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Note:  It was a terribly disappointing loss last night for the Jets and their fans but just like a win at this point in the season there is no time to dwell on the game.  The team returns to practice at the MTS Centre 12 noon as they prepare for a Tuesday night contest with the New York Rangers.

As always keep it locked to @illegalcurve for the latest Jets news updates.

Games of significance last night:  Flames won.  Sharks lost (SO).

Games of significance tonight:  Canucks (@ Blues). Kings (@ Hawks). Flames (@ Stars). Avalanche (@ Oilers).

Afternoon Jets news:

CBC:  Thunder Bay event centre plan scrapped.  Looks like the AHL may be sticking around a bit longer in Winnipeg.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets licking wounds after painful loss.  There wasn’t a lot of joy today at the MTS Centre but while the players were clearly bothered by the loss, they are ready to move on and focus on the Rangers.

Yahoo Sports:  Playoff bubble teams you don’t want to play.  Jets make the list.  Now fans around here would just like to see the team make the playoffs before considering the veracity of the title.

Illegal Curve:  Practice Report.  A look at the players who took the ice at the MTS Centre today as well as audio from Ondrej Pavelec, Andrew Ladd, Tyler Myers and Bryan Little.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice scrum.  How does he get past last night’s loss?  How would he assess last night’s game?  Good performance?  How does he use this as a teaching tool or does he just put in on the shelf?  His thoughts on Perreault’s game.  Does he look for anything in tomorrow’s game early on?  Would he be comfortable with the style of play from the Chicago game in the game against New York?  Little expected to play?  Is Chiarot ready?  Philosophy on getting players back into the game but also on taking players who have been playing well for the team.  On guys being willing to do whatever it takes to be successful for the team to win.  Does Lowry give the top line more space?  Update on Enstrom.  Sharing his goalie decision.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Rona Roundtable.  Ed Tait of the Winnipeg Free Press discusses the Jets loss to the Blackhawks and wonders how they will bounce back on Tuesday vs. New York.

TSN 1290 Winnipe:  The Big Show.  Shane Hnidy explains how the stretch pass is causing issues for the Jets D and why puck management will be key for Winnipeg moving forward.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Tough break — shake it off.   (Subscription required).

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets trying to see the bright side of last-minute loss, keeping eyes on playoffs.    (Subscription required).

Winnipeg Sun:  Blackhawks clip Jets.  Late goal by Toews helps Blackhawks edge Jets.

ESPN Chicago:  Jonathan Toews preaches urgency, delivers.

Photo Credit:  Rodney Braun

Photo Credit: Rodney Braun

Chicago Tribune:  Blackhawks right the ship with 3rd-period rally, Toews’ winning goal.  (Subscription required).

TSN:  That’s Hockey 2 Nite.  30 seconds away from at least a single point, the Jets gave up a heart-breaker to the Blackhawks. What happened on the play? Dave Reid breaks it down.

Blackhawks 4 Jets 3:

Chicago Blackhawks:  Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp and Coach Quenneville.

Winnipeg Jets:  Blake Wheeler and Andrew Ladd.

Coach Maurice post-game presser:  Coach Maurice met with the media following the game against Chicago.

Pressbox Podcast:  Host and analyst Drew Mindell broke down the Jets play against the Hawks.