Note: Today is day four of the Jets five-day break. In other central division news the Blues, Stars and Predators all won last night.
Note II: The Moose will be back on the ice today at 10 am as they continue to prepare for the Texas Stars this weekend. Last night five members of the team were doing some backyard skating in the community. To check it out click here.
Winnipeg Free Press: Dump & Chase. (Paywall). Mike and Jason are back with another edition of their new weekly feature which includes the Buffalo brouhaha, KHL craziness, Laine’s beard, missing Chiclets and much more.
Sportsnet: How the Winnipeg Jets have become Canada’s best NHL team. A breakdown of how the Jets have arrived at this point.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets should add depth – Six weeks to bolster roster via trade. Lots of talk these days as we get closer (despite the fact that it is still a long way away) to the trade deadline and many in this province (and elsewhere) are wondering what type of piece or pieces the Jets may add to aid a potential playoff run.
NHLPA: On the farm or at the rink Matt Hendricks knows the value of hard work. A look at the Jets forward.
Global News: How the Winnipeg Jets will benefit from league-mandated break. The Winnipeg Jets are on a hockey holiday, enjoying a league-mandated five days away from the rink. Global’s Mitch Rosset explains how the time off will benefit the team.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets best chances for a deep run are this year and next. Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun joins Andrew Paterson and Rick Ralph on the Afternoon Ride. They discuss the Vikings miracle win vs. New Orleans, players the Jets should target at the trade deadline, if Jack Roslovic has earned a permanent spot on the Jets, the possibility of Blake Wheeler staying at center and the Jets championship window.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets would like to acquire an impact centre. TSN Sr. Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli joins the Afternoon Ride and discusses the Winnipeg Jets needs leading up to the trade deadline.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets have a unique number of value contracts. Murat Ates of The Athletic joins Andrew Paterson and Rick Ralph on the Afternoon Ride. They discuss the number of value contracts currently on the Winnipeg Jets roster, how the team should approach the trade deadline and why the window to go for a Stanley Cup is sooner than later.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Good, but not MVP season for Wheeler. TSN analytics expert Scott Cullen joined host Kevin Olszewski to break down the numbers around the NHL, if Blake Wheeler is an MVP candidate and the play of this season’s rookie class.
Illegal Curve: Manitoba Practice Report. Includes the return of Jack Roslovic, Francis Beauvillier gets his first, Buddy Robinson hits career highs, Mike Sgarbossa suspended for two and health updates on Cameron Schilling & JC Lipon.