Note: After taking four days to disappear into the wilderness I’m back and with my return here are the latest Jets links from the last few days.
The Athletic Winnipeg: An updated look at who could stay and who could go. (Paywall). Murat takes a look at which players on the Jets are untouchable, almost untouchable, staying put (he thinks), another staying put (he thinks) category, potentially on the move, sailing on and the wild cards.
The Manitoban: Seth Jarvis a potential Jets pick in 2020 NHL draft. Might he become the first ever Winnipeg born top pick for the Jets? He would be another in a long line of talented players drafted by the Jets from the Portland Winterhawks.
Sportsnet: A comprehensive look at the Winnipeg Jets’ contract situation. While certainly not the summer of 2019 there is still plenty to get done for the Jets brass when it comes to this offseason.
Global News: Dale Hawerchuk’s Winnipeg Jets the best team to never win a Cup, says new book. If you grew up in the ‘Peg during the 80s you wouldn’t need a book to tell you this factoid.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Dale had a real drive for excellence. Blackhawks Assistant Coach Marc Crawford joined Andrew Paterson and Rick Ralph on the Afternoon Ride. They discussed his experience playing with Dale Hawerchuk in junior on the Cornwall Royals.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hawerchuk was underrated to the average fan. Jets alumni Peter Taglianetti joined Andrew Paterson and Rick Ralph on the Afternoon Ride. They discussed his memories of playing with Dale Hawerchuk on the Winnipeg Jets.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: JC Lipon on long career with Moose, KHL move. Former Manitoba Moose mainstay JC Lipon joined the Donvito Roundtable to discuss joining Dinamo Riga in the KHL.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Topics: Remembering Winnipeg Jets Legend Dale Hawerchuk, What is Jack Roslovic’s ceiling/Can he be a second line centre for the Jets, Should the Jets trade the 10th overall pick, Flyers eliminate the Canadiens in six games/Matt Niskanen’s one game suspension for cross-checking Brendan Gallagher and breaking his jaw/War of words between the Flyers and Canadiens
Guests: Joe Pascucci (Former Sports Director of CKND/Global TV Winnipeg) at 29:26 and Iain Duncan (Winnipeg Jets Alumni, 1987-1991) at 51:45.
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: Bruins/Lightning Round 2 Preview, Canucks eliminate the defending Stanley Cup Champion St.Louis Blues in six games, Flames & Capitals eliminated—Which team is in a better position moving forward, Stars/Avalanche Round 2 Preview
Guests: Ty Anderson (Boston Bruins writer and columnist for 985TheSportsHub.com) at 21:42 and Caley Chelios (Tampa Bay Lightning radio analyst) at 46:25.
To listen to part 2 click here.