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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

In between game days the Jets hit the ice for practice.

After a big win last night over the Sharks the Jets are back on the ice at Canada Life Centre for a practice as they prepare to continue this homestand tomorrow night against the Kings.

White jersey practice scaled

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Skate news:

While it may be snowy outside that didn’t stop the team from hitting the ice and as per Mitchell Clinton of JetsTV it is the same configuration as last night’s 12/6 plus Dylan Samberg and Nathan Beaulieu skating as the extra pair.  Paul Stastny not accounted for.

Line rushes and D pairs:

Connor-Dubois-Svechnikov
Ehlers-Scheifele-Wheeler
Copp-Lowry-Harkins
Toninato-Nash-Vesalainen

Morrissey-Schmidt
Dillon-Pionk
Stanley-DeMelo
Samberg-Beaulieu

Players media availability:

Coach media availability:

Topics:

1) Why make the switch from Lowry on the line with Scheifele/Wheeler to Ehlers?
2) What will Nikolaj Ehlers do with Scheifele/Wheeler?
3) Trying to take less penalties due to the lack of PK success.
4) Will the 27/55/26 line play less time in the defensive zone?
5) What is gained by having media in close proximity?
6) Update on Paul Stastny?
7) Has Nikolaj Ehlers become easier to play with?
8) How does he feel about his team’s special teams overall?

Up next:

The Jets homestand will continue tomorrow night against the Kings. Start your Saturday with the morning papers at 7 AM, join us for the Illegal Curve Hockey Show at 9 AM, stay with us throughout the day for the latest news and then join us on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show following the final buzzer.

The Jets remain off but both the Moose and Ice are in action tomorrow.

Manitoba will be in Milwaukee to take on the Admirals.

Ice will be in Brandon to take on the Wheat Kings.

Keep it locked to https://illegalcurve.com/

Jets topics covered in the weekly chat on Global with John Shannon included:

Jets finish in Central and what happens with Pierre-Luc Dubois.

https://illegalcurve.com/global-news-update-with-john-shannon-on-the-winnipeg-jets-8/

ICYMI: Former Winnipeg Jets forward Kristian Vesalainen has signed a one-year extension with HIFK.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-1st-rounder-kristian-vesalainen-signs-one-year-extension-with-hifk/

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