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Game 41: Jets vs. Leafs projected lines

A look at the game 41 projected lineups and pre-game audio.

Jets vs Leafs

The Jets hit the midpoint of the 2019-20 season with tonight’s home game against the red-hot Leafs.  Toronto is rolling along having gone 8-1-1 in their last 10.

Pre-Skate News:

Jets announced that they have reassigned Joona Luoto to the Moose.

AM Skate:

As per Mitchell Clinton of Jets TV defenceman Nathan Beaulieu isn’t skating this morning.  We shall have to wait and see what coach Paul Maurice says about his status following skate.

Jets Projected Lines, D pairs:





Patrik Laine

Kyle Connor

Mark Scheifele

Coach Maurice:  Update on Nathan Beaulieu?  What will he be looking for from Carl Dahlstrom as he gets back into the lineup?  Kyle Connor’s ability to score in different ways.  What is an underappreciated part of Kyle Connor’s game?  What is the next level for Kyle Connor?  Did the three central division games help get his group back to the game he wants?  How does he try to carry over what they did against the Eastern Conference teams?  What are the factors that have put the Jets in a playoff spot at this point in the season?  Is it tough to gain reinforcement when guys have to sustain pain instead of highlight reel play?

All audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.

Health News:

Coach Maurice has indicated that Nathan Beaulieu will be out at least a month with a lower-body injury.  He didn’t play the last five or six minutes of the 3rd period in Colorado.


With the Moose on the ice for practice during Paul Maurice’s press conference he said they would make a recall but didn’t announce who it was.

Up Next:

Puck drop is at 7:00 PM CST.  Be sure to head over to following the game for a recap of the action which includes post-game audio from the Jets room as well as from Coach Maurice.