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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

Another day of practice as the Jets prepare for the Red Wings.

The Jets got a boost at yesterday’s practice with the return of Kyle Connor and Nate Schmidt who were out of covid protocol and back on the ice with their teammates.  They were without Jansen Harkins who was being further evaluated according to interim head coach Dave Lowry and they are still without Cole Perfetti who is still not even skating.

Skate news:

Same forward lines according to Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet who also provides the D pairs and power play units below.

Lines and D pairs:


Brooks the extra F.


Heinola the extra working in. Like yesterday, D-men rotating

Power Play units:





Players media availabilities:

Coach media availability:


1) Connor Hellebuyck being a workhorse for the Jets.
2) How would he assess Hellebuyck’s level of play this season?
3) What is the biggest thing he has learned about Hellebuyck?
4) Hellebuyck’s positioning/rebound control.
5) Evaluating the biometrics for measuring fatigue.
6) Does he make decisions based on the information?
7) Did he get an update on Jansen Harkins?
8) Is he in concussion protocol?
9) Focus on playing seven games in next 11 days.
10) What are the factors they will use to determine the D pairs?

Up next:

Jets are in must win category as they take on the Red Wings here in Winnipeg tomorrow night.

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.