Note: The Jets lost in OT yesterday afternoon in St. Paul as the Wild took it although it was a controversial conclusion to the contest. Today they are scheduled to practice in Montreal so stay tuned for the Practice Report.
Note II: The Moose concluded their six-game homestand last night when they defeated the Colorado Eagles 4-3 in OT. Of course what would a game be without Mikhail Berdin doing something completely unique. They are off today and will practice on Monday before they head out on the road for three games.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets Snapshots. Ted touches on quite a bit in this one including: 1) Non-call after hit on Morrissey contributed to Jets woes against Wild. 2) Pionk repeat offence. 3) Laine lagging. 4) Free Sami? 5) Dubnyk’s OT save%. 6) Controversial OT winner.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets fall in overtime as Wild score controversial winner. While the Jets bench boss didn’t want to make a donation to the NHL by stepping over the line it was clear as day he wasn’t too pleased that the goal was allowed to stand after review. Ted recaps the action.
Winnipeg Free Press: Controversial goal propels Wild to 3-2 OT victory over Jets. (Paywall).
The Athletic Winnipeg: Jets, in tenuous playoff position halfway through, open the 2nd half on an unsatisfying note. (Paywall). Ken looks back at the game but also at forwards delivering, Pionk shining and special team struggles.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Topics: Jets/Maple Leafs recap, Jets have lost four of their last five games, Is it time for Sami Niku to be freed, Andrew Copp and Dmitry Kulikov are close to returning from injuries, Jets/Wild Preview, Previewing the upcoming road trip for the Jets, Grading the Jets offence, defence, special teams, goaltending and coaching at the 41 game mark
Guests: Scott Billeck (Winnipeg Sun) at 27:59 and Anthony La Panta (Minnesota Wild play-by-play broadcaster) at 52:25.
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: Projecting how many points the Jets will need to make the playoffs in the Western Conference, Kevin Cheveldayoff talks about Dustin Byfuglien and Paul Maurice, John Tortorella’s comments about NHL officiating and game management, Corey Perry’s five game suspension, Pittsburgh Penguins
Guests: Marc Dumont (The Athletic Montreal) at 17:37 and Marisa Ingemi (Boston Herald) at 41:47
To listen to part 2 click here.