Note II: Jets 2018 3rd rounder Nathan Smith had a good night centering the top line for Minnesota State who opened their season with a 2-0 win over the defending Frozen Four champs UMass. The Tampa, Florida product picked up two assists in the win.
Note III: It is a back-to-back gameday today as the Jets will be in Vancouver later tonight to take on the Canucks in the fourth preseason game for Winnipeg. Puck drop is at 6 PM.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets’ hopefuls take another step, Comrie does little to silence doubters in Oilers loss. Scott was in Edmonton last night and gives you his thoughts on the contest.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Winnipeg lacks forward depth? Josh Morrissey a 0.0? Picking apart Dom Luszczyszyn’s Jets preview. (Paywall). Murat is holding his colleague’s feet to the fire for some of what he wrote in a preview.
Edmonton Sun: Puljujarvi, Koskinen the story in Edmonton Oilers’ win over Jets. Read about the game from the perspective of a writer that covers the Jets opposition.
Winnipeg Free Press: Plenty of bright spots in pre-season loss to Oilers. (Paywall). Jason was also in Alberta for the game and gives you his assessment.
TSN: Scheifele on Perfetti: ‘He reminds me a lot of myself’. Mark Scheifele explains why Cole Perfetti reminds him of himself, while the 19-year-old forward discusses what it’s been like to learn from a veteran like Scheifele.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show: Podcast. Yesterday’s show covered quite a bit of Jets talk including: Reflections on Jets training camp ten days in. Has Kristian Vesalainen grabbed a spot on the third line? How many games is ideal for Connor Hellebuyck to start? No drama in Winnipeg this preseason (which is a good thing). Jets/Moose not having an ECHL affiliation this season. Looking at the Jets D pairs. We were joined by Sean Reynolds (Sportsnet) and Mike McKenna of Daily Face Off.