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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note:  Another double game day as the Jets are in Washington to take on the Capitals in the second game of the home and home.  The Jets are looking to pay the Capitals back for the heart breaking loss in Winnipeg on Tuesday with 30 seconds to go in the 3rd period.  Keep it locked to and on social media including Twitter|Facebook |Instagram for all the pre and post game news.

Note II:  The Moose are also gonna get loose against the defending Calder Cup champs with the new look Cleveland Monsters in town for the first of two games tonight at the MTS Centre.  Puck drops at 7 pm and be sure to follow me on twitter (@icdave) for all the latest Moose news.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Five keys to Jets vs. Caps.   Ken’s list includes: 1) Tightening up 2) Morrissey’s steadiness 3) Armia rolling 4) Containing Ovechkin 5) Johansson producing and bonus 6) Big Matchup.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Sun:  Ten things we’ve learned so far about the JetsTed’s list includes: 1) Mistake’s kill 2) Chasing the game 3) The kid is alright 4) So are the other kids 5) Who wants it 6) Bryan Little is a key player 7) Same old story 8) You must finish 9) Trouba Door open and 10) Time to cut bait.

Winnipeg Free Press:  If Jets aren’t close by U.S. Thanksgiving, expect a turkey.  (Paywall).  Isn’t this article about three weeks early?  Usually the “end is near” article about U.S. Thanksgiving and the importance of being above the playoff line doesn’t come out for a few more weeks.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets need help, so they call the Copp.  (Paywall).  He certainly sounds like a player who isn’t looking to return to the Moose anytime soon.  He has been had at work on his faceoffs in the AHL which is clearly a skill the Jets could use up with the big club.

Today’s Slapshot:  Dreger feels chances of Trouba being traded are slimWhich means the TSN hockey insider has the same opinion as many of the participants of our Jacob Trouba poll.   (You can hear the audio below).

TSN:  Jets Lunch.  (Video).  TSN 1290 Jets Analyst Trevor Kidd joined Rick Ralph to discuss Paul Maurice’s comments regarding Patrik Laine being left off the first power play unit.

Illegal Curve:  Jets announce details for fifth annual Skills Competition.  Fans always have a blast as they get a chance to watch the players up close with the glass pulled down.  Plenty of chances for giveaways, autographs, photos and more.

Illegal Curve:  Jets games 1-10 of the season.  Including 1) Where has the goal scoring gone? 2) What’s up with goalies? 3) Special Teams? 4) Injuries.

Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Hustler and Lawless.  TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger joins Hustler & Lawless to discuss Jacob Trouba and a December 1 deadline to sign an NHL contract.

Illegal Curve:  Jets audio.  Hear from Andrew Copp, Ben Chiarot and coach Paul Maurice as they spoke from the IcePlex before leaving for Washington.

Moose news:

Illegal Curve:  Moose Practice Report.  Manitoba added a forward yesterday signing Darcy Murphy from the Tulsa Oilers.  Hear from assistant coach Mark Morrission and defenceman Jan Kostalek.

Prospect news:

Illegal Curve:  Jamie Phillips is ECHL Goaltender of the Month for October.  Going 6-0 and helping your team set a record isn’t a bad way to start your pro career.