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Latest Jets and Moose news.

Note:  The Jets kick off a two game road trip today in Buffalo as they visit Zach Bogosian and Evander Kane in their new home in Buffalo.  Puck drops at 12 noon.

Note II:  The Moose are coming off a sweep of Stockton and will now face a familiar foe in the Charlotte Checkers tonight and on Monday.

Note III:  In case you missed it, Kyle Connor kept his streak alive last night.  It has now hit 26 straight games as Michigan defeated Notre Dame in the Midwest Regional Semifinal.  They will take on North Dakota tonight in the Midwest Finals.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Increasing puck power bodes well for Lowry.  (Paywall).  He is most effective when he is using that big body of his to help free up some time and space on the ice.

Lowry scores

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets dial 911 for blue-liner Kichton.  (Paywall).  He is in his third year pro but will be playing his first NHL game.  While the injuries are never a good thing it is giving the Jets brass an opportunity to evaluate their prospects at the NHL level.

Winnipeg Sun:  Former Sabre’s spirits high as Jets shuffle off to Buffalo.  Lots to read in this one as Stafford returns to where it all began for him.

Illegal Curve:  Jets Practice Report.  A look at the lines used at the MTS IcePlex yesterday as well as audio from Brenden Kitchton and Adam Lowry.

Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Hustler and Lawless.  The guys discuss whether Drew Stafford is a part of the future for the Winnipeg Jets.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice scrum.  Update on Trouba, status of Kitchton.  What he knows about Kitchton.  On Kitchton being a three year pro.  On Postma’s game.  What future does Postma have on this team? His thoughts on Kosmachuk, De Leo and Petan.  Keys for Kitchton in the defensive end.  Any sense of excitement from Stafford heading back to Buffalo for the first time?

Moose news:  Manitoba making some moves.  Russ files this report on all the recent moves that have been made by the Jets AHL farm club.

Moose audio:

Illegal Curve:  Coach McCambridge scrum.  On players turning it up as season comes to a close. On De Leo and Kosmachuk coming back to the Moose. His thoughts on Brenden Kichton getting recalled by the Jets. On De Salvo’s game he has brought from the ECHL. What does De Salvo bring to the game? On the signing of Sean Escobedo.  What did Wilson bring to the Moose in his first game with the club?  On players making jump from college to pro.  What does it mean to him seeing the prospects being called up to the Jets? On the Hellebuyck and Comrie goalie tandem.