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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 7:00 pm CT tonight as the Jets will have a re-match against the Oilers which will be the third game of this seven game homestand and the sixth game Winnipeg will have played in nine days. After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Jets news:

Sportsnet: 31 ThoughtsLots on the Dubois and Laine trade to kick off his column.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets feeling some urgency to avoid sweep in mini-series with OilersYou cannot afford slides in the division with points at a premium.  Courtesy of their sweep of the Senators the Jets had a bit of cushion but they cannot let more slip away.  Ted previews tonight’s contest.

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Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Edmonton Sun: Caleb Jones back on the Oilers blue line; Khaira and Russell come off taxi squad against Jets. Insight into the Jets opponent here.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Oilers pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate followed by a media availability before they take on Edmonton in a re-match. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from Andrew Copp, Neal Pionk and David Gustafsson as well as coach Maurice.  

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

Jets video:

Sportsnet: Pierre-Luc Dubois impact on the Winnipeg Jets. Mike Kelly joins Hockey Central to discuss the impact Pierre-Luc Dubois will have for the Winnipeg Jets

Jets prospect news:

Winnipeg Sun: Perfetti feels fortunate to have chance to play pro right away with Moose. We learned today in our media availability with head coach Pascal Vincent that the Jets 2020 1st rounder will start his pro career as a centre.

The Athletic: Wheeler’s 2021 NHL prospect pool rankings: No. 16 Winnipeg Jets. (Paywall). He goes over the entire depth of the Jets prospects and provides his assessment of the players in the Winnipeg system.