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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:  Enstrom won’t be on Jets lineup against the Wild.  Ed is in St. Paul and provides you with this report in advance of the game against the Wild.

Winnipeg Sun:  Enstorm out, Chiarot in.  While Chiarot hasn’t played since February 21st (17 games) you get the sense from him and the coaching staff that he has been ready to go for some time.  Will be a lot of responsibility on his young shoulders as he gets paired up with Tyler Myers.

Chiarot pointing

Illegal Curve:  Game Day Set-Up: Wild @ Jets.  Setting up tonight’s Jets and Wild game with projected lines, starting goalies, game notes and more.

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Wild projected lineupsTake a look at what the lines looked like after practice today and what combos you should expect to see at the Xcel Energy Center this evening.  Audio from Wheeler and Stuart.

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

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice pre-game scrum.   Expectations on Ben Chiarot.  Any extra words for Chiarot?  How is Enstrom?  Ladd/Little just maintenance?  Starting road trip against a team they are familiar with.  Impact of Dubnyk for the Wild.  On the importance of the win over Vancouver and how much the team needed it moving forward.  How far has his defensive structure come?  Encouraged by how far it has come?  When you can see the finish line does it change the pressure of the week? 

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Jets Lunch.  Shane Hnidy joins Rick Ralph for his ‘Notes at Noon’ prior to the evening’s Jets/Wild game.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Jets Lunch.  TSN Hockey Analyst Craig Button discusses the Winnipeg Jets playoff chances, the slumping Pittsburgh Penguins and the CHL playoffs.

Jets prospect news:

Illegal Curve:  Eric Comrie re-assigned to the IceCaps.  He finished off his final Jr. game in which he made 66 saves and now the young tender is off to St. John’s to participate in the closing our of their regular season.

Wild news:

Minneapolis Star-Tribune:  Revised Wild clinching scenarios as Mikko Koivu returns to Minnesota lineup.  As if the Jets needed any extra motivation to try to secure the two points towards their playoff lives now they have the added incentive of trying to prevent a division rival from clinching at their expense.

Fox Sports North:  Wild vs. Jets preview.  Another look at tonight’s game.