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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 is updated we notify you via Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.

Note II:  You may have seen a trio walking around Bell MTS Place wearing Atlanta Thrashers jerseys the last few Jets and Moose games.  Tonight the McLane family wrap up the Winnipeg portion of their Jets pilgrimage.  Check out their story here.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Former Jets centre back in groove after dealing with injuryKen gets you set up for the action with a look at a familiar face who is back facing his old team and he also previews the game.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Power-play efficiency key for defensively challenged Jets.  (Paywall).  Andrew with the deeper look at what is helping the Jets maintain their position without everything firing on all cylinders.  

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Winnipeg Free Press:  Brossoit manning drawbridge for Jets tonight against Knights’ attack.  (Paywall).  Mike gets you prepared for tonight’s re-match between the Western Conference Final rivals.

Las Vegas Review-Journal:  Golden Knights, Jets ready to renew acquaintancesGet set up from a writer who covers the Jets opposition.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Golden Knights pre-game report. The Jets were back on the ice today in Winnipeg as they got ready to face the Golden Knights at 7:00 pm CT. Includes projected lines, D pairs and starting goalie as well as health updates and audio from Bryan Little, Tyler Myers, Adam Lowry, Mark Scheifele.

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

Jets video:

TSN: Chiarot out, Myers in against Vegas. With a bitter taste still left in their mouth from last year’s loss in the playoffs, the Jets will face off against the Golden Knights for the first of three meetings this season between the two teams. Sara Orlesky has more, and has the latest on Winnipeg’s lineup changes.

Sportsnet:  Stastny and ex-Jets teammates excited to reacquaint in Winnipeg.  Paul Stastny has nothing but great things to say about his short time playing in Winnipeg while former teammates Mark Scheifele and Bryan Little say he was a great friend and important member of the team. 

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game. Topics included –  On the decision to start Brossoit tonight.  Trying to get Brossoit one more game before the break.  Getting Tyler Myers back into the lineup.  Any other lineup news?  Benefits to getting Hellebuyck some time between starts.  Where do they miss Paul Stastny?  Does he expect anything extra from these two teams given the playoff history?  On the D pairings?