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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

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

Note: After the Jets game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction. As soon as illegalcurve.com is updated we notify you via Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  League-leading Lightning view matchup with Jets as a measuring stickTed previews tonight’s contest between two of the hottest teams in the league.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets play Bolts in nationally televised match.  (Paywall).  Sure sets up as a nice little Sunday night for fans in Winnipeg.  Jay provides his insight ahead of the action.

Mark Scheifele at faceoff circle

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Tampa Bay Times:  Is this the Lightning’s most complete team yetLearn more about the Jets opposition here.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Lightning pre-game report. The Jets held an AM skate today in Winnipeg as they got ready to face Tampa Bay at Bell MTS Place tonight at 6 pm. Includes health news, projected lines, D pairs and starting goalie as well as audio from Adam Lowry, Mark Scheifele and Brandon Tanev.

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

Jets video:

TSN:  Jets expecting some extra intensity with Lightning in town.  The Jets welcome in the league’s best team in the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight and Winnipeg admits it’s one of those games you circle on the calendar knowing the caliber of team they’re going up against.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game. Topics included – Update on Andrew Copp.  Does the mindset for tonight’s game change based on who they are facing?  On the elevation of Scheifele’s game to elite.  On Scheifele becoming more of a shooter.  On how Byfuglien’s game has changed and Morrissey’s development.  On the play of Mathieu Perreault.  What has he seen from Brendan Lemieux’s game?  On Scheifele’s ice time.  On the roster tnt.