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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 Kraken 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: As per Elliotte Friedman there wasn’t a claim put forth for Jets forward Axel Jonsson-Fjällby which means he had cleared waivers and can be assigned to the Moose.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun: ‘Such a cowardly act’: Jets’ Appleton disgusted with shooting at alma mater. The Wisconsin product spent two years on campus in East Lansing, Michigan which was the site of an absolute travesty on Monday.

Photo Credit: Alexander James (Illegal Curve)

The Athletic Winnipeg: 7 defenders for top pair or added depth. (Paywall). You can never have too many defenceman for a playoff run and Murat looks at seven potential targets for Winnipeg as the trade deadline gets closer and closer.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Kraken pre-game reportThe Jets held an optional morning skate as they prepared to face Seattle. 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:

TSN: With the West wide open, should the Jets go all inWinnipeg Jets’ GM Kevin Cheveldayoff has historically been a conservative GM, but with the West wide open, and the Jets playing well, should Cheveldayoff push all his chips onto the table? TSN’s Mike Johnson and Craig Button discuss whether or not the Jets should go all in at the trade deadline.