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Latest Jets news.

Note:  The Jets Young Stars will take on the Canucks prospects today at 4 pm.  You can listen to the game on TSN 1290 Winnipeg or you can watch the games live on the Jets official site.

Jets news:

TSN:  What’s the biggest difference between Matthews and Laine? (Video).   As Team North America gets set for a showdown against Team Finland tonight, Dave Poulin gives his thoughts on what’s the biggest difference between Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine.

Toronto Sun:  Patrik Laine gets first chance to prove he should have been No. 1.  Something tells me we will be reading about this rivalry for the rest of their respective careers.

ESPN:  Dustin Byfuglien on what it would mean to be part of the U.S. lineup for key game against host Canada.  (Video).  Big #33 answers some questions following today’s skate.

Sportsnet:  Patrik Laine talks about whether he cares if he has a better tournament than Auston Matthews.  (Video).  Team Finland forward Patrik Laine talks about whether he cares about having a better tournament than Auston Matthews.

TSN:  Training Camp Preview  – Jets ready to give keys to youngsters.  (Video).  The Jets will likely be an organization in transition this season and committed to taking the plunge with their skilled youth. TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie outlines the competition that exists at every position and weighs in on the unpredictability of where their season can end up.

Sportsnet:  Patrik Laine ready to step into spotlight with Team Finland.  All eyes (in Manitoba) are gonna be on him as the Finns take on North America tonight.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Buff scratch a head-scratcher.  (Paywall).  When it was announced that Byfuglien would sit in advance of yesterday’s game I said if Team USA lost there would be plenty of questions about the decision by Coach Tortorella.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Phillips razor-sharp in debut; De Leo a savvy veteran.   (Paywall).  In our interview with Paul Edmonds yesterday he certainly sounded quite impressed by the play of the netminder in game one of the YoungStars tournament.  De Leo is always an interesting interview.  Yesterday we learned that the Californian put on 10 lbs of muscle over the summer and according to him he hasn’t lost any of his speed.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Defensive duos struggle during Game 1.  (Paywall).  No point in getting too worked up over one game.

Winnipeg Sun:  Ken’s Notebook from Penticton.  Plenty in this article from Ken including: Green focusing on his strengths … Denham happy with decision … Spacek moving to centre … Berdin to play finale.

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TSN:  ”Very surprised” by Byfuglien scratch.  (Video).  Following the 3-0 loss that Team USA suffered at the hands of Team Europe hockey insider Darren Dreger addresses the move by coach Tortorella to scratch big #33.

Winnipeg Sun:  De Leo won’t be denied.  He is always quite a good interview, really never shying away from sharing his thoughts.  Ken brings you more on this Jets prospect from B.C.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve:  Rookie Camp day 3.  Hear from the always candid Chase De Leo and Moose head coach Pascal Vincent.

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:

Part 1:

Topics:  Young Stars Tourny, Trouba and World Cup of Hockey.

Guest:  Tim Campbell (Writer for

To listen click here.

Part 2:

Topics:  World Cup of Hockey.  Olympics in 2018.  Red Wings season expectations.

Guests:  Daniel Berthiaume (former Jets 1.0 goalie).  Paul Edmonds (TSN 1290 Winnipeg). Scott Powers (The Athletic Chicago).

To listen click here.