Note: This is day 17 since the NHL and AHL hit the pause button on their respective 2019-20 seasons.
Note II: Today’s Illegal Curve Hockey Show starts at 10:00 am CT on TSN 1290 Radio and will be our last show for awhile as we take a break amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s guests on IC Radio: Eric Duhatschek, Mike Commodore and Mark Lazerus.
Winnipeg Free Press: Plenty of hits, some inevitable misses in Jets draft and develop history. (Paywall). Mike reflects on the 29 Jets prospects at various levels of their development (AHL, college, junior, Europe).
The Athletic Winnipeg: How recent former Jets have fared with their new team. (Paywall – 90 days of free access). Ken takes a look at what some former Jets are doing with their new squads.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Tim Stapleton shares some stories from his time with the Jets. Former Winnipeg Jets forward Tim Stapleton joined the Afternoon Ride to look back on playing with the Jets and he shares some stories from his pro hockey career. A great interview.
Sportsnet: Scheifele remembers facing Price in his first career game. Jets centre Mark Scheifele remembers back to his first NHL game, taking on the original six Montreal Canadiens, and taking on Carey Price in his absolute prime.
Sportsnet: Bill Daly sees summer ‘window’ to complete NHL season, playoffs. Call me skeptical but I’d be happy to be wrong (provided this doesn’t bleed into mid July/August.