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Note:  These breaks between games seem to last forever.  Another critical game on the schedule as Winnipeg takes on a tough St. Louis team at the Scottrade Center tonight.  The Blues have been tough at home going 22-8-2.

Note II:  Be sure to stick with us throughout the day for the latest game day news including tonight’s projected lines, coach Maurice’s post-practice scrum, a game preview and more.  As always be sure to follow us on @illegalcurve for notifications.

Games of significance last night:  Canucks won.  San Jose won (SO).

Games of significance tonight:  Wild (vs. Devils).  Kings (vs. Penguins).

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  When it works, go with it.  Hard to change a winning formula.  Ed writes that tonight’s game should look a lot like the game the Jets played on Saturday.

Winnipeg Free Press:  AHL would give fans a look at Jets’ future.  Tim breaks down all the news with respect to what an AHL team in Winnipeg might look like paired with the parent NHL team.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Maurice talks players, playoffs and life in the ‘Peg.  Gary and Hustler went two on one with the Jets bench boss for about 45 minutes some of which is transcribed in this article.

Winnipeg Sun:  Stafford fitting right in.  Coach Maurice was quite effusive in his praise of the play of his winger and what it has meant for the team.


Winnipeg Sun:  Adding second pro team to Winnipeg a good idea.  Paul writes about the benefits that we could see from the addition of an AHL franchise to the city.

TSN:  Jets look to leadership to set the pace.  Dennis talks about how the leaders in the room are putting the team on their backs as they try and bring the team into the playoffs for the first time.

CBC:  Mitch Peacock on Jets’ starting goalie Michael Hutchinson (video).  A closer look at the rookie who started as a back up and is not the de facto starter.

Illegal Curve:  Practice Report.  Take a look at how the practice looked like from Missouri yesterday.

Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Hustler & Lawless.  Coach Paul Maurice sits down with Hustler and Gary to discuss all things Jets in their 2015 Coach’s Summit. (runs about 45 minutes).

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Rona Roundtable.  Tim Campbell of the Winnipeg Free Press discusses his report that the St. John’s IceCaps may move to Winnipeg for the 2014-15 season.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice scrum.  His thoughts on today’s practice.  Can they bring that same energy to the game tomorrow night?  Update on Ladd and Little.  Little is not a player tomorrow?  What is Halischuk’s status?  With 16 to go does the team’s psyche say “we’re better than we thought and we do belong”?  Any problem with a second year guy (Trouba) playing big minutes?  Can he put Byfuglien type minutes on Trouba until the end of the season if need be?  Could Halischuk be an option on the road trip?  Does Halischuk have any experience at centre?  What are his thoughts on Drew Stafford ten games into his time with Winnipeg.  What’s the difference in preparation for Nashville and St. Louis?  On the starting goalie for tomorrow’s game.