Jets projected lines & D pairs:
The Jets released the playing and non-playing groups this morning and based on yesterday’s skate you can expect the following:
PP1: Morrissey/Schmidt (alternating), Wheeler, Scheifele, Connor, Stastny
PK1: Gustafsson, Poganski, Stanley, Kovacevic
PP2: Morrissey/Schmidt, Heinola, Perfetti, Harkins, Vesalainen
PK2: Eyssimont, Lowry, Stanley, DeMelo
Via Murat Ates of The Athletic Winnipeg.
Players media availability:
Coach media availability:
1) What is he looking for tonight?
2) Having more D options for PP units (:26)
3) Getting both PP units going and did he consider Ehlers for top unit? (1:49)
4) Is this training camp different for him? (2:40)
5) Competition for a bottom six spot, has anyone caught his eye? (4:12)
6) Why don’t vets like training camp? (4:44)
7) How is not having Scheifele for game 1 impacted his planning? (5:54)
8) Using 7 defenceman. (6:25)
9) How much does he monitor the veterans minutes in these games? (7:06).
Puck drop is at 7:00 pm CDT. Be sure to head over to illegalcurve.com following the game for a recap of the action which includes post-game interviews from Jets players as well as from head coach Paul Maurice.