Note: This is day 50 since the NHL and AHL hit the pause button on their respective 2019-20 seasons.
NBC Sports: Byfuglien-sized surprises, disappointments for Winnipeg Jets. More from the folks at NBC as this article looks at: 1) Hellebuyck surprises with heck of a season for Jets. 2) Neal Pionk > Jacob Trouba? and 3) Disappointments abound for Byfuglien, Jets.
NBC Sports: Looking at the 2019-20 Winnipeg Jets. They look at where the Jets franchise stands at the moment including leading scorer, in-season roster moves, a season overview and a highlight of the season.
Winnipeg Free Press: Lowry looking forward to getting back to normal. (Paywall). The well spoken Jets centre had quite a bit to say on yesterday’s video chat.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets’ Lowry: quarantine from families would be ‘unfair’. Imagine you play for the Red Wings or Senators or Kings. You get to be fodder for the rest of the league. Seems unlikely that there is much incentive for them to be ready to play a dozen meaningless games.
Global News: Cooking own meals biggest adjustment for Jets’ Adam Lowry during coronavirus pandemic. There was a lightness to the chat with the Albertan which was evidenced by his “free meals” line.
The Athletic Winnipeg: A look at which Jets could stay and which could go this offseason. (Paywall – with 90 day free option). Should they stay or should they go? Lots of work coming up for Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff this summer.
The Athletic Winnipeg: ‘I owe him an awful lot’: The coach who had a lasting influence on Paul Maurice. (Paywall – with 90 day free option). Insight into what helped the Jets bench boss become a bench boss.
TSN: ‘For me, it’s just trying to remember how to skate again’. Jets forward Patrik Laine joins Sara Orlesky from his home in Tampere, Finland to discuss a range of topics, including how he’s doing amid the season pause, his thoughts on a possible return to playing, and the Jets’ momentum prior to the hiatus.
JetsTV: Conference call with Adam Lowry. The Jets centre is back in Calgary during the pause in NHL action. Yesterday’s video conference covered quite a bit of ground.
Sportsnet: NHL, NHLPA say no new firm timeline for return of 2019-20 season. It seems pretty wild to think that the NHL somehow believes they can continue this season late into the summer and still not impact the integrity of next year.