Note: After the Jets prospects got it handed to them on Friday night at the hands of the Senators prospects in Belleville to kick off the Rookie Showcase they will look for a better effort against the Habs prospects tonight. Puck drop is at 6:00 PM.
Winnipeg Sun: Underdog Jets rookie Phelan making most of chance. These types of tournaments can help you get noticed.
Winnipeg Sun: Comrie signs up for two more years with Jets. Paul is in Belleville so he was able to get reaction from Comrie’s head coach in Pascal Vincent.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Opportunity cost and a way for Winnipeg to exploit the ongoing Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine negotiations. (Paywall). On the heels of the Hurricanes signing Jake Gardiner Murat offers up his thoughts on how the Jets can make moves similar to Carolina in order to come out ahead.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show:
Topics: Mark Scheifele’s comments about playing with Blake Wheeler, Trying to predict the Jets forward line combinations for the upcoming season, The unknown defence pairings heading into Training Camp, Jets and Josh Morrissey have discussed a contract extension, Eric Comrie signs a two year deal with the Jets
Guests: Mike McIntyre (Winnipeg Free Press) starts at 29:00, David Alter (TSN.ca) starts at 1:01:59.
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: Can Kyle Connor be the driver of a forward line, Clayton Keller’s eight-year contract extension and its potential impact on Kyle Connor’s next deal, Jake Gardiner signs a four-year deal with the contract extension, Joe Thornton signs a one year deal with San Jose, Andrei Vasilevskiy says the Tampa Bay Lightning got too comfortable last season
Guests: Cory Lavalette (covers the Carolina Hurricanes for the North State Journal) starts at 20:30 and Catherine Silverman (InGoal Magazine) starts at 43:10.
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.
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