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Winnipeg Jets Practice Report

A report of the Jets skate at the IcePlex.

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While fans are still basking in the success of a fun filled Heritage Classic weekend, the Jets are dealing with the reality of a 3-0 loss yesterday to the Oilers that saw them move to 2-3-0 on the season.  They were back on the ice at the IcePlex today for a practice before they left for Dallas.

Post-skate player audio:

Blake Wheeler:  Getting back to routine.  Losing game, but still relishing a big weekend for Winnipeg.  Importance of the upcoming games.

Tyler Myers:  Improving the team’s record in the division.  Three of next nine are against Stars, like the mini-playoff feel of that?  Limiting errors that lead to goals.

Post-skate coach audio:

Paul Maurice:  How was it different following that loss after you factor in the entire weekend?  Good to get your club back into it with three Central division games?  A look ahead to this week’s games.  Importance to see how this team responds this week?  How does he approach a marathon stretch like the Jets have upcoming?  Good opportunity for the team to gel?  Contemplating moves or is it too small a sample size?  AHL call ups?  Does he worry about a Heritage Classic hangover?  Working on the power play, is it too soon to panic?  No exact science to the PP?  Goals coming in bunches against, is that a function of youth?

After 20 minutes of play in Edmonton the Jets find themselves down 1-0 to the Oilers.

But the big news was that Dan Robertson is now "officially" the new play by play voice of Winnipeg on TSN.

What are your initial thoughts?

https://illegalcurve.com/tsn-names-dan-robertson-as-the-new-play-by-play-voice-of-the-winnipeg-jets/

The Jets lines to kick off game 1 of the pre-season against the Oilers:

Perfetti - Dubois - Reichel
Harkins - Stenlund - Maenalanen
Malott - Lucius - Appleton
Toninato - Gustafsson - Eyssimont

Stanley - DeMelo
Capobianco - Kovacevic
Chisholm - Gawanke
Sautner

Rittich
Holm

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