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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 Flyers 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 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:

The Athletic: Jets are No. 13 in 2023 NHL prospect pool rankings. (Paywall). I think folks are sleeping on Henri Nikkanen (2019 4th) as he is a bit more of a defensive specialist, but with his big body and responsibility in the D zone, I feel like he is a prospect that I think probably could have made this list. 

Henri Nikkanen faceoff

Photo Credit: Alexander James (Illegal Curve)

Flyers official site: 5 THINGS: Flyers @ Jets. If you want some insight into the Jets opponent give this a read.

Philadelphia Inquirer: Flyers’ Joel Farabee looking to ‘play simple’ as he works to snap seven-game scoring drought. More info on what Winnipeg faces.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Flyers pre-game reportThe Jets didn’t hold a morning skate today before they face Philadelphia. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from coach Bowness (after 3:30 PM). 

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 Podcast. On today’s show we discussed the need for Winnipeg to generate more offence. Jets/Flyers Preview. Potential forward line configurations. Working Sam Gagner into the lineup. Moose/Ice/Jets prospects talk. We were also joined by Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet and Anthony SanFilippo of CrossingBroad.

Winnipeg Sports Talk: Jamie McLennan on the Winnipeg Jets loss to Buffalo, NHL Trade Deadline & Josh Morrissey. TSN’s Jamie McLennan joined Andrew “Hustler” Paterson and shared his thoughts on the state of the Winnipeg Jets following Thursday’s loss to the Buffalo Sabres and the upcoming NHL Trade Deadline.