Note: Jets hockey (of sorts) returns today with the rookies of Winnipeg taking on the rookies of Edmonton in Penticton, BC. Puck drop is at 6 pm CDT.
Note II: You can expect the main Jets training camp roster out next week ahead of September 22nd when camp gets underway.
Note III: Might the next play by play voice of the Jets have been revealed on Thursday? Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette indicated English play by play voice of the Habs on TSN 690 Dan Robertson is leaving for a TV gig but couldn’t say to which team. If it is Dan here are some of his greatest hits.
Note IV: Just a wee bit of breaking news this morning as the team announced they will start the season without a captain.
Sportsnet: Mark Scheifele ‘shocked’ to see Wheeler’s captaincy stripped. While some saw this as inevitable it is still a shock that it actually took place.
Winnipeg Sun: Chaz Lucius fancies himself earning a roster spot come opening night. Of all the prospects at the rookie camp he is the one who I am most curious about.
Global News: Jets co-owner Mark Chipman looking to drum up business for 2022-23. Interesting stuff from Kelly with this article.
The Athletic: NHL Player Tiers – ranking the Top 100. They’ve got Kyle Connor, Mark Scheifele and Nikolaj Ehlers cracking their list.
Full Press Hockey: What do the Winnipeg Jets have in David Gustafsson? A good read from Jacob on the Jets 2018 2nd rounder. Will folks be boarding the Gus Bus this season?
CHVN 95.1 FM: Fans fuelling up with excitement as Jets prepares for new season. It is nice to see a return to normality which will allow fans to fill the IcePlex to get up close to watch the players.
Sportsnet: Cole Perfetti happy to embrace leadership role at prospects tournament. Ken sets the stage for the impact the 2020 1st rounder could have on the big club in Winnipeg this season.