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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note:  The Jets kicked off their road trip in Nashville with a huge 6-4 win over their division rival, which ended four straight games within the central division.  After dropping the first two against the Hawks and Blues they won the final two against the Blues and Predators to keep on pace with the Blues & Preds for top spot in the central.  Today, the Jets are in Boston were scheduled to practice at 12 pm CST as they prepare to face the Bruins tomorrow night at TD Garden but instead are holding team meetings.

Note II:  The Moose are back on the ice after taking a couple of days off.  They will practice today at Bell MTS Place as they prepare to face the Rampage on Thursday and Friday here in Winnipeg.  Moose Practice Report is available here.

Jets news:

Sportsnet:  31 Thoughts Number 6 deals with the Shawn Matthias being available for trade and number 22 dealing with 2017 1st rounder Kristian Vesalainen.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets survive intense battle with PredsI thought it was one of the best games we’ve seen all season long.  Ted breaks it down from Nashville.

Winnipeg Sun:  Scoring depth on third and fourth line a big bonusCritical to being a successful team is not solely relying on your top end scoring to provide all of your goals and that is starting to fall into place for Winnipeg.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets tame Preds 6-4 to climb closer to top of Central Division.  (Paywall).  Mike was at Bridgestone Arena last night and recaps the game from his seat in the press box.

The Tennessean:  Preds lose to Jets on late third-period goals If you’d like to read about the game from the perspective of a beat writer that covers Nashville, Adam breaks down the game in this recap.

Jets 6 Predators 4:

Illegal Curve:  Post-game report Some of the notable news from the game, points and post-game audio from Blake Wheeler, Nikolaj Ehlers and coach Maurice.

Jets video:

TSN:  Tanev catches Rinne cheating on Jets’ game-winnerJamie McLennan breaks down Brandon Tanev’s game-winner and why Pekka Rinne got caught cheating. He also touches on Nikolaj Ehlers two-goal performance that now gives him 17 on the season.

Sportsnet:  Laine dangles and dekes, finishes off with an ‘elite snipe’ past RinneHis 17th was quite the shot that beat his fellow Finn.

Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Morrissey playing an increased role in Byfuglien’s absenceMurat Ates of The Athletic discusses how the Winnipeg Jets defense has fared while missing veterans Byfuglien and Enstrom.