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Latest Jets and Moose news.

Note:  Two road games, two more wins including last night’s improbable comeback over the Sharks in Northern California.  In total the Jets have won three straight for the first time all season.  The team is scheduled to practice today near L.A. as they get ready to end their season tomorrow night in L.A.

Note II:  The Moose will practice at the MTS Centre before they hit the ice on Saturday and Sunday for their final two home games of the season.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Revamped PK shows massive improvement.  (Paywall)(Video).  J.P. has his white board out and this week dissect the Jets’ penalty kill and discuss three particular areas around their recent success.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets finally win three in a row.  Down 3-1 it didn’t look good for the Jets but the team stormed back and managed to pull off the end of game win, which also meant they were no longer the only team without a three game win streak this season.  33 and 55 had quite the night for Winnipeg.

Byfuglien and Scheifele head up ice

San Jose Mercury News:  San Jose allows two late goals to lose.  Read about the game from the perspective of a Sharks beat writer.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets autopsy, part 2: Learning from history.  (Paywall).  In this article Tim and Ed examine the key issues as they exist today moves the conversation from what’s past to what things must be tackled in order for the future to turn brighter.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Making a Jets list, checking it thrice.  (Paywall).  Scott covers quite a bit in his latest piece including Mark Chipman, Heritage Classic (x 2), emergence of top line of (Scheifele, Ehlers and Wheeler), a strong 2nd line and then the two Connor’s.  He ends with three things that need to be fixed which covers special teams, team defence and goaltending.

Jets 5 Sharks 4:

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice post-game.  Putting that game into words.  Wild game.  Sense of relief to get that three game winning streak?  Thoughts on Pavelec?  Playing with resolve, can it become habitual?  Scheifele talk.

Moose news:  Scott Kosmachuk talks about his first year living in Winnipeg. (Video).  The headline pretty much describes the content.  Runs six minutes.

Prospect news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Prospect pool remains deep.  Plenty from Ken on the Jets prospect pool for this organization.

Hockey’s Future:  North Dakota’s Poolman takes a step forward in second season.  They did a Q & A with the Jets prospect in advance of the Frozen Four.