Note: The Jets played last night in St. Louis where they picked up a 5-2 win over the Blues. That was their third straight win and improved them to 17-7-1 on the season which has them sitting tied with Dallas (but ahead by winning %) for top spot in the Central. They can add to that this evening when they conclude their short, two-game road trip with a game against the Hawks in Chicago. All the relevant news will be posted in the pre-game report so check back for that. Puck drop is at 7:30 PM CST.
Note II: After the final buzzer sounds between the Jets and Hawks, 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 III: The Moose kick off their four-game road trip tonight in Abbotsford where they will take on the Canucks. Puck drop is at 9 PM.
Note IV: The Ice will face the Chiefs tonight which is their Teddy Bear Toss Game as they team up with the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets roll over Blues. Paul documented what took place last night in the game.
Winnipeg Free Press: Dubois nets two, Hellebuyck stops 29 in Jets 5-2 win over Blues. (Paywall). Jeff was in place at the Enterprise Arena last night for the Jets and Blues game and he filed this report.
Winnipeg Free Press: Forty years behind the bench. (Paywall). He has shown a willingness to be adaptable and humble, acknowledging that until he takes a team to and then wins the Stanley Cup, he needs to continue to work on his craft. A nice read here from Jeff on the Canadian coach from out east who has found s
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Home is no help as Blues fall to Winnipeg 5-2. Be sure to check out this game recap from a writer that covers the Jets opponent.
Jets Website: A view from the booth. Paul wrote about a number of topics for his notebook including: 1) Sam Gagner’s 1000th game to come. 2) How short Axel Jonsson-Fjallby’s hockey stick is. 3) Dylan DeMelo having played in his 400th career game. 4) Josh Norrissey. 5) Wheeler becoming franchise leader in games played) 5) Brining back Little when his contract expires.
Global News: Jets talk with John Shannon. Ahead of last night’s Jets game in St. Louis, 680 CJOB hockey analyst John Shannon gave his latest takes on the Jets. Who are the most impressive “new guys” on the team? And could the Jets look at shopping Blake Wheeler’s contract while his stock is so high?