Winnipeg Free Press: Byfuglien cleared to play tonight as Jets face Wild. (Paywall). That sound you heard was a collective sigh of relief by Jets fans everywhere.
Winnipeg Sun: Byfuglien ready to play tonight. With the prospect of not having the dominant force in the lineup tonight averted the Jets can turn their focus to another critical central division game.
Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Wild projected lineups. Take a look at what the lines looked like after skate today and what combos you should expect to see at the Xcel Enery Center this evening.
Illegal Curve: Jets provide an update on Dustin Byfuglien’s status. Shocking news after what looked like a serious injury that big #33 will be in the lineup tonight against the Wild. Guess he really wants to play against his home state team.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news we have you covered.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler and Lawless. Pierre LeBrun discusses the latest in the Dustin Byfuglien contract negotiations. Jets talks starts at 3:45 and goes to 6:00.
Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game scrum. Status of Byfuglien. Roster for tonight vs. Wild. Will he start Hellebuyck tonight? How is everybody’s energy? Can they bring same level tonight or do they play a different type of game? What did he like about his power play last night? Status of Tyler Myers? Did he see enough in the Ladd/Perreault/Ehlers line? On Ehler’s creativity. On the minutes played by Ehlers. Focus on the Wild for the fourth time this season.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Byfuglien, injured Thursday, will play for Jets tonight. Read about the Jets opposition tonight from the team’s beat writer.