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Note: This is day 91 since the NHL hit the pause button on the 2019-20 season.

Note II:  Winnipeg Jets centre Mark Scheifele participated in an #Ask31 Q&A with Elliotte Friedman and Jeff Marek.  You can watch it here.

Note III:  The local chapter of the PHWA has nominated Mark Letestu as the Jets nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.  Read more here.

Note IV:  Moose captain and Winnipegger Peter Stoykewych announced his retirement from pro hockey on Tuesday.  You can watch his video conference call which runs just over 20 minutes here.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Mark Letestu nominated for Masterton after life-threatening heart conditionScott with more on the nomination of the 13 year pro.

Mark Letestu taking shot

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

The Athletic Winnipeg:  Masterton nominee Mark Letestu on gratitude, identity and purpose.  (Paywall).  Murat with more on the Alberta product.  Letestu could ‘be an option’ for Jets in Cup qualifiersI suspect he won’t be but you never know.

Jets video:

Sportsnet: #Ask31 with Jets forward Mark Scheifele. Mark Scheifele joined Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman in the latest edition of #Ask31. They discussed how Scheifele loves hockey so much and how he fills the void when there is no hockey. They also took interactive questions from fans.

Moose news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Emotional Stoykewych cites concussions, calls it a careerWhenever a player knows their playing days are at an end they certainly feel it and the local was no different during his chat on Tuesday.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Moose captain Stoykewych calls it a career after double-digit concussions.  (Paywall).  Stoykewych is a smart guy who knows he has a long life ahead of him and it isn’t worth diminishing his future in order to continue his hockey career.  With an MBA under his belt I’m sure the Winnipegger will quickly be into a new venture.

Moose video:

MooseTV:  Video conference call with Peter StoykewychThe Moose captain spent over 20 minutes chatting about his decision to hang up his skates.

NHL news:

Sportsnet:  Phase 2 of NHL’s return plan underway | Instant AnalysisDavid Amber is joined by Sportsnet’s NHL Insiders Elliotte Friedman and Chris Johnston to discuss Phase 2 of the NHL’s return plan. Plus, how does the NHL intend to work with the Hockey Diversity Alliance?

TSN:  Insider Trading: When could Phase 3 and 4 start?  TSN Hockey Insiders Darren Dreger and Pierre LeBrun join host James Duthie to discuss when the NHL could transition into Phase 3 and 4, the latest on progress toward a new CBA and where things stand with the NHL and the 2022 Olympics.