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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

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

Note: Puck drop is at 6:00 pm CT tonight for today’s first road game of the season for the Jets as they take on the Leafs in Toronto. After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Note II:  Some roster news this afternoon as Patrik Laine is out day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Additionally, the Jets have recalled Kristian Vesalainen and Ville Heinola from the taxi squad while Tucker Poolman was moved to non-roster status.

Jets news:

Sportsnet:  Jets trying to stay focused as they limp into busiest stretch of season.  This season, probably more than ever before, organization depth will be tested across the NHL.  Jets are dealing with that to start this road trip.

Winnipeg Sun: Laine out of the lineup, Stanley set to make NHL debut with Jets against LeafsTed sets up the action ahead of puck drop in Toronto.

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The Athletic Winnipeg: Jets notes: COVID protocol becomes the new normal, Patrik Laine injured and more. (Paywall).  Murat reacts to the news of the day.

Global News:  Why investing a roster spot on a 3rd goalie is a wise move for Jets.  Ken makes the case for why this move makes sense. That is why I thought the Jets would have done so with Eric Comrie in order to ensure you don’t get left with the exact situation they ended up with after he was claimed by New Jersey.

Toronto Sun:  Game DayThe five keys to the game include: 1) Testing, testing. 2) Cool your Jets. 3) Focus on Freddy. 4) Stay in your Laine, eh? 5) Home sticking.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Leafs pre-game report. The Jets held an morning skate followed by a media availability before they take on Toronto. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from Mark Scheifele, Kyle Connor and Logan Stanley as well as coach Maurice.  

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

Jets audio:

JetsTV:  Ground Control PodcastSome Jets talk from the JetsTV guys and an interview with head coach Paul Maurice.