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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

Latest Jets news.

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Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets open final road trip of season against Ducks.  That pre-game nap is going to be nearly impossible for Brandon Tanev as he is about to make his NHL debut.

Orange County Register:  Game Preview.  Get set up for tonight’s game with a game preview written by a beat writer who covers the Ducks.  While it won’t be the same playoff battle fans got to experience around this time last year there should still be some fireworks tonight.

Photo Credit: Rodney Braun

Photo Credit: Rodney Braun

USA Today:  30 things we learned in the 2015-16 NHL regular season.  Each team gets a mention and with Winnipeg it is a focus on franchise retooling and how it is a process rife with setbacks.

TSN:  Canadian teams and the road to respectability.  Gary sees the Jets as back in the playoffs in two years time.  Agree or disagree?

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Ducks projected lineupsTake a look at what the lines looked like after skate today and what combos you should expect to see at Honda Center this evening.  Audio: Brandon Tanev and Chris Thorburn.

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

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrum.  On Tanev getting into the lineup.  Will tenacity help Tanev’s game?  Is he a guy who can envision as a good penalty killer.  Halischuk comes out?  In game shape?  Preparation for final road trip of the season.  Make him happy to see his team stack up against playoff teams?  Tough sell to Bryan Little to keep him out of rest of the season?  What will it take for Brenden Kitchton to get into the lineup?  Why is the top line working so well together?  What makes Ryan Kesler hard to play against?  Trying to get away from the Kesler matchup with Scheifele?

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  The Big Show.  Color analyst Shane Hnidy stopped by to preview the matchup including Winnipeg’s motivation at this time of the season and how the Ducks have managed to own the league’s top power play and penalty kill this year.