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Note:  The Jets will hit the ice in St. Louis for practice this afternoon in advance of tomorrow night’s game against the Blues.

Note II:  The Moose will also be back on the ice in downtown Winnipeg as they get set for a game against the Texas Stars on Tuesday.

Note III: It will be a special Monday edition of NHL This Week with Illegal Curve tonight from 6-8 pm CST on TSN 1290 Radio. Jeremy Rutherford of the St.Louis Post Dispatch will join the boys to preview Tuesday night’s game between the Blues and Jets.

Afternoon Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  What about the captain? Ladd situation moves to forefront for Jets.  Oh right.  There is still the other big UFA situation looming for Cheveldayoff and company.  Ken adds this to the conversation.

Sportsnet:  Byfuglien deal sends Jets fans the right message.  I have yet to see any fans who are less than jubilant right now.  Peggers’ got some validation today that the city and franchise are not an impediment to signing a player to a deal without having to break the bank.

ESPN:  Jets couldn’t afford to lose Dustin Byfuglien.  Pierre Lebrun offers up his take on the big contract that was signed just a few hours ago.

Winnipeg Sun:  Dustin Byfuglien commits to Jets long-term by signing five-year contract.  Ken is down in St. Louis and offers up this article on the signing.

Audio:  Dustin Byfuglien | Coach Paul Maurice | GM Kevin Cheveldayoff

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Five Takes on the Jets.  (Paywall).  Includes 1) Ehlers tilt. 2) Hutchinson’s play. 3) Improving game 2 of back to back. 4)  Jets 3rd jersey.  5) Prospect news.

Nikolaj Ehlers at blue line

Winnipeg Free Press:  Paul Maurice wants more.  (Paywall).  Ed has plenty to say in this article on the Jets bench boss.

Winnipeg Sun:  Ehlers provides boost for Jets with fists.  The reaction from the Jets bench was classic when they saw the young rookie scrapping on Saturday night.

Illegal Curve: Drew Stafford will have a hearing for high-sticking Nick Holden.  The Jets winger will have a chat with the Department of Player Safety today.