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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 Avalanche tonight in Colorado. After the game, be sure to check out for all the post-game reaction.

Note II: We want you to be part of the conversation on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show once the final buzzer sounds.  This season you’ll have a chance to win great schwag including authentic Jets jerseys, hats, etc after every single game (For a variety of ways to enter click here).

Jets news:

Global News: Jets need to fight off predictable outcome against defending champs. Paul with the snappy line to end his latest piece on the local NHL club. It will be a tall task although the Avs will be without captain Gabriel Landeskog as he had arthroscopic knee surgery and will be out 12 weeks. Of course with Nikolaj Ehlers a game-time decision that could even things up.

Nikolaj Ehlers looking over scaled

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

The Athletic Winnipeg: We know Blake Wheeler is no longer the Winnipeg Jets captain, but we didn’t know this. (Paywall). Interesting insight from his former teammates and family on the Minnesotan. 

Denver Post: Avalanche shakes up forward depth after unsatisfying 3 games, fourth-line change coming. Get some insight into the Jets opponent.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Avalanche pre-game reportThe Jets held a morning skate followed by a media availability before they take on Colorado. 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.