Note: The Jets picked up a big win following the Christmas break but it came at a cost as Mark Scheifele left the game in the 2nd period with an upper-body injury. We should have word today or tomorrow about his status. Stay tuned to IC for all the latest.
Note II: The Moose are back in business today with a 5 pm practice as they prepare for the Barracuda on the weekend.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets gut one out defeating Oilers despite loss of Scheifele. This win could come at a big loss if the Jets top centre is gone for any length of time.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets win turkey game. Lots in this piece from Paul including a game overview, game of craps, a moment of silence, speed of Ehlers/McDavid, coaching insight and old-time hockey.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets snap Oilers’ streak in old-school battle of the offensive lines. (Paywall). Mike breaks down the game that was anything about defence.
Sportsnet: Oilers ran with high-flying Jets right to the end. Plenty of takeaways to glean from this recap.
Sportsnet: Mark Scheifele leaves game with apparent upper-body injury. Considering how big a part he is of the team the Jets have to hope that it wasn’t as bad as it looked….cause it didn’t look good.
TSN: How will Scheifele’s absence affect the Jets’ lineup? How do you replace a number one centre in your lineup? Mark Scheifele’s injury is sure to hurt the Jets, but just how much will it hurt them? Craig Button has more.
TSN: Initial impressions on Scheifele injury ‘don’t look good’. Mark Scheifele left the Jets’ game against the Oilers midway through the second period with what the Jets are calling an upper body injury; Sara Orlesky has more on what the Jets could do if the injury is serious.