Note: The Jets sent out Fan Forum Invitations to season ticket holders on Monday and included in the graphic was news that the team will be revealing the Heritage Classic jersey at the event. They added in the body of the email “Be amongst the first to view the launch of the new Heritage Winnipeg Jets Jersey, which will be worn for select games this season. Those in attendance will be able to pre-order the jersey and purchase other Heritage merchandise following the event.” Last month we showed you some concept art from the folks at Icethetics that is purported to be pretty close to what we will see next month.
Winnipeg Sun: Why trading Nikolaj Ehlers would be a regrettable move. I have said it since we first started hearing the Ehlers trade rumours and it simply does not make a lot of sense. When you have a player who can do what Ehlers can do, you just don’t deal that away. Good Friend of IC Scott Billeck has more on the topic.
NHL.com: Laine, Connor, Jets to feel more pressure regarding contracts, coach says. Tim Campbell caught up with the Jets bench boss to talk about the topic du jour (although at this point it has been the topic du mois or months).
Voice of the Winnipeg Jets Paul Edmonds talks about the local NHL squad (starts at 19:46).
Newest member of the Winnipeg Jets Gabriel Bourque joined the boys on The Afternoon Ride yesterday. Starts at 34:20.
Mike Kelly of the NHL Network joined Andrew Paterson on the Afternoon Ride. They discussed Patrik Laine’s season last year, how the Jets can put him in a position to have success and if Blake Wheeler should move to centre.
Illegal Curve: Ryan White coming back to Manitoba Moose training camp on tryout basis. Bit of Moose news on Tuesday as I learned that Brandon Manitoba’s Ryan White will be back at training camp as the veteran of 313 NHL games looks to keep his pro hockey career going next season in the AHL.
Winnipeg Free Press: Winnipeg Ice opens training camp with high hopes for a fresh start. (Paywall). Mike Sawatzky brings you up to speed with the newest franchise on the junior scene as they get set to start training camp today.