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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

Jets back on the ice following their travel day back from Nevada.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

The Jets swept their weekend games beating the Sharks on Friday and the Golden Knights on Saturday.  They returned home from Nevada on Sunday and will get set to face the Devils tomorrow and then a pair of games this weekend in Winnipeg against the Canucks and Stars.

Pre-Skate News:

The Jets announced that they had assigned CJ Suess to the Moose.

Skate News:

As per Jason Bell of the Winnipeg Free Press no Tucker Poolman on the ice for the Jets today.  He also provides the line rushes below.  Jamie Thomas of Jets TV with the power play units.

Line Rushes:

Connor-Scheifele-Wheeler
Ehlers-Little-Laine
Copp-Lowry-Roslovic
Perreault-Gustafsson-Bourque (Shaw rotating in on 4th)

Power Play Units:

Morrissey
Wheeler, Scheifele, Perreault and Connor

Pionk
Little, Laine, Ehlers and Roslovic

Audio:

Jack Roslovic

Nathan Beaulieu

Nikolaj Ehlers

Coach Maurice:  What is the status of Nathan Beaulieu?  On calling out a player (i.e. Jack Roslovic).  On a player getting a chance to redeem himself during a game.  On Josh Morrissey being -12.  Is Josh Morrissey overburdened?  On an injury (i.e. what happened to Scott Sabourin) occurring during a game.  On what the wins represents to his club.  Update on Tucker Poolman?  On Laine on the 2nd power play unit.  Does it connect to the next 5 on 5 shift?

All audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.

Health Updates:

Coach Maurice was asked about the status of Nathan Beaulieu and if he was ready to play tomorrow “Ya, I believe he will be based on today but we’ll have to check on that tomorrow just to make sure nothing changes.  But he got through practice today, felt strong, felt right, wanted a full practice, you know kind of coming off a non-skating day that he could get pushed so we did a little bit of grinding and he felt pretty good.”.  Regarding Tucker Poolman who didn’t play after the 1st period against Vegas on Saturday Jets bench boss indicated “Day-to-day.  So there’s no mechanism of injury.  Just wasn’t feeling right after the 1st period.  So we’re holding him off and gonna get a bunch of tests on him.”.

Up Next:

The Jets will kick off this homestand with a game against the Devils tomorrow night.  Be sure to keep it locked to illegalcurve.com for the AM Papers which go live at 7 AM.

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