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The Winnipeg Jets Are In Win Now Mode

from Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet,

The mood around the Jets heading into camp is one of optimism as the team returns to the Central Division, which means a heavy dose of a Colorado Avalanche squad that enters the campaign as a Stanley Cup favourite.

There are the usual questions around the edges of the Jets' roster and which young player might end up being the biggest surprise, but many of the spots are already spoken for.

And while many of those prospects will be under the microscope during the six exhibition games, the Jets are going to use the coming weeks to try and ensure the smooth transition from bubble team back to contender status.

“At our age group and our payroll, we’ve got to win,” said Maurice.


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