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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:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Maurice poised to establish coaching milestone.  Paul comes out of the booth to pen or type (depending on which medium he prefers) this blog post on the milestone that coach Maurice is approaching.  He also covers the emergence of Ben Chiarot.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Brouillette stepping in for Jets after losing Clitsome to injuries.  In a year that has afforded defencemen the opportunity to step in and make an impact at the NHL level we are again seeing another AHL player playing for your hometown Jets.  It wasn’t all bad news today as Zach Bogosian returned to practice and could see action soon.

Photo Credit:  Colin Jensen

Photo Credit: Colin Jensen

Winnipeg Sun:  Another injury on Jets d-line.  Read Paul’s pre-game report from the MTS Centre.

CBC:  5 Things to Watch.  Jeff gets you ready for the game with these five thoughts including: 1) Sink or swim 2) Buff dominance 3) An even spread 4) Seriously, this again and 5) No Jumbo Joe.  At the Rink – Sharks, Jets battle for playoff positioning in the West.  Patrick sets you up for the game against the Sharks.

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

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrum (audio).  More injuries on the blue line.  What is he expecting from Brouillette.  What is the nature of the Clitsome injury?  Status update on Bogosian and more on Ellerby.  What is different about these Sharks from the ones he faced at beginning of season?  Why is he going back to Hutchinson?  With all the injuries to the defence does it change the mindset of the forwards?  His thoughts on the World Juniors and the Jets prospects.  On a player’s ability to switch back and forth between forward and defence. 

Illegal Curve:  Grant Clitsome day-to-day.  But from the sounds of it he is more likely week to week.

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Sharks 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.  

Sharks news:

San Jose Mercury News:  Sharks recall Freddie Hamilton from Worcester.  San Jose just adding some depth as a result of placing Jumbo Joe on IR.