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To take loosely from Jacques Plante's quote, how would you like a job where, every time you make a mistake, a big red light goes on and 15,000 people boo? I guess it would depend upon who you are!

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If you're Mark Scheifele, and you're playing in the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, and you score a hat-trick, people are going to cheer, and cheer loudly! Scheifele is certainly making a case to be added to the Under 23 squad for the World Cup in September!  Andrew Copp scored his second goal of the week, JC Lipon had his first NHL point as an assist  on Copp's goal, and Josh Morrissey had just under 16 minutes of ice time in a great debut.  After less than 24 hours, let's see how they perform tonight, as the Winnipeg Jets in the last back to back of the season, and take on the Edmonton Oilers in Hometown Hockey.

Here's the coach after last night's game...


6pm CST, SN, TSN1290

Winnipeg Jets Projected Lineup:

Mathieu Perreault - Mark ScheifeleBlake Wheeler

Joel Armia - Alexander Burmistrov - Drew Stafford

Chris Thorburn - Adam Lowry - Marko Dano

Matt HalischukAndrew Copp - JC Lipon

Dustin Byfuglien - Toby Enstrom

Tyler Myers - Jacob Trouba

Ben Chariot - Paul Postma

Ondrej Pavelec

Micheal Hutchinson

*No pre-game skate for the Winnipeg Jets today, except for Jacob Trouba, who will be a game time decision.  If Trouba is a no go, then expect Josh Morrissey to take his spot.

Edmonton Oilers Projected Lineup:

Taylor Hall - Leon Draisaitl - Patrick Maroon

Nail Yakupov - Connor McDavid - Jordan Eberle

Lauri Korpikoski - Mark Letestu - Zack Kassian

Matt Hendricks - Anton Lander - Adam Cracknell

Andrej Sekera - Mark Fayne

Darnell Nurse - Brandon Davidson

Adam Pardy - Adam Clendening

Cam Talbot

Laurent Brossoit

Player to boo, hiss and throw your beer at!:

Ain't no Pardy like an Adam Pardy! (Just kidding, he's a good guy!)


Jets 2-1

Let's hear from the coach after Trouba's morning skate...

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