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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

Note:  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 our #ICGWG & #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 Ladd #IC5050 $40,120.00).

Note III: Today is #BellLetsTalk day, a day dedicated to fostering a national discussion on mental health, while simultaneously ending the stigma associated with mental illness. When you submit your #ICGWG and #IC5050 contest entries, also use #BellLetsTalk and $0.05 from every use of the hash-tag will be donated to mental health initiatives.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Kane out for another month.  Losing a dynamic player like Kane will leave a big hole in this team but coach Maurice got this team turned around without Kane so Jets fans will have to hope he can re-create that magic.

RR helmet

The Rick Rypien sticker worn on Jets helmets

Winnipeg Sun:  Ken’s Notebook.  In advance of tonight’s contest Jets beat writer Ken Wiebe gives you a glimpse into his notebook and provides some insight.

Winnipeg Sun:  Game Day – Jets vs. Predators.  You can join the guys for a chat.  Also gives you a sneak peak at the Rick Rypien jersey the team will be wearing in warm-up.

TSN:  With Kane again out, Jets set to host Predators.  Brian Munz gives you his thoughts on the Jets and Predators game

TSN:  NHL power rankings.  Missed this yesterday.  Jets moved from 20th to 15th.  They are going to need to update that key injury slot.

CBC:  5 Things to Watch.  Jeff looks at five things including; 1) evening the season series, 2) the p (playoff) word, 3) goalie controversy? 4) watching Weber and 5) Calder consideration.

Illegal Curve:  Evander Kane out with hand infection.  He sustained the injury in the fight with Eric Brewer and it apparently has come back with a vengeance which will see the young winger out of the lineup until after Olympics.  Post includes audio of coach Maurice discussing the injury.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game presser.   On Wheeler & Kane.  What is the hardest part pushing a team that has had success?  Update on Jim Slater.    More on Kane’s hand infection.  His thoughts on #BellLetsTalk in hockey today.  

Illegal Curve:  Game day set-up.  Ez sets up tonight’s action between the Jets and Predators including projected lineups, starting goalies, game notes and more.

Illegal Curve:  Morning PapersIf you missed any of the news this AM we have you covered.

Predators news:

The Tennessean:  Predators rookie confident going into NHL debut.  The rookie gets to make his debut at the MTS Centre which should make for a memorable way to start his NHL career.  Josh also gives some additional Nashville notes.

Posted by on January 28, 2014.

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