Note: The Jets just didn’t have it going on Saturday night from top to bottom and this wasn’t helped by the fact that neither did their goaltender which all added up to a 4-2 loss to the Flames to halt the three game win streak for Winnipeg. Today the team is off as they continue to use these days to rest and recover. They conclude their seven-game road trip tomorrow night against the Flames.
Note II: The Moose and Rocket have each won a game in this four-game series with game three going this afternoon at 2 PM.
Sportsnet: Stanley gets well-earned milestone moment as Jets stumble vs. Flames. Ken wrote about Stanley’s milestone moment from the game last night in Calgary.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets’ 3-game win streak ends with 4-2 loss to Flames. (Paywall). Jeff provides you with his thoughts following the game last night in Calgary.
Winnipeg Sun: Flames get Sutter’s message, take advantage of Brossoit’s off night to beat Jets. While the Jets didn’t have anything going for them on Saturday night it was 100% certain that the Flames were the far more desperate team in need of two points.
Calgary Sun: Can Johnny Hockey and the Jolly Rancher co-exist at Saddledome? Couple of fantastic nicknames right there. Check out the view from a writer that covers the Jets opposition.
Sportsnet: Gaudreau rises to Sutter’s challenge to help Flames snap four-game skid. Certainly wasn’t any sugar coating by the Flames new/old bench boss following Friday night’s loss and ahead of last night’s re-match.
Sportsnet: How Jets are using simple tactics to make power play soar. With all these weapons they have certainly gotten things humming along smoothly.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Podcast:
Topics: Jets/Flames Friday night recap, Jets/Flames Saturday night preview, The impact of the 7-day quarantine on the Jets trade deadline approach.
Guests: Murat Ates (The Athletic Winnipeg) and Pascal Vincent (Manitoba Moose Head Coach).
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: Thoughts on the conversation with Moose head coach Pascal Vincent. A few deals involving the Jets proposed by NHL executives to The Athletic. If you could only sign one players long-term, would it be Adam Lowry or Andrew Copp?
Guests: Hailey Salvian (The Athletic Calgary)
To listen to part 2 click here.