Note: The Jets are back on the ice today following a day off on Sunday. We will keep our eyes on Jets morning skate to see the status of Dustin Byfuglien who didn’t finish the game in Tampa and we will await word on the latest with goalie Steve Mason. Check out the Jets pre-game report at 10:30 am when the team skates at Bell MTS Place.
Note II: The Moose got back on the right track yesterday afternoon rolling to a 6-1 win over division rival Milwaukee in front of 8200+ fans enjoying Star Wars and goal scoring. The team has the day off today.
Winnipeg Sun: Five keys to Jets vs. Canucks. Ken’s big matchup is Patrik Laine vs Alexander Edler. His five keys are: 1) Stopping the slide. 2) Finding his form. 3) Filling the void. 4) More for Perreault. 5) Beware of Boeser.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets in good shape, despite road stumbles. The team is still well positioned and an quickly right the ship with a solid week of work at home with one on the road.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets look to snap losing streak in game against Canucks. (Paywall). Luckily for the Jets they have been excellent at the friendly confines of Bell MTS Place.
Illegal Curve: Evaluating Jets games 21-30. A look at the last segment of ten Jets games including where the goals came from, a look at the goaltending, the special teams and a health report.
Illegal Curve: Moose use force in Star Wars game to defeat Admirals 6-1. Includes a link to the score sheet, a look at the lineup, some notable numbers, game recap and post-game audio from Chase De Leo, Buddy Robinson, Jamie Phillips and coach Vincent.
Winnipeg Free Press: Moose cruise past Admirals in rematch. (Paywall). Lots happening at Bell MTS Place on Sunday and Mike captures it with his column.
Winnipeg Sun: Moose bounce back after failing to tie franchise record. The team we saw on Sunday was a lot more reflective of the Manitoba team we are used to seeing this season.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Topics: Jets/Panthers Recap, What should the Jets do with Michael Hutchinson, Trouba/Morrissey excelling in shutdown role, Tucker Poolman, Jets/Lightning Preview
Guests: Jason Bell (Winnipeg Free Press), Michael Traikos (National Hockey Writer, Postmedia)
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: The aftermath of Matthew Tkachuk’s one game suspension for spearing Maple Leafs forward Matt Martin, The woeful Buffalo Sabres, Barry Trotz’s comments about Kevin Shattenkirk
Guests: Brian Engblom (Tampa Bay Lightning Color Analyst), Ed Willes (Vancouver Province), Branden Crowe (Play-by-play voice of the Brandon Wheat Kings on Q-Country Radio)
To listen to part 2 click here.