Note: The Jets are back from their All-Star break and will practice today in Winnipeg at 2 PM as they have a few days of practice before they get back into game action against the Hawks on Saturday night.
Note II: The Moose are also done with their All-Star break and will practice today in Grand Rapids as they prepare to face the Griffins on Friday.
Note III: The Ice opened up a four-game homestand last night against the Hitmen which saw the home team win big over Calgary by a final score of 8-2. The two teams are back in action tonight with a 7:05 PM CST puck drop at Wayne Fleming Arena.
TSN: Meier presents a rare opportunity this trade deadline. A really good read on the winger that likely about 10-15 teams are looking to add ahead of the trade deadline.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets can’t take anything for granted. (Paywall). As you can see in the article below (and as Mike illustrates) things are tight in the west so no real opportunity not to hit the ground running as the second half gets rolling.
Global News: NHL’s wild Western Conference still up for grabs as playoff race heats up. Nothing specific about Winnipeg but an article showing how tight the west is.
Global News: Jets set to begin intense final 30 regular season games. The NHL season is a marathon not a sprint but it will also add a different element writes Paul as it gets closer and closer to playoff hockey.
Sportsnet: Why good players on bad teams can’t be judged by their stats alone. It’s why it’s important to look a multitude of factors when evaluating players.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets Setting Podcast. Sun sports reporters Ted Wyman and Scott Billeck chat about what everyone else is talking about — the NHL Trade Deadline. It’s less than a month away and the Jets seemed primed for a big swing or two in the market. Could they get Timo Meier out of San Jose? What about hometown product Jonathan Toews from Chicago? And who else might they look at?