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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:

Winnipeg Sun: Mason set to face Rangers Jets goalie making first NHL start since Jan. 5th.  Steve Mason, come on down!  Fresh off a start in the American Hockey League this past weekend the Jets tender will get his first NHL start since early January.  Ken previews the game. 

Steve Mason close up

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Sun:  Global series dates announcedAre you booked yet?  

Winnipeg Free Press:  Steve Mason to get start in net against Rangers.  (Paywall).   Mike sets up today’s game

NHL .com:  Five questions with Patrik LaineHe’s asked about Jets chances to win the Stanley Cup, atmosphere in Winnipeg for a playoff game, scoring 30 goals as a teenager for two consecutive seasons, living the rock star life in Winnipeg and how long will his beard last?

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Rangers pre-game report. Take a look at what happened at the rink this morning as Winnipeg gets ready to face New York at MSGPlace tonight, hear from Blake Wheeler, Paul Stastny, Mark Scheifele and Patrik Laine and check out the health updates on Tobias Enstrom/Shawn Matthias.

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

Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  It’s time to give Hellebuyck a breather Former NHLer turned analyst J.P. Vigier previews tonight’s game against the Rangers and chats about the choice to start Steve Mason in net. 

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game scrumTopics of discussion included – The dates being set for the games in Finland next season.  Excitement in the room for the trip to Finland.  What makes this a good start for Steve Mason?  What are the keys for Mason?  Getting Mason into a number of games down the stretch?  Update on Enstrom?  The depth of Stastny and what it affords him.  How does Stastny’s cerebral insight help Laine/Ehlers?  How the Jets have learned to play the same way regardless of game condition.  Status of Shawn Matthias?  Has he seen Laine make adjustments this season?  No changes to the lineup?  On growing the NHL by going to Finland.