Note: This is day 100 since the NHL hit the pause button on the 2019-20 season.
Note II: We did another Illegal Curve Hockey Zoomcast/CurveCast last night which will be posted today. Be sure to follow us on YouTube (hit that subscribe button) for the latest episode. Update: To watch/listen click here.
Note III: I had a chat with Moose head coach Pascal Vincent on Thursday afternoon about the retirement of Manitoba captain Peter Stoykewych, hard work paying off for Kristian Reichel, the chemistry between Kristian Vesalainen & David Gustafsson, his call up to the NHL and more.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets feel they ‘stole one’ when they picked up undrafted prospect Reichel. No doubt when you can turn an undrafted player into an NHL contract it is a win.
Jets website: Through hard work, Reichel earns entry-level contract with Jets. 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?