Note: No Illegal Curve Hockey Show today as we are taking the day off. We will be back to kick off 2021 a day ahead of the projected start of Winnipeg Jets training camp. Any and all Jets related news will still be posted on site.
Note II: The Jets Finnish prospects at the World Juniors had a good start to their tournament as 2019 4th rounder Henri Nikkanen had a pool-type bank goal and an assist while 2019 1st rounder Ville Heinola added an assist in their win.
Note III: Ken Wiebe over at Sportsnet is taking your pre-Training Camp related Jets questions. Check out this tweet which you can respond to or you can email him (also posted in the tweet).
Sportsnet: 10 bold NHL predictions for 2021. Number four involves a familiar theme regarding a familiar name around these parts. I suspect most folks are done with this type of discussion but until there is a contract extension announced it is simply the reality of that situation.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets’ pick Perfetti will miss roaring fans, but Team Canada’s intensity won’t fall. (Paywall). Jay caught up with Jets 2020 1st rounder Cole Perfetti ahead of Canada’s quest for World Juniors gold kicked off.