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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.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Byfuglien out, Niku to pair with Chiarot for rematch against Senators.  (Paywall).  Good opportunity for Sami Niku to get back into a game.  He needs to be playing.

Sami Niku watching play

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets Buff out again, but not for longThe Jets recalled Tucker Poolman after morning skate.  Likely just insurance ahead of the action but we shall see if he gets returned to the Moose.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Senators pre-game reportThe Jets were on the ice today in Winnipeg as they got ready to face Ottawa at 6 pm CT. Includes projected lines, D pairs and starting goalie, health news as well as audio from Mark Scheifele, Ben Chiarot and Sami Niku.

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

Jets video:

TSN: Potential drama on and off the ice as the Senators visit Jets.  The Senators’ road trip continues with a tilt against the Jets Saturday amidst heavy speculation of a potential trade between the two teams. Brent Wallace has more.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-gameTopics included – Update on Byfuglien.  Inserting Niku into the lineup.  On the Byfuglien injury.  On players “excitement” about their club making move.  Is his job any more difficult as it gets closer to Trade Deadline?  On his confidence in Brossoit.  What would he like to see his team do better defensively against Ottawa today that they didn’t do last week against the Senator?  Would he care to share his thoughts about Mark Stone?  On Chiarot mentoring Niku.