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Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers (Monday, Jan 30th)

Jets news: Mission playoffs – plenty to address as Jets get back to work. How about an All-Star game at MTS Centre? Trade deadline wild card. Hard climb ahead for Jets. Five questions the Jets need to answer. Jets wives, girlfriends to attend charity fashion show.

Affiliate news – St. John’s IceCaps: IceCaps, True North look to extend relationship. Redmond adjusting to pros after college career. Postma’s one main goal: become a reliable two-way D-man.

Next opponent news – Philadelphia Flyers: Hartnell a fall guy with a cause. Giroux attracts star buzz.

Jets news:

Note: Jets have recalled forwards Aaron Gagnon and Spencer Machacek.  Doesn’t bode well for injury news. Will keep you posted whenever we hear anything new.

Note II: Winnipeg Jets trade forward Akim Aliu to the Calgary Flames for defenceman John Negrin. Negrin has played 3 career games with the Flames.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Citizen Kane – Sakic and the Avs were my inspiration.  Not shocking that Burnaby Joe was his inspiration.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Mission playoffs – plenty to address as Jets get back to work. Ed Tait takes a hard look at the Jets reality as the team gets back to business.

Winnipeg Free Press:  How about an All-Star game at MTS CentreLet’s hope we aren’t forced to wait like Ottawa was for almost two decades before being awarded an All-Star game.  Gary Lawless also goes into detail about the situation in Phoenix.

Winnipeg Sun:  Trade deadline wild cardThis is always an opportunity for a smart GM to turn some current assets into future prospects with a team looking for success today and willing to mortgage its future.

Winnipeg Sun:  Hard climb ahead for JetsAs they said in Dumb and Dumber “so you’re saying there’s a chance”Until you have been mathematically eliminated anything is possible.  While the Jets chances don’t look great, if they suddenly become road warriors and win the majority of the next 7 games away from the friendly confines of the MTS Centre, it puts them into a much better position.  

Winnipeg Sun:  Five questions the Jets need to answerIf the Jets are to have a prayer of making the post-season it starts with this East coast road tripKen Wiebe asks 5 important questions that the Jets are going to have to answer.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets wives, girlfriends to attend charity fashion showIt isn’t just the Jets that are using their status to try and help the community.  Nice way to help raise money for a good cause.

Illegal Curve:  IC Hockey Show part 1 In case you missed the show we have the recap.  On Saturday’s show the guys discussed Richard Pollock’s article from this week, “Establishing Evander Kane’s Market Value”.  Evander Kane’s comparables and floor.  Interview with James Gordon of the Ottawa Citizen.  Establishing Evander Kane’s market value, continued.  Interview with Alex Steen of the St. Louis Blues.  Determining the Winnipeg Jets trade value at the deadline.

Affiliate news – St. John’s IceCaps:

The Telegram:  IceCaps, True North look to extend relationshipThe AHL/NHL relationship is an interesting one.

The Telegram:  Redmond adjusting to pros after college careerAt 23 he is not a spring chicken, but has continued to develop his game under head coach Keith McCambridge and is currently at the AHL All-Star game.

The Telegram:  Postma’s one main goal: become a reliable two-way D-manThis is the lower portion of the Redmond article above (scroll about 1/2 way down the page) which discusses the Jets offensive prospect learning a defensive game.

Next opponent news – Philadelphia Flyers:

Philadelphia Inquirer:  Giroux attracts star buzz Stardom can be fleeting so while some may look at it as a burden it is better that people are talking about you than not.
Hartnell Giroux

Philadelphia Inquirer:  Hartnell a fall guy with a causePretty innovative way to donate money to charity.

If you missed anything from the Jets first pre-season game of the 2022-23 campaign we have you covered.

https://illegalcurve.com/pre-season-game-1-oilers-4-jets-0-post-game-recap/

Headlines:

David Gustafsson’s smart play helps him stand out in Jets’ loss to Oilers. Jets shut out by Oilers in pre-season opener. Insights from a meatless loss. Bowness says Jets are adjusting to his system: ‘We’re making progress’.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-morning-papers-3631/

Kick start your day (a little later than usual) with all the latest Winnipeg Jets news, notes, video and audio.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-morning-papers-3631/

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