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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

Ahead of a trip out west the Jets hit the ice for practice.

Coming off another brutal last seconds of the game loss the Jets will hit the ice in Winnipeg for a practice and then they’ll take off for four games out west.

Andrew Copp at practice scaled

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Pre-skate transaction:

The Jets reassigned Logan Stanley to the taxi squad.

Skate news:

Some updates from inside the arena courtesy of Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet who indicated that “By my count, 13 F (the 11 that dressed Saturday, plus Harkins and Thompson) 8 D (7 that dressed on Sat, plus Niku) and 2 G (Hellebuyck and Brossoit)”.  Ken also added that Pierre-Luc Dubois is not participating in today’s skate. Ken also provides the line rushes and d pairs below.

Line rushes and D pairs:

Copp-Scheifele-Wheeler
Connor-Stastny-Ehlers
Perreault-Lowry-Appleton
Vesalainen-Thompson-Lewis

Harkins starts as extra F

Morrissey-Poolman
Forbort-Pionk
Beaulieu-DeMelo
Stanley-Niku

Player media availability:

Coach media availability:

Topics:

1. Status of Pierre-Luc Dubois?
2. What did he learn from running 11/7?
3. On the Oilers being a “fun team” to play against.
4. What is he hoping to see from this formulation of this top six?
5. What happened between Friday and Saturday with Pierre-Luc Dubois?
6. On Blake Wheeler looking right.

Up next:

The Jets will kick off three games on the road tomorrow night in Edmonton. Be sure to keep it locked to illegalcurve.com for the AM Papers which go live at 7 AM CT.