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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 CST tonight as the Jets go up against the Senators in Ottawa. 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 and now a grand prize of a pair of tickets to an NHL game of your choice (For a variety of ways to enter click here).

Jets news:

Sportsnet: Quick Shifts. Number three covers Josh Morrissey and number 12 looks at Rick Bowness.

Josh Morrissey slapper

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Daily Faceoff: How Blue Jackets winger Gustav Nyquist can boost a third line without breaking the bank. In his tweet about the article Frank has the Jets as potentially the best fit. Might he be the missing piece in the Lowry line? His nine goals this season would put him fifth on Winnipeg for goals.

The Athletic: Bo Horvat trade watch: 8 potential destinations, plus what the Canucks might get in return. (Paywall). Still over a month to go and from the sounds of it GMs are still focused on amateur and pro meetings but that doesn’t stop the business of trade chatter. Winnipeg mentioned as one of the eight clubs.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Senators pre-game reportThe Jets held a morning skate as they prepared to face Ottawa. 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:

Illegal Curve Hockey Show: Saturday Show. On the show today we discussed:  Jets vs Sens preview. The Jets line changes. Lack of goal scoring for Winnipeg last few games. Ville Heinola’s struggles. Potential trades for the Jets (Toews). Prospects developing with the Moose. We were joined by Manitoba assistant coach Eric Dubois and theScore senior hockey writer John Matisz.