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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

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

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Jets news:

TSN:  Poolman unfazed by playoff pressure after unlikely path to NHLThe product of East Grand Forks, Minnesota has quite the back story.

Winnipeg Sun: Jets without Morrissey, but likely adding veteran D back to mixKen sets you up for tonight’s game 5.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets’ depleted defence unit gets big boost as Myers returns to action.  (Paywall).  The right side is looking like how the Jets would anticipate things if everyone was healthy but that left side isn’t quite what you would expect.

Tyler Myers makes pass at practice

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Minneapolis Star Tribune:  Wild must overcome bad math to stay alive against WinnipegIt is certainly gonna be an uphill climb if they have any hope to stay alive in this series.

The Athletic Winnipeg:  The Jets’ defensive depth is stretched to the limit. How should they play Game 5?  (Paywall).  The D depth got some good news today thanks to Tyler Myers returning to the lineup and with Tobias Enstrom back skating.

Sportsnet:  Winnipeg gets boost with return of Tyler Myers It will be a big boost…literally.

Sportsnet:  Welcome to Winnipeg, the best place to watch the playoffsAwesome photo gallery of Winnipeg during the playoffs.

TSN:  Myers to play in Game 5, says he wasn’t injured on Foligno ‘punch’ It was the punch heard around the world by everyone except Tyler Myers who claims the injury had nothing to do with a punch.  

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Wild Game 5 Round 1 pre-game report. The Jets skated today as they got ready to face Minnesota at Bell MTS Place tonight ahead of game 5.  Includes scrums with Blake Wheeler and Tyler Myers.

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

Jets audio:

TSN 1150 Hamilton:  Jets smell blood.  Jamie Thomas from Jets TV joins Tatti and Louie B to preview a big Game 5 between the Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Wild.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Jets depth once again being highlighted.  TSN’s Bob McKenzie joined the Big Show to touch on the Maple Leafs’ disappointing loss against the Bruins, Bill Peter’s coaching future as well as the Winnipeg Jets biggest strength and why their depth has other Western Conference playoff teams fearful.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrumTopics included – Is Tyler Myers in? On potential different pairings for the D. On the fourth win of the series being the hardest W. Status of Steve Mason. The intangible of Myers coming back. Any info on what happened to Mason? On what appeared to be the seriousness of Myers injury and how it turned out not as bad as originally believed. How important was it to send him back to Winnipeg after game 3? Right handed D playing on the left side. How does he decide who goes on which side? Perreault/Enstrom back on the ice? Any temptation to put Tanev back with Lowry and Copp?