Note: The Jets will hit the ice with a smaller group of players for Day 13 of training camp as they have consolidated into one group following Tuesday’s re-assignment of nine players. The team will hit the ice at the IcePlex at 11 AM for a skate.
Note II: The Moose are on day three of their camp also at the IcePlex. They will hit the ice for 12 pm for their skate.
Afternoon Jets news:
Metro Winnipeg: Jets top brass have tough decisions to make. Hustler writes about the influx of talent arriving in the organization to compete for NHL jobs has made for a very different September in comparison to past years.
ESPN: 2016-17 Jets season preview. Apparently today is the day to release your Winnipeg season previews. In this one LeBrun includes best new faces, biggest unknowns, sure things and a prediction.
CBC: Jets season preview. Includes: last season’s story, the off-season, dream scenario and nightmare scenario.
Afternoon Jets audio:
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Donvito Roundtable. Kevin Woodley of InGoal Magazine discussed the top four goalies in the Winnipeg Jets system.
Winnipeg Free Press: Hutchinson understands fighting for his job is all in a day’s work. (Paywall). He seems to be the guy most fans have penciled in as number two in the goalie rotation. Of course the debate rages over who will be number one…..
Winnipeg Sun: Is Kyle Connor ready? Maurice doesn’t know. Despite the fact that Jets fans have anointed him a spot in the opening night roster the Jets bench boss isn’t giving away anything.
Metro News: Five Winnipeg Jets training camp questions. Includes 1) A busy crease 2) Trouba and the D 3) Where does Laine fit? 4) Is Kyle Connor ready? 5) On the bubble.
CBC: After Jets reassign 9 players, Paul Maurice says next cuts will be tougher. The bubble is about to burst for some players who may on the cusp of making this team in the next round of cuts. Also a look at the opening for Josh Morrissey and where does everyone fit in?
Illegal Curve: Patrik Laine projected to be NHL’s Rookie of the Year runner-up. Might we see the first Calder Memorial Trophy winner be from a team in Winnipeg since some Finnish kid named Teemu Selanne back in 1992-93?
CSN New England: Trouba would help the Bruins but is he worth the cost? Seems to be the same cast of characters (or in this instance) teams that are circling the wagon.
Today’s Slapshot: Darren Dreger elaborates on Red Wings’ interest in Trouba. More tidbits for what is becoming the never ending saga.
Sportsnet: Ranking the top 20 right wingers in the NHL, by the numbers. Jets captain Blake Wheeler cracks the top five on this list of the top 20.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler and Lawless. Former NHL executive Laurence Gilman joins Hustler & Lawless to discuss the Winnipeg Jets goaltending depth, and how training camp decisions could help them when it comes time for the expansion draft.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Donvito Roundtable. Rick Ralph discusses the number of Winnipeg Jets players on one-way and two-way contracts and how that might effect who makes the opening day roster.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Donvito Roundtable. Shane Hnidy discusses the Jets re-assignments and what the Winnipeg Jets opening day roster might look like.
Illegal Curve: Day 12 of Jets training camp. Hear from coach Maurice, Blake Wheeler, Nic Petan and Josh Morrissey.
London Free Press: Jack Roslovic unlikely to come back from Manitoba Moose. He has that rare opportunity for a prospect to play with either the Moose in the AHL or with the Knights in the OHL. Article includes a quote from Roslovic’s agent.
Global News: Moose forward looking to move past Disney World arrest. I suspect he may hear it from some opposition players but that seems to be about it.
Global News: Scott Glennie calling Manitoba Moose tryout a second chance. I missed this the other day as the former 1st round pick (and Manitoba product) will use this opportunity with the AHL squad to try and get back to the NHL.