Note: The Jets skipped the on ice portion of practice yesterday as they prepared for the Bruins following a big win in Nashville on Tuesday to kick off this three-game road trip. They will hit the ice at 10:30 AM CST for morning skate in advance of today’s 6 pm puck drop in Boston at the TD Garden. As always keep it locked to illegalcurve.com for pre and post game news and be sure to follow us on social media including Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.
Note II: Manitoba hit the ice for their first practice in a few days on Wednesday and the Moose Practice Report will get you up-to-speed on the latest news. The Moose are looking to go 15 games without a regulation loss when they welcome the San Antonio Rampage for two games starting tonight at Bell MTS Place with puck drop at 7 pm.
Winnipeg Sun: Five keys to Jets-Bruins matchup that features plenty of young star power. Ted gets you ready with his five things to watch.
Winnipeg Sun: One-time Bruin Blake Wheeler doing everything right with Jets. It has been quite a journey for the Jets captain from his time in beantown.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets fly through some turbulence, but flight ’17-’18 on schedule to land in playoffs. (Paywall). This team is still on course as they chart their course for the post-season.
Winnipeg Free Press: Overtime not easy time for Jets. (Paywall). While the Jets have been solid during regulation they haven’t been strong in the extra time of OT.
Toronto Star: Sticking with the kids starts to pay off for Jets. The youth movement has certainly paid dividends in Winnipeg.
Sportsnet: 31 Thoughts. Number 6 deals with the Shawn Matthias being available for trade and number 22 dealing with 2017 1st rounder Kristian Vesalainen.
The Athletic Winnipeg: The complete Winnipeg Jets prospect ranking. (Paywall). He takes a look at the top 27 prospects in the system.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets have plenty of prospect depth. Scott Wheeler of The Athletic discusses his rankings of the Winnipeg Jets prospects.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: A line that can be trusted in a defensive zone. Jets forward Brandon Tanev joins Rick Ralph and Darrin Bauming on the Afternoon Ride. They discuss Tanev’s game winning goal vs. Nashville and how his line with Andrew Copp & Adam Lowry has gelled this season.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets are built to win. Bill Waters joins Rick Ralph and Darrin Bauming on the Afternoon Ride. They discuss the Jets win over Nashville and what the ceiling is for the Winnipeg Hockey Club.
Illegal Curve: Moose Practice Report. A look at what happened at Bell MTS Place which also includes lines, health updates, Roslovic/Appleton flying high, 2015 draft class representing, coaching philosophy and what’s next for the team.
Winnipeg Free Press: Moose coach earns spot behind AHL all-star bench. (Paywall). Much like his team the coach hasn’t allowed success this season get him looking too far down the road.
Winnipeg Free Press: Moose players taking team’s success in stride. (Paywall). This team has been very good about not getting too far ahead of itself this season.
Winnipeg Sun: Moose coach recalculating life on the farm. He has certainly gotten a lot out of his squad this season.
Winnipeg Sun: Late draft pick surprising with the Moose. Appleton has more than delivered this season.