Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links
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Winnipeg Free Press: Jets hope to break 5-game losing streak against Caps tonight. The Jets could use these two points tonight to leapfrog a number of teams in the race.
Winnipeg Sun: Jetstream blog. Ken opens up his notebook in advance of the game and there is plenty to peruse so sit back, relax and get some valuable pre-game information.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets and Capitals resume rivalry. The Jets attempt to make it four in a row tonight while the Capitals are 3-6-1 in their last ten games and are trying to get back into the race.
CBC: Alex Ovechkin, Capitals to test stingy Jets defence. Oy that Ovie factor has been deadly and the Jets are going to look to neutralize the Capitals power forward tonight.
TSN: Jets look to move into playoff spot vs. Capitals. The Canucks will also be in action tonight against Montreal so there will be some scoreboard watching.
Hockey’s Future: Eric Comrie prospect of the month. The Jets goalie prospect had a dominant January and is being recognized.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Rona Roundtable (audio). Rick spoke with Dennis Beyak yesterday about the recent success and upcoming game vs. Washington.
Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game scrum (audio). Assessment of the Capitals. Like energy level of his team after a day off ice yesterday? Does he have a goalie game plan? Andrew Ladd good to go? Watching out for complacency? Scheifele’s defensive smarts. Scheifele’s attention to detail. Scheifele eager to play against top players.
Illegal Curve: Game day set-up. Ez sets up tonight’s action between the Jets and Capitals including projected lineups, starting goalies, game notes and more.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news this AM we have you covered.
Washington Post: Surging Winnipeg poses another challenge for Capitals. For a look from the other side of the rink check out Capitals beat writer Katie Carrera for her pre-game thoughts.
CSN Washington: Capitals turn to 13th defenceman of the season. The revolving door on the back end continues for the Capitals.