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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note:  The Jets returned to Winnipeg on Sunday after concluding a four-game road trip.  The team is home for one game tonight at 7 pm against the Wild.  The big question will be what is the status of Steve Mason who left the game on Saturday night after the 1st period.  While we still don’t know the status of Mason (aside from him being placed on IR) we do know that Eric Comrie has been recalled from the Moose.  Stay tuned for the Winnipeg Jets pre-game report.

Note II:  The Moose didn’t practice on Sunday but will resume practicing today at 12 noon in Milwaukee before they head to Rockford, Illinois to take on the IceHogs on Tuesday night as they wrap up their three-game road trip.  Manitoba is one of the hottest teams in the AHL and have won 10 of their last 11 games and sit with the 4th best winning percentage in the league.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Five keys to Jets and WildKen’s big matchup is Connor Hellebuyck vs Devan Dubnyk. His five keys are: 1) Make them special. 2) Wheeler leads the way. 3) Back to basics. 4) Staal leading the way. 5) El Nino warning.

Blake Wheeler makes the pass

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets nearing end of busy month It isn’t gonna get any slower or easier as this team is gonna have a period where they are playing every second day.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Plenty of options for backup role.  (Paywall).  As I illustrated the other day both Michael Hutchinson and Eric Comrie have been playing well.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Chiarot believes fine the right punishment for butt-end.  I suspect folks around these parts feel it was the best use of $3,763.44 (US).

NHL official site:  Hockey Fights Cancer important to Jets assistant coach, wifeFar too many people have been impacted by cancer sadly.

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:

Topics: Jets/Ducks Recap (Jets current four game road trip), Rating the Jets forwards and defencemen at the 1/4 mark of the season

Guests:  Scott Billeck (Winnipeg Jets correspondent for, Sporting News), Sarah McLellan (Minneapolis Star Tribune).

To listen to part 1 click here.

Topics: Rating the Jets defencemen at the 1/4 mark of the season (continued), Rating the Jets goalies, coaches and special teams at the 1/4 mark of the season, Our NHL Award winners at the 1/4 mark of the season, Jets/Sharks Preview

Guests: Kyle Keefe (Colorado Avalanche Senior Studio Anchor, Altitude TV), Dan Rusanowsky (San Jose Sharks play by play voice on KFOX 98.5 FM)

To listen to part 2 click here.