Note: Following today’s Jets Papers, you can ensure you are up to speed with our game set-up written by Ezra Ginsburg. Keep it locked to the site to get pre-game audio from the players and coach Noel. After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction. As soon as the site is updated we notify you via twitter @illegalcurve and Facebook.
Note II: For home games we have both our #ICGWG and #IC5050 contests. Make sure to @ tweet @illegalcurve with your guess. Remember that for your vote to qualify you must send in your guess using a hashtag (#). (i.e. #ICGWG Kane & #IC5050 $33,500.00).
Winnipeg Sun: Ken’s Notebook. In advance of tonight’s game Ken opens up the notebook to give you some pre-game insight.
CBC: 5 Things to Watch as Jets look to tame Wild. Jeff reflects on a few topics in advance of the game tonight including talk being cheap, season matchup, crease protection, Noel on the hot seat and more injury news.
Winnipeg Free Press: Patience isn’t everything…. Unfortunately it is a virtue many in our instant gratification society no longer possess. People want to win and win now. Of course counseling that you won’t win now is a message no GM in this league is going to try and sell so instead the silence is enough of a message from the top.
Winnipeg Free Press: Soar or nosedive in second half? Ed takes a look at what remains on the schedule to determine if the Jets can make a run. Also discusses Mark Scheifele’s trending up, Dustin Byfuglien’s trending down, Five biggest questions and GM Cheveldayoff under the microscope.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets need wins and plenty of them to make the playoffs. On last Saturday’s Illegal Curve Hockey show we figured the Jets only had 14 or so losses left before the playoffs would be a dim prospect. Two losses to Vancouver and Edmonton have dropped our number to 12. So as Kirk suggests this team needs to go on the run to end all runs to jump back into the race.
Winnipeg Sun: Bumpy flight for Jets in 2013. Ken gives you his top 10 2013 moments. Lots of good ones to remember. What are your favourites?
Illegal Curve: Cap positioning for 2014-15. Richard took a look ahead at next season and what an increased salary cap might mean for the Winnipeg Jets.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Zach Parise expected to miss some games for struggling Wild. Missing Parise tonight is going to be a boon to the Jets.