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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

After a day off yesterday the Jets have another practice day on the ice in Winnipeg.

The Jets took Wednesday off after three straight days of practice and will hit the ice for another day of practice this morning as they continue to prepare for Sunday’s game against Vegas which will be their first game action since their 4-2 win over the Blues back on December 19th.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Skate news:

As per Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press some fresh faces at practice today including Kristian Vesalainen who had been in covid protocols and Evgeny Svechnikov, who is wearing a non-contact jersey. Although Andrew Copp, who went into the protocols at the same time as Vesalainen, isn’t skating according to Mike. He also supplies the lines and D pairs.

Lines and D pairs:

Extra: Suess, Svechnikov (non-contact)

Extra: Beaulieu

Player media availability:

Coach media availability:


1) Reduction in quarantine period in US (:26)
2) If he could lobby the local health regulations would he? (:50)
3) Do they anticipate Andrew Copp to be a player in Vegas? (1:30)
4) Is there any benefit to all these games being postponed? (2:33)
5) Seeing guys like Vesalainen and Svechnikov back on the ice (3:46)
6) Has he seen the things he wanted implemented in practice in these practices? (4:36)
7) How much does he feel for the World Junior kids? (5:08)
8) How anxious is he every time he takes a covid test? (5:59)
9) His team’s psyche (7:08)
10) Working hard in practice and simulating game action (8:28)
11) More on trying to simulate game action in practice (9:21)

Up next:

Another day of practice is scheduled for Friday. Be sure to start your morning with the Morning Papers which go live on at 7 AM.