Note: Sunday was a tough day for fans of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers as they lost by a single point to the Argos in the 109th Grey Cup dashing their chances as a threepeat. Still a lot to be proud of given what they accomplished this season as well as their back-to-back championships.
Note II: The Jets held an optional practice on Sunday and the most notable event was Morgan Barton taking part as he continues to recover from wrist surgery. Today they conclude their three-game homestand against the Hurricanes. There will be plenty of content today so keep it locked here starting with the morning skate which gets underway at 9:30 AM. All the relevant news will be posted in the pre-game report so check back for that. Puck drop is at 6:30 PM.
Note III: Tonight, after the final buzzer sounds between the Jets and Hurricanes, we want you to be part of the conversation on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show as we discuss and analyze the results of the game. This season you’ll have a chance to win great schwag including authentic Jets jerseys, hats, etc after every single game (For a variety of ways to enter click here).
Note IV: After wins on Saturday night both the Manitoba Moose and Winnipeg Ice are back in business on Tuesday with games. The Moose will take on the Admirals in Milwaukee in a battle for top spot in the Central while the Ice look to win 16 in a row when they welcome Lethbridge to Winnipeg.
Steinbach Online: Memorable night for Ste. Anne hockey fans, meeting up with Jets Hall of Famers. What a great experience for him and to be able to share it with his son will be something that will last the two of them a lifetime.
Illegal Curve Hockey: Saturday Podcast. Topics discussed on the show depending on Ehlers status will Jets maintain status quo or make a trade? The Jets having the lowest goals allowed in the NHL. Collective team defence. Play of Connor Hellebuyck this season (2nd best GSAx in NHL). Previewing Jets/Pens. Look at the Moose and Ice. End show with breaking news that Nikolaj Ehlers will require sports hernia surgery.
Illegal Curve Hockey: Chat with Conor Geekie. On yesterday’s Illegal Curve Hockey Show we were joined by Winnipeg Ice centre Conor Geekie who is from Strathclair, Manitoba. Geekie was taken in the first round (11th overall) by the Coyotes this past summer. He joined us to talk about his season, the play of his 19-1-0-0 Ice club, his teammates and more.