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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 7:00 pm CDT tonight as the Jets go up against the Senators tonight in Winnipeg. After the game, be sure to check out for all the post-game reaction.

Note II: We want you to join the conversation on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show once the final buzzer sounds.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun: Game Night: Jets vs Senators. Paul gives you a reason to watch and he also provides you with three things to know about the Jets opponent.

Winnipeg Free Press: Jets seek three-game streak. (Paywall). Missed this during the morning run.

Ottawa Sun: Zach Sanford gets a chance to see his former Ottawa teammates. Some guys have to wait a long time before facing their former club but in this case of recently acquired Zach Sanford he will have that chance just two games into his time with Winnipeg. 

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Illegal Curve: Jets vs Senators pre-game reportThe 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 players. 

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

Jets video:

Sportsnet: Why Stastny’s versatility is now key for Jets after Copp was dealt away. Sean Reynolds and Ken Wiebe get you set for Jets vs. Senators, where Winnipeg is looking to make up ground in the midst of a 6-game stretch against non playoff teams, and where Stastny will be looked upon to fill the void left by the Copp trade.

TSN: Sanford discusses Jets debut and the benefit of having history with StastnyZach Sanford talks about his debut for the Jets, and how he felt he fit into the line up. Sanford and Paul Stastny comment on the two having history together, and how it helped Stanford better understand the team dynamics.

TSN: ‘We realize now we can’t take a period off’ : Stastny on Jets’ playoff runPaul Stastny comments on the Jets’ game against Chicago, and how the team eased up and allowed the Blackhawks to get back into the game. Dave Lowry adds that at the end of the day the team got the win, but thinks it’s positive that the team wasn’t happy with the result of Chicago coming back.

Jets audio:

CJOB 680: Fly By Podcast. Jets continue their four game homestand with their first game of the season with the Ottawa Senators. 680 CJOB’s Paul Edmonds and Jamie Thomas discuss the importance of Connor Hellebuyck’s performance Tuesday and how well Zach Sanford and Mason Appleton fit in on the third line.