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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 pm CDT tonight as the Jets kick look to put an end to their six-game losing streak when they play the Senators tonight in Ottawa. After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Note II:  As well be sure to join Ezzy and I for the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show once the final buzzer sounds.  You can watch it (be sure to hit that subscribe and like button) and participate here.

Jets news:

Global News: Maurice chooses continuity to try to help Jets stop slideNot a huge surprise that he is returning to pairs or trios that he feels comfortable rolling as Ken outlines here.

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The Athletic Winnipeg:  Murat’s mailbag.  (Paywall). Part 2 covers whether the Jets should trade Andrew Copp? Did the trade deadline flop sink the season? Kraken protections?

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Senators pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate followed by a media availability before they take on Ottawa. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from Kristian Vesalainen, Logan Stanley as well as head coach Maurice.  

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

Jets video:

TSN: Jets confident they are trending in right directionLosers of six straight games, the Jets say that while there is some frustration within the team, they admit that they are trending in the right direction and that momentum doesn’t really carry into the playoffs.

Sportsnet: Why no fans is still biggest challenge this season for Maurice and Jets. Jets head coach Paul Maurice explains why having no fans is still more challenging than any tough scheduling and/or travel issues in this unique season, but definitely still wants playoff games in Winnipeg with that being said.

Jets prospect news:

Illegal Curve: Jets 2020 1st rounder Cole Perfetti named AHL Rookie of the Month for April. Pretty crazy to think about the fact that in a normal year he wouldn’t even of had this opportunity but he has taken advantage of it and then some as he continues to grow as a hockey player.