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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.

Jets news:

Sportsnet:  Scoring leaders McDavid, Scheifele square off.  Not sure many folks ever thought that the kid the Jets took in 2011 with their first ever pick would turn out to be on the receiving end of this type of fanfare.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Hellebuyck’s larceny fuel for Jets’ flagging confidence.  (Paywall).  When you are anointed the number one goalie the expectations will be high.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets look for sixth straight home win They have certainly enjoyed the home cooking during the 2016-17 season.  Ken gets you set up for tonight’s contest.

Edmonton Journal:  ProbabilityA look at this Oilers team from one of the writer’s who covers them.  Helps give some insight into the Jets opposition.

Sportsnet: Hey Winnipeg Jets, it’s about time you take the next stepStrong words but around Manitoba there are plenty of fans who are ready to see this organization proceed past the “maybe they can make the playoffs” stage.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Metro News:  Playoff spot a tall task for Winnipeg Jets this seasonWon’t be easy but still plenty of time left in the season for the Jets to do some damage.

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Oilers pre-game reportTake a look at what the Jets projected lines, D pairs and starting goalie are for tonight’s game at MTS Centre. Jets Audio:  Patrik Laine, Mathieu Perreault, Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele.

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 has the team missed most with the absence of Mathieu Perreault?  What goes into the decision to start Perreault on the 4th line?  On Ben Chiarot bringing his game to the 3rd pairing.  Trying to contain McDavid.  Is McDavid the type of player that guys get amped up to play against?