Note: The Jets took it on the chin after a decent 1st period last night against the Canuck found them down 2-1 and they were unable to generate anything in periods 2 and 3 which ultimately saw them fall 4-1 to Vancouver. Today they have a practice scheduled for 1 PM. Stay tuned for the Practice Report.
Note II: The Moose are off today. They’ll resume training camp on Monday.
Winnipeg Sun: Canucks end frustration against outplayed Jets. Guess they didn’t want to lose their 11th straight game to the Jets.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets lose to Canucks 4-1. (Paywall). Jeff recaps the action from his seat inside Bell MTS Place.
Sportsnet: Saturday Headlines. The second part of the segment talks about Pierre-Luc Dubois and his quarantine. Basically that the Federal government hasn’t signed off on decreasing it from 14 days but it appears the Manitoba government would be comfortable with the “working quarantine for players”.
Sportsnet: How Nikolaj Ehlers has become one of the NHL’s top scorers this season. The growth in his game this season has been simply next level.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Podcast:
Topics: Once the quarantine is over, where will Pierre-Luc Dubois slot in among the Jets forwards, The early season success of Adam Lowry and Andrew Copp, Tucker Poolman comes off the COVID-19 list, The play of Logan Stanley, What should the Jets do with Ville Heinola, Dylan Samberg and Kristian Vesalainen
Guests: Jason Bell (Winnipeg Free Press Assistant Sports Editor/Hockey writer) and Daniel Fink (Manitoba Moose Manager of Communications & Broadcaster).
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: Jets/Canucks Preview, Previewing the Jets/Flames 4 Game Series, Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford abruptly resigns/Where do the Penguins go from here, Kevin Fiala’s three-game suspension for boarding Matt Roy
Guests: Mike Zeisberger (NHL.com), Patrick Johnston (Vancouver Province/Vancouver Sun) and Hailey Salvian (The Athletic Calgary).
To listen to part 2 click here.