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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 pm CDT as the Jets go up against the Bruins 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: Rick Bowness delivered the news following morning skate that veteran forward Sam Gagner had hip surgery and is done for the season.

Jets news:

Sportsnet: Jets’ Scheifele, Connor take accountability after benching: ‘It’s about work ethic’. Time for 55 and 81 to put their money where their mouths are because actions not words are needed right now for a team dealing with a hard-charging Preds club.

Winnipeg Sun: ‘Just PO’d:’ Jets Scheifele, Connor resurface after benching in Carolina. Paul got reactions from 55 and 81 after morning skate.

Sportsnet: Jets’ Morrissey set to return from lower-body injury against Bruins. While Dylan Samberg stepped in and did an admirable job Winnipeg needs Morrissey back to provide them with enough depth to handle a very tough Boston club.

Josh Morrissey slapper

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Sportsnet: Jets Prospect Report: How Brad Lambert’s doing after draft year slide. The report also looks at the Jets other first rounder from 2022 in Rutger McGroarty as well as 2021 1st rounder Chaz Lucius, 2021 5th rounder Dmitri Rashevsky, 2021 2nd rounder Nikita Chibrikov and 2022 2nd rounder Elias Salmonsson.

Boston Herald: Issues arising for B’s. If you want insight into the Jets opponent check this out.

Illegal Curve: Jets vs Bruins pre-game reportThe Jets held a morning skate as they prepared to face Boston. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and hear from players/coaching staff media availabilities.

Illegal Curve: Morning PapersIf you missed any of the news from earlier today, we have you covered.

Jets video:

TSN: Morrissey returns for ‘benchmark game’ as Jets aim to bring their best against Bruins. Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey, the team’s second-leading points producer with 67, missed his second game in a row with lower-body injury on Tuesday and he spoke about healing up fast and the importance of being back for a massive game against the Bruins tonight.

TSN: They’re proud guys … they’re not gonna sulk: Bowness explains sitting Jets top line. During the Jets’ loss to the Hurricanes on Tuesday, head coach Rick Bowness sat his top line during the second period and he shared some insight into why the decision was made and how his players responded to missing some shifts. Kyle Connor said although ‘it sucks’ to not be able to help the team, it will serve as motivation to try and improve and take their game to the next level.