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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

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

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Jets news:

Sportsnet:  31 ThoughtsNumbers 2 and 3 deal with the Jets and the trade deadline.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets GM a buyer at the right priceNo point in mortgaging the future if the price isn’t right.  

Winnipeg Free Press:  Things looking up on Jets’ injury front for Tanev, Lowry, Trouba.  (Paywall).  Certainly some light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to the Jets injury woes.

Tanev Lowry and Trouba

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

NHL .com:  Los Angeles eyes third place in Pacific Division; Winnipeg looks to regain top spot in CentralShould be a good game tonight.  Scott previews the action.  

The Athletic Winnipeg: Jets ready to add pieces needed to help them compete in NHL’s toughest division.  (Paywall).  Lots of chatter these days about the prospects of trading some young pieces or draft picks but as we’ve seen this season some of those prospects have been asked to step in and fill a role.  What happens next season if you don’t have that option.  The risk/reward of trade deadline insanity about to get ramped up.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Kings pre-game report. Take a look at what happened at the rink this morning as Winnipeg gets ready to face L.A. at Bell MTS Place tonight and hear from Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele and Josh Morrissey.  Also has health updates on Brandon Tanev, Adam Lowry & Jacob Trouba.

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

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game scrum.  The matchup challenge presented by Anze Kopitar.  Big picture, how has the group handled this home stand?  On playing a team on the second game of a back-to-back.  On sending players (Comrie, Poolman) to Moose to get some game play in.  Is he confident that Adam Lowry will be back in the lineup before regular season ends?   Health Updates.  Whether he tries to keep folks away from Doughty.  On the power play rotation.  How much does he give his opinion on players that the Jets may be looking at (trade talk)?  What is the challenge to bringing players into the Jets at this point in the season?  Does he weigh how someone might fit in the room?  Should fans assume that the Jets will add at trade deadline?