Note: This is day 45 since the NHL and AHL hit the pause button on their respective 2019-20 seasons.
Note II: Reminder that the Illegal Curve Hockey Show on TSN 1290 Winnipeg remains on hiatus.
The Athletic: Evaluating the markets where the hockey season could resume. (Paywall – 90 day free option). Let’s just say they’ve got Winnipeg in the fourth and final tier. Aka not happening. Of course this is likely moot since I don’t think there will be a season anyways.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Winnipeg’s best NHL Jets 2.0 play: The quarterfinals. (Paywall – with a 90 day free option). Our Illegal Curve pick survived to this round as we expected. And to continue to put our thumb on the scale check out the clip we nominated.
Sportsnet: How the Winnipeg Jets are still enjoying the spoils of the 2015 Kane/Bogosian deal with Sabres. Steve Dangle breaks down one of the most complicated Trade Trees yet. Find out how the Winnipeg Jets are still benefiting from trading Evander Kane/Zach Bogosian/Jason Kasdorf to the Buffalo Sabres in 2015.
TSN: Button takes an early look at Team Canada if NHLers attend 2022 Olympics. With NHL players not attending the 2018 winter Olympics, we missed out on seeing Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby team up on Team Canada. With that in mind, Craig Button joins Gino Reda to look ahead to the 2022 Olympics and what a few of the teams could look like if NHL players are there.