Note: The Jets are back in action today for the first time in a week and the first time at home in two weeks as they welcome the Minnesota Wild who played (and won in OT) last night. The Jets hit the ice at 10:30 AM for morning skate. Puck drop is at 7 pm. As always keep it locked to illegalcurve.com for pre and post game news and be sure to follow us on social media including Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.
Note II: The Moose are hoping to turn a two game win streak into a three gamer with their first road contest of four tonight as they play in Rockford. Manitoba hits the ice at 11:15 am for morning skate. Puck drop is at 7 pm.
Winnipeg Sun: Enstrom ahead of schedule. Considering that we were told 2-3 weeks back on the 16th this is a pretty quick turnaround for the defenceman.
Winnipeg Sun: Five keys to Jets victory. Ken lists off his five keys which include: 1) Find the legs. 2) Be sharp. 3) Pick up the slack. 4) Centre of attention. 5) Turn the tables. And Ken’s big matchup is Patrik Laine vs Ryan Suter.
Winnipeg Sun: Stafford wants to remain a Jet. At this time of the year players are often resigned to their fate, one way or the other.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets back to work after break. And it won’t be easy but no point in looking past tonight’s game for these Jets who have dug themselves a pretty big hole.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets playoff hopes aren’t dashed yet, but there’s a tough grind ahead. (Paywall). Considering the Flames (4-0-0), Predators (3-0-1), Kings (2-1-1) and Blues (2-2-0) have all been adding points of late it hasn’t made things any easier for the Jets. But they can only handle what is put in front of them so we shall see how these final 19 games go for Winnipeg.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets eager to get back at it. (Paywall). The rest was clearly necessary for some of the big pieces for this team but also came as they were on a 3-0-2 streak so we shall have to wait to see if they can regain that momentum.
Sportsnet: Jets are Canada’s most confounding team at trade deadline. Well it appears that Enstrom is actually ahead of schedule based on yesterday’s D pairs at practice but there are still plenty of question marks ahead of Wednesday’s trade deadline.
Illegal Curve: Jets’ Deadline Deals and the Biggest Organizational Need. Peter takes a look at what the Jets biggest need is and how they may go about resolving this situation.
Illegal Curve: Jets Injury Report. Provided updates from coach Maurice on Marko Dano, Andrew Copp, Ondrej Pavelec, Tobias Enstorm & Tyler Myers.
Illegal Curve: Jets Practice Report. A look at the lines and D pairs on the ice for the first Jets skate since the bye week ended. Also includes audio from Drew Stafford, Patrik Laine, Bryan Little and coach Maurice.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Bar going to be set higher for Jets next year. Dennis Beyak joins Hustler & Lawless to look at the Winnipeg Jets as they come off their bye week, and looks ahead to expectations of upcoming seasons.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets fans looking for next step beyond draft and develop. Brian Lawton joins Hustler & Lawless to discuss where the Winnipeg Jets are at in the standings after their bye week, and explains why he’s surprised the team hasn’t performed to their potential.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Prospect talk with Matteo Gennaro. Jets prospect and forward for the Calgary Hitmen, Matteo Gennaro joined the show discussing his breakout season in the WHL, progress he’s made throughout his junior hockey career, the Winnipeg Jets and memories from draft day.