Note: The Jets are in offseason mode but is there really ever an offseason? If there is any news we will have it for you here.
Note II: The Moose are also now in offseason mode. We did almost 20 interviews nine days ago to conclude the Moose season. Lots of good stuff from Jets prospects (see below). We will wrap up the season today at 3 PM with an end of season Moose recap show which will feature head coach Mark Morrison, GM Craig Heisinger and players Tyrel Bauer (first year pro), Declan Chisholm (AHL All-Star) and Dominic Toninato (fresh new 2 year deal). Join us here.
Note III: To date they’ve released Jimmy Oligny (watch here), head coach Mark Morrison (watch here), Evan Polei & Cole Maier (watch here), Dominic Toninato (watch here), Oskari Salminen (watch here), Ville Heinola (watch here), Arvid Holm (watch here), Simon Lundmark (watch here), Henri Nikkanen (watch here), Daniel Torgersson (watch here), Tyrel Bauer (watch here), Nicholas Jones (watch here), Kristian Reichel (watch here), Jeff Malott (watch here) and Jansen Harkins (watch here). Last up today will be Alex Limoges.
Note IV: The Thunderbirds won game 4 by a final score of 4-2 in Kent, Washington last night. They now have a 3-1 series lead in the WHL Championship over the Ice. They can win it all on Friday night in game 5. The visitors will hope for a win to send it back to Winnipeg for game 6 which would be on Sunday.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Jets fan survey: What’s the path back to Stanley Cup contention? (Paywall). In part 2 according to Murat folks ” assessed the state of the franchise, picked your lines, revamped your defence, named your captain, rank your top prospects, ran the summer as Jets GM and *a lot* more.”
The Athletic: Which NHL team has the best local broadcast? Vote now for your favorites. (Paywall). How do you feel about the Jets broadcast? Add your voice to the vote being conducted.
Winnipeg Sports Talk: Should the Jets trade Connor Hellebuyck? Offseason news & rumors. Andrew “Hustler” Paterson was joined by Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press and they discussed if it is in the Winnipeg Jets best interest to trade Connor Hellebuyck this offseason.
Global News: Bright future for young Winnipeg Jets forward prospects. This is from last week (May 8th) but it wasn’t time sensitive as she chats with Jets 2019 4th rounder Henri Nikkanen and 2020 2nd rounder Daniel Torgersson.
The Seattle Times: Thunderbirds move one win away from Western Hockey League championship. Read about the game from the perspective of a writer who covers Seattle.