Note: After a busy day of practice in Vegas which saw Nikolaj Ehlers return wearing a normal uniform we roll into another game day as the Jets get ready for some sin city hockey in Vegas against the Golden Knights. Likely a Jets fan or ten or more have made their way down to Nevada to take in the action. Morning skate gets underway at 1:30 pm CT so be sure to keep it locked here for the pre-game report with the projected lineup and pre-game audio. Puck drop at T-Mobile Arena takes place at 9 pm.
Note II: Way over in Quebec the Moose are also in action today as they get set to take on Laval in their second game of this six-game road trip. Puck drop is at 6:30 pm.
Winnipeg Sun: Line juggling continues; Faith in Laine. The fan base has been clamoring for a change for awhile.
Winnipeg Sun: Big response needed after blowout loss. We shall see the test of their mettle.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets forward sheds non-contact jersey. Best news the Jets have gotten in awhile as the possession driver nears a return.
Winnipeg Sun: What are Jets made of? Next block should show true colours. This next segment sure will be interesting to watch.
Winnipeg Free Press: Struggling Jets squad focuses on defensive zone, effort. (Paywall). They say D wins championships….
Winnipeg Free Press: Ehlers sheds non-contact practice jersey, won’t play against Vegas. (Paywall). A little sunshine breaking through the gloom surrounding Jets fans these days when they heard this news.
Winnipeg Free Press: Cup parade? How about a funeral procession instead? (Paywall). The highs and lows of sports are really something. Mike has more on the current state of things with the Jets.
NBC Sports: Jets struggling to fight way out of slump. Lots of angst these days in Peg’ city.
TSN: Will adversity affect Jets’ trade plans? How much pressure is on Kevin Cheveldayoff to load up for the stretch run and postseason – especially with the team going through a brutal slump days before the deadline? Hockey insiders McKenzie, Dreger and LeBrun discuss.
TSN: Maurice knows there’s some fixing to be done here. Craig Button shares his thoughts on the Jets’ ugly loss to the Avalanche and says if they play the way they did, they’re going to ‘get thumped more often than not.’
Sportsnet: Have the Winnipeg Jets become too comfortable? Tim and Sid discuss if the Winnipeg Jets have received a wake up call after a 7-1 rout by the Colorado Avalanche.