Note: This is day 99 since the NHL hit the pause button on the 2019-20 season.
Note II: We’ll be doing another Illegal Curve Hockey Zoomcast/CurveCast this evening and will be joined by Jesse Granger of The Athletic Las Vegas. Be sure to follow us on YouTube (hit that subscribe button) for the latest episode.
Jets website: Through hard work, Reichel earns entry-level contract with Jets. I spoke to Moose head coach this afternoon about Reichel and will have his thoughts on the Czech forward on site soon. In this piece Mitch caught up with him to discuss the signing of his ELC with Winnipeg.
NHL.com: 5 questions for Jets in Stanley Cup Qualifiers. Tim Campbell’s five questions: 1) How quickly can goalie Connor Hellebuyck regain top form? 2) How healthy are they? 3) Will special teams make a difference? 4) Can their top forwards carry them? 5) With health and depth, how good can their defensemen be?
Game On Magazine: “I Was Actually at a Wedding” – Kristian Reichel on signing with the Jets. Carter caught up with the newly signed Czech forward.
Sportsnet: Weighing pros, cons for each potential Canadian NHL hub city. Considering the rumour is the NHL has already picked Vegas as one of the hub cities do they go with a more eastern city for a second choice? Ahem, Toronto.