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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 for tonight’s game between the Jets and Colorado Avalanche in Denver.  After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Note II:  Puck drop is at 4:00 pm CST this afternoon between the Moose and Rockford IceHogs here in Winnipeg.  You can check back here for a full recap.

Note III:  With it being the final day of the decade we look back at 10 memorable moments for the Winnipeg Jets in the last decade.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Perreault returns as Jets try to end three-game winless skidBoth the Jets and Avs have hit a bit of a skid of late.  Scott Billeck gets you ready for tonight’s game which should be a good one.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets welcome Perreault back to the lineup tonight for game against Avalanche.  (Paywall).  Mike McIntyre sets up the action as the Jets welcome back Number 85 with open arms.

Sportsnet:  31 Thoughts.  Friedman’s entire preamble deals with reflections of Eric Comrie’s last three months.

Sportsnet:  Three big Winnipeg Jets storylines to watch for in 2020.  Ryan Dixon’s list includes: 1) Dustin off the equipment yet? 2) If not Byfuglien, then who? 3) What will Patrik Laine’s next contract be worth (and will he sign this summer)?

The Athletic Winnipeg: Six pressing storylines to follow as the Winnipeg Jets enter 2020. (Paywall). Ken and Murat teamed up for this story. Their six include: 1) Will Hellebuyck keep Jets in a playoff race? 2) Jack Roslovic solidifying his place in the top-six. 3) Will the Jets 2020 trade deadline look to the future or focus on immediate returns? 4) Where will Sami Niku finish the season? 5) The Byfuglien saga. 6) Maurice will sign a contract extension.

Scheifele and Roslovic

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Avalanche pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate this morning followed by a media availability before they take on Colorado which takes place at 7:00 pm CST. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from Mathieu Perreault and Luca Sbisa.

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

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrumTopics included –  Is Perreault back in?  Who will he play with?  Is Logan Shaw coming out?  What went in to keeping Harkins in?  Would he consider Harkins with Lowry/Perreault?  Does Perreault reduce the strain on the top two lines?  Any thought of getting Dahlstrom back into the lineup?  How important was it to have a day like Monday after two heavy games vs the Blues and a game vs the Avs tnt.  Poolman and Ehlers both good to go?