Note: The Jets dropped their final pre-season game last night in Minnesota as the Wild defeated Winnipeg 5-1. The team will have the day off before the team returns to the ice on Monday. Expect more cuts upcoming.
Note II: Not much rest for the Moose as they played (and lost 4-3) in Fargo last night against the Wild. For the re-match they will head up the I29 to Grand Forks where they will try to even the pre-season schedule against Iowa. Puck drops at the Ralph at 2 pm.
Winnipeg Sun: Questions remain for Jets. You’d think as camp has progressed we would have more answers than questions but that doesn’t appear to be the case.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets beaten by Wild in preseason finale. Ken was down in St. Paul and filed this report on how he saw last night’s Jets loss.
Winnipeg Sun: Ted’s Notebook. Includes Perreault’s wing man, Hutchinson playing it cool, Lowry in danger zone, Scheifele keeping it going and an injury update.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets finish exhibition season on losing note. (Paywall). There wasn’t a lot of Minnesota nice last night as the Jets got tuned up by the Wild.
Winnipeg Free Press: Former teammate preaches patience to Jets fans as Laine adjusts to stardom. (Paywall). In case Jets fans were already starting to panic.
Illegal Curve: Jets goalie conundrum continues. With Pavelec not getting the expected start against the Wild, questions about about the goalie situation in Winnipeg.
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Coach Maurice post-game: Evaluating that game. What was Morrissey able to show this camp? Has his defending improved? What’s it like as a coach for the next few days? How did he see Hutchinson’s game tonight?
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TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler and Lawless. The guys discuss the possible meaning behind Ondrej Pavelec not getting a second preseason start with the Winnipeg Jets, after saying the team was going to give its goaltenders equal work through the preseason.
Illegal Curve: 2016 6th round pick Mikhail Berdin heads to the USHL. He’s heading to Sioux Falls after spending the week with the Manitoba Moose.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Part 1: Expectations for the Winnipeg Jets. A look at the forwards, defence and goalies. Interviews with Jeff Hamilton (Winnipeg Free Press) and Kevin Allen (USA Today). To listen click here.
Part 2: Preview of the NHL season going division by division, team by team. (Atlantic Division carried over till next weekend). Interview with Eric Duhatschek (Globe and Mail). To listen click here.