Note: Training camp for the Jets gets underway today with off-ice testing It is closed to media but we will be there tomorrow when the players take to the ice. Here is the full roster and a closer look at the three players signed to PTOs.
Note II: All three Jets prospects advanced at the Word Juniors yesterday. Finland defeated Sweden with 2019 1st rounder Ville Heinola being named player of the game (1 assist, 27:58 time on ice) while 2019 4th rounder Henri Nikkanen scored a goal ? that cut the Swedish lead in half. In Team Canada’s win 2020 1st Cole Perfetti played just under 15 minutes.
Game On Magazine: Altona’s Cole Kehler “Ecstatic for the Opportunity” with the hometown Jets. Carter caught up with the netminder from Manitoba who signed a PTO with the Jets.
Winnipeg Sun: 10 storylines to watch at Winnipeg Jets training camp. Ted’s list of 10 things to watch includes: 1) Getting defensive. 2) Patrik’s way. 3) Don’t know Jack. 4) The specials. 5) Fourth and beyond. 6) How’s Scheifele. 7) Familiar face. 8) Hellebuyck, keep it up? 9) More from Morrissey. 10) Copp’s ambition.
Sportsnet: 3 bold Winnipeg Jets predictions for 2021. Ken is going bold to start the new year and his predictions cover: 1) Hellebuyck and the Vezina. 2) Laine borrowing a page from the Jacob Trouba playbook. 3) Jets and the playoffs this season.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets Setting. The Sun’s hockey writer Scott Billeck and sports editor Ted Wyman discuss Winnipeg Jets training camp, set to begin on Jan. 4.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Podcast:
Topics: Jets release 2020-2021 Training Camp roster, Trevor Lewis joins Jets on a PTO, Jack Roslovic remains unsigned and requests trade, AHL announces framework for the upcoming season, Kevin Cheveldayoff says that he expects Patrik Laine to have one of the best years of his career.
Guests: Scott Billeck (Winnipeg Sun) at 29:35 and Michael Traikos (Postmedia National hockey writer) at 52:29.
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: Breaking down the Jets 2020-21 regular season schedule, Tampa Bay Lightning announce Nikita Kucherov will miss the upcoming regular season and they resolve their salary cap issues, 2021 World Junior Hockey Championship Quarterfinals Preview, Pierre-Luc Dubois signs a two-year deal with Columbus but will he be traded, Vince Dunn signs a one-year deal with St.Louis, St.Louis signs Mike Hoffman to a PTO.
Guests: Hal Gill (Nashville Predators colour analyst) at 21:38 and Samantha Pell (Washington Post) at 43:43.
To listen to part 2 click here.