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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 Sun:  Jets only concerned about their own losing streak as they face off against reeling OilersNo point in overly focusing on what your opponent isn’t doing right when you yourself are mired in a little slump.

Blake Wheeler in faceoff circle in 3rd uni

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Grand Forks Herald: Meet Dan Shrader, the full-time sanitation worker who the Winnipeg Jets call upon for draft advice. (Require you to answer survey questions to read). But those survey questions are well worth your time on Brad’s really interesting article about this Jets amateur scout.

NHL website:  A look back at December.  The Jets sniper continues to blog about his hockey journey and reflects back on the month of December.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Oilers pre-game report. The Jets were back on the ice today in Edmonton as they got ready to face the Oilers at Rogers Place tonight at 8:00 pm CT. Includes projected lines, D pairs and starting goalie as well as audio from Bryan Little, Tyler Myers and Patrik Laine.

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

Jets video:

TSN: Mired in offensive slump, Jets aiming to ‘keep things simple.  Having only scored three goals in their last three games, the Jets are focused on playing faster and keeping things simple tonight against the Oilers.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game. Topics included –   Is Brendan Lemieux coming into the lineup?  On what he wants to see from Lemieux.  How does he gauge the Oilers?  Does he expect to see more of the same as they saw in the first two games against the Oilers?  What went into the choice of selecting Hellebuyck in net today?