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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:  The big news of the day is that Patrik Laine is back on the ice for the Jets as he recovers from a concussion.  Read the full quotes from coach Maurice here.

Jets news:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Jets as invested in Maurice as ever.  (Audio).  TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger joins Hustler & Lawless to discuss the recent call-up of Winnipeg Jets netminder Ondrej Pavelec as a step in Connor Hellebuyck’s career progression. Dreger also explains why the Jets are sticking with head coach Paul Maurice.

Metro Winnipeg:  Ondrej Pavelec recall a desperate move for Winnipeg Jets.  Hustler adds his two cents to the topic that is grabbing headlines across the land.

Winnipeg Sun:  Matthias sees strength in Jets lockerroom.  It had shades of the Dustin Byfuglien “as long as we all stick together we will be alright” from last season.  We shall if they can come together as a team to get things turned around.

Winnipeg Sun:  Former exiles Pavelec, Burmistrov return as Jets face ‘Yotes I said it yesterday but I am somewhat incredulous that Pavelec is back in the saddle for Winnipeg and that Burmistrov is facing off against the Jets.  But that is exactly where we find ourselves on this sunny day in ‘Peg city.  A look at the former top draft pick for this organization.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Laine on the ice at Jets’ morning skate, but return to lineup undetermined.  (Paywall).  Jason gives you some insight into the return of the Finnish product back onto the ice.

Sportsnet:  30 ThoughtsNumbers 17-20 are related to the Jets including 17 (Hellebuyck), 18 (Pavelec), 19 & 20 (Maurice).

TSN:  Goaltending is the real issue in WinnipegGary chimes in on the topic du jour here in Peg’ city.

Hellebuyck talking to Wade Flaherty

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Illegal Curve:  Patrik Laine skated for first time since concussionWhile there is still no timetable for the prized rookie’s return coach Maurice provided an update on his status and progress.

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Coyotes pre-game reportTake a look at what the Winnipeg projected lines, D pairs and starting goalie are for tonight’s game at the 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 scrum.  Patrik Laine skated this AM (statement).   Still cannot set a timetable?  Advice for his goalie tonight?  Thoughts on Burmistrov starting for the Coyotes tonight?  Any other lineup changes?  On how long was Laine out there for?