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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note: Day 7 of training camp will see the second pre-season game as the Minnesota Wild are in-town to do battle with the Jets at the MTS Centre with puck drop at 7 pm.  As always we will be covering the game and as always stay tuned to and on social media including Twitter| Facebook | Instagram for pre and post game news.

Afternoon Jets news:

Metro News:  Time on Winnipeg Jets’ side regarding Trouba.  Hustler offers up his thoughts on the situation.

Winnipeg Free Press:  More veterans, college phenom Connor taking on Wild.  Fans will get to see a few more vets tonight against Minnesota.

Illegal Curve:  Jets vs. Wild projected lines.  Check out the lines, D pairs as well as starting goalies for tonight’s first pre-season game.  In addition the post contains audio from Connor Hellebuyck, Kyle Connor, Mathieu Perreault and Bryan Little.

Afternoon Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Hustler and Lawless.  Paul Wiecek of the Winnipeg Free Press joins the guys ahead of the Winnipeg Jets – Minnesota Wild preseason game to discuss a noticeable absentee at Jets training camp: Jacob Trouba.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Delayed but not dismayed.  (Paywall). Tanev turned some heads in the first pre-season game.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Former Oiler Huddy knows value of drills at Jets practices.  (Paywall).  While young players may groan when they hear drills talk clearly the brass is working hard to modify them to make them even more significant and beneficial.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Notebook.  (Paywall).  Includes Laine, Injury updates, Wheeler rarin’ to go and scrimmage goal scorers.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets’ intensity shocked Laine.  None of the players who are at Jets training camp are prepared to concede anything to another player based on their pedigree.

Winnipeg Sun:  Laine happy in Winnipeg, camped out in hotel with his PlayStation.  He is getting a slow intro to the city of Winnipeg but it will be quite interesting when he gets that first introduction to 15,294 fans in the stands.

Winnipeg Sun:  Running the gauntlet to make Jets.  While the players may not like the idea of shrinking numbers of available spots, fans have to like that this competition will force players to get to that next level.

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Sportsnet:  Seven potential trade destinations for Winnipeg Jets’ Jacob Trouba.  Below you will find an article with six options but this one has SEVEN options.

Today’s Slapshot:  Darren Dreger – Red Wings made summer trade offer to Jets for TroubaWhile it would make sense from a Michigan perspective to get the kid from Rochester back in his home state, doesn’t appear the pieces speculated to be coming back made all that much sense for Winnipeg.

Illegal Curve:  Jets to get new goal song for the 2016-17 season.  It will be the third song the team has used for their goal song since the team returned in 2011-12.  Lots of speculation as to what song will get chosen.

National Post:  Six teams that could trade for Jets defenceman Jacob TroubaSomething tells me that until this situation gets resolved we are going to be seeing daily articles on “destinations for Trouba”.  Michael adds his thoughts as to what teams we could see the young defenceman end up on if he gets traded by the Jets.  Dano looks to make noise in first Jets training camp.  He is one of those players who will be battling for a roster spot with the Jets this season.

ESPN:  Jacob Trouba best trade destinations.  (Paywall).  Includes an analysis of Trouba as a player, some likely destinations and a what should happen scenario.

Jets audio:

Sportsnet 590:  Dean Blundell & Co.  NHL insider Jeff Marek tells Dean Blundell & Co that based on Jacob Trouba’s age, unique talent, and the fact that he fits all teams’ needs, he’s not sure how the Winnipeg Jets can move him for fair value.

TSN 1050 Toronto:  Naylor and Landsberg in the Morning.  TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie joins the show to discuss what the Jets will be looking for in exchange for Jacob Trouba and what that the Leafs would have to pay a hefty price of NHL ready players to acquire him.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  The Big Show.  Voice of the Jets Dennis Beyak joined the Big Show to break down the Jets 3-0 preseason loss to the Flames including Brandon Tanev’s standout night, the play of Josh Morrissey and a tough go for Adam Lowry as he battles for a spot on the fourth line.

Jets training camp:

Illegal Curve:  Groups 2 & 3.  Injury updates.  Includes audio from Patrik Laine, Adam Lowry, Mark Scheifele and coach Jamie Kompon.

Illegal Curve:  Group 1.  A look at the AM lines used yesterday at the IcePlex.  Includes Paul Postma and Brandon Tanev audio.

Moose news:

Official Manitoba site:  Maturity a quality Wilson hopes to market.  Missed this the other day as Mitch introduces readers to Tyson’s story.