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Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers (Saturday, Jan 21st)

Jets news: Kane out while recuperating from concussion. Provincial amateur athletes treated to Jets games. Tensions mount in Eastern bloc. Made of 100 per cent TRUE GRIT. Can’t fault Hainsey for not being dumb. Big Buff unlikely for all-star game. Stapleton impressing with little ice time. Defenceman a human road map. NHL fines Antropov $2,500.00.

Affiliate news – St. John’s IceCaps: Jaffray scores quick overtime goals as IceCaps beat Whale.

Next opponent news – Florida Panthers: Hawks handle Panthers. Panthers trio returns after long absences.

Note:  Tune into the Illegal Curve Hockey Show at noon to 3 pm today on TSN Radio 1290.  Today’s guests include Mike Johnson (TSN), Ed Tait (Winnipeg Free Press) and David Edner (Globe and Mail).

Winnipeg Free Press:  Kane out while recuperating from concussionDespite his slump, the Jets could always use the speedy Evander in the lineup.

ChrisD.ca:  Provincial amateur athletes treated to Jets gamesNice way to reward these amateur athletes.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Tensions mount in Eastern blocThe Jets are 7 points back of the 6th spot Penguins but are also 7 points ahead of last place Islanders, Lighting and Hurricanes The next 11 games are against Eastern conference opponents and will be critical if the Jets are to ever get back over the playoff line.
East Standings Jan 211

Winnipeg Free Press:  Made of 100 per cent TRUE GRITA quiet guy without a lot of flash, he has quickly become a fan favourite for the intangibles he brings to the game

Winnipeg Free Press:  Can’t fault Hainsey for not being dumbIf a team is willing to pay a player the big bucks he can hardly be faulted for signing the deal.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Big Buff unlikely for all-star gameIt would be a shame for the NHL’s newest franchise not to have a presence at the All-Star game in Ottawa this season.

Winnipeg Sun:  Stapleton impressing with little ice timeHe has been the little engine that could all season.  He is happy playing on the 1st through 4th lines as long as he is able to contribute.  The ultimate team player, he is a valuable asset to this team.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets defenceman a human road mapTough as nails, blocks shots, fights and plays a solid defensive style.
Stuart fights

Winnipeg Free Press:  NHL fines Antropov $2,500.00He received the maximum fine allowed under the CBA for this incident.  Fair or foul?

Affiliate news – St. John’s IceCaps:

TSN:  Jaffray scores quick overtime goals as IceCaps beat WhaleThe IceCaps continue to show that they know how to win on the road.

Next opponent news – Florida Panthers:

Chicago Tribune:  Hawks handle PanthersAnother instance of the Hawks beating up an opponent who next has to travel to Winnipeg.

Sun-Sentinel:  Panthers trio returns after long absences.   It wasn’t a happy homecoming for the former Hawks despite the warm ovation they received from the United Center crowd.

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Here is the game recap (better late than never) including the post-game show with @ICdrew & @ICEzzyG

https://illegalcurve.com/game-51-flyers-4-jets-0-post-game-recap/

We all watched it, now it's time to discuss (or vent) about it.
The IC Postgame Show is LIVE!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aUBW3eHheo

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