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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:

Winnipeg Free Press:  NHL’s two best power plays locked, loaded for Jets-Caps tonight.  (Paywall).  What Mike is trying to say is take a penalty at your peril.

Sportsnet:  Why looking beyond Blake Wheeler’s production reveals tough startAndrew looks at what the numbers reveal about the captain’s season to date. 

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NBC Sports: Braden Holtby back in net as Capitals continue road trip against the WinnipegFour things to watch from the perspective of the Capitals.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Capitals pre-game report. The Jets skated today in Winnipeg as they got ready to face the Capitals at Bell MTS Place tonight at 7 pm. Includes projected lines, D pairs and starting goalies as well as audio from Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele.

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

Jets video:

TSN: Jets know capitalizing on PP chances is the key against Caps. The Jets talk about the similarities they see between their power play and the Capitals’ and how winning the game will boil down to who capitalizes on the man advantage and shutting down the opponents’ system.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game. Topics included – Going with the same lineup tonight?  On Ben Chiarot and whether in pre-season there was an open competition to partner with Dustin Byfuglien?  Is there any surprise at the fit?  Can’t just plug any player beside Byfuglien?  What has Nic Petan added to the 4th line?  On Petan’s comfort on the wing.