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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:

Edmonton Journal:  Jets rookie scoring sensation Patrik Laine a mix of talent and confidence.  Good read on the Jets rookie and how is being seen from folks outside this market.

TSN:  Overdrive.  (Video).  TSN Senior Correspondent Gary Lawless joined the guys on OverDrive Thursday to discuss his recent article saying that Patrik Laine will end up a superior player to Auston Matthews.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Scheifele back in Jets lineup tonight.  (Paywall).  Something tells me that 55 is back.

Winnipeg Sun:  Scheifele’s back for Jets.  Ken sets you up for tonight’s Jets and Rangers game with his preview of the game.

Mark Scheifele celebrates SO game winner

Photo Credit: Colby Spence  Rangers at Jets.  Scott’s game preview also helps get you ready for the upcoming contest.

TSN:  Laine will end up a superior player to Matthews  After less than 30 NHL games I’m not sure I’m ready to project what one or the other will do by the end of their careers in the year 2030 something.  Both franchises got what they needed in the player they selected.

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Rangers 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 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 scrumWhat will it mean to have Mark Scheifele back into the lineup?  How tough was it to get Scheifele to understand that he needs to be 100% before he comes back?  What did he learn about the Rangers that last game?  How is Kyle Connor handling this stretch of sitting?  Where does he stand with the practicing with the big club vs. playing big minutes with the Moose?  At what point does Kyle Connor become inactive for too long?  Options with top 6.  Common to see that level of chemistry? Has Bryan Little had to adjust his game to play with Patrik Laine? How much of Laine’s success has been his communication? Gauging the temperature of this team.  What goes into his decision for choosing shootout players?