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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

Latest from the Jets practice in Winnipeg at Bell MTS Place.

Patrik Laine surverying the ice

Following their 5-1 win on Monday the Jets had the day off on Tuesday.  Today they hit the ice as they get ready to face the Blackhawks tomorrow night.

Practice notes:

Tyler Myers and Matt Hendricks were both missing from skate today but they had Marko Dano and Shawn Matthias filling their spots according to Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press.

Jets projected lines, D Pairs:

Connor – Scheifele – Wheeler
Ehlers – Little – Laine
Copp – Lowry – Tanev
Perreault – Matthias (Hendricks) – Armia

Morrissey – Trouba
Chiarot – Poolman
Kulikov – Dano (Myers)

Hellebuyck & Mason


Blake Wheeler

Mathieu Perreault

Coach Maurice:  Update on Myers and Hendricks.  Rested up and ready to go?  How does he expect his team to match up to Chicago?  Does he see the added confidence in his group?  On bringing up a defenceman from the Moose.  Seeing the impact of the draft and develop plan this season.  How difficult is it as a coach to have a patient approach?  What has stood out to him from Ehlers game this season?  The Little effect on Ehlers and Laine.  Thoughts on getting Steve Mason back in the lineup.  How does he keep Matthias/Dano engaged?  Will he get Mason into a game this weekend?  On four divisional games.

Audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.