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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News

Winnipeg Jets afternoon links

Jets news: Enstrom gets green light to return. Enstrom to play against Lightning. Coach Noel pre-game scrum. Players pre-game audio. Jets vs. Lightning game day preview.

Jets opponent (Lightning) news: Steve Yzerman, not Guy Boucher, at fault in Tampa.

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Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Enstrom gets green light to returnGreat news for the Jets anemic power play.
Tobias Enstrom interview

Winnipeg Sun:  Enstrom to play against LightningWith the news that Ron Hainsey and Mark Stuart would be unavailable tonight, this comes as welcome relief to Jets fans worried about the team’s depth on D.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Noel pre-game scrumComments on firing of coach Boucher.  What was it like when he took over for coach Hitchcock?  Difficult part of coming in when someone has been released.  Did he get a sense players are more energized?  Is there a malaise hitting teams this season?  Managing the players energy (thinking for game vs. playoffs).  Injury updates (Wright – on IR, Stuart – will not be in game, Hainsey – not in game, Enstrom – off IR and in tonight, Peluso – week to week, Slater – week to week, Mario Lemieux – oh we don’t have him).  Optional practice.  Keys to managing injuries.

Illegal Curve:  Players pre-game audioSpoke with Ron Hainsey, Evander Kane, Mark Stuart and Tobias Enstrom.

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Lightning game day previewEz provides a look at tonight’s match-up after all the lineup changes were announced.

Illegal Curve:  Winnipeg Jets Morning PapersIf you missed any of today’s morning news, we have you covered.

Jets opponent (Lightning) news:  Steve Yzerman, not Guy Boucher, at fault in Tampa. A coach can only coach the players he gets from the GM, so should this fall on Steve Yzerman or Guy Boucher?