Note: Today is the first day of July which means the first day of free agency. We kick off the morning with the Illegal Curve Hockey Show from 9-11 am on TSN 1290 Winnipeg. Then stay tuned to illegalcurve.com and on social media including Twitter | Facebook | Instagram for the latest signings connected to the Jets.
Note II: The Jets announced yesterday that they placed veteran defenceman Mark Stuart on unconditional waivers for purposes of buying out his contract.
Winnipeg Sun: Stuart buyout clears cap room. There was certainly a buzz in the air when the news broke early Friday morning and it has folks wondering what exactly the team has in store for the open of free agency at 11 AM CT.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets land Mason. Sure sounds like the Jets have their netminder but from what Mason has said in the past it doesn’t sound like the veteran netminder was looking for a platoon situation.
Winnipeg Free Press: Mason making his way to Winnipeg, sources say. (Paywall). Jeff broke the news yesterday that Mason would be the guy filling the goalie void.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets won’t be wallflowers when free agent period opens. (Paywall). It appears the Jets will be busy today.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets may be opportune landing spot for Mason. (Paywall). The NHL veteran goalie is looking for a chance to be the go to guy for a team.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Mark Stuart wasn’t going to have a big role with the Jets. TSN’s Sara Orlesky joins Rick Ralph and discusses the Jets decision to place Mark Stuart on waviers for purpose of buyout, Winnipeg Jets development camp and what the Jets might do when free agency opens July 1st.