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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

Getting you set up for tonight’s Jets game with the latest news.

Note:  After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction. As soon as is updated we notify you via Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.

Note II:  Coach Maurice provided an injury update (full pre-game chat here) this morning at the MTS Centre.

Jets news:

Sportsnet:  30 Thoughts.   All Trouba in the intro to the article.  Then 1 & 2 (Trouba) and 3 (Burmistrov) also touch on Winnipeg.

TSN:  Trouba is going to have to earn his minutes.  (Video).  Sara Orlesky and Gary Lawless discuss Jacob Trouba’s comments after Jets practice on Tuesday, how they see him fitting into the lineup and how they think his teammates are reacting to his return.

Trouba up close

Sportsnet:  Trouba committed to Jets, GM Cheveldayoff ‘not looking to trade him’Had to somewhat expect a kumbaya moment in Winnipeg but will it last?  Really will be interesting to see how coach Maurice uses his young defenceman for the next few games.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets players happy to have Trouba backKen offers up his thoughts from his morning spent inside the MTS Centre today when Jacob Trouba returned to the ice and joined his teammates for a morning skate.

Winnipeg Sun:  Trouba unapologetic about holding out If you believe in something may as well stand up for it.

Winnipeg Free Press: Trouba gets warm welcome from teammates, Maurice.  (Paywall).  Not surprised by this in the least.  In fact I’d be shocked if we had heard anything but this from the players and Jets bench boss.  Jacob Trouba rescinds trade requestOur readers aren’t so sure about that as so far in our IC Poll many don’t believe he will sign another deal with Winnipeg but will instead be traded before this deal expires.

ESPN:  Will McDavid and Laine become the next Crosby and OvechkinThe Jets and Oilers will be doing battle for the next however many years with these two at the forefront of their teams.

Illegal Curve:  Jets Injury ReportUpdates from the Jets bench boss on Perreault, Stafford, Little, Armia and LittleThe Jets have also activated Myers from the IR.

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Stars pre-game reportTake a look at what the Jets and Stars projected lines, D pairs and starting goalies are for tonight’s game at the MTS Centre. Jets Audio:  Wheeler, Scheifele, Myers, Trouba: Stars audio: Benn, Seguin and coach Ruff.

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

Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Hustler and Lawless.  Dave Poulin joins the guys to discuss Jacob Trouba’s return to Winnipeg. Poulin says the best thing Trouba can do for himself and his team is to play really well from the first shift, and explores some of the dynamics in the dressing room.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Donvito Roundtable.  Bill Watters speaks to Rick Ralph about Jacob Trouba’s signing with the Winnipeg Jets and what it means for the club and the player going forward.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Donvito Roundtable.  Rick Ralph begins the Donvito Roundtable discussing Jacob Trouba’s new contract with the Winnipeg Jets.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-gameWhen does he see Jacob Trouba getting into the lineup?  Where will Trouba play?  If Trouba wants to play right side, would he have to play 3rd pair or is he playing left side?  Does he have a day in mind when Trouba gets back into the lineup?  Where did he miss him most?  Does Trouba have any fences to mend with the coach?  Health updates.  Biggest advantage of getting this solved in early November as opposed to December 1st?  How does his remaining on the trading block impact his usage?  They (Trouba/Agent) made it clear they did want out of Winnipeg.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  The Big ShowColour analyst Shane Hnidy joined the Big Show to touch on the Jacob Trouba signing, how his teammates will react to him re-joining the room and where he could slot in when he eventually joins the line-up.