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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

Latest Jets news.

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Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Lipon to get first NHL start with injury-depleted Jets.  (Paywall).  The Regina native sounded quite excited to make his NHL debut.

Winnipeg Sun:  Lipon set for NHL debut.  The plucky young forward is going to a chance to play his style of game in front of some family at the MTS Centre.

Photo Credit: KJ Rocan

Photo Credit: KJ Rocan

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Avalanche projected lineupsTake a look at what the lines looked like after skate today and what combos you should expect to see at the MTS Centre this evening.  Audio includes JC Lipon, Blake Wheeler and Andrew Ladd.  

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

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrum.  What is he hoping to see from JC Lipon in his NHL debut?  Did he need to pull Lipon aside?  What are some of the challenges that the Avalanche present?  How would he describe “a pest”?  Is it an easy transition to go from the AHL to NHL if you aren’t changing the role?

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Rona Roundtable.’s Scott Cullen discusses Blake Wheeler’s point scoring prowess and the Jets depth on defense.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  The Big Show. Dennis Beyak discusses the team’s gutsy effort in Minnesota, Mathieu Perreault’s play and how the team is using the injuries of three top-nine forwards as a positive for their playoff push.

Avalanche news:

Denver Post:  Gameday.  Get the latest on tonight’s opposition from Avs beat writer Mike Chambers.