Note: Just one day away from NHL Free Agency which opens up on Monday at 11 AM central time. We will have any and all moves the Jets makes so keep it locked here and on our various social media accounts.
Note II: The Jets added a new element to their Development Camp week as they included a mental health component this year.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets mostly window shopping as to-do list remains long for Cheveldayoff. No rest for the Jets GM and his staff. Ken looks at what’s up.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Ranking the importance of Winnipeg’s own unrestricted free agents. (Paywall). With the Jets not bringing any UFAs into the city during the meeting phase is it possible they re-populate from within? Murat looks into this further.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Topics: Jets extend qualifying offers to six players (Laine, Connor, Copp, Pionk, Comrie, Nogier), Can the Jets afford to re-sign Ben Chiarot, Jets Free Agency Preview, TSN Insider Pierre LeBrun reports that teams have reached out to Kyle Connor’s camp, Nashville Predators the frontrunner to sign Centre Matt Duchene
Guests: Paul Edmonds (Winnipeg Jets play-by-play broadcaster on TSN Radio 1290), Martin Biron (Former NHL goaltender, Buffalo Sabres Studio Analyst for MSG, TSN Analyst)
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: Central Division Free Agency Preview, Pacific Division Free Agency Preview, Atlantic Division Free Agency Preview, Metropolitan Division Free Agency Preview, Hockey Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees
Guests: Jimmy Greenfield (covers the Chicago Blackhawks for Chicago Tribune), Craig Ludwig (Former NHL defenceman, Two-time Stanley Cup winner)
To listen to part 2 click here.
I also appear on the Illegal Curve Hockey Show every Saturday on TSN 1290 Winnipeg starting at 9 am.
And I occasionally jump in the play-by-play booth at Bell MTS Place to provide colour analysis during Manitoba Moose games.