Note: The Jets got goalied last night as Jordan Binnington made save after save after save which put his team in position to tie the game and then win it in a shootout. The shootout loss drops the Jets to 6-3-3 on the season which puts them third in the central. Today they will practice at 12 noon as they get ready for the Sharks tomorrow. Be sure to check back for the Practice Report.
Note II: The Moose are in Miluwaukee as their six-game road trip resumes this evening when they take on the Admirals. Puck drop is at 7 PM.
Note III: The deadline has now passed for you to order you IC Gear from the Illegal Curve Locker Room in order to have your gear ready by the end of November however there is no time like the present to order your merch for the end of December. Check out and purchase all your IC branded shirts, hats, hoodies and more.
Global News: Pionk’s performance an encouraging sign for Winnipeg Jets’ defence. Numbers 4 and 5 have looked like a more solid tandem of late and the play of Pionk has really started to show.
Sportsnet: Amid snake-bitten season, Scheifele finding ways to grow in different role. Ken wrote about the evolution in the game of the Jets centre as he deals with a tough start to the 2021-22 season.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets control the game, but come out with shootout loss to the Blues. If not for Jordan Binnington that is a very different looking game.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets’ Harkins gets opportunity as injury bug hits Stastny. When opportunity knocketh you better answer the door.
Winnipeg Free Press: Nifty goal in shootout gives Blues win despite Hellebuyck’s heroics in overtime. (Paywall). Jay recaps the game from his spot in the pressbox.
Winnipeg Free Press: Harkins fills up with hi-octane. (Paywall). Who knows how long this audition may last?
The Athletic St. Louis: Jordan Binnington might’ve played the best regular-season game of his career vs. Jets: ‘Definitely up there for sure’. (Paywall). We don’t watch a lot of Blues game but that headline seems accurate given what we saw last night.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Are the Jets better built to compete in the playoffs? 5 positive trends and 3 signs of concern. (Paywall). Lots to digest in Murat’s latest.
TSN: Jesse Pollock of Bardown chats with Jets Pierre-Luc Dubois. Have you ever wondered what Winnipeg Jets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois is like off the ice? Well, now is your chance to find out! The 23-year-old joined Jesse on Zoom to discuss his time with the team so far, tattoos, favourite Winnipeg restaurants, and best hockey story. Buckle up, because it involves his former head coach John Tortorella!