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Game 27: Jets vs. Leafs pre-game report

A look at the game 27 projected lineups and pre-game interviews.

The Jets rested and recovered on Friday as they look to conclude this five-game road trip with a victory over the Leafs. We didn’t get any insight into any lineup changes so stay tuned to see if there are any new faces in the lineup for the Jets.

Morning skate:

Gets going at 10:30 AM.  For now the projected lineup is simply based on the last game.

Goalie:

Paul Maurice confirms Laurent Brossoit will start.

Jets projected lines & D pairs:

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

Morrissey-Poolman
Forbort-Pionk
Stanley-DeMelo

Brossoit
Hellebuyck

Player availability:

Coach availability:

Topics:

1. Leafs ability to spread out in Ozone, difficulty in defending
2. Influence of the Jets veterans on the team.
3. Having players to help keep the team “calm”.
4. Challenge of finding the right “veterans”
5. What is his sense on how his team is handling the Matthews line?
6. Knowing the thresholds of his lines.
7. Same lines and pairs?
8. Where does he assess Pierre-Luc Dubois at this point?
9. Who will play in net tonight?

Up Next:

Puck drop is at 6:00 pm CST.  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.

After 20 minutes of play in Edmonton the Jets find themselves down 1-0 to the Oilers.

But the big news was that Dan Robertson is now "officially" the new play by play voice of Winnipeg on TSN.

What are your initial thoughts?

https://illegalcurve.com/tsn-names-dan-robertson-as-the-new-play-by-play-voice-of-the-winnipeg-jets/

The Jets lines to kick off game 1 of the pre-season against the Oilers:

Perfetti - Dubois - Reichel
Harkins - Stenlund - Maenalanen
Malott - Lucius - Appleton
Toninato - Gustafsson - Eyssimont

Stanley - DeMelo
Capobianco - Kovacevic
Chisholm - Gawanke
Sautner

Rittich
Holm

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