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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:  ‘We’ve got some decisions we’re going to make at game time’: Jets coach.  Adam Pardy or Carl Klingberg.  Who would you rather see on the 4th line as coach Maurice weighs the pros and cons of moving his defenceman up to forward.

Photo Credit:  Colin Jensen

Photo Credit: Colin Jensen

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets, Panthers could have something to offer each other.  He is one of several names that has been frequently mentioned as a possible target by the Jets.

Winnipeg Sun:  Stafford good to go for Jets vs. Capitals.  Ken is down in Washington and gives you his latest insight from the rink to get you ready for the game.

Illegal Curve:  Game day set-up.  Setting up tonight’s Jets and Capitals game with projected lines, starting goalies, games notes and more.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrum from D.C. (audio).    Update on health of players.  Status of 4th line.  On Adam Lowry’s continued development.  Is there any preparation challenge when schedule changes from West to East? How do you trip to limit Ovechkin/Backstrom?  Is Backstrom one of the most underrated passers in the league?  More on the decision of potentially using Pardy in the game.  Update on how Klingberg has been playing in the AHL.

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

Illegal Curve:  Morning Papers.  If you missed any of the news we have you covered.  

Capitals news:

CSN Washington:  Can Caps live with rotating top-line right wing?  The Jets know plenty about rotating but the Caps are pretty set as they try to fill the spot from within.

Washington Post:  Backstrom keeps Caps’ foes guessing, teammates on their toes.  I was watching the Caps/Pens game when he feathered that pass over to Joel Ward for what turned out to be the game winning goal and it was a thing of beauty.