Note: The Jets are back in action today following the Christmas break and they will face a tough test when they welcome the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues to town. Morning skate gets underway at 10:30 AM so be sure to check back for our pre-game report to find out the latest news and audio. Puck drop is at 7 pm.
Note II: The Moose are also back from their holidays which got underway last Sunday for the AHL squad following their last game against the Rampage. They will hit the ice today at 4 pm as they get ready to welcome the Rockford IceHogs to town for a pair of games starting on Sunday afternoon.
Winnipeg Sun: Big Matchup and Five Keys to the Game. Scott’s big matchup is Patrik Laine vs the Blues. His five keys include: 1) Rebound. 2) Central success. 3) Keep it close. 4) Brutal PK. 5) Helle Help.
Winnipeg Sun: When the math hasn’t added up, Hellebuyck has had the answer. Can that continue? If the Jets want playoffs to be an option then they had best hope that Hellebuyck keeps his A+ play going.
Winnipeg Free Press: Make-or-break stretch coming up for Jets. (Paywall). These Jets better hope they rise up to play their competition because the next bit of the schedule is bringing some tough hombres to their calendar.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets knew they had something special when they drafted Josh Morrissey. (Paywall). Mike went in-depth with this long read column on the Jets top pick back in 2013.
The Athletic Winnipeg: From boxing gloves to fake mustaches, the Jets get their holiday gifts. (Paywall). Call him Murat-Claus as he gives the Jets some holiday gifts.