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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

Latest from the ice in Winnipeg.

The Jets took yesterday off as they rested following a wild 8-4 win over the Habs on Tuesday.

Skate news:

As per Jeff Hamilton of the Winnipeg Free Press some good news this morning as Nikolaj Ehlers is out of the non-contact uniform and skating in a normal jersey. Mitchell Clinton of JetsTv added that Neal Pionk isn’t skating today. He also provides the current lines and D pairs below.

Lines and D pairs:

Poganski, Brooks


Players media availabilities:

Coach media availability:


1) How likely is Nikolaj Ehlers to being a player tomorrow night?
2) How much better does the club with Copp and Ehlers back? (:31)
3) Was he surprised at the impact of Copp in his first game back? (1:00)
4) How comfortable is he with the way they’ve played the last two heading into next three? (1:40)
5) Has he noticed anything different from the penalty kill? (2:14)
6) Getting offence from the penalty kill (2:48)
7) Players gaining confidence (3:16)
8) Changing mindsets (4:15)
9) Is Neal Pionk managing something and is it impacting his play? (4:51)
10) Does the team need to show GM Kevin Cheveldayoff something before the trade deadline? (5:23)
11) Choice to start Ehlers on the third line. (5:42)

Up next:

Jets take on the Stars in a big central division tilt here in Winnipeg on Friday.

You can start your day with the Morning Papers which go live on at 7 AM, stick with us throughout the day for updates and then join the conversation on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show.