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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 look to regroup after subpar effort with Nikolaj Ehlers returnThe Jets are going to get quite the boost tonight with #27 coming back into the lineup.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Ehlers will be on the ice for the Jets in Vegas after all.  (Paywall).  Jason previews tonight’s game.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Tanev producing, but Jets’ third line missing its dangerous edge.  (Paywall).  Andrew looks deeper into the Jets third line.

Brandon Tanev in 3rd uni

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Sportsnet:  Winnipeg Jets trade deadline needs.  Time for a big splash or maybe just dip your toe in the pool?  A look at the needs, pending free agents, potential assets to move, draft picks, one bold move the team could make and what he thinks the Jets shouldn’t do.  

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Golden Knights pre-game reportThe Jets were on the ice today in Vegas for an optional morning skate as they prepared to face the Golden Knights at 9:00 pm CT. Includes projected lines, D pairs and starting goalie as well as audio from Blake Wheeler, Nikolaj Ehlers, Kyle Connor and Josh Morrissey.

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

Jets video:

Sportsnet:  Jets can find momentum through their power play.  The Winnipeg Jets have been going through a slump lately, and their power play struggles have been a big reason for that. Paul Maurice’s team has one of the best power play units in the league, and they must utilize that strength in order to get back in the win column.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-gameTopics included –  What changed between yesterday and today for Nikolaj Ehlers.  How will he be used?  Will he share who comes out?  Who starts?  Is this more about the Jets then facing the Golden Knights?  What can a game like tonight tell them about the team?  Any theory on the disparity between the home/road power play?  What was going through his mind when the power play goal was initially called off?  How important is Little as a model for the young players?

TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets look like they’ve run out of energy. TSN Hockey Analyst Ray Ferraro joined Rick Ralph on the Afternoon Ride. They discussed the Blue Jackets acquisition of Matt Duchene, Ottawa’s changing roster and the Jets recent slump.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Jets among early front runners for StoneTSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie joined the Big Show the weekend before the NHL trade deadline to give the latest on who the Jets are targeting, what Ottawa plans to do as well as who other Canadian clubs are targeting.