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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:  Tonight the McLane family wrap up the Nashville portion of their Jets pilgrimage.  Check out their story here.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:

Winnipeg Free Press:  It’s not the playoffs yet, but it feels like it for Jets, Preds.  (Paywall).  Jason gets you set up for the action.

Jets vs Preds faceoff

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

The Athletic:  LeBrun Notebook.  (Paywall).  Couple of things worth noting for Jets fans.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Predators  pre-game report. The Jets were back on the ice today in Nashville as they got ready to face the Predators at 7:00 pm CT. Includes projected lines, D pairs and starting goalie as well as health updates and audio from Mark Scheifele and Kyle Connor.

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

Jets video:

TSN: Jets’ depth shining during recent run. Just days after knocking off the Golden Knights, the Jets are set to face another western powerhouse in the Preds. What would it mean for Winnipeg to beat Nashville? Craig Button has more on that and how the Jets’ depth has stepped up.

Sportsnet:  Why Patrik Laine may not sign the big contract you expect. Hockey Central at Noon looks at the production of Patrik Laine and his fit on the Winnipeg Jets, looking at all the reasons the high-scoring forward may not actually sign a massive contract like some of his peers.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game. Topics included – What is the mindset going into tonight’s game?  The value of depth in both organizations to deal with the injuries but still remain at the top.  What kind of problems do the Predators present?  Same roster?  His thoughts on Mattias Ekholm’s game.  On this being the dad’s trip.  On how well the third line has been with Perreault.