Winnipeg Sun: Part two: The Golden Boy, Big Buff, the Little General and Jericho. Sun sports department decided to take on a project to identify the top 50 most influential sports figures in Winnipeg over the last 50 years. This is list 31-40 and includes Dustin Byfuglien (37) and Lars-Erik Sjöberg (33).
Winnipeg Sun: Part one: Winnipeg’s most influential sports figures the past half-century. Missed this in yesterday’s papers. Here is list 41-50 which includes Paul Maurice (42) and Craig Heisinger (41).
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Podcast:
Topics: NHL, NHLPA reach tentative agreement for 56-game season, Jets sign G Mikhail Berdin to a two-year contract extension starting in 2021-22, Should the Jets use a 7D-11F model like the Tampa Bay Lightning have employed, Who will be on the Jets taxi squad, Should the Jets have any interest in some of the remaining Unrestricted Free Agents
Guests: Murat Ates (The Athletic Winnipeg) at 29:06 and Pascal Vincent (Manitoba Moose Head Coach) at 51:16.
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: Identifying the best Christmas presents for Jets fans, The All-Canadian division could be in jeopardy due to varying provincial health restrictions, Washington Capitals goaltender Henrik Lundqvist to miss season due to heart condition, Alex Steen’s retirement
Guests: Craig Button (TSN Director of Scouting) at 23:00 and Sarah McLellan (Minneapolis Star Tribune) at 40:14.
To listen to part 2 click here.