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Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News

Winnipeg Jets Afternoon News (Thursday, Oct. 27th)

Pavelec to start for Jets against Flyers. Kane denies he wants out of Winnipeg. Jagr and Pavelec both from the same town in Czech Republic. Kane nixes trade rumours. Flyers’ Schenn out 4-6 weeks with broken foot.

TSN:  Pavelec to start for Jets against FlyersWhile there were questions from the media as to whether or not coach Noel would go with the Jets #1 goalie, it appears he will be getting the start tonight in Philly.

Globe and Mail:  Kane denies he wants out of WinnipegHopefully he can put the rumours to rest with some strong play on the iceMore interesting that the Kane speculation is what Paul discusses towards the end of the article.  The match-up of Pavelec and Jagr, both from the small town of Kladno, Czech Republic and whether Jagr knows the secret to success against the Jets netminder.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Kane nixes trade rumoursWhen Jeffrey Duppal (Kane’s business manager) @ tweeted Darren Millard with an ominous sounding tweet (i.e. to direct message him on Twitter and he would provide details on the subject) it made this nothing rumour blow up a bit.

Winnipeg Sun (audio):  Road trip huge test for JetsSun hockey writer Ken Wiebe joins the Five Minute Major from Philadelphia to help Ted Wyman and David Larkins tee up the Winnipeg Jets’ important seven-game road trip through the Eastern Conference, which starts Thursday night.

Jets opponent news – Philadelphia Flyers:

TSN:  Flyers’ Schenn out 4-6 weeks with broken footAs if losing Chris Pronger wasn’t bad enough, another bad injury is going to cost the Flyers this young forward.  The Flyers have recalled forward Zac Rinaldo and defenceman Erik Gustafsson from the AHL.