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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:

Winnipeg Sun:  Wheeler relishing role as Jets captain.  Lots in this article from Ken on why the big Minnesotan was the right man to wear the ‘C’ for this team.

Blake Wheeler at ice level

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets catching Canadiens at right time.  This game is setting up for one that could garner the home side two points but they are hardly in a position to take anyone lightly, even with the injuries the Habs have sustained of late.

Winnipeg Sun:  Price offers advice to Jets’ Hellebuyck.  Some good advice courtesy of the top goalie in the NHL.

Sportsnet:  Tyler Myers leaves Winnipeg Jets for ‘personal family matter’.  Hopefully everything is all right for the big defenceman off the ice.

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Canadiens pre-game reportTake a look at what the Winnipeg and Montreal projected lines, D pairs and starting goalie are for tonight’s game at MTS Centre. 

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

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrumTopics included: Status of Trouba? Keys to dealing with the Habs? Update on Myers? Is Blake Wheeler having a better overall season this year? How he’s handled the captaincy? How far Josh Morrissey’s game has grown in last ten months. On Morrissey stealing a spot on the D pairs. On Drew Stafford handling the increased responsibility. Better record of late indicative of rest/recovery?