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Game 55: Jets vs Canucks pre-game report

A look at the game 55 projected lineups and pre-game interviews.

Another loss last night means the Jets have now dropped nine of their last ten games as they limp towards the playoffs.  There is still something to play for as Winnipeg and Montreal still haven’t established which team will finish in third and which in fourth in the North Division.

Jets vs Canucks

Morning skate:

As per Mitchell Clinton of JetsTV the following skaters are taking part in today’s optional skate: Pionk, Heinola, Niku, Dano, Toninato with Connor Hellebuyck and Eric Comrie as the goalies.

Lineup news:

Jets coach Paul Maurice confirms that Dominic Toninato and Neal Pionk come in and Jansen Harkins and Ville Heinola come out.

Jets projected lines & D pairs:




Players media availability:

Coach media availability:


1) Lineup?
2) Paul Stastny hitting 1000 games.
3) Concern with the team’s confidence?
4) Fine line with getting game right vs getting a good feeling back?
5) On putting Toninato in the lineup.
6) Will Pionk be back with Morrissey?
7)  When they had the chance to acquire Paul Stastny the first time.
8) On the team needing to look internally when they are losing this much.
9) Keeping 4th line on last night when the Canucks iced the puck.
10) Is Derek Forbort trying to work through something right now?

Up Next:

Puck drop is at 7:00 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).