Note: The Jets held an afternoon practice in Edmonton on Sunday as they prepared for tonight’s game against the Oilers. The Jets will hit the ice for their morning skate and we will have your projected Jets and Oilers lines along with pre-game audio. Puck drops at 8 pm CT at Rogers Place. Keep it locked to illegalcurve.com and on social media including Twitter| Facebook | Instagram for all the latest pre and post game news.
Note II: The Moose returned to Winnipeg after splitting the weekend series with the defending Calder Cup champs in Grand Rapids. The team will practice all week at the IcePlex as they prepare for their home opener against the Cleveland Monsters.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets looking to regroup. That panic button seems a lot closer to being hit after a second straight loss from a fan base that hoped for anything but this out of the gate.
Winnipeg Sun: Things to watch in Jets vs Oilers. Ken’s big matchup is Mark Scheifele vs Connor McDavid. His keys to the game include: 1) Fresh start. 2) Handling the momentum swings. 3) Staying on point. 4) Sharpen up. 5) Staying hungry.
Winnipeg Free Press: Keeping a level head key to Jets’ success this season, says Little. (Paywall). From the coaches to the players they have spoken about not allowing panic to set in when they give up a goal or two but we will have to see that put into play on the ice.
TSN: What’s wrong with the Jets. It’s been a slow start for Steve Mason and the Jets, so what’s wrong? TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button believes it comes down to ‘positional discipline’.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay (Part 1):
Topics: The Jets lose their home opener 7-2 to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Jets new line combinations, Jets Sign Nikolaj Ehlers to a 7 year, $42 million dollar contract extension, Jets @ Flames Preview, Winnipeg Jets Over/Under for 2017-18 season
Guests: Kristen Odland (Calgary Flames beat reporter for Postmedia) and John Matisz (Hockey writer/editor for Postmedia and The Toronto Sun)
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Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay (Part 2):
Topics: How do you slow down Connor McDavid? Manitoba Moose 2017’18 Season Preview. NHL Awards Predictions. NHL News and Notes
Guests: Dan Robertson (Play by Play voice of the Montreal Canadiens on TSN 690), Dave Jamieson (Dave Jamieson Show, TSN 1260 Edmonton).
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