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Winnipeg Jets Training Camp Day 16

Training camp roster down to one ice time.

Mason Appleton at IcePlex

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

It looks like Sami Niku continues to be in the first phase of returning from a groin issue  as according to Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun he was on the ice skating by himself.  Here are your lines and D pairs according to Scott:

Ehlers-Scheifele-Wheeler
Copp-Lowry-Roslovic
Perreault-Little-Appleton
Bourque-Letestu-Gustafsson
Luoto-Suess-Lipon

Morrissey-Pionk
Kulikov-Poolman
Beaulieu-Bitetto
Heinola-Nogier

Audio:

Adam Lowry

Blake Wheeler

Mark Letestu

Coach Maurice:  Thoughts on the Patrik Laine contract getting done.  What’s Laine’s timeline?  Does he expect to have Laine in the lineup for opening night?  Does he have any concern that Laine is behind due to the intensity of training camp?  Whether players not being in the room changes the mood of the room?  On lineup creation.  What are his expectations for Laine this season?  What does he want to see tomorrow?  Is it a tryout again for David Gustafsson?  On Letestu eating mustard.  What is the oddest thing he’s seen a player eating on the bench?

Audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.

Laine timeline:

Maurice said he expects Laine to go through physicals on Monday and be on the ice with the team on Tuesday.

Up Next:

Jets have an afternoon matinee with the Minnesota Wild tomorrow in St. Paul which will wrap up the exhibition games. Puck drop is at 1 pm. Get your morning started with the Jets Papers at 7 am.

Before we really get rolling on an incredibly busy Saturday be sure you're all up-to-date with what was doing yesterday in Jetsland via the Practice Report.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-practice-report-395/

The Jets are back in business on Saturday as they face the Flyers.

Moose dropped a 2-1 decisions to the Marlies. They have a practice tomorrow.

The Ice also lost their game against the Hurricanes 2-1. They play Red Deer tomorrow.

We’ll have plenty on https://illegalcurve.com/

Let the Jets Practice Report get you up-to-date with the latest on the local NHL team.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-practice-report-395/

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