Note: The Jets lost a tough one last night 3-1 to the Leafs in Toronto after a sloppy 1st, being dominated in the 2nd but remaining within striking distance but ultimately not being able to equalize things in the 3rd. It came without Patrik Laine who is listed by the team as day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
Note II: No rest for the Jets however as they are in Ottawa today to take on the Senators tonight. Check back for our pre-game report this morning with puck drop at 6 pm.
Ottawa Sun: Jets at Senators. A preview of tonight’s game including five keys: 1) face to face. 2) Controlling the minutes. 3) The backup plan. 4) The shutdown gang. 5) Finding the power.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets fall to Leafs after getting dominated in second period. When the Jets were being outshot 19-1 in the 2nd it felt like someone on the team bench needed to start waving the white towel of surrender. Ted provides the post-game analysis in this piece.
Winnipeg Sun: ‘Pedal to the metal’ for Jets’ Stanley. Sounds like the offseason work he put in had a major impact.
Toronto Sun: Sharp Andersen, Marner help lead Maple Leafs to third win in four games. Read about last night’s content from a columnist who covers the Jets opposition.
Winnipeg Free Press: Big guy Stanley fits right in. (Paywall). While it wasn’t the NHL debut the Ontario product was hoping for as that would have included a team win and a lot of family and friends, it was still an important step for the Jets other 1st rounder from the 2016 draft.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets fall flat against Leafs in losing effort. (Paywall). While it is still very early in the season and the team was missing one of their top forwards and one of their top defencemen, Mike wrote about the risky strategy of simply tweaking this blueline.
Sportsnet: Jets trying to stay focused as they limp into busiest stretch of season. This season, probably more than ever before, organization depth will be tested across the NHL. Jets are dealing with that to start this road trip.
Global News: Why investing a roster spot on a 3rd goalie is a wise move for Jets. Ken makes the case for why this move makes sense. That is why I thought the Jets would have done so with Eric Comrie in order to ensure you don’t get left with the exact situation they ended up with after he was claimed by New Jersey.
TSN 1200 Ottawa: Very impressed with Laine’s growth as a person and player. Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff on travelling during COVID, where he see’s his team, play of Connor Hellebuyck, Patrik Laine’s uncertain future and being patient when building a team.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Roslovic at home watching opportunity fly by. Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press joined Andrew “Hustler” Paterson and Rick Ralph on the Afternoon Ride. They discussed Logan Stanley making his NHL debut tonight, Jack Roslovic’s continued holdout, Perreault’s promotion to the second line for tonight, how COVID is affecting the roster and what lineup changes we might see this week.