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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 CST tonight as the Jets go up against the Golden Knights 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).

Note III: The Jets claimed Karson Kuhlman off waivers from Seattle. He has one goal and three assists in 14 games with Seattle.

Jets news:

Jets official site: Thomas’ Three Storylines – VGK @ WPG. Jamie looks at three things including: 1) This being a statement game. 2) Kevin Stenlund drawing in. 3) Shout out for Josh Morrissey.

Josh Morrissey ready for slapper

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

The Athletic Winnipeg: How do Winnipeg Jets stack up to Vegas Golden Knights? (Paywall). When the 1st in the Central and 1st in the Pacific teams clash it seems like a good time to get out the measuring tape and that’s just what Murat and friends did for his latest piece.

Las Vegas Review Journal: Bruce Cassidy gives injury updates on key players. Get the 411 on the Jets opponent.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Golden Knights pre-game report. The Jets held a morning skate as they prepared to face Vegas. 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.

Jets video:

Winnipeg Sports Talk: Dave Poulin on the 1st place Winnipeg Jets and what stands out in mid December. TSN Hockey Analyst Dave Poulin joined Andrew “Hustler” Paterson on Winnipeg Sports Talk Daily. They discussed the first place Winnipeg Jets and what he’s seen from the team so far. In addition they touch on: Rick Bowness’ impact, Cole Perfetti’s season, Michael Eyssimont’s emergence, Pierre-Luc Dubois breakout and waiting for Nikolaj Ehlers.

The Hockey Guy: Let’s Discuss the Central Division Leading Winnipeg Jets. Before the season, pundits said this team was stale and unlikely to make the playoffs. Now, the Jets are leading their division. What’s changed?