Note: The Jets have now concluded the portion of the schedule which led to the All-Star break after last night’s 4-2 comeback win against the Blues. Today is a scheduled off day before the official start to their player break starting February 1st. This runs until February 9th when the team returns for a practice in Winnipeg
Note II: The Moose are scheduled to play their next three games on the road starting tonight in Rockford as they look to put some space between themselves and their divisional opponent in the Icehogs. Puck drop is at 7 PM CST.
Note III: The Ice are fresh off a three in three in Alberta which saw them pick up two more wins as they try to put some space between their place in top spot and the next closest competitor (Red Deer whom they beat over the weekend). They will next be in action on Wednesday night when they welcome the Blades to town.
Note IV: Jets prospect Chaz Lucius (2021 1st) has been named WHL Player of the Week. In four games for Portland last week he had 4G 7A for 11 points. Overall he has 5G 10A for 15 points in six games for the Winterhawks.
Sportsnet: Scout’s Analysis: How the Winnipeg Jets should approach trade deadline. An interesting read with an assessment of the current Jets team and some players that could be of interest (and what a potential trade might involve).
Sportsnet: Jets’ stars accept Bowness’ challenge, deliver in comeback win over Blues. 44 put the team on his back last night and 55 wasn’t too far behind him.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets pour it on with four late goals to top Blues. If you woulda have asked me what the final score was gonna be after 40 minutes it was an entirely different result than if you asked me that after 60.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets rally in the third period to beat Blues 4-2. (Paywall). Another recap of the game from inside Canada Life.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Blues fumble away 2-0 lead, lose fifth straight. It looked like it was all coming up Millhouse but the Jets stuck around.
Sportsnet: Star players stepped up for the Jets in thrilling third-period comeback vs. Blues. The Hockey Central panel broke down the Winnipeg Jets’ comeback victory vs. the St. Louis Blues, discussing how their star players stepped up playing a pivotal role in snapping their three-game losing streak heading into the All-Star break.
TSN: What has been wrong with the Jets? For most of the season, the Jets have been breaking the habits of years past under the Rick Bowness regime, but during the last 10 day stretch they’ve reverted back. What has changed, and how can they fix things? The TH panel shares their thoughts.
TSN: Who’s the onus on to prove they’re not ‘last year’s Jets’? With Rick Bowness calling out the Jets during their skid, who’s the onus on to prove they’re not ‘last year’s Jets’? NHL analyst Frankie Corrado joins SportsCentre to weigh in.