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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

Second straight day of practice in Winnipeg.

Second straight day of practice for the Jets in Winnipeg as they continue to prepare to continue their five-game homestand.

Brossoit at practice scaled

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Morning skate news:

As per Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet everyone is present this morning at skate.  Ken also provides the lines and D pairs below which has a slight tweak with Jordie Benn moving into a pairing with Dylan DeMelo and he also provides the structure of the power play units.

Line rushes and D pairs:

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

Morrissey-Poolman
Forbort-Pionk
Benn-DeMelo
Stanley-Heinola

Hellebuyck
Brossoit

Power play structure:

PP1 Scheifele-Morrissey-Connor-Wheeler-Stastny

PP2 Dubois-Pionk-Ehlers-Perreault-Copp

Player availability:

Coach availability:

Topics:

1. How much importance is on these games with the Leafs?
2. Importance of his penalty kill.
3. What makes tomorrow a good time to get Jordie Benn in and using him on PK.
4. Importance of finishing the season up strong.
5. What the new guys mean for the Jets and Leafs.
6. Did he see what he needed to see from Blake Wheeler in these practice?

Up next:

The Jets will get rolling again on this homestand with a big tilt against the Leafs on Thursday. Be sure to keep it locked to illegalcurve.com for the AM Papers which go live at 7 AM CT.

It's a low bar to clear, but we promise that tomorrow's 14th anniversary broadcast of The IC Hockey Show will be more entertaining than the skills competition!

Join @icdrew, @icdave & @ICEzzyG in 12 hours, at 900am CT for #NHLJets discussions & analysis!

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All-Star break for some, but not for us, as we're celebrating 14 years of IC broadcasts on Saturday, starting at 9:00am CT!

Join @ICDrew, @ICDave & @ICEzzyG for 2 hours of #NHLJets discussions and the entertaining nonsense you have come to know & love!

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