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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News

Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News (Tuesday, Feb 14th)

Jets news: Entering crucial stretch of season. Need to get on winning roll. Calling for Jets players to bring ‘A’ game. Pavelectricity with the start. Jets under Winnipeg’s microscope. Audio from coach Noel, Jets & Islanders players.

Jets news:

Remember to stay tuned to IC after the game to get all the post game audio, podcast from the press box and Jets on a Deadline.

Note:  Don’t forget that the United Way will be holding their raffle draw today at 4:30 pm.  Be sure to check their site to see if you won the suite or tickets to a game.  Good luck to all who entered.

Globe and Mail:  Jets enter crucial stretch of seasonBryan Little called it a must win game and really both teams see it as such as later in the afternoon Islanders sensation John Tavares spoke about the critical importance of this evening’s contest.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets know they must get on winning rollWith the Jets playing 9 of the next 10 games at the MTS Centre, this team can no longer afford to win 1 lose 1 or even win 2 lose 1.  They need a serious streak to vault themselves back into contention for the post-season.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets need more A gamesThe coach constantly references the idea that when an opportunity presents itself (i.e. Burmistrov being promoted to play with Kane & Wellwood) that it is the players responsibility to seize same.

TSN:  Pavelec to start against IslandersThe Jets are going to be looking to harness some Pavelctricty in tonight’s game between the 10th place Jets and 13th place Islanders.

CBC:  Jets under Winnipeg’s microscope.    It seems like most players like being in Winnipeg and just needed time to adjust to the intensity of the relationship.  At this point in the season, it is starting to enter a more normal phase.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Noel game day press conferenceAnother entertaining presser with coach Noel.

Illegal Curve:  Jets game day post-practice audioAlexander Burmistrov, Bryan Little, Blake Wheeler and Chris Thorburn.

Illegal Curve:  Islanders game day post-practice audioJohn Tavares and Michael Grabner.