Note: This is day 57 since the NHL and AHL hit the pause button on their respective 2019-20 seasons.
Winnipeg Free Press: Loss of beloved pet worst injury Beaulieu suffered in bone-breaking, pandemic-paused season. (Paywall). As a dog person myself that is a brutal story. Mike also details the season that has been for the Jets Dman.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Connor Hellebuyck’s brilliance elevates defence grades. (Paywall – with 90 day free option). Ken was the first grader and now Murat takes his turn handing out some grades to this Jets team.
Sportsnet: Nik Ehlers on dropping the gloves & who’s the fastest Jets’ skater. Sean Reynolds finds out why Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers likes to fight above his weight class & gets the truth on who the real fastest skater is on Winnipeg. Plus, find out where Nik rank’s himself among Denmark’s greatest hockey players.
Jets official site: Ground Control Podcast. In the 75th episode of Ground Control Jamie, Mitchell and Tyler chat about the potential for a virtual NHL draft and what that might look like. They also discuss Patrik Laine’s season and how he has progressed over his years in the NHL. Joining Jamie on the podcast this week is Nikolaj Ehlers as he spends his days in Denmark where he is staying busy during the pause by playing golf, working out and much more!
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: The Afternoon Ride. Jets forward Nick Shore joined the Afternoon Ride to talk about his mid-season move to the Jets and fills the guys in on what he’s up to during the current pause of sports.