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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 9 pm CST tonight as the Jets go up against the Flames in Calgary. 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:

Winnipeg Free Press: Jets decry cancelled World Cup. (Paywall). They need to focus on a return to the Olympics. It just hits different than anything else.

Jets official site: Thomas’ Three Storylines – WPG @ CGY. Jamie looks at: 1) Building off win vs Stars. 2) Dangerous Flames. 3) Penalty kill is delivering.

Jets after goal

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve) Jets visit Flames, seek fourth straight win. Some interesting factoids in this piece.

The Athletic: NHL season predictions 2.0: Revised picks for Stanley Cup, playoff field, awards and more. (Paywall). The Jets probability for making playoffs rose almost 80% in a month. Tells you the value of prognostication. Or the value of a Vezina calibre goaltender.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Flames pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate as they prepared to face the Flames. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from players/coaching staff as soon as that becomes available. 

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

Jets audio/video:

Illegal Curve Hockey Show: Saturday Podcast. Topics covered included: recap of the Jets week that was including team using schedule to their advantage. Difference in communication between coaching staff and players. Latest with Nikolaj Ehlers. Difference with Jets team culture this season. Previewing the Jets/Flames and Jets/Kraken games this weekend. Mikey Eyssimont recall to Winnipeg.