jets kick off the final home stand of the season as they welcome the Ottawa Senators to town. Reminder that today is a 6:30 pm start to the game. Be sure to keep it locked here for the latest Jets news. As soon as illegalcurve.com is updated we will also notify you via Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.
Note II: The Moose get loose tonight in Iowa as they take on the Wild in the first of two games in The Hawkeye State. Puck drops at 7 pm.
Winnipeg Free Press: Revamped PK shows massive improvement. (Paywall). Former NHLer turned broadcaster J.P. Vigier breaks out the Whiteboard and dissects the Jets penalty kill and discusses three particular areas around their recent success.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets may finally have top line to reckon with. Hard to argue with fact that this Jets top line is one that is worth the price of admission.
TSN: Jets hoping new recovery method pays dividends. When you have to criss cross the continent the way these guys do any competitive advantage you can achieve is a good thing.
USA Today: The 10 biggest surprises in NHL this season. Jets get mentioned in number 8 as Dustin Byfuglien helps to dispel a myth about the city.
Sportnet: 30 Thoughts. #10 relates to Kyle Connor. The autoplay videos are a “wonderful” addition to reading this article (said nobody, and me specifically, ever). And if it isn’t obvious and to quote Homer J Simpson “In case you can’t tell I’m being sarcastic”. I’m like Jake Jarmel (Seinfeld) adding exclamation points on reinforce my disdain.
Illegal Curve: Injury news. We give you updates on the status of Josh Morrissey, Eric Comrie, Jan Kostalek, Ryan Olsen and Peter Stoykewych.
Globalnews.ca: Prospects flourish after return to the Manitoba Moose. Russ talks about the impact we are seeing from Connor Hellebuyck and Scott Kosmachuk following successful stints with the parent club.
Winnipeg Free Press: Could Kyle Connor benefit from another year at Michigan? (Paywall). That is the million dollar (per year?) question that everyone in Winnipeg thinks they have the answer to.
Winnipeg Free Press: Prospect leads Fighting Hawks from the blue-line. (Paywall). Having seen UND dismantle Denver when I was in Grand Forks it is hard to believe that they will have a tough time, especially with the way they are playing in the tournament so far. Poolman continues to look good.