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GDT: Winnipeg Jets vs Florida Panthers

A home game 6,717 kilometres from home.

NHL: Florida Panthers at Winnipeg Jets
Feb 18, 2018; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Winnipeg Jets left wing Nic Petan (19) tries for a rebound in front of Florida Panthers defenseman Alexander Petrovic (6) and goaltender James Reimer (34) in the first period at Bell MTS Place.
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There are lineup changes for today’s game, though surprisingly not in goal for either team. Connor Hellebuyck and James Reimer return to their respective creases, and Nic Petan makes his season debut!

Joe Morrow also slides in for Dmitry Kulikov, while Tucker Poolman enjoys his European vacation and Jack Roslovic falls out of the lineup. I’ve already said it on this site, the press box is not where players develop. Roslovic should be sent down to the Manitoba Moose if he’s not going to be playing.

Winnipeg Jets Lineup:


27 Nikolaj Ehlers/ 55 Mark Scheifele/ 26 Blake Wheeler

81 Kyle Connor/ 18 Bryan Little/ 85 Mathieu Perreault

13 Brandon Tanev/ 17 Adam Lowry/ 29 Patrik Laine

48 Brendan Lemieux/ 9 Andrew Copp/ 19 Nic Petan


44 Josh Morrissey/ 8 Jacob Trouba

7 Ben Chiarot/ 33 Dustin Byfuglien

70 Joe Morrow/ 57 Tyler Myers


37 Connor Hellebuyck

Riding the pine: 30 Laurent Brossoit

Scratched: 28 Jack Roslovic, 5 Dmitry Kulikov, 3 Tucker Poolman

Injured: Nobody

In the country, but not on the roster: 1 Eric Comrie

Florida Panthers Lineup:


63 Evgenii Dadonov/ 16 Aleksander Barkov/ 27 Nick Bjugstad

11 Jonathan Huberdeau/ 21 Vincent Trocheck/ 68 Mike Hoffman

72 Frank Vatrano/ 90 Jared McCann/ 62 Denis Malgin

22 Troy Brouwer/ 91 Juho Lammikko/ 7 Colton Sceviour


19 Mike Matheson/ 5 Aaron Ekblad

3 Keith Yandle/ 6 Alexander Petrovic

55 Bogdan Kiselevich / 52 Mackenzie Weegar


34 James Reimer

Riding the pine: 39 Michael Hutchinson

Scratched: 78 Maxim Mamin, 1 Roberto Luongo

Injured: 2 Joshua Brown, 88 Jamie McGinn, 17 Derek MacKenzie

Non-roster: 18 Micheal Haley