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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 9:00 pm CT tonight as the Jets will continue their four-game series with the Flames, which will be the final contest of this seven game homestand. After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Note II:  As you may have heard the radio landscape in Winnipeg changed this morning with the news that Bell cut TSN 1290 from their portfolio.  With that news we bring you some information about the status of the Illegal Curve Hockey Show.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  SnapshotsTed looks at 1) Scheifele says Jets forward versatility could pay off in the faceoff circle 2) Laine benched in Columbus and Maurice is not touching that one 3) Vesalainen gets a chance to be the shooter 4) Puck-mover Pionk near team lead in hits.

Winnipeg Sun: Jets eager to show what they can do with newcomer Dubois in the lineup. They’ve done more than tread water since Patrik Laine went down after game one of the regular season. Adding a weapon like Dubois to this offence could have a pretty significant impact for the Jets.

PLD at practice

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

The Athletic Winnipeg: Pierre-Luc Dubois’ Winnipeg Jets debut: What we know and what we’ll be watching. (Paywall).  All eyes will be on number 13 tonight as he makes his long awaited debut. 

Calgary Sun:  Bennett looking for more in expanded role with Gaudreau, MonahanInsight into the Jets opponent here.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs.  Flames pre-game reportThe Jets held a morning skate followed by a media availability before they take on Calgary. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from Paul Stastny, Mark Scheifele, Neal Pionk 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: With Pierre-Luc Dubois are the Winnipeg Jets the deepest team in CanadaOn the segment, ‘Prove Me Wrong’ Sportsnet’s Sean Reynolds & Justin Bourne debate if the Winnipeg Jets are the deepest team in the North division.