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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

Getting you set up for tonight’s Jets game with the latest news and audio.

Note: Puck drop is at 7:00 pm CST tonight for today’s game between the Jets and Chicago Blackhawks.  After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Note II:  Big news of the day was that the Jets have claimed Eric Comrie off waivers.  It has been a roller-coaster season (to put it mildly) for the Jets 2013 2nd round pick.

Jets news:

The Athletic Winnipeg:  What is ‘second quick’? A simple yet foundational part of Winnipeg’s defensive structure.  (Paywall).  Murat with an interesting article which has Andrew Copp putting on his teaching cap for this one. DeBrincat will play 200th NHL game for Chicago; Hellebuyck expected in goal for WinnipegIncludes a game preview, players to watch, pre-game quotes, projected lineups for both teams, status reports and a stat pack.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Blackhawks pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate this morning followed by a media availability before they take on Chicago which takes place at 7:00 pm CST. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from Mason Appleton and Nikolaj Ehlers.

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

Jets video:

TSN: Jets 3-in-3: Can Scheifele score 40 this year? After a career high 38 goals last year, can Mark Scheifele get to 40 this season? How will Adam Lowry handle the loss of Andrew Copp on his line? How crucial are the next eight games for the Jets with six of them being against Divisional opponents? Sara Orlesky and Ken Wiebe weigh in during Jets 3-in-3.

Mark Scheifele with the puck

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

TSN: Jets have an important stretch coming with six of their next eight games against divisional opponents. Patrik Laine joined Sara Orlesky to discuss Winnipeg’s tough upcoming schedule, his friend Sebastian Aho’s chirps, and his evolution as a player this season.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrumTopics included – What kind of player are they getting in Jansen Harkins?  Appleton getting the call.  How is Perreault?  The change to the style of the 3rd line.  How does he view next set of six of eight vs divisional opponents.  On choosing a game to play Jansen Harkins.  What has stood out about Scheifele’s 200 foot game?  What is the plan for Eric Comrie?  Thoughts on Hawks/Avs game last night?  Anything new on Andrew Copp?  Any concern about keeping Harkins off the ice?  With the injuries is it an audition for players?