Note: Puck drop is at 6:00 pm CST tonight as the Jets go up against the Wild in St. Paul. After the game, be sure to check out illegalcurve.com for all the post-game reaction.
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Global News: Too many injuries could alter Jets’ direction. It really depends. If it is one of the bigger name players then yes that could derail things for Winnipeg. There have been players like veteran forward Sam Gagner who has been moved up. But there are also plenty of role players currently with the Moose (F: Malott, Stenlund, Reichel. D: Chisholm, Gawanke) that could be ready for an opportunity if it presented itself without the organizational need to look elsewhere.
The Athletic Winnipeg: From the Sambergs and the Pionks to Hermantown with love. (Paywall). As with all things Murat does he paints a fulsome picture of life in Hermantown and what it meant for two of the Jets players (and their families) to grow up there.
Illegal Curve: Jets vs Wild pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate as they prepared to face Carolina. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from players/coaching staff media availabilities.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news from earlier today, we have you covered.