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Latest Jets news.

Note:  The Jets will have another day of practice as they get ready to face the Nashville Predators on Thursday.

Note II:  The Moose will play their first of six games tonight in California as they take on the Ontario Reign.  Puck drops at 9 pm.  Eric Comrie and Chase De Leo will be playing in front of quite a few friends and family in their first professional appearance in their home state.  You can listen to Mitch Peacock’s call here.

Jets news:

USA Today:  Top young goaltenders are made in America.  Jets fans are going to likely agree with that headline.  Hellebuyck is one of the goalies mentioned by Kevin Allen.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Ladd appears to have regained pre-surgery form.  The captain feels like he is back to the form that fans previously came to expect from their captain.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Free Press:  Injury-ravaged Jets closer to conference basement than wild-card playoff spot.  (Paywall).  The good news for the Jets is that unlike last year the basement and the playoffs aren’t too far apart.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Lipon pleased with NHL debut, despite loss to Avalanche.  (Paywall).  The young forward was happy with his first game.

Winnipeg Sun:  Help for offensively challenged Jets days away.  The story line may be thriving with adversity the reinforcements cannot arrive soon enough.

Winnipeg Sun:  JC Lipon makes good first impression.  While he wasn’t sure he will be in the lineup for the next game you got the impression he hopes he made it difficult for the Jets bench boss

Sportsnet:  Which Canadian teams have a real shot at the playoffs?  Jets fans are going to like this prediction.

Illegal Curve:  Jets Practice Report.  A look at the players who were on the ice for the Jets yesterday at the MTS Centre.  Also includes audio from Andrew Ladd, JC Lipon and Ben Chiarot.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice scrum.  Looking back at last night’s game what did he see?  Thoughts on JC Lipon’s game.  Any guys close to being back?  Which ones?  Missing three pieces in a critical game.  Were they tight enough defensively last night?  Playing the Predators for third time in three weeks, does he like this schedule?  Will the game be as intense as a back to back?  How does he prevent the losses from becoming crushing?

Moose news:

Illegal Curve:  Eric Comrie and Chase De Leo about to be California Dreamin’.  The two rookies get a chance to play in their home state for the first time as professionals.  Also includes audio with both players.