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Game 47: Jets vs Leafs pre-game report

A look at the game 47 projected lineups and pre-game interviews.

The Jets come into tonight’s action having lost the first pair of games on this homestand in regulation and will want to avoid their first three game losing streak of the season in the re-match with the Leafs. Lots has been made of the physical nature of the last game and it will be interesting to see if that elements factors in this evening.

Jets vs Leafs

Morning skate:

As per Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet it is an optional skate.  Ken said Jordie Benn stayed on for extra work.

Transaction Report:

Defenceman Ville Heinola heads to the Moose to get some game action in this afternoon as the team announced he had been reassigned.

Jets projected lines & D pairs:

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

Morrissey-Poolman
Forbort-Pionk
Stanley-DeMelo

Hellebuyck
Brossoit

Players media availability:

Coach media availability:

Topics:

1. Status of Adam Lowry
2. Benefits of running a three man rotation.
3. Clarity on Adam Lowry.
4. Thoughts on modifying the lineup without Lowry.
5. Why he felt it was a good game to get Logan Stanley back into the lineup.
6. How much does he value size/toughness on his backend?
7. Value of size.
8. Can guys take on the role of an agitator on this team?
9. Status of Ville Heinola?
10. Importance of Eric Comrie playing game with the Moose.

Health update:

Jets head coach Paul Maurice confirmed that Adam Lowry doesn’t have a concussion diagnosis.  Said he has gone through his test, won’t play tonight and is listed as day-to-day.  He clarified that Lowry passed his tests but they are being cautionary.

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).

The Jets won
The Moose lost
The Ice won

It was a busy Illegal Curve Post-Game Show and we've got an Illegal Curve Hockey Show in 9 hours.

Another busy Saturday coming your way on https://illegalcurve.com/

If you couldn't join @ICEzzyG, @ICdrew and @ICdave live on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show following the Jets win fear not cause you can watch the replay or download the podcast.

https://illegalcurve.com/game-26-jets-3-blackhawks-1-post-game-recap/

Associate coach Scott Arniel spoke after the Jets win in Chicago.

https://illegalcurve.com/game-26-jets-3-blackhawks-1-post-game-recap/

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