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Winnipeg Jets warm up for game against Florida Panthers at MTS Centre

The 26-21-4 Winnipeg Jets take on the 35-19-8 Florida Panthers Tuesday night at the MTS Centre in downtown Winnipeg. The Panthers come in trying to hold onto the top spot in the Atlantic Division while the Jets are the third worst team in the league, ahead of only the Edmonton Oilers and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Centre Mathieu Perreault absent morning after wife gives birth but expected to play

After morning skate Jets head coach Paul Maurice expects that the Panthers, with all their new additions will be a dangerous team. Maurice also gave a quick update that Mathieu Perreault is a new Dad and that his wife and new baby are both healthy. The team gave Perreault the morning skate off but said he'll play in Tuesday nights game. 1:34

The 26-21-4 Winnipeg Jets take on the 35-19-8 Florida Panthers Tuesday night at the MTS Centre in downtown Winnipeg. The Panthers come in trying to hold onto the top spot in the Atlantic Division while the Jets are the third worst team in the league, ahead of only the Edmonton Oilers and the Toronto Maple Leafs. 

The Panthers were a busy team leading up to the NHL trade deadline, acquiring defenceman Jakub Kindl from the Detroit Red Wings, forward Teddy Purcell from the Oilers and Jiri Hudler from the Calgary Flames.

After their morning skate, Jets head coach Paul Maurice said he expects the Panthers, with all their new additions, will be a dangerous team. Maurice also gave a quick update on Mathieu Perreault — he's a new dad and his wife and baby are both healthy. The team gave Perreault the morning skate off but he's expected to play in Tuesday night's game.

Defenceman Jacob Trouba said the team still has a lot of games left and with the heavy home schedule this month, the team would like to get an early run in the win column.
Defenceman Jacob Trouba said that the team still has a lot of games left and that with the heavy home schedule this month the team would like to get on an early run in the win column. 1:49
Mark Scheifele talked about the extra workload for him with the injury to Bryan Little, saying he is taking the challenge with pride.
Mark Scheifele talked about the extra work load on him with the injury to Bryan Little and that he is taking the challenge with pride 1:28

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