Note: Join us for three hours of Jets and NHL hockey talk on today’s Illegal Curve Hockey Show on TSN 1290 Winnipeg which gets underway at 9 AM. Plenty to discuss so we hope you’ll join us for that here.
The Athletic Winnipeg: How the Jets can maximize the value of their four picks in the 2020 NHL Draft. (Paywall). Without a lot of picks in 2020 Murat figures out how the Jets can still do well at the virtual draft.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets GM Cheveldayoff could benefit from a little ruthlessness this off-season. Scott puts on his GM hat to work through this exercise on how the Jets could acquire a 2nd line centre without losing one of their big dogs.
The Hockey News: Five potential trade fits for Patrik Laine. I suspect there should be 30 other teams on this list as who wouldn’t want a 22 year old kid with 138 goals already in his young career?
TSN 1050 Toronto: Dreger on Jets address their lineup’s holes. TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger joined Andi Petrillo and Dave Poulin on Leafs Lunch on September 1st to discuss TSN’s Trade Bait Board, if it would be easier for the Leafs to move Andreas Johnsson or Frederik Andersen and Patrik Laine’s future in Winnipeg as the Jets go about filling the holes in their lineup this offseason.
Jets official site: Remembering Ducky. The Jets put on a memorial to Dale Hawerchuk on Thursday which spoke to the impact he had in Winnipeg and beyond.