Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links
Winnipeg Sun: Second half starts with visit from Kane and Sabres. Ken provides you his insight ahead of tonight’s game action.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets not taking second-last place Sabres lightly. (Paywall). Considering their lack of success against Buffalo the last few years that is probably a good thing although obviously it is a completely different Jets team this season. The biggest factor is that the Sabres got embarrassed by the Wild last night and will be amped up to put forth a better effort tonight.
Buffalo News: Inside the Sabres – It’s half bad. Mike covers the Sabres as extensively as anyone and he gives you his insight into the Jets opponent tonight.
Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Sabres pre-game report. Take a look at what happened at the rink this morning as Winnipeg gets ready to face Buffalo at Bell MTS Place tonight with a pre-game chat with Matt Hendricks and Josh Morrissey.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news we have you covered.
TSN: Jets looking to build off first-half success. Patrik Laine and Jacob Trouba talk about the first half of their season and know they still have lots of room to improve on. They also discuss how much the strong play from their goaltenders have helped them this season.
Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game scrum. Any lineup changes? On the Sabres being pounded last night, does that make them more dangerous? On what they have to worry about from Buffalo? Does he like these games against the same team in close proximity? What is the biggest challenge going into the second half? What area of the Jets collective game did the group improve the most on during the first half? On how far along the Jets defensive process is. How has Mark Scheifele handled the early stages of his rehab? What has he thought of the Ehlers/Little/Perreault line? More on Scheifele’s recovery. Status of Enstrom.