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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 9:30 PM CT for tonight’s exhibition game between the Jets and Canucks.  After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets are going to have their hands full with Flames agitator Tkachuk If this was the 90’s Jets fans would relish seeing that name on the back of a jersey but Keith’s son Matthew has become quite the player in Calgary.  Ted also wrote about ‘Hawerchuk strong’, DeMelo/Eakin being strong additions to the Jets and the penalty kill. 

Ehlers and Eakin

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

TSN 1040 Vancouver:  Preview of tonight’s Jets and Canucks game For some insight into the Jets opponent tonight check out this game preview.

Sportsnet:  The main strengths and weaknesses of Canada’s four Western playoff teamsObviously both the Jets and Flames are featured in this piece.

Sportsnet: What Jets can learn from Flames’ exhibition showing against OilersThe Jets got a sneak peek at their Saturday opponent courtesy of last night’s Battle of Alberta. Ken wrote about what the prairie squad can learn from the contest.

Grand Forks Herald:  Jets coach says he feels confident handing Tucker Poolman difficult assignments in Stanley Cup Playoffs.  Brad covered Poolman during his UND years and writes about the pride of East Grand Forks (which makes him a Minnesotan and not a North Dakotan).   

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Canucks pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate this morning before they take on the Canucks in exhibition play in Edmonton. Check out the projected lines and D pairs.

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

Jets video:

Sportsnet:  3 Big Questions for both Winnipeg and Calgary heading into their play-in seriesBoth the Jets and Flames have questions ahead of their play-in series. Here are three for each of them.