Note: The Illegal Curve Hockey Show kicks offon TSN 1290 Winnipeg back to our regularly scheduled noon. Plenty to discuss from around the NHL including reaction to last night’s 4-2 loss to the Rangers and a look ahead at tomorrow’s game against the Stars. Guests: Aaron Portzline (Columbus Dispatch), Richard Durrett (ESPN Dallas) and Frank Provenzano (ESPN Insider. Former NHL AGM).
Winnipeg Free Press: Pavelec gets hurt in first, stays out. It was somewhat unexpected as he finished the 1st period but was not present on the bench to start the 2nd. Coach Maurice will likely have an update for us today at practice.
Winnipeg Free Press: Fourth line needs rebuild. When a coach has no confidence in putting out his 4th line then you know it’s time to reconfigure things.
Winnipeg Free Press: At 600 games, captain Ladd a rock. He scored a beauty and played with lots of bite in this game but unfortunately it wasn’t enough to help secure the win.
Winnipeg Sun: Costly loss for Jets. If Hutchinson does get the call what a whirlwind season for the kid. Starts in the ECHL and could end in the NHL.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets Snapshots – Something missing as Jets swan dive to finish line. Paul assesses the damage in the loss discussing worst possible time to go in the tank, big-time slumps, deja-blue, late goals against, nyet-minders, Hag the hat, dodging trouble and the captain’s 600th.
TSN: Jets lose further ground to Stars in loss to Rangers. Dennis gives you his thoughts on last night’s 4-2 loss and what it means to the Jets playoff chances.
Rangers 4 Jets 2:
Winnipeg Jets: Andrew Ladd, Zach Bogosian, Bryan Little and Mark Stuart.
New York Rangers: Coach Vigneault, Carl Hagelin and Henrik Lundqvist
Coach Maurice post-game presser: Coach Maurice met with the media following the game against New York.
Post-game podcast from the Press box: Host Michael Remis and Analyst Richard Pollock break down the Jets play against the Rangers.
Jets on a Deadline: Game recaps, post-game audio, video highlights and the NHL.com 3 Stars of the night.
CBC: Comeback falls short as IceCaps lose to Pirates 7-4. All streaks have to come to an end eventually and last night the IceCaps failed to secure what would have been their tenth straight win.
The Telegram: IceCaps’ rookie heating up as season winds down. Jets fans will be very, very excited to hear of Lowry’s positive development this season.