Note: The Jets had a slow start but eventually got things sufficiently rolling to pick up a 4-3 win over the Senators last night in Ottawa. It did come at a cost though as Mark Scheifele was knocked out of the game in the 2nd period and was ruled out for tonight’s game against the Habs in Montreal. No morning skate for Winnipeg but stay tuned for the pre-game report to get the full 411 ahead of the game against the Canadiens. Puck drop is at 6 PM CDT and following the final buzzer we want you to join the conversation on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show.
Note II: The Moose returned from their three-game road trip having clinched a playoff spot. They will practice this morning at the IcePlex as they get set to play the IceHogs for a pair of games in Winnipeg starting on Friday at 2 PM.
Note III: If you wanna get up-to-date on the Winnipeg Ice be sure to check out our Ice Chips feature later this morning. It will get you all caught up from the week that was for the local WHL team. Update: You can read it here.
Note IV: On Saturday night the folks at CapFriendly announced a pair of European Jets prospects had inked their ELCs including 2019 4th rounder Henri Nikkanen and 2020 2nd rounder Daniel Torgersson.
Sportsnet: Lowry reaches tipping point as Jets lack urgency with dim playoff hopes. Not hard to imagine why he would boil over after that first period.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets edge Sens to snap skid. (Paywall). Jeff was inside Canadian Tire Centre and provides you with his thoughts on last night’s contest.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets get earful from coach, escape with win over Sens. The casual start from this club in game 73 is rather perplexing. Even if they are resigned to the reality of missing the post-season there should still be an element of pride.
Winnipeg Sun: Snapshots. In his column covering a bunch of Jets topics Paul wrote about: 1) Jets’ position would be sweeter with more emotion. 2) No Lady Byng for Dubois, but he’s not about to change. 3) Wheeler not likely to play next game, either.
Ottawa Sun: Senators battle hard, but fall short against Jets. A view of the game from the perspective of a beat writer that covers the Jets opponent.
TSN: Is there still reason to believe Jets could make playoffs? The Jets picked up the win on Sunday over Ottawa, but didn’t gain any ground in their Wild Card chase as the Stars won their game as well. TSN Hockey analyst Mike Johnson explained whether or not there is any reason to believe Winnipeg could still make it in.
TSN 1200 Ottawa: If the Jets are going to make a change, the player we’re talking about is Mark Scheifele. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger joins Lee Versage to help get you set for Sens vs Jets and breakdown the latest topics around the entire NHL!