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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 6:30 pm CST tonight as this one off Jets road trip gets underway against the Wings. After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction.

Note II:  Much like they did last week ahead of the game against the Avalanche the Jets announced a bunch of moves today including Paul Stastny going into covid protocol, Cole Perfetti being reassigned to the Jets from the taxi squad and three players being reassigned to the Moose to the taxi squad. That was before skate. After morning skate concluded they announced Eric Comrie and Brenden Dillon had entered protocol along with goalie coach Wade Flaherty.

Note III: As well be sure to join Drew, Ez and I for the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show once the final buzzer sounds.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun: COVID-hit Jets head to Detroit for one-off. Scott previews the game with his Why Watch section and details three things to know about the opponent for Winnipeg.

Photo Credit: Alexander James (Illegal Curve)

Detroit Hockey Now: Winnipeg Jets Shorthanded Tonight vs. Red Wings. We had Kevin on last weekend’s Illegal Curve Hockey Show and he knows as much about the Wings as anyone out there. Check out the Hall of Fame journalist’s preview of the game.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Wings pre-game reportThe Jets held a morning skate followed by a media availability before they take on Detroit. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from players. 

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

Jets video:

TSN: Jets’ Chisholm says NHL debut will be ‘best birthday present ever’With the Winnipeg Jets dealing with COVID issues around the team, d-man and Bowmanville, Ontario native Declan Chisholm will suit up for his first NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings. His birthday is on January 12th, and says getting the word that he’ll make his debut was the ‘best birthday present ever.’

Sportsnet: Jets’ Chisholm on making NHL debut: ‘It’s a dream come true’. Jets rookie Declan Chisholm speaks to media about playing his first game in the NHL vs. the Detroit Red Wings and the best piece of advice he’s received heading into the contest.

Jets audio:

CJOB 680: Fly By. 680 CJOB’s Paul Edmonds and Jamie Thomas go over all the players that are either in or coming out of COVID protocol which means the NHL debut for both Dylan Samberg and Declan Chisholm.