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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 kick start their four-game series with the Flames season, which will be the fifth game of this seven game homestand. After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Jets news:

Global News:  Logan Stanley finding his way with Winnipeg JetsReally wish Ken would have used a ‘Making your (his) way in the world today’ headline so I could drop a Cheers reference.  Ken’s column touches on the remaining 1st rounder from the 2016 draft.

Winnipeg Sun: New-look Jets lines to debut against FlamesEvery line but number three will be changed up as the Jets look to start off on the right skate tonight against the Flames.

Jets 3rd line

Sportsnet:  Jets juggle top-six in hopes of reaping potential rewards vs. Flames.  Ken wrote about the line juggling for the local NHL club.

Sportsnet: The Greatest NHL Hit of the 21st Century: Byfuglien vs. TootooA reminder of what a freight train former Jets Dman Dustin Byfuglien was.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs.  Flames pre-game reportThe Jets held an optional morning skate followed by a media availability before they take on Calgary for the first time. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from Derek Forbort, Blake Wheeler 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:

TSN: Forbort on best way to approach playing against TkachukDerek Forbort had a stint with the Flames last season and got to know Matthew Tkachuk personally during his time in Calgary. the Jets defenceman spoke about what he believes is the best approach to facing a player like him.

TSN: Gaudreau on hot start to season. Johnny Gaudreau has started off the season on fire, tallying five goals and nine points while recording a point in each of the Flames’ seven games. Gaudreau spoke about how comfortable he feels on the ice right now but says he still thinks he can push himself harder.

Time for some Wednesday night hockey in Winnipeg.

Reminder: The game isn't being televised so you'll either have to be there or watch via the Jets website.

While there won't be an Illegal Curve Post-Game Show tnt they are coming soon. Subscribe here: https://m.youtube.com/user/illegalcurveradio

An hour to go before the Jets and Flames get underway in Winnipeg.

Let the pre-game report get you set up ahead of the action.

https://illegalcurve.com/game-5-of-the-pre-season-jets-vs-flames-pre-game-report/

Topics covered in today's media availability with Jets head coach Rick Bowness following morning skate included:

- 'to do' list before home opener
- how team adapted to system
- knowing players on and off ice
- team building in Banff

And more.

https://illegalcurve.com/game-5-of-the-pre-season-jets-vs-flames-pre-game-report/

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