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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

After another loss the Jets hit the ice as they get set to face the Canucks.

The Jets lost their eighth game of the last nine after starting their final regular season homestand with a loss last night to the Senators.

Scheifele and Copp at practice scaled

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Skate news:

As per Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun defenceman Neil Pionk is back on the ice after missing the game last night although he notes that Tucker Poolman and Connor Hellebuyck are both absent. He provides the lines and D pairs below which you will note sees Copp and Stastny flip jerseys colours.

Projected lines & D pairs:



Player availability:

Coach availability:


1) What is he hoping to get out of the line changes & D swaps?
2) The giveaways, how do they adjust?
3) Is Ville Heinola out tomorrow?
4) Teams in the States having relaxed protocols, does it set up a two tier playoffs?
5) Is there extra fatigue he is feeling answering questions about “righting the ship”?
6) Status of Tucker Poolman and Connor Hellebuyck?
7) Goaltending plan?

Up next:

The Jets take on the Canucks tomorrow night at 7 PM. Be sure to keep it locked to for the AM Papers which go live at 7 AM CT and join us on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show after the final buzzer sounds between Winnipeg and Vancouver.