Note: This is day 92 since the NHL hit the pause button on the 2019-20 season.
Note II: Today the NHL and NHLPA announced that July 10th is the day training camps will open provided all is well.
Note III: We’ll be doing another Illegal Curve Hockey Zoomcast/CurveCast this evening. Be sure to follow us on YouTube (hit that subscribe button) for the latest episode. Tonight we are joined by Andrew “Hustlerama” Paterson from TSN 1290 Winnipeg to talk Jets, Moose and the NHL.
Note IV: Tonight at 7 PM the Manitoba Moose will be doing their Player Awards show.
TSN: A statistical look at the Flames vs. Jets play-in series. I was thinking that’s bold as I read his prediction of “Winnipeg in four” until I remembered that the play-in series is a best of five. Good read from Yost as he breaks down the two squads.
The Athletic Winnipeg: From No. 1 to No. 32, a ranking of Winnipeg Jets in order of playoff importance. (Paywall). Not hard to pick out the most important player on the list. But Murat doesn’t just look at one. He lists 32 players in order of importance. When I did this exercise last month I used 28 as the number of skaters the Jets would have at training camp. Here is my list of 28 skaters which also includes Moose head coach Pascal Vincent who will be taking the spot of former Jets assistant coach Todd Woodcroft who left the Jets for the University of Vermont.
PDO Podcast: Jets vs Predators 2018 Rewatch. Murat Ates joined the show to discuss the heavyweight tilt between the number one seed Nashville Predators and number two seed Winnipeg Jets in the 2018 postseason, how the wild back-and-forth nature of Game 3 perfectly captured what made the entire series so special, and how much both teams have changed in such a short period of time since.