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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 6:00 pm CDT tonight as the Jets go up against the Leafs tonight in Winnipeg. 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:

Sportsnet: Bowness returns but Jets remain shorthanded for crucial Maple Leafs matchup. Kenny gets you set up ahead of the action between Winnipeg and Toronto.

Jets vs Leafs scaled

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Sportsnet: Maple Leafs toughen up their roster for physical Jets showdown. Guess they brought in Simmonds and Clifford to battle the Jets tough guys….oh wait this isn’t six years ago when Winnipeg had Anthoy Peluso and Dustin Byfuglien in the lineup. Which isn’t to say the Jets are small because they aren’t, but they aren’t exactly destroying other teams with their physicality.

Toronto Sun: Matthews, Maple Leafs hope to start five-game trip with a hit as Clifford, Simmonds draw in. If you want insight into the Jets opponent check this out.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Leafs pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate followed by a media availability before they take on Toronto. 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: What makes the Leafs-Jets rivalry so spicy? The Maple Leafs and Jets don’t play in the same division but both teams bring out a different side of one another. So what makes this rivalry so spicy? Both teams weighed in ahead of tonight’s contest.

TSN: Jets’ Perfetti pumped for first game against hometown LeafsGrowing up a Leafs fan, Whitby, Ontario native Cole Perfetti will be playing against his hometown team for the first time in his career tonight. The 20-year-old forward says it’s ‘surreal’ but he doesn’t ‘really like them anymore.’

TSN: Jets players call out their teammates with Bardown. This has been an entertaining feature during the TSN broadcasts so if you missed Jets players making fun of each other check it out here.