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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links

Getting you set up for tonight’s Jets playoff game with the latest news, video and audio.

Note: Puck drop is at 6:30 pm CDT tonight as the Jets take on the Oilers in Edmonton for game 3. 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:

Winnipeg Sun: Ehlers set to return for Winnipeg Jets in Game 3. What a boost for the Jets lineup to get Ehlers back for the game. 

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Sportsnet: Despite series lead, Jets know from experience race to four wins isn’t overNo time for complacency as you need to step on the Oilers necks while you’ve got them downKen looks back to 2019 when Winnipeg found themselves in a similar position as Edmonton is now.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Oilers pre-game reportThe Jets held a morning skate followed by a media availability before they take on Edmonton in game 3 of their playoff series. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from Mark Scheifele, Kyle Connor, Nikolaj Ehlers as well as head coach Paul Maurice.  

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

Jets video:

Sportnset: Ehlers’ return will provide big boost for Jets heading into Game 3. Sean Reynolds and Ken Wiebe discuss Nikolaj Ehlers’ return to the Winnipeg Jets lineup and how the team has been successful in shutting down Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl.

TSN: The keys to Game 3In a series that has become a nightmare scenario for the Oilers and has seen the Jets completely reverse the regular season narrative between the teams, Game 3 should prove to be pivotal. TSN’s Ryan Rishaug and Sara Orlesky share their three keys for each team in the third game of the series.

TSN: Oilers’ calm as they head into a ‘must win’ Game 3 against WinnipegDespite being down 2-0 in the series against Winnipeg, the Oilers remain calm and determined as they head into Game 3. Both Connor McDavid and Dave Tippett say that there are good aspects about the team’s game, and there’s just a few things that need to be done in order to get over the top.