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Game 2 of the preseason: Jets vs. Oilers pre-game report

A look at the preseason game 2 projected lineups and pre-game interviews.

Jets vs Oilers 2021

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

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:

Connor-Scheifele-Wheeler
Stastny-Lowry-Vesalainen
Harkins-Perfetti-Svechnikov
Eyssimont-Gustafsson-Poganski

Morrissey-Schmidt
Heinola-DeMelo
Stanley-Kovacevic

Hellebuyck
Berdin

Special teams:

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:

Topics:

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).

Up Next:

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.

Video:

Should the Jets lock up Dubois like the Blue Jackets did with Laine?  TSN's Director of Scouting Craig Button broke down Jets loss. Laine wreaks his revenge to lead Blue Jackets to comfortable win over Jets. 

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-morning-papers-3699/

Continuing the #NHLJets talk, we are joined by one half of the Kenny & Renny dynamic duo, the one with hair so fine that Patrik Laine didn't dare comment, @snseanreynolds.
Tune in and join the live chat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ctJMzSqTvQ

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