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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 6:30 pm CST as the Jets go up against the Hurricanes 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.

Note III: Big news today was the three-year contract extension for Nino Niederreiter.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun: “He wants to be a Jet”: Niederreiter signs three-year extension in Winnipeg. There was lots of positivity flowing in his media availability today.

Winnipeg Sun: Jets sign Nino Niederreiter to three-year contract extension. Scott was first on this news last month and he gives you his take on the new deal.

The Athletic Winnipeg: Jets sign Nino Niederreiter to 3-year extension: Why the winger is a strong fit. (Paywall). Murat gives you his thoughts on why this is a good signing by Winnipeg.

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Illegal Curve: Jets vs Hurricanes pre-game reportThe Jets held an optional morning skate as they prepared to face Carolina. Check out the projected lines and D pairs and get all the latest game info.

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

Jets video:

TSN: Cole Perfetti reaping rewards from offseason dedicationThrough 23 games played this season, Cole Perfetti has already managed to score more goals than he did all of last campaign. TSN Jets reporter John Lu takes a closer look into the progression the forward has made and how all of the hard work in the offseason is paying off.

TSN: What does Niederreiter extension mean in the big picture for the future of the Jets? The Jets have signed Nino Niederreiter to a three-year, $12 million contract extension ahead of unrestricted free agency this summer. This comes on the heels of both Mark Scheifele and Connor Hellebuyck inking seven-year deals back in October. What does this say about the future of the Jets, and the perception for future free-agents looking to sign in Winnipeg? TSN Hockey Insider Chris Johnston joins Gino Reda to discuss.