The Jets are feeling good as they got Josh Morrissey back in the fold for Sunday’s contest against the Flyers and then after Connor Hellebuyck stood on his head in the opening frame took over the 2nd and 3rd periods to win 7-1 over Philadelphia. Today they practice in downtown Winnipeg as they get ready to face the Blackhawks here tomorrow night in the third of four straight home games.
As per Mitchell Clinton of Jets TV a few players missing from today’s practice including Connor Hellebuyck, Mathieu Perreault, Andrew Copp and Josh Morrissey. He also indicated that Joe Morrow remains in a non-contact jersey. Jamie Thomas also of Jets TV provided the line rushes and D pairs listed below.
Line rushes and D pairs:
Coach Maurice didn’t speak today but according to Paul Friesen of the Winnipeg Sun “Mathieu Perreault is questionable for tomorrow’s game vs Chicago. Copp and Morrow remain out. Morrissey and Hellebuyck, who missed practice today, are fine, we’re told.”
The Jets face the Hawks tomorrow at 7 pm here in Winnipeg. Be sure to keep it locked to illegalcurve.com for the AM Papers which go live at 7 AM followed by the Jets pre-game report at 10:30 AM.