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Workbook – October 26, 2022

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WINNIPEG- Along with all the gear and suitcases they’ll be loading onto the plane, the Winnipeg Jets will also bring two motivators for the three-game road trip they begin in Los Angeles on Thursday.

First, they remember their performance in a dominating 4-0 win over the St. Louis Blues on Monday.

Second, they have a callback to their last game on the road, which saw the Jets trail 4-0 in the first period against Vegas.

“You always have to have good starts, especially on the road in the other team’s building,” associate coach Scott Arniel said. “It’s a mindset that you prepare and know what you need to do in your first shift and in your first period. We set the standard for how we want to play and keep going until at the end.”

Continuing that effort throughout a 60-minute game was something the Jets had been looking for since the start of the season. Even in their wins, they always felt there was a particular period where they weren’t at the level they wanted to be.

Against St. Louis, a win that took them 3-3-0 this season, the Jets felt they had it all.

“They are a very good team that we played against and we managed to win. Now the next challenge is to build,” said Morgan Baron. “It’s like every time we win a game, we give up the next one. So we have to win a few in a row here.”

Video: PRACTICAL | Scott Arniel

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Victory was the icing on the cake Logan Stanleyit’s 100e career game, a night that saw him play 1:43 and block three shots.

One of them, however, left a mark. Stanley did not skate Wednesday, but will be on the road.

Nikolaj Ehlerswho hasn’t played since Oct. 17 against Dallas, will also be on the road as he continues to recover from a lower-body injury.

“He’s progressing,” Arniel said. “He won’t play, but maybe he’ll skate with us, get on the ice, maybe train with the extras.”

The only one who couldn’t make the trip is head coach Rick Bowness, as he will stay in Winnipeg to rest some more as he recovers from a previous bout with COVID-19.

“He was on a Zoom call with us today when we showed the team some clips this morning,” Arniel said. “I get my 10-15 text messages a day which is good because he stays in and watches it. At the end of the day he’s with us in spirit here. We all put the game plan together and he has a big say in that.”

Video: PRACTICAL | Morgan Baron

A big part of that game plan conversation is how to duplicate Monday’s effort and start stringing together some wins, starting Thursday against the Los Angeles Kings.

“We kind of gained one, lost one. A trend is happening,” Arniel said. “We have to have the same kind of effort, the same kind of look. It comes from four lines, it comes from the defensive six, and obviously our goalie. Playing on the road, you have to play that way.”

The Kings are 4-4-0 this season, but all four of their wins have come in the last six games.

“They were in the playoffs last year and pushed Edmonton to seven, I believe,” Barron said. “It’s going to be another good challenge for us. It’s about stringing them together for us. in a row.”

Video: PRACTICAL | Sam Gainer

GREAT BODIES

Barron scored his first of the season in the win over the Blues, and the goal was generated the exact way the Jets want to play – aggressive forechecking, winning a battle and getting in front of the net to get the Jets moving. things.

On the goal of Barron, his teammate Adam Lowry got the body position under the goal line, sending the puck forward for Barron who made no mistakes.

“When you’re big like that, him and Lows, two big bodies, when they crash together, it opens the ice,” Arniel said. “If you look at the stats for this league, a lot of the goals are scored on rebounds, tips, scrums, the stuff that goes in front of the goalie. Not always the tic-tac-toe stuff.”

Tic-tac-toe is fun, and there’s certainly enough talent on that line to make games like that. No matter how the goals come in, as long as Barron’s line with Lowry and Sam Gagner limits the odds against and ends up on the positive side of goals for and against the ledger, they’re happy.

“You look at all the teams that are fighting for Stanley Cups year after year, and it’s four lines, three D-pairs and two goaltenders,” Barron said. “Being able to contribute a bit offensively was good and we have to keep going. At the end of the day, you can only rely on the first two lines and the power play. There are going to be nights where you have to get involved and we want to keep going. do it.”