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Latest Jets and Moose news.

Note:  After last night’s 3-1 victory over the Devils the undefeated Jets have the day off today and will get back into action with a practice on Sunday.  Then they play at 12 noon ct on Monday in Brooklyn against the Islanders.

Note II:  Be sure to tune into TSN 1290 Winnipeg for three hours of NHL hockey talk on the Illegal Curve Hockey Show starting this morning at 9 am until 12 pm.  Guests:  At 9:30 AM, Dave Maloney (Rangers Analyst on MSG). At 10:30 AM, Curtis Pashelka (San Jose Mercury News). At 11:30 AM, Arthur Staple (Newsday).

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Hutch’s season gets off to good start.  (Paywall).  Coach Maurice clearly wants both goalies to get into a routine and still has confidence in his young backup.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Chiarot takes tips from Duck.  (Paywall). The Hamilton connection as well as an association with Moose GM Craig Heisinger has proven beneficial for the young Jets defenceman.

Ben Chiarot with puck

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets spoil home opener for New Jersey with 3-1 win.  Ed breaks down the Jets win in this recap.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets make it two-for-two.  Ken was also in New Jersey and provides this analysis of the win.

CBC:  Scheifele coming into his own as offensive driver.  He has certainly scored a couple of impressive goals to start the season.

The Record:  Devils drop opener 3-1 to Jets.  Read the game recap from a New Jersey beat writer.

National Post:  Jets spoil John Hynes’ coaching debut by dumping New Jersey Devils 3-1.  I suspect it is going to be a long season in Jersey.

Globe and Mail:  Five NHL coaches on the evolution and art of the league’s coaching carousel.  Coach Maurice was part of this interesting article written by Eric Duhatschek.

ESPN:  Jets reaping the benefits of competition between goaltenders.  Fans saw the value last season of having a 1/1a and are hoping the team continues to get improved play from both goalies this season.

Hutchinson & Pavelec

Illegal Curve:  Burmistrov given warning over check to the head.  He was clearly relieved that he wouldn’t be on the receiving end of any additional discipline from the league.

Jets 3 Devils 1:

Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice met with the media following the game against New Jersey.  To listen click here.

Moose  news:

Illegal Curve:  Moose fall in season opener.  Peter breaks down the first AHL contest for this re-born franchise.  The post also contains audio from coach Keith McCambridge and defenceman Jay Harrison.

Winnipeg Sun:  Despite two goals from Jay Harrison, Marlies mess up Moose opener.  Patrick was also in Toronto and broke down the game in this recap.

Toronto Sun:  Marlies beat Moose in AHL season opener.  Read the game recap from a Marlies beat writer.

Illegal Curve:  Season Preview.  In advance of last night’s game, Peter wrote this comprehensive article all about the Jets farm team.  A very good read.