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GDT: Winnipeg Jets vs Carolina Hurricanes

Win, and the Jets' playoff glimmer of hope stays alive. Lose, and the Jets' odds to winning the draft lottery become greater. Philosophically, is this now considered a Win/ Win scenario? Lots of questions remain, including "who's driving the tank?".

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Has everyone bought in, and can the "Tank" be stopped? Or is it onwards with the "Matthews March"?

The Jets lost their All-Star break return engagement to the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Tuesday evening. Tonight's opponents, the Carolina Hurricanes, are in the middle of a 3 game swing thru Canada, as they lost the first contest against the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Wednesday.


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Winnipeg Jets Projected Lineup:

Nikolaj EhlersMark ScheifeleBlake Wheeler

Drew StaffordBryan LittleMathieu Perreault

Alexander Burmistrov - Adam LowryAndrew Ladd

Joel ArmiaAndrew CoppChris Thorburn

Dustin ByfuglienJacob Trouba

Tyler MyersToby Enstrom

Ben Chariot - Mark Stuart

Connor Hellebuyck

Micheal Hutchinson

Is it full "Tank" ahead?...


Carolina Hurricanes Projected Lineup:

Kris Versteeg - Eric Staal - Elias Lindholm

Jaokim Nordstrom - Jordan Staal - Andrej Nestrasil

Jeff Skinner - Victor Rask - Phillip Di Giuseppe

Nathan Gerbe - Jay McClement - Riley Nash

Ron Hainsey - Justin Faulk

Noah Hanifin - Michal Jordan

Jaccob Slavin - John- Micheal Liles

Eddie Lack

Cam Ward

Player to boo until your lungs hurt:

Noah Hanifin has yet to experience the MTS Centre's finer points. Ron Hainsey has, and it still sends shivers down his spine.


Jets 2-1

...Or can the "Tank" can be stopped?