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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note:  The Jets dropped their final pre-season game last night in Minnesota as the Wild defeated Winnipeg 5-1.  The team will have the day off before the team returns to the ice on Monday.  Expect more cuts upcoming.

Note II:  Not much rest for the Moose as they played (and lost 4-3) in Fargo last night against the Wild.  For the re-match they will head up the I29 to Grand Forks where they will try to even the pre-season schedule against Iowa.  Puck drops at the Ralph at 2 pm.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Questions remain for Jets.  You’d think as camp has progressed we would have more answers than questions but that doesn’t appear to be the case.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets beaten by Wild in preseason finale.  Ken was down in St. Paul and filed this report on how he saw last night’s Jets loss.

Winnipeg Sun:  Ted’s Notebook. Includes Perreault’s wing man, Hutchinson playing it cool, Lowry in danger zone, Scheifele keeping it going and an injury update.

Perreault over blue line

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets finish exhibition season on losing note.  (Paywall).  There wasn’t a lot of Minnesota nice last night as the Jets got tuned up by the Wild.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Former teammate preaches patience to Jets fans as Laine adjusts to stardom.  (Paywall).  In case Jets fans were already starting to panic.

Illegal Curve:  Jets goalie conundrum continues.  With Pavelec not getting the expected start against the Wild, questions about about the goalie situation in Winnipeg.

Wild 5 Jets 1:

Coach Maurice post-game: Evaluating that game. What was Morrissey able to show this camp? Has his defending improved? What’s it like as a coach for the next few days? How did he see Hutchinson’s game tonight?

To listen click here.

Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Hustler and Lawless.  The guys discuss the possible meaning behind Ondrej Pavelec not getting a second preseason start with the Winnipeg Jets, after saying the team was going to give its goaltenders equal work through the preseason.

Prospect news:

Illegal Curve:  2016 6th round pick Mikhail Berdin heads to the USHL.  He’s heading to Sioux Falls after spending the week with the Manitoba Moose.

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:

Part 1:   Expectations for the Winnipeg Jets.  A look at the forwards, defence and goalies.  Interviews with Jeff Hamilton (Winnipeg Free Press) and Kevin Allen (USA Today).  To listen click here.

Part 2:   Preview of the NHL season going division by division, team by team.  (Atlantic Division carried over till next weekend).  Interview with Eric Duhatschek (Globe and Mail).  To listen click here.