Note: It wasn’t looking too good for Winnipeg as they welcomed Montreal for the first time all season. They spotted the visitors 2-0 and 3-1 leads but eventually the home side built up some momentum and tied the game in the 2nd and would take it over in the 3rd courtesy of a Nate Thompson game-winning goal and a few others to win it 6-3 and improve t0 12-6-1 on the season. Today they are scheduled to practice at 11:45 AM CT so stay tuned for the Practice Report as they get set for the re-match tomorrow night.
Note II: The Moose will look to win their fifth straight game tonight as their road trip continues with another game against the Rocket in Montreal. Puck drop is at 6 PM CT.
Note III: New Friday show for Jets fans to take in as Sean Reynolds and Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet are pairing up to produce a show entitled Live with Kenny and Renny at 9 AM which will be available on Twitter and Facebook.
Winnipeg Sun: Comeback kids at it again, as Jets beat Habs. When former Jets winger Joel Armia looked like he was going to singlehandedly win it for Montreal the new coach effect looked to be very real but eventually the Jets worked their way back into and took over the contest.
Winnipeg Sun: Keeping the message fresh key to coaching longevity for Jets Maurice. His message seems to continue to resonate within the players on his team.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets climb out of early hole for 6-3 win over Canadiens. (Paywall). Adding another two points to their standings bank is critical as they look to secure a spot in the top four.
Winnipeg Free Press: Pionk gets university degree to go with his hockey PhD. (Paywall). Admirable to hear him speak about why it was important to get his college degree.
Montreal Gazette: New coach, same old Canadiens as they fall 6-3 to the Jets. Read about the game from the perspective of a writer who covers the Jets opposition.
Montreal Gazette: No coach can win the way Carey Price is playing. This is having shades of what happened to his current backup Jake Allen when he was with the Blues.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Jets 2020 trade-deadline pickup Dylan DeMelo has gone from ‘coach’s porn’ to the 3rd pair. What gives? (Paywall). Murat digs deeper into this mystery.
The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast: A chat with Winnipeg Jets centre Mark Scheifele. Lots discussed between the Jets top centre and the hockey insider and former NHLer turned analyst including: 3 on 3 OT with three forwards, playing with Pierre-Luc Dubois, using a “gamer” stick, thoughts on the North Division, his “battle” with Copp at practice and more.
The Athletic Hockey Show: Two Man Advantage Podcast with Burnside and LeBrun. Jets centre/winger Pierre-Luc Dubois joined Scott and Pierre on the latest Two Man Advantage edition of the Athletic Hockey Show. PLD talks about how much fun he is having with the Jets, how his dogs and he are settling into the community and his long term goals with the Jets. Starts at 44:45.
Sportsnet: Prospect Cole Perfetti soaking in on-the-job training in AHL. Ken provides his insight on the Jets 2020 1st rounder.