Note: While the focus this week is looking backwards we did take a quick peak ahead to the NHL Draft where the Jets will have the 18th overall selection (although for round 1 it will actually be pick number 17).
The Athletic Winnipeg: Projecting the protected list: Who’s staying with the Winnipeg Jets and who could be picked by the Seattle Kraken? (Paywall). While the expansion draft has been a topic of discussion throughout the year as different players (Stanley, Appleton) establish themselves in regular roles and could be options for selection it now becomes a topic du jour with the Jets eliminated from the playoffs.
TSN: ‘There’s no way’ Maurice showed Habs any disrespect by not shaking hands. After Paul Maurice was criticized by some for not shaking hands with the Canadiens players at the conclusion of their series, Habs GM Marc Bergevin came to his defence and said ‘there’s no way’ that he showed the team any disrespect.
Sportsnet: Cheveldayoff, Maurice aware Winnipeg Jets must address blue line in off-season. Sean Reynolds and Ken Wiebe discuss the future of Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice, the lack of depth on the blue line proving costly in the playoffs, and what GM Kevin Cheveldayoff does in the off-season.
Sportsnet: Cheveldayoff gives Maurice endorsement but are changes coming to the Winnipeg Jets? Sean Reynolds reports from Winnipeg where the questions this off-season for the Jets revolve around the coaching staff, and what changes need to be made with the roster.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Topics: Breaking down the Jets end of season media availability with Paul Maurice and Kevin Cheveldayoff, Mark Scheifele’s comments on exit day, The Jets off-season priorities
Guest: Mike McIntyre (Winnipeg Free Press)
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: Pierre-Luc Dubois’ exit interview comments, Canadiens/Golden Knights Round 3 Preview, Lightning/Islanders Round 3 Preview
Guest: Martin Biron
To listen to part 2 click here.