Note: The Jets lost their second straight game to start the season as they dropped a 4-3 decision last night in San Jose to the Sharks. The team will spend today travelling to Minnesota as they get ready to conclude the three-game on Tuesday night.
Note II: The Moose lost their season opener 5-1 yesterday afternoon to the Marlies in Toronto. They will have a chance at redemption this afternoon in a re-match which gets underway at 3 PM CDT.
Sportsnet: Consistency key for Jets’ Dubois to put disappointing season behind him. It wasn’t a perfect game by the Jets second line centre but his first period was excellent and will be the type of play that can win over a fan base if, as Ken suggests in his latest column, it is seen consistently.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets blow 2-0 lead, lose 4-3 to Sharks. (Paywall). Mike was in San Jose and filed this report following last night’s contest.
The Mercury News: Game-changing moments leads to crazy season-opening win. Check out the reaction to last night’s game from a writer who covers the Jets opposition.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets’ special teams demons lead to second straight loss to start season. With the level of talent on this team the early returns (and I caution that it remains very early in the season) are not good.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets’ Dillon returns to Shark Tank, place he cut his teeth as NHLer. Who says you can’t go home again? Based on the starting lineups reaction the bruising Dman still has a loyal following in San Jose.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Jets mailbag: Nik Ehlers’ minutes, Evgeny Svechnikov’s ceiling, Eric Comrie’s contract. (Paywall). You had questions (a lot of questions which is why this is part 1) and Murat had answers.
Illegal Curve: Saturday Podcast. Jets topics covered: Reflections on the Jets/Ducks game 1 and a look ahead to the Jets/Sharks game tonight. Jets players over/under. Updates on Jets prospects Chaz Lucuis, Nathan Smith, Dmitri Rashevsky and Tyrel Bauer.