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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:  Sidney Crosby impressed by scoring talent on Jets.  (Paywall).  When one of the best players on the ice takes notice…..

Little vs. Crosby

Photo Credit: Colin Jensen

NHL website: Laine going for 100th NHL goal; Pittsburgh tries to extend four-game point streak. Scott sets you up for tonight’s game.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penguins ready for their crack at stopping Patrik Laine.  A look at tonight’s game from a writer that covers the Jets opposition.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Penguins pre-game report. The Jets held an AM skate today in Winnipeg as they got ready to face the Penguins at Bell MTS Place tonight at 7 pm. Includes projected lines, D pairs and starting goalie as well as audio from Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little.

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

Jets video:

TSN:  Connor can feel his line’s chemistry growingJets forward Kyle Connor talks about how Winnipeg isn’t changing their preparations with Sidney Crosby and the Penguins in town, building chemistry with his linemates, and explains how he is always trying to build his game.

TSN:  Maurice shares story about Crosby signing autograph for his daughterJets head coach Paul Maurice shares a story about Sidney Crosby and how despite losing 7-1 in Winnipeg Crosby was still nice enough to sign an autograph for his daughter Sydney.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game. Topics included – Copp/Kulikov skating before the main group.  Was this the first skate for both?  What have the reports been like on Appleton?  Is Trouba playing tonight?  Thoughts on the Penguins.  What does Perreault bring to the Tanev/Lowry line?  On Crosby.  What has Kyle Connor meant for Laine’s production and his line overall?  Is there a part of Connor’s game that maybe fly’s under the radar?  Does he have a Crosby story?  On Wheeler’s first period against the Penguins last season.