Note: This is day 20 since the NHL and AHL hit the pause button on their respective 2019-20 seasons.
Note II: Jets captain Blake Wheeler will be participating in a video conference call this afternoon with other central division forwards including Jamie Benn (Stars), Gabriel Landeskog (Avalanche) and Zach Parise (Wild). We will have it covered. Update: You can watch it in full here.
The Athletic Winnipeg: A tiny village in India, a father, a son and a shared love of the Winnipeg Jets. (Paywall – free for 90 days option). One bonus we are seeing is some stories we wouldn’t normally be seeing at this time of the year. This one from Murat is no exception.
The Athletic Winnipeg: The 3 wildest behind-the-scenes stories from Elite Prospects’ 20 years online. (Paywall – free for 90 days option). Nikolaj Ehlers role in this article is simply the preamble. But the stories themselves are worth a read.
Sportsnet: Ranking the nine Winnipeg Jets drafts under GM Kevin Cheveldayoff. Feels like summertime with the nature of some of these articles but why not! Here is a look at the nine drafts for Winnipeg and while I understand the logic I still cannot help but think 2015 will end up ranking as the best draft.
Sportsnet: Can anyone upset Jets’ Hellebuyck for the Vezina? Short answer is no.