Note: This is day 104 since the NHL hit the pause button on the 2019-20 season.
Note II: After six seasons in Winnipeg and 16 as a pro Chris Thorburn has announced his retirement from hockey on Monday.
Note III: Moose coach Pascal Vincent praised Kristian Reichel’s competitive intelligence.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Playing for teams not known for defense, Carlyle was best of Penguins, Coyotes, Jets. I didn’t recall Freddie O playing for the Pens. Seth compiles a good list for this article.
The Athletic Winnipeg: How Jets prospect Leon Gawanke beat the odds to break out in the AHL. (Paywall). He certainly was impressive in his development this season.
Dobber Hockey: Ramblings. Takes a look at the Jets and Flames play-in series.
Global News: Former Winnipeg Jet Chris Thorburn officially retires. Kelly caught up with the popular forward to reflect back on his career in the NHL.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Chris Thorburn on retirement, time with the Jets. Former Winnipeg Jets winger Chris Thorburn joined the Afternoon Ride after announcing his retirement from the NHL.
NHL.com: The Best Overtime Goal for ALL 31 Teams | 2019-20 NHL Season. They cover all 31 teams but you can skip to the end to see the one selected for Winnipeg. They gave it to Bryan Little for his game winning goal at the Heritage Classic. Agree or disagree?
TSN: Hub cities decision might be made this week. The NHL and NHLPA are making progress on where the two hub cities will be located for a potential season resumption later this summer and may have a decision made by later this week, according to TSN Hockey Insider and Athletic columnist Pierre LeBrun.
Sportsnet: NHL allows practice groups to expand to 12 players, effective today. Haven’t heard much about Jets players hitting the ice in whatever locals they happen to be in.