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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

All the latest Winnipeg Jets news.

Note:  Reminder to tune into the first episode of this season’s NHL Midweek as Ezra and Drew kick off another season of NHL action on TSN 1290 Winnipeg.  Show starts at 6 pm and goes until 8 pm.  Guest:  Corey Masisak (

Jets news:

CBC:  In the Room with Jacob Trouba (video).  CBC’s Mitch Peacock chats with Winnipeg Jets rookie defenceman Jacob Trouba about his impressive performance in the team’s regular season opener against the Edmonton Oilers.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets players believe hockey needs fighting.  The twitterverse was abuzz today with debate going back and forth over fighting’s place in hockey.
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Winnipeg Sun:  Bogosian says fighting should always be a part of hockey.  Players seemed pretty universal in there conviction that this is an integral part of the game.

Jets official site:  Budweiser Red Light giveaway.  Simply enter your name for a chance to win a Red Light unit.  Contest opened today and goes until October 9th.  Must be a resident of Manitoba and over the age of eighteen to participate.

TSN:  Jets open season with first visit to Edmonton since 1996.  Missed this by Dennis earlier today as he returns to the TSN blog to kick off the Jets season.  Lots of insight as per usual.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Claude Noel presser.  Play of Jacob Trouba.  Giving Trouba big minutes.  His thoughts on the game.  Talk about Mark Scheifele.  How composed Trouba played, was he surprised?  Was he happy with the way he rolled his lines?

Illegal Curve:  Player audio from the MTS Centre.  Hear from Mark Scheifele, Zach Bogosian, Michael Frolik, Bryan Little and Chris Thorburn.

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