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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

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

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Jets news:

CBC: Jets pumped to play in front of home crowd. Expect an amped up crowd tonight at the old barn.

Winnipeg Free Press: Jets eager to make happy home a horror for others. (Paywall). Little early for Mike to be using Halloween references but considering the Halloween like temperatures these days it works.

Official NHL website:  Winnipeg seeks home successConsidering how good it went for them last season in downtown Winnipeg they had best hope they can keep that rolling.  Scott previews tonight’s action.

Global News: Where in the world do you cheer for the Winnipeg Jets? You can see it on social media or at the rinks, Jets fans support their team well outside of Manitoba.

The Athletic Winnipeg: On what makes Mark Scheifele such a special passer and why the Jets need him to keep it up. (Paywall).  Murat spoke to the Jets top centre about how he thinks/sees the game.

Mark Scheifele post goal

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Kings pre-game report. The Jets held skated today as they got ready to face L.A. at Bell MTS Place tonight at 7 pm for the home opener. Includes projected lines, D pairs, starting goalies as well as a scrum with Blake Wheeler and Tyler Myers.

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

Jets video:

TSN: Early season takeaways. What are your takeaways from the first two regular season games? How concerned are you about the lack of early discipline? How important has Kyle Connor been on the top line? Sara Orlesky and Ken Wiebe share their thoughts in Jets 3-in-3.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game. Topics included –  Status of Jacob Trouba?  Any lineup changes tonight?  On the lone home game.  What are excitement levels like in the room for a home opener?  How does he handle the heightened expectations?  Does discipline need to be addressed?  What has he liked about his team in the first couple of games and any areas of concerns?  On why the pace didn’t get going in Dallas.  What will give him an indication that the Ehlers/Little/Laine is working?  On the high scores around the league and whether this trend will continue.  Did he see anything different from Ehlers in the first couple of games than what he saw from pre-season?  The progress/development in Kyle Connor’s game.