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Note II: The Jets were off on Tuesday but will be back on the ice today as they get ready to face the Islanders tomorrow night. It wasn’t completely absent Jets news if you missed Scottish portrait artist Shannon Ross drawing Winnipeg Jets sniper Patrik Laine. Check out the Practice Report for the latest news and audio.
Note III: The Moose will play possibly the biggest game of their season (to date) when they do battle with the Stars down in Texas this evening. All four teams vying for the final playoff spot (currently held by the Moose) will be in action tonight. Puck drops in Cedar Park at 7 pm.
Note IV: Following the broadcast tune in for two hours of hockey talk via NHL This Week on TSN 1290 Winnipeg.
Winnipeg Free Press: Numbers favour Jets if playoffs bring rematch with Predators. (Paywall). Before it seemed like a forgone conclusion these two teams would meet in the playoffs, now I am not so sure. But if they do Andrew says the numbers would be favourable to Winnipeg.
Winnipeg Free Press: Whiteout street-party planning in high gear. (Paywall). No doubt that this brought a tremendous energy to the downtown area in conjunction with the actual games.
Winnipeg Sun: Race coming down to wire for Jets in Central. Ken looks at the tangled mass that is the Central Division and then looks at the head to head matchups between the Jets and their potentially first round opponents.
NHL.com: Jets expect boost before playoffs from Byfuglien, Morrissey. While the angst level is high among some in the fan base the return of these two could go a long way in calming the stormy waters.
Sportsnet: Comparing Flames and Jets, Canada’s two best teams. NHL insider Mark Spector joins the Jeff Blair Show to compare Canada’s best two teams in the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets, and which team he thinks has the better chance of making the deeper Stanley Cup run.