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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:  Byfuglien sits, Niku debut on hold as Jets look to keep rollingKen tees up tonight’ game in Ottawa.

Global News:  Winnipeg Jets not fans of ticket re-sellers like StubHubI was never a fan of purchasing tickets on these types of sites.  Of course that was mostly because I prefer getting a ticket stub from games I’d attend.

The Athletic Winnipeg:  For veteran Atlanta transplants like Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler, patience finally paying off in Winnipeg.  (Paywall).  Patience is a virtue but one not often seen in sports (or society in general) where we have become so expectant of instant gratification.  

Wheeler Little

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Senators pre-game report. Take a look at what happened at the rink this morning as Winnipeg gets ready to face Ottawa at the Canadian Tire Centre tonight with pre-game scrums with Blake Wheeler, Tyler Myers, Patrik Laine as well as a health update on Steve Mason.

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

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game scrum.   Topics included –   Lineup talk.  Status of Sami Niku.  Report on Niku from the AHL?  Where does he stand on guys who want to play 82 vs resting?  Is he anxious getting through the final four games and wanting to bubble wrap his players?  On getting Jack Roslovic back into the lineup?  Update on the goaltending?  Keeping Hellebuyck in a rhythm.  What are the goals for the last four games?  Does he see any parallel between where the Jets were and where the Senators are now?  Any concerns about Trouba back to back?  Expectation Byfuglien return tomorrow?  On Perreault’s rough stretch.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Jets could be in double trouble with Laine and TroubaTSN’s Bob McKenzie joined the Big Show this morning to talk about Erik Karlsson potentially playing his last home game as a Senator, the Jets matchup Saturday against Toronto and how Winnipeg has to maneuver a pair of contract negotiations this summer with Patrik Laine and Jacob Trouba.