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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 8:30 pm CDT tonight as the Jets kick look to put an end to their seven-game losing streak when they play the Flames tonight in Calgary. After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Note II:  As well be sure to join Drew, 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:

Calgary Sun:  Five Keys to the GameA preview of the game from a writer who covers the Flames.  The five keys from his perspective include: 1) Connor and Scheifele putting up big numbers vs Flames. 2) Jets cold streak. 3) Been a while since two teams have done battle. 4) What is Calgary playing for? 5) Johnny Gaudreau points streak.

Kyle Connor at faceoff scaled

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Flames pre-game report. The 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 Mark Scheifele and Dylan DeMelo 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:

Sportsnet: Why this is right time for Jets to insert Heinola into the lineup. Jets head coach Paul Maurice explains why this is the right time to insert offensive young dman Ville Heinola into the lineup, and see what he can do in a playoff-like atmosphere.

Sportsnet: Scheifele, Jets looking at this losing streak as a chance to come together. Mark Scheifele and Dylan DeMelo put a positive spin on the team’s recent 7-game losing slide, says yeah it’s tough at this stage, but it’s also a good chance for the club to really come together heading into the playoffs.

TSN: Jets keeping things positive during seven-game slideMired in a seven-game losing streak, the Jets say that their effort and play as of late has been getting better, and have been trying to keep things positive over the last couple of weeks. The team also believes that the adversity will make them stronger for the playoffs.

The night before the first Jets game in some time.

Given the above you'd be inclined to believe that tomorrow will finally be the day the play by play voice of the Jets is revealed.

For now get the latest from day 3 of training camp via

It is going to be a younger Jets roster tomorrow for the first game of the pre-season against the Oilers.

Will also be a first chance to see Chaz Lucius, Saku Maenalanen, Kevin Stenlund, Ashton Sautner and Kyle Capobianco in a Winnipeg uniform.

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

- needing a game right now
- Gustafsson paired with Gagner
- Gagner's veteran presence
- Dubois & Stanley mixing it up
- system implementation

And more.

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