Note: The Jets ended the year with a 4-3 win over the Oilers which improved them to 25-12-2 this season and ensured they finished 2018 atop the Western Conference. They are back in Winnipeg and scheduled to practice at 12 noon at Bell MTS Place and you can check the Practice Report for the latest news and audio.
Note II: There was a report out yesterday that the Jets and Flames could be participating in a Heritage Classic in Regina next season. Stay tuned because NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is supposed to make the announcement during the 2nd period of today’s Winter Classic.
Note III: The Moose also ended 2018 on a positive note as they completed the weekend sweep of the Eagles with a 4-1 win on Monday thanks in large part to the efforts of goalie Eric Comrie.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets get two big goals from Lemieux, celebrate New Year with win over Oilers. Ted is in Edmonton and he has filed this report on the game.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets wrap 2018 with 4-3 win over Oilers. (Paywall). Read all about the game from Jason’s spot inside Rogers Place.
NHL website: Closing out the year in style. Jamie gives you his insight from his perspective with the club.
Edmonton Journal: Brendan Lemieux sinks Edmonton Oilers with first two-goal game. Read about the game from the perspective of a writer who covers Edmonton.
Grand Forks Herald: Meet Dan Shrader, the full-time sanitation worker who the Winnipeg Jets call upon for draft advice. (Require you to answer survey questions to read). But those survey questions are well worth your time on Brad’s really interesting article about this Jets amateur scout.
TSN: Wheeler, Lemieux lift Jets over Oilers in thrilling contest. Brendan Lemieux’s game-winning goal in the third period lifted the Jets to the entertaining victory over Edmonton. Brian Munz and Kevin Sawyer break down Winnipeg’s victory and discuss the turning point of the contest.