Note: The Jets concluded their four-game homestanding going 3-1-0 after last night’s 5-2 win against the Canucks. Today they were scheduled to practice but will instead use it as a travel day as they head to Montreal to start a five-game road trip.
Note II: The Moose practiced yesterday afternoon as they look to get back on track and arrest their three-game losing streak with tonight’s re-match against the Marlies in Toronto. Puck drop is at 6 PM CST.
Sportsnet: Jets answer Maurice’s challenge with complete effort vs. Canucks. It was a much better effort last night.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets down Canucks, jump into second place. The local NHL squad continues to add points to the standings bank and while the rest of March is gonna have a big impact on how they finish they’ve put themselves into a good spot acquiring this may points to date.
Winnipeg Free Press: On a club stacked with scoring talent, Appleton’s making his mark. (Paywall). His drive was once again evident as the Jets 2015 6th rounder continues to impress this season. His 1st period goal established a new career high for goals.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets wrap up home stand with convincing 5-2 win over Canucks. (Paywall). Mike recaps the game from his spot inside the arena last night.
Global News: Jets finish homestand with 5-2 victory over Vancouver Canucks. Another recap of the action.
Sportnet: Canucks answer success with inconsistency yet again as Jets rebound. Check out how the game was covered by a writer who covers Vancouver.
The Province: Mistakes make difference to prevent series sweep. Another reaction to last night’s game by a writer who covers the Canucks.
TSN: Jets get rewarded for going to the net early and often against Canucks. Mason Appleton crashed the net early for the Jets and was rewarded with his sixth goal of the season, and that was a trend for the Jets in this one. As Ray Ferraro explains, the Jets were able to work their way to the front of the net early and were rewarded for it against a top-heavy Canucks team that had no answers.
TSN: New-look line of Connor-Dubois-Ehlers looked fantastic for Jets. After being shutout by the Canucks on Monday, Paul Maurice changed up his lines and went with a new-look line of Pierre-Luc Dubois between Kyle Connor and Nik Ehlers. TSN Hockey analyst Jamie McLennan joins SportsCentre to discuss the fantastic play of Winnipeg’s second line in the bounce-back victory over Vancouver.
TSN: Wheeler on why he was using Scheifele’s stick: ‘He’s my favourite player’. After collecting two assists and an empty net goal in the Jets 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks, Blake Wheeler explained how the Jets were able to bounce back after a tough loss to those same Canucks, as well as why he was using Mark Scheifele’s stick during the game.
Sportnset: Jets’ depth instrumental in win over Canucks. Following the Winnipeg Jets win over the Vancouver Canucks, Sean Reynolds and Ken Wiebe discuss how the Jets were able to bounce back after being shutout the night before.