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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

Latest Jets news.

Note:  After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction. As soon as the site is updated we notify you via twitter @illegalcurve and Facebook.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Trouba in, Stuart out for tonight for game against Columbus.  Tim has filed this game report from the MTS Centre in advance of the Jets contest against the Blue Jackets.

Winnipeg Sun:  Trouba returns for Jets vs. Blue Jackets.  Ken wrote up his pre-game article as Winnipeg closes out their final contest prior to the All-Star game.

Trouba up close

CBC:  5 Things to Watch.  Jeff with his five things today including: 1) Fans and NHL lovin’ that Buff stuff 2) One in, one out 3) Made in Manitoba 4) Battle between the pipes and 5) Red-hot Blue Jacket.  At the Rink.  Patrick offers up his take on tonight’s game.  Fantasy Hockey – Trending up (video).  For those of you who are in a hockey pool Dustin Byfuglien is getting some fantasy love from Fantasy Insider Pete Jensen.

Sportsnet:  30 Thoughts.  Friedman touches on the Jets in points 5 (Leafs adapting like Jets did under Maurice), 13 (decisions on re-signing Byfuglien & Trouba) and 16 (Heritage Classic for next year).  Playoff hopes hinge on more than faceoff and power-play success.  Scott talks about whether being marginal in some areas can be offset by another and therefore still result in success. 

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Blue Jackets projected lineupsTake a look at what the lines looked like after practice today and what combos you should expect to see at MTS Centre this evening.

Illegal Curve:  Morning PapersIf you missed any of the news this AM we have you covered.  

Blue Jackets news:

Columbus Dispatch:  Many players in professional hockey find solace with God.  Faith is clearly quite important to many who are involved in the game.