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Latest Jets and Moose news.

Note:  The Jets blew a two goal lead in Buffalo yesterday afternoon and failed to achieve a three game win streak for the umpteenth time this season.  The Jets are in Philadelphia but haven’t indicated if they will skate today.  They take on the Flyers tomorrow night at 6 pm.

Note II:  The Moose haven’t fared very well when they do a specialty jersey game.  They are now winless in four tries (Camo – L, Polar bear – L, Throwback – OTL and Autism – L).  The team has cancelled their practice this morning.  They have a re-match against the Checkers tomorrow night at the MTS Centre with a 7 pm puck drop.

Note III:  Kyle Connor extended his points streak to 27 games but his Wolverines season came to an end when they went up against a superior UND team yesterday in the Midwest Regional Final.  Now we begin #ConnorWatch as Jets fans wait to see if he signs with the team or decides to continue playing at the University of Michigan.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Five takes.  (Paywall).  Includes 1) Jets eliminated from playoff contention. 2) Kyle Connor watch. 3) If you were wondering why Tyler Myers on the road trip. 4) Silver lining. 5) Lottery talk.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets mathematically eliminatedIt was bound to happen and yesterday the end to the playoff dreams offically ended.

Winnipeg Sun:  Myers travelled with team to visit NY surgeon.  He has completed the knee portion of his surgeries and now moves to the hip part of the season ending surgeries.

CBC:  Jets escape Buffalo with a big loss.  What is up is down and what is down is up as Adam focuses on the power of losing instead of winning.

Buffalo News:  Sabres finally finding their way on home ice.  Read about the game from the perspective of a beat writer who covers Buffalo.

Buffalo News:  Myers, Stafford grateful for time with Buffalo Sabres.  They received a nice video tribute from the Sabres and had the opportunity to re-connect with a number of familiar faces for the first time since the trade last season.

Myers and Stafford

Illegal Curve:  Mark Scheifele sets new career high.  He has really stepped up his game this year.

Sabres 3 Jets 2:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurce post-game.  How did he see that game?  Badly played?  On what Ehlers brought with his speed today.  How disappointed is how that they couldn’t clamp down on a 2-0 lead.  Not just the rookies.  How did he think Trouba got through the game? Burmistrov’s turnover.

Moose news:

Illegal Curve:  Moose outplayed by Checkers, lose 6-2.  Game recap, injury updates, tonight’s best Moose and post-game audio (Coach McCambridge and Scott Kosmachuk).

Globalnews.ca:  Charlotte Checkers hand Manitoba Moose 6-2 loss.  Read about the game in Mitch’s recap.

Prospect news:

MLive.com: Michigan hockey ousted by North Dakota, falls short of Frozen Four.  It was a great game but Jets prospect Tucker Poolman and his UND squad were simply too good for high flying Kyle Connor and his Wolverines.  Both picked up assists in the Midwest Region Final.

Another busy day for Jets, Moose and Ice news on https://illegalcurve.com/

Ensure you are up-to-date before we start all over again tomorrow morning.

The Winnipeg Ice have found their captain for the 2022-23 season and it will be Winnipegger Carson Lambos who just got back from Minnesota Wild camp.

The team also announced the rest of their leadership group.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-ice-name-winnipegger-carson-lambos-captain-and-confirm-leadership-group/

The Jets may be off but the Moose were not.

Following skate Jets 2021 1st rounder Chaz Lucius spoke as did Simon Kubicek.

https://illegalcurve.com/manitoba-moose-training-camp-day-4/

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