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Latest Jets news.

Note:  After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction. As soon as the site is updated we notify you via twitter @illegalcurve and Facebook.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets lose Trouba for extended period.  Coach Maurice said that it would be six weeks.  With all of the other injuries the team has on the back end it is going to be a long, long December.

Photo Credit:  Colin Jensen

Photo Credit: Colin Jensen  At the Rink.  Read Patrick’s preview of tonight’s Sabres and Jets game.

CBC:  5 Things to Watch.  Jeff provides his five thoughts including:  1) Then and now 2) Another one bites the dust 3) Scoring first 4)Back between the pipers and 5) Big things in small packages.

Illegal Curve:  Game day set-up.  Setting up today’s Jets and Sabres game with projected lines, starting goalies, games notes and more.

Illegal Curve:  Jets lose Jacob Trouba until sometime in February.  The Jets have gotten a lot of bad news about their blue line in December but none will be worse than the loss of the young American defenceman.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrum (audio).   On Jacob Trouba’s injury.  On the challenge his club will face without Trouba.  What went through his mind with all the injuries on the blue line.  With the holes in the roster have he and Kevin Cheveldayoff spoken about making an acquisition?  Leaving open the window on Trouba’s injury.  Any news on the Ellerby injury.

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Sabres projected lineupsTake a look at what the lines looked like after practice today and what combos you should expect to see at MTS Centre this evening.

Illegal Curve:  Morning PapersIf you missed any of the news this AM we have you covered.  

Sabres news:

The Buffalo News:  Grigorenko on call to rejoin Sabres.  Never heard someone so excited to catch a flight to the Peg’ in December.

The Buffalo News:  Red-hot Sabres hit the Great White North and try to ground the Jets.  In case you haven’t been paying attention to the Eastern Conference and are still expecting Buffalo to be an easy two points you many want to give this a perusal.  Since middle of November they only sit behind Chicago, Anaheim and Pittsburgh for points accumulated.