Note: On Monday we released our tenth overseas prospect report which provides the latest news and stats regarding Jets prospects or players under contract to Winnipeg who were playing over in Europe and Russia.
Note II: Today we get an update on the six Jets draft picks who are playing in the NCAA or the USHL. You can read it here.
Sportsnet: Canadian NHL team prospects at the 2021 world juniors. Emily provides her thoughts on the three Jets prospects at the tournament. We also asked Craig Button about this trio which you can listen to here.
Winnipeg Free Press: Lots and lots for the Jets to do now that we know there will be an NHL season. (Paywall). Mike checks out the most pressing issues for the Jets including: 1) The Jack Roslovic situation. 2) The Patrik Laine situation. 3) The roster and the taxi squad. 4) The salary cap situation.
Winnipeg Sun: Winnipeg’s ability to host NHL games still up in the air. Scott did double duty in this piece in his capacity as a Jets journalist as well as a covid journalist.
Sportsnet: How the Winnipeg Jets are impacted by NHL’s return to play rules. Ken looks at the impact of the updated rules on the Jets ahead of the start of the season.
The Athletic Winnipeg: What are the biggest questions facing the Jets heading into the 2021 season? (Paywall). Murat has six questions for the Jets ahead of the season including: 1) Will the defence hold? 2) What happens if Hellebuyck is less than perfect? 3) Can Scheifele can dominate at 5-on-5 again? 4) Which player takes the biggest surprise leap forward? 5) Will we get that long rumoured blockbuster trade? 6) Can the Jets claim a Canadian division playoff spot?
Jets prospect news:
EP Rinkside: Q & A Series with Team Finland’s Antti Pennanen. One question specifically asks about Jets 2019 1st rounder Ville Heinola and he answers another about their centre depth mentioning Henri Nikkanen (2019 4th rounder).
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: The Afternoon Ride. Murat Ates of The Athletic Winnipeg joined the guys for some Jets talk starting at the 19:58 mark.