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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 8:00 pm CDT tonight as the Jets kick off a seven-game road trip tonight in Edmonton starting with the Oilers. After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Note II:  Join Ez, Drew and I for the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show once the final buzzer sounds in Edmonton.  You can watch it (be sure to hit that subscribe button) and participate here.

Jets news:

Sportsnet: How Jets ended up with Ehlers, ScheifeleCheck out the notebook of Kyle Bukauskas with points two and three pertaining to the local NHL club.

Sportsnet: Jets’ second line starting to deliver ahead of crucial series vs. OilersThat is odd as I thought I had put Ken’s article in the morning papers but I don’t see it there.  Check out his thoughts on how the second line is delivering.

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Edmonton Sun: Jets touching down for two gamesA preview of the action as covered by an Oilers writer.

TSN: High-octane AHL might make NHL GMs re-think CHL agreement. Performance of Jets 2020 1st rounder Cole Perfetti referenced in this article by Frank.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Oilers pre-game report. The Jets skipped morning skate as they played last night. 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:

TSN: ‘They’ve got two extremely dangerous lines’: Oilers on what Dubois brings to Jets. Ahead of facing Pierre-Luc Dubois for the first time as a member of the Jets tonight, the Oilers discuss what Dubois brings to Winnipeg, and why the teams always seem to have high-scoring games against one another.

TSN: Is Kyle Connor the most underappreciated forward in the North Division? Is Kyle Connor the most underappreciated forward in the North Division? TSN Hockey analyst Mike Johnson explains why he is, and calls him “one of the best offensive wingers in the NHL”.

TSN: Top heavy Oilers or balanced Jets? MJ picks which forward group he would take. Ahead of a tonight’s matchup featuring two contrasting forward groups, TSN Hockey analyst Mike Johnson picks whether he would choose the top heavy Oilers or the balanced Jets.