Note: This is day 43 since the NHL and AHL hit the pause button on their respective 2019-20 seasons.
Note II: Jets defenceman Neal Pionk will be the latest player to participate on a video conference call. He will chat this morning at 10 AM and I will be on the call and will have it posted on site once it becomes available. Update: To watch it click here.
Winnipeg Free Press: Winnipeg a long shot to be a host city if NHL resumes. (Paywall). Looks like the Central option is about 6.5 hours south east of here.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Part 2 of the results from The Athletic’s Winnipeg Jets fan survey. (Paywall – 90 day free option). Murat wraps up the comprehensive survey they took of the fan base who consumes The Athletic.
Illegal Curve: Jets forwards Andrew Copp and Kyle Connor like the idea of playing at Yost Ice Arena if NHL chooses to play in neutral site arenas. It doesn’t sound like neutral site games are gonna be happening but the two Michigan born forwards were asked about the possibility.
TSN: Which player took the biggest step forward this season? TSN Jets reporter Sara Orlesky and Ken Wiebe discuss which player took the biggest leap forward in his game, what Kevin Cheveldayoff’s priority should be this offseason and more in the latest edition of Jets 3-in-3.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Laine: It was an honour to play with (Byfuglien). Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine joins the afternoon ride to fill the guys in on how he is staying busy during the paused NHL season.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Interview with Jets head coach Paul Maurice. Jets head coach Paul Maurice joined Kevin O today to talk about the season so far as well as what he’s been up to since the season was put on pause.
Sportsnet: 31 Thoughts Podcast. Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman discuss a whole bunch of things, including the NHL Draft, the 2020-21 AHL season, the 2021 Memorial Cup, Chris Versteeg’s career, Dustin Byfuglien and a new hire by the Senators. The Byfuglien talk begins at 21:34.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Interview with Moose goalie Eric Comrie. Manitoba Moose goaltender Eric Comrie joined the Afternoon Ride to let the guys know what he’s up to during the paused sports season. He also talks goaltending, fantasy football and Dustin Byfuglien.