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2021-11-05 04:41:10

The Winnipeg Jets might be with out their primary goalie once more once they proceed the seven-game homestand on Friday towards the Chicago Blackhawks.

Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck was anticipated to return to observe on Thursday after he missed Tuesday’s sport following the beginning of his first little one. However now Hellebuyck is below the climate.

“He wasn’t feeling good this morning,” stated Jets head coach Paul Maurice. “Yesterday he was making an attempt to persuade Wade Flaherty that he ought to play each (video games), primarily based on the time without work. After which he wasn’t feeling good this morning, so we left him at house.”

Hellebuyck already contracted COVID-19 again in the summertime and is now absolutely vaccinated, and whereas it may simply be a case of the sniffles, there’s at all times the concern one other participant has the virus after Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele just lately had COVID-19.

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“You get the sniffles and which means you possibly can’t come to the rink mainly,” Maurice stated. “So, take a look at him out over the following time period and preserve our fingers crossed, however we’re hopeful.”

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With Hellebuyck’s standing for Friday now up within the air, Mikhail Berdin was recalled from the Manitoba Moose for the second time up to now 48 hours. Ahead Kristian Vesalainen was additionally despatched again right down to the AHL to make room for Berdin’s contract below the wage cap.

Eric Comrie may make a second-straight begin towards the Blackhawks after already showing in two of their final three video games. And it feels like he’s earned the belief of his head coach.

“I don’t have any downside placing him in a web,” stated Maurice. “His play and his practices have been constant. I don’t suppose he’s been fortunate in entrance of the web.

“You sit and watch the practices, he pulls one or two of these saves out that he shouldn’t. The fellows are banging the boards.”

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Comrie gained each his earlier begins whereas permitting a complete of 5 targets.

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“I felt each video games had been fairly good video games,” stated Comrie. “I felt strong in each of them. I imply, most significantly we acquired two wins.”

After going 21 months between NHL begins, Comrie may play three video games within the span of simply eight days.

“It’s simply one other sport,” he stated. “One other sport we now have to go on the market and hopefully win. It’s no completely different than if I performed two weeks from now. It’s simply one other sport I acquired to go on the market. I can’t change the way in which I’m going to play. I can’t change the way in which I’m going to take a look at it.”


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