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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note:  Just three home games left and that number will be down to two after tonight when the Ducks visit the MTS Centre.  Morning skate is at 10:30 am with puck drop at 7 pm.  Update:  Plenty to digest from skate this morning including the news that Tobias Enstrom had surgery and is done for the seasonUpdate II:  The Jets also inked 2013 5th rounder Tucker Poolman to a contract.

Note II:  The Moose are in San Jose as they get ready for a pair of games this weekend against the Barracuda.  They will practice today at 1 pm.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Armia proving himself with strong short-handed play.  (Paywall).  The puck really does seem to stick to his blade when he has it.  

Winnipeg Sun:  Five keys for Jets to beat Ducks.  Ken’s list includes: 1) Ehlers erupts. 2) Scheifele cashes in. 3) Hutchinson delivers. 4) Discipline continues. 5) Contain the captain.  And the big match-up is Mark Scheifele vs Ryan Kesler.

Winnipeg Sun:  Laine not focused on Calder.  The Jets rookie hasn’t changed his position and what he says about the Calder race since the beginning of the season so it isn’t that surprising that he hasn’t switched his tone.

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Winnipeg Sun:  Armia embraces new role.  Ken writes about the role he has embraced.

The Hockey News:  Missing the post-season (again) hurts, but Jets’ future is in good hands.  Jared takes a glass half full approach to the previous season.

Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Armia could be a 15-20 goal scorer.  TSN Jets Analyst Shane Hnidy looks back on the Jets shootout win vs. New Jersey, Joel Armia’s highlight reel goal and discusses what improvement Nic Petan needs to make improvements to his game.