Note: After a second straight day of practice on Monday with four balanced lines the Jets are in Calgary today to close out this four-game mini series with the Flames. Morning skate gets underway at 12:30 PM CT. Stay tuned for the pre-game report in advance of the 9 PM CT puck drop.
Note II: Another day of training camp/regular season practice for the Moose as they continue to wait for the AHL to release their regular season schedule. Update: Wait no longer as the AHL released the February schedule for the All-Canadian division which includes eight games for Manitoba.
Winnipeg Sun: Maurice hopes NHL video review gaffe in Columbus will encourage review of the program. His comments made sense and were measured and not overreactive. Of course as he acknowledged its easy when it didn’t happen to him. Ted also wrote about the busy schedule ahead, ready for Dubois to make an impact,
Winnipeg Sun: Jets believe playing as five-man units key to improvement in defensive play. Lots of room for the team to improve defensively but there have been signs lately they they are turning it around.
Winnipeg Free Press: Here’s hoping Jets enjoyed their break, there won’t be any more. (Paywall). In a condensed schedule time off is a bit of a luxury.
Winnipeg Free Press: Teammates want to see what Dubois can do. (Paywall). There is going to be a lot expected of the centre but something tells me he will be able to handle the pressure.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets new centre the total package. (Paywall). Mike wrote about the newest member of the Jets squad.
Global News: Maurice chooses balance for Jets, at least temporarily. It is certainly going to be a very interesting next week or so as the Jets run these four lines against the Flames and likely the next pair of games against the Senators as well.
Sportsnet: Jets mailbag. You had questions and Ken has answers as he kicks off his latest mailbag with news about Tucker Poolman and then delves into all things Winnipeg including what’s happening with prospects who aren’t playing, the Seattle expansion and lots more.
DFO Rundown Podcast: An interview Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice. They touched on quite a bit including: 1) Pierre-Luc Dubois 2) hockey by zoom 3) mindset of bubble guys 4) Public vs private analytics 5) Weighting player shots and much more.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: This is the deepest Jets forward group ever. Murat Ates of The Athletic joined Andrew “Hustler” Paterson and Rick Ralph on the Afternoon Ride. They discussed the new look Winnipeg Jets lines, who will get the most ice time, why Pierre-Luc Dubois is a good fit with Kyle Connor and what to make of Kristian Vesalainen’s new spot in the lineup.