Note: On Tuesday we took a look south of the border checking out what’s doing with Jets draft picks who are playing in college or the USHL. You can read that here.
Note II: There was a trade on Tuesday morning involving a Jets asset but the local NHL club wasn’t involved in the transaction as goalie prospect Mikhail Berdin saw his KHL rights get traded from SKA St. Petersburg to Sochi.
Sportsnet: 10 influential moments that shaped first decade of Winnipeg Jets 2.0. There have been many impactful occurrences over the last decade and Ken picks out 10 that he saw shaping the franchise.
The Athletic Winnipeg: How Cole Perfetti channelled anger and disappointment into a breakout year. (Paywall). Rather than become consumed he harnessed the emotions into something positive.
NHL.com: Three questions facing Winnipeg Jets. Includes: 1) Does Patrik Laine have a future with them? 2) Can their revamped defenseman group continue to progress? 3) How will Hellebuyck follow up his Vezina win?
NHL.com: Top prospects for the Winnipeg Jets. Heinola to play for Finland at World Juniors; Vesalainen could make NHL roster.
NHL.com: Jets key statistics. Hellebuyck numbers impressive considering workload; DeMelo boosts penalty-kill percentage.
NHL.com: Jets fantasy preview for 2020-21. Scheifele, Connor should produce again; Wheeler remains among most valuable.
The Athletic Vegas: Max Pacioretty on trade talk, Paul Stastny’s departure, Cody Glass’ potential. (Paywall). While the focus of this article is on Pacioretty he speaks about his good friend Stastny and why he thinks the centre the Jets acquired to play on their second line has plenty left in the tank.
Saginaw Spirit: Inside the Bubble: Cole Perfetti and Ryan Suzuki interview. Hear from the Jets 2020 1st rounder as he spoke with his OHL team about being selected for Team Canada.