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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

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

Note:  After the Jets 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 Moose are also playing tonight at 6 pm CT as they seek revenge for last night’s season opening loss to the Calder Cup champs in Grand Rapids.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets and Flames look to regroupNeither team was particularly enamoured with their season opening loss.  Ken’s preview gets you ready for puck drop.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jaromir Jagr will sit out Flames’ home opener against Jets.  (Paywall).  Jason sets things up for you from Calgary.

The Athletic:  Jets’ silent star, Dustin Byfuglien, has made his mark on Winnipeg without his words.  (Paywall).  As I said when players were announced for the home opener on Wednesday, I’m not sure there is a more popular player overall that the big man from Minnesota.

Dustin Byfuglien about to shoot

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Flames pre-game reportTake a look at what happened this morning at the rink this morning as Winnipeg gets ready to face Calgary at the Scotiabank Saddledome tonight.  Audio: Steve Mason and Nikolaj Ehlers.

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

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game On Jets need for a bounce back.  Need for patience/composure.  On pre-season gelling.

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay (Part 1):

Topics:  The Jets lose their home opener 7-2 to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Jets new line combinations, Jets Sign Nikolaj Ehlers to a 7 year, $42 million dollar contract extension, Jets @ Flames Preview, Winnipeg Jets Over/Under for 2017-18 season

Guests: Kristen Odland (Calgary Flames beat reporter for Postmedia) and John Matisz (Hockey writer/editor for Postmedia and The Toronto Sun)

To listen click here.

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay (Part 2):

Topics: How do you slow down Connor McDavid?  Manitoba Moose 2017’18 Season Preview.  NHL Awards Predictions. NHL News and Notes

Guests:  Dan Robertson (Play by Play voice of the Montreal Canadiens on TSN 690), Dave Jamieson (Dave Jamieson Show, TSN 1260 Edmonton).

To listen click here.