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Latest Winnipeg Jets news.

Note:  The day that fans have been waiting for (or was that yesterday) when they will see an outside game that counts in the standings.  The Jets and Oilers will do battle in an matinee at IG Field.  As per usual you can expect to get all the latest news on and on social media including Twitter|Facebook |Instagram for all the game news.  Puck is scheduled to drop at 2 pm CT.

Note II:  Despite another multi-point game from rookie Jack Roslovic (1 G 1 A) the Moose fell to the Marlies 4-2 yesterday in Toronto.  They will have a chance to earn a split with Toronto in today’s re-match.  Puck drops at 2 pm CT.

Note III:  If you want to re-live your youth head back to the IG Field to hear from names like Selanne, Hawerchuk, King, Kyte and more.  To listen click here.

Jets news:

Times Columnist:  Mathieu Perreault may be Winnipeg Jets’ lucky charm at Heritage Classic.  In a sport that many players believe in superstitions, why not go with this theory.

TSN:  Could Heritage Classic start time be delayed?  (Video).  Sara Orlesky, Gary Lawless and Darren Dreger discuss how the Jets double-shifted Teemu Selanne near the end of the Alumni game, and debate what you should expect in the Heritage Classic, including why the start time could be delayed.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets hone in on Heritage Classic.  Important to block out the noise and remember it is important to pick up the two points.

Winnipeg Sun:  Ken’s Notebook. Scheifele catches eye of Oilers head coach, Laine handling the pressure, lineup changes, catching up with old friend’s this weekend, Little sighting and Five Keys to Win. 

Mark Schefiele heads up ice

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Edmonton Journal:  Connor McDavid and Mark Scheifele are fast friends.  Two solid Ontario boys with a little mutual admiration.

Illegal Curve:  Saturday Headlines (Goalies and Trouba edition).  Included talk about Pavelec, Hutchinson & Hellebuyck tandem, Heritage Classic starter and Jacob Trouba last night.

Alumni (Jets) news:

Sportsnet:  After Hours: Wayne Gretzky & Dale Hawerchuk.  (Video).  Scott Oake sits down with Wayne Gretzky and Dale Hawerchuk as the Oilers and Jets prepare to face off at the Heritage Classic.

Sportsnet:  After Hours: Winnipeg’s most popular man, Teemu Selanne.  (Video).  Scott Oake sits down for a chat with Teemu Selanne as he returns to Winnipeg for the Heritage Classic.  

Sportsnet:  Jets-Oilers alumni game combines nostalgia with theatrics.  Chris with a fun write-up from yesterday’s festivities.

Winnipeg Sun:  A fun week for Jets.  It has been quite the celebration of hockey heritage in the city this past week.

Winnipeg Sun:  Kirk’s Notebook.  Includes The Bandit was in fine form as he returned between the pipes, (Kris) King of the Hill, Perfect timing for Lidstrom trade, seeing Selanne/Hawerchuk play together, back to reality for Huddy and thrill ride for refs/linesman..  Selanne thrills Winnipeg hockey fans one more time.  It was clearly the Teemu Selanne show yesterday.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets squeak out 6-5 win over Oilers in alumni game.  (Paywall).  It looked dicey when the alumni team copied what the actual team did and give up four straight goals.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Ice tales from a bygone era.  (Paywall).  Plenty of old stories are/were being shared this weekend.

Alumni (Oilers) news:

Edmonton Sun:  Oilers oldtimers grace the ice one last time together at the Heritage Classic.  It is one thing we may not appreciate…we may never see this grouping of superstars on the ice again.

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:

Part 1:

Topics:  Jets Week in Review. What are Reasonable Expectations for Patrick Laine this Season? Jets power play. Celebrating Hockey Heritage in Winnipeg. Jets/Oilers rivalry.

Interview: Joe Pascucci (former Winnipeg broadcaster).

To listen click here.

Part 2:

Topics: Jets/Oilers playoff battles. Picking Your All Time Winnipeg Jets (NHL Version) Roster. A look at the Meet the Man behind the the NHL’s Russian Revolution interview with former Jets GM Mike Smith.  Jets-Oilers Sunday Game Preview

Interview: Dave Jamieson (TSN 1260 Edmonton)

To listen click here.