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Note:  Nine years ago today Winnipeg was treated to one of the most unusual games I’ve ever seen wherein folks cheered for Teemu Selanne whenever the Finnish Flash touched the puck and booed his teammates.  It was his first game back in the ‘Peg since February 4th, 1996.

Note II:  Jets made some news this afternoon as the team announced they had extended goalie prospect Mikhail Berdin to a two-year extension.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Ten reasons to enjoy Jets’ season. (Paywall).  Mike puts on his positivity hat to look ahead to the upcoming season and comes up with ten reasons to enjoy it including: 1) All-Canada Division. 2) In ‘Helly’ they trust. 3) Mark Scheifele’s leg. 4) Patrik Laine is still here. 5) ‘Stas’ is back. 6) Kyle Connor’s hands. 7) The new kids on the block. 8) A full season of Dylan DeMelo. 9) Fly Nikolaj Fly. 10) Continued growth of Andrew Copp.

Sportsnet: 10 influential moments that shaped first decade of Winnipeg Jets 2.0There have been many impactful occurrences over the last decade and Ken picks out 10 that he saw shaping the franchise.

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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.

Jets video:  Looking back at the Top 10 Kyle Connor plays for the Winnipeg Jets during the 2019-20 seasonThere were plenty of Kyle Connor highlight-reel plays during the 2019-20 season. Here are his top 10 as selected by the folks at the NHL. 

Sportsnet:  Jets edition of Over/UnderSean Reynolds is asked to prognosticate on several topics including how long Patrik Laine will be in a Jets uniform, Kyle Connor scoring 30 or more goals, Paul Stastny hitting 40 or more points and Connor Hellebuyck’s Vezina chances. 31 IN 31 – An inside look at the Winnipeg JetsDan Rosen and Tim Campbell discuss the biggest questions facing the Winnipeg Jets for the 2020-21 season.

Jets audio:

JetsTV:  Ground Control PodcastIn the latest episode of Ground Control the guys look ahead to the World Juniors as the Jets have three players participating in the tournament. Jamie, Mitch and Tyler also recap their favourite holiday gifts from their childhood. Jansen Harkins joins the show to chat about the holiday season, how he has stayed in shape during the off-season and much more.

Moose news:

Global News:  Moose forward Skyler McKenzie back home with new baby boy after European experienceIn my prospect piece on Monday I wasn’t sure what McKenzie’s status was since he hadn’t played on his team in Germany in some time. Russ Hobson with the news that it is because the Jets prospect is back in Canada.