Note: The Jets won’t have anytime to rest following their 3-0 win over the Ducks last night in Anaheim as they are in Vegas today to take on the Golden Knights to conclude this three-game road trip. While there will not be a morning skate we will still have a pre-game report. Puck drop is at 9 pm.
Note II: The Moose had Wednesday off following the completion of their six-game homestand which after going 4-1-1-0 put them within striking distance of the fourth and final playoff spot currently held by Rockford. Today they are practicing in Colorado ahead of tomorrow night’s game against the Eagles. This will prove to be a tough test as the Eagles are flying right now having gone 9-1-0-0 in their last 10 games.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets shut out Ducks for fourth straight win, close in on clinching playoff berth. Good timing for the Jets to go on a run as it looks like their central division rivals are similarly winning right now. Ted has more from Anaheim.
Orange County Register: Ducks come up empty as payback attempt against Jets falls short. Read about the game from the perspective of a writer who covers the Jets opposition.
Winnipeg Free Press: Hellebuyck helps Jets down hapless Ducks 3-0. (Paywall). Jason recaps the action from his seat inside Honda Centre.
Winnipeg Free Press: Squad benefits from depth on blue line. (Paywall). If you wanna be the team raising the cup at the end of June then you need to ensure that you have depth on the backend and the Jets are learning all about their extra D men.
Winnipeg Free Press: Focus on defence paying off in offence for Kyle Connor. (Paywall). With four points in his last game he is certainly being rewarded on the scoreboard.
Sportsnet: Sagging Central Division puts Winnipeg in favourable playoff position. Sean covers the Jets path in the Central as well as the play of Connor Hellebuyck.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Q&A with Ben Chiarot. (Paywall). Murat discusses building confidence, being a mentor and where in the world he got that hat.
Global News: Made-in-Winnipeg skate armour piloted by Jets, taking off in NHL. Nice to see a Manitoba based company having some success in the pro ranks.
TSN: Hellebuyck benefiting from the strong play of Brossoit. TSN Hockey analyst Dave Poulin explains how Connor Hellebuyck has benefited from the strong play of Laurent Brossoit this season and talks about Jacob Trouba stepping up his play while Dustin Byfuglien and Josh Morrissey have been out.