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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

The Jets hit the ice for practice in St. Paul as they look to break out from their losing skid.

After they added another loss to their 2021-22 standings resume last night in Columbus the Jets find themselves in St. Paul as they try to get their season back on track with a game tomorrow afternoon against a Central Division rival.

Hellebuyck standing on puck scaled

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Skate news:

Not a surprise given the state of the “power” play that is what the Jets were working on today according to Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press. He lists the units as follows:

PP1: Wheeler (on the wall), Scheifele, Connor, Ehlers and Pionk.
PP2: Dubois, Copp, Stastny, Schmidt, Morrissey.

Players media availability:

Coach media availability:

Topics:

1) Status of Paul Stastny?
2) Facing an opponent like the Wild. (0:41)
3) Putting Blake Wheeler at the half wall (1:39)
4) Fines handed out from game last night, did game have unexpected edge (3:12)
5) Goalie plan for next two games (3:33)
6) Tough stretch top team in central (Wild) and best team in west (Flames) (3:57)

Starting goalie:

Jets coach Paul Maurice confirms that Connor Hellebuyck starts in net against Minnesota.

Up next:

The Jets will continue the road trip tomorrow afternoon in a Black Friday contest with the Wild. Start your Friday with the morning papers at 7 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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