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Game 5: Jets vs Predators pre-game report

A look at the game 5 projected lineups and pre-game interviews.

The Jets welcome their first central division rival to town this evening.

Pre-skate news:

Jets PR confirmed that Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler remain in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol and will not play in tonight’s game.

Morning skate:

It was an optional skate for the Jets according to Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet.

Jets projected lines & D pairs:




Players media availability:

Coach media availability:

1) Any insight as to what the long term situation is with Scheifele/Wheeler?
2) What he’s liked from Logan Stanley and Dylan DeMelo pairing (:55)
3) Facing a goalie like Saros (2:03)
4) Does he line match tonight? (2:53)
5) Challenges when facing Roman Josi (4:26)
6) His goalie plan for next little while/getting Eric Comrie in a game (5:35)
7) Impressed by Comrie’s work ethic (6:16)

Up Next:

Puck drop is at 6 pm CDT.  Be sure to head over to 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).