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Game 18: Jets vs. Canucks pre-game report

A look at the game 18 projected lineups and pre-game interviews.

The Jets are set to conclude their four-game road trip tonight in Vancouver against the Canucks.  Big question mark heading into this afternoon was the status of Pierre-Luc Dubois and whether he would feel good after getting through practice on Saturday.

Photo Credit: John Delaney (Winnipeg Jets)

Roster news:

An update from Vancouver via Kevin Woodley of NHL dot com shows Dubois up on the top line.  Check out the lines from Kevin.

Pre-game quote:

From Pierre-Luc Dubois media availability: “I’ve never been more ready to play a hockey game in my entire life”

Jets projected lines & D pairs:




Player availability:

Coach availability:


1. How did he come up with the line combinations? What makes Dubois good fit with 55/26?
2. Will he be monitoring the minutes of PLD during the game?
3. What does he expect the game to look like tonight?
4. His level of excitement having a fully healthy roster.
5. High forward of the Canucks, challenges/opportunities.
6. Any concern for PLD trying to do too much in his first game back?

Up Next:

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