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Game 12: Jets vs. Flames pre-game report

A look at the game 12 projected lineups and pre-game interviews.

The Jets have been off since last Thursday when they played and defeated these same Flames 4-1 in Winnipeg.  Since that time the Flames returned home and defeated the Oilers on Saturday night in Calgary.  Tonight will be the fourth straight game against the Flames for the Jets as they hold a 2-0-1 record during this mini series and dating back to the season opener currently have gone 3-0-1 against the former Smythe Division rival.

Scotiabank Saddledome

Transaction news:

Jansen Harkins, who is dealing with a lower-body injury which was labelled by his coach as slightly beyond day-to-day, was put on IR.  The team added the newest member of the club to the active roster as Pierre-Luc Dubois will play his first game as a member of the Jets.  And from the taxi squad both Kristian Vesalainen (playing tnt) and David Gustafsson (not playing tonight) will return to the active roster.

Jets projected lines & D pairs:

Ehlers-Scheifele-Copp
Vesalainen-Stastny-Wheeler
Connor-Dubois-Lewis
Perreault-Lowry-Appleton

Forbort-Pionk
Beaulieu-Morrissey
Stanley-DeMelo

Hellebuyck
Brossoit

Flames projected lines & D pairs:

A look at how Calgary is expected to roll via Pat Steinberg of the Fan 590.

Tkachuk-Lindholm-Dube
Gaudreau-Monahan-Bennett
Lucic-Backlund-Mangiapane
Nordstrom-Froese-Leivo

Giordano-Andersson
Hanifin-Tanev
Valimaki-Nesterov

Markstrom

Player availability:

Coach availability:

Topics:

1. What will he be looking for in Pierre-Luc Dubois game?
2. What has stood out about the mini series vs Flames?
3. Is he paying attention as much to any of the other 3 divisions?
4. What impact does a new player have on the rest of the team?
5. Coaching younger players.
6. The opportunity for Kristian Vesalainen.

Up Next:

Puck drop is at 9:00 pm CT.  Be sure to head over to illegalcurve.com following the game for a recap of the action which includes post-game interviews from the Jets room as well as from coach Maurice.

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