Note: With it being the last day of June today a reminder of a busy July coming up for Illegal Curve as we conclude the 2021 season. Our regular Illegal Curve Hockey Show will continue on Saturdays in July at 9 AM. In addition to these shows we will have three extra shows including one with a focus on the Seattle Expansion Draft on July 21st, the 1st round of the NHL Draft on July 23rd as well as a Free Agency Round Up show on July 28th. And we may finally have some exciting news when it comes to new IC merch (finally).
The Athletic: ‘This might be the last chance I get:’ NHL players concerned about Olympic participation. (Paywall). While not specifically a story about the Jets with some players who play for the organization having Olympic aspirations it is relevant.
Winnipeg Sun: Approval ratings for Cheveldayoff and Maurice slip in latest You Be The Boss survey about Jets. After asking questions from fans here are the responses.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Podcast:
Topics: Pascal Vincent leaving the Manitoba Moose to become Columbus Blue Jackets associate coach, The ideal role for Blake Wheeler next season, The next contracts for Neal Pionk and Andrew Copp, Canadiens/Lightning Stanley Cup Final Preview
Guests: Dennis Beyak (Winnipeg Jets play-by-play broadcaster for TSN) at 27:17 and Craig Button (TSN Director of Scouting) at 1:11:10
To listen click here.