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Game 42: Jets vs Senators pre-game report

A look at the game 42 projected lineups and pre-game interviews.

The Jets will continue their five-game road trip tonight in Ottawa having won the first couple and looking to keep it rolling against a Senators team they beat one week ago to start off this modest three-game win streak.

Canadian Tire Centre

Roster news:

Expectation is it will be the same lineup as the Jets used to defeat Montreal on Saturday.  If there are any changes we will update.

Roster update:

Paul Maurice confirms same lineup and Connor Hellebuyck in net.

Jets projected lines & D pairs:

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

Morrissey-DeMelo
Forbort-Pionk
Stanley-Poolman

Hellebuyck
Brossoit

Players media availability:

Coach media availability:

Topics:

1. Status of Blake Wheeler
2. Should teams be playing on trade deadline day?
3. Same lineup/goalie?
4. On Hellebuyck playing seven straight.
5. On having big periods.
6. What is his day like on trade deadline day?
7. What he looks at for indication a guy is a good defender.
8. How many days does Wheeler need to be ready?
9. Is there a difference in not finishing 1st in division?

Up Next:

Puck drop is at 6:00 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.  You can also join us afterwards for our post-game show here (be sure to smash that like/subscribe button).

Game 6 of the pre-season: Jets vs Flames pre-game report

https://illegalcurve.com/game-6-of-the-pre-season-jets-vs-flames-pre-game-report/

Morning skate for the Jets gets underway in 30 minutes.

Check out this chat focused on key battles in the final audition for Winnipeg.

https://illegalcurve.com/jets-setting-key-battles-in-the-final-audition-for-the-winnipeg-jets/

Headlines:

Jets opening roster coming into focus. Jets have some tough decisions to make. Dubois hopes his drive to win Stanley Cup will win over doubters. Cost to attend an NHL game in each Canadian city, ranked.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-morning-papers-3642/

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