Note: The Jets had the day off on Monday but were still making news as captain Blake Wheeler received 2nd Star of the Week honours which coincided with his becoming the first player since relocation to put up 500 points with Winnipeg. Today they will hit the ice for practice at 11:00 am out at the IcePlex as they prepare to face the Capitals in game three of this four-game home stand. Check out the Winnipeg Jets Practice Report for more info after 11.
Note II: The Moose kick off the four-game road trip today in San Antonio in the always fun school day game which gets underway at 10:30 am.
Winnipeg Free Press: Wheeler money in the bank for the Jets. (Paywall). Mike looks at the Jets captain and his value to this Jets team.
Winnipeg Sun: Scoring woes, what scoring woes? Jets find touch upon return home. Spreading it out will certainly help as we have seen the last couple of games when you get labeled a one-trick pony.
Winnipeg Sun: Wheeler nets honour, Shaw assigned to Moose. Ken’s column with some Jets and Moose tidbits.
In the fourth episode of Ground Control, JetsTV’s Jamie Thomas, Mitchell Clinton and Tyler Esquivel recap Winnipeg’s games against the Avalanche and Devils. Jets Assistant Coach Jamie Kompon joins the podcast to discuss the team, winning the Cup and much more.
TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie joined The Big Show today discussing a couple weekend wins for the Winnipeg Jets, Dustin Byfuglien’s hit on Brian Boyle, the NHL’s latest concussion settlement, and the 2018 class to be inducted Monday evening into the Hockey Hall of Fame.