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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:

Yahoo Sports:  Tyler Myers quickly finds comfort zone with Jets.  The article speaks to the impact the defenceman is having on the team and the impact the team is having on the defenceman.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Tonight’s game against Blues not ‘much different’ says Jets Stuart.  The Jets are just trying to remain grounded and not get too ahead of themselves.  They face a massive test against a very tough Blues team tonight.

Winnipeg Free Press:  When a D becomes an A+.   I missed this article that Gary wrote this morning about the growth, both literally and figuratively, of Jacob Trouba.

Photo Credit:  Colin Jensen

Photo Credit: Colin Jensen

Winnipeg Free Press:  Tickets for potential Jets playoff games won’t be cheap.  The prices for tickets has been out for awhile although a good reminder for season ticket holders that they have until Friday to confirm their playoff seats.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets set for important meeting with Blues.  The Blues are trying to catch the teams ahead of them while at the same time attempting to ensure the Jets gain no group.  Jets killers Steen and Reaves have been particularly thorny in the Jets sides during past clashes.

CBC:  3 things to watch for as Jets take on Blues in St. Louis.  Mitch has three things Winnipeg Jets fans should watch including 1) Setting the stage 2) Feeling blue and 3) Numbers of note.

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

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

Illegal Curve:  Morning Papers.  If you missed any of the news we have you covered.  

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrum.  Trying to carbon copy the Predators effort?  Is there a challenge to having two days off on the road?  Discussing past Jets/Blues games.  Does mentality stay same having played them recently?  Have they added a different element with Bortuzzo.  Concern about a sag after a second game without Byfuglien/Little?  Which guys had elevated their play on Saturday?  Not having any passengers on the team.  What does it mean to see Little on the ice? 

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  The Big Show.  Paul Edmonds outlines how the newest Jet acquisitions have performed for the club and exceeded expectations early on.

Blues news:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Soaring Jets will challenge Blues.  A look from the St. Louis side on why your Jets could pose a problem for them this evening.