In keeping with our theme of looking ahead, the Winnipeg Jets have a defensive corps for next year shaping up like this;
Postma, Melchiori, Morrissey and Kitchon are all potentially on the outside looking in, not to mention if the Jets nab a D man in the upcoming draft (Chychrun or Juolevi perhaps). What moves would you make to solidify the top 6? Your comments are welcome below, and we'll take a look at the goal tending for next year on Monday in the Jets/ Flyers Game Day Thread.
WPG (31-37-6) BUF (30-34-10)
12 pm CST, TSN3, TSN 1290, MSG-B, WGR 550
Winnipeg Jets Projected Lineup:
Nikolaj Ehlers- Mark Scheifele - Blake Wheeler
Joel Armia- Alexander Burmistrov - Drew Stafford
Chris Thorburn - Adam Lowry- Matt Halischuk
Nic Petan - Andrew Copp- Marko Dano
Dustin Byfuglien - Ben Chariot
Mark Stuart - Jacob Trouba*
Julian Melchiori - Paul Postma
*Jacob Trouba is a game time decision. If Trouba can't play then Brendan Kitchon will make his NHL debut. Due to early start time there will be no pregame skate.
Buffalo Sabres Projected Lineup:
Player to boo mercilessly:
You know Evander Kane likes the attention, don't you?
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Let's hear from the coach after Friday's practice...