Note: The Jets held an optional practice yesterday in Carolina but no media availability. Morning skate for Winnipeg gets underway at 10:30 AM CDT so stay tuned for the pre-game report to get the full 411 ahead of the game against the Hurricanes. 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 have a couple more days of practice as they get set to take on the IceHogs and Admirals this weekend down south.
Note III: The Ice have their final day of practice as they get ready to kick off their first ever playoff game in Winnipeg tomorrow night when they take on the Raiders.
Winnipeg Free Press: Life on the road has not been kind to Jets. (Paywall). With 16 wins in 40 games away from Winnipeg (they do have eight shootout/OT losses) things have not gone swimmingly away from Manitoba.
Global News: Weekly segment with John Shannon on the Jets. With fans already looking ahead to the off-season, what needs to change for the Winnipeg Jets? Why 680 CJOB hockey analyst John Shannon says current interim coach Dave Lowry is the guy to lead the way next season.
Winnipeg Free Press: Plenty of playoff hockey on tap as AHL, WHL clubs prepare for post-season. (Paywall). Mike tells hockey fans to not lament because there will still be plenty of hockey to watch this spring.
Winnipeg Free Press: Top-ranked Ice enter playoffs with few post-season games on resumes. (Paywall). Mike has been covering the local club all season long so be sure to check out his column.
Winnipeg Sun: Finally in playoffs, first-place Winnipeg Ice trying to take measured approach against underdog Raiders. Always important to take a measured approach to your first round opponent.
Prince Albert Right Now: Raiders hope good head-to-head record holds up against hot ICE. Insight into the Ice opponent from a writer that covers Prince Albert.