Note: This is day 34 since the NHL and AHL hit the pause button on their respective 2019-20 seasons.
Note II: Moose announce signings of Westin Michaud of UND and Biagio Lerario of Northeastern.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Introducing The Athletic’s Winnipeg Jets 2.0 ‘Best Play’ tournament. (Paywall – 90 day free option). I don’t want to put a thumb on the scale but that Dustin Byfuglien clip destroying Mark Stone probably deserves your vote.
The Athletic Winnipeg: What’s next for Ville Heinola in Winnipeg? (Paywall – 90 day free option). Ken caught up with the Jets top draft pick from the 2019 draft class.
Winnipeg Free Press: Scheifele misses the game, Byfuglien. (Paywall). It’s not surprising to read that Scheifele misses Big Buff as anyone who watched the Jets this season knows they were lacking a big presence (literally) on and off the ice.
Winnipeg Free Press: As NHL seeks safe harbours for a potential restart of season, Winnipeg should be at top of list. (Paywall). An interesting thought from Mike but I still don’t see hockey back this season.
Global News: Mark Scheifele ‘trying to stay busy’ during COVID-19 pandemic. Russ was on the video chat with the Jets top centre.
Sportsnet: Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk completes final round of chemotherapy. Big milestone for the Jets legend. We are wishing him all the best as he continues this fight.
Sportsnet: Scheifele, Kane reveal why they enjoyed playing with Byfuglien. Mark Scheifele and Patrick Kane revealed why they would want former teammate Dustin Byfuglien on the bench with them in a stressful Game 7 situation.
Grand Forks Herald: Westin Michaud to sign AHL deal with Winnipeg Jets organization. Brad breaking this one about the Moose adding another college player to the organization.