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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note: The Jets kicked off their three-game road trip with a big 7-4 win over the Sabres last night in Buffalo.  The team flew to Chicago after the victory and have a day off today.  They will be back on the ice on Thursday at 1 pm for practice.

Note II:  The Moose can fill your hockey void as they will be looking for revenge against the Griffins who defeated them 3-2 in overtime on Monday.  It is the second of six straight at home as the first place team in the AHL adjusts to a roster without Roslovic/Lemieux/Lipon.  They could get Francis Beauvillier back tonight and since we haven’t heard of any recalls or signings, it would seem he will be back into the lineup to give them 12 forwards.  Puck drops at 7 pm.

Note III:  After the Moose game you can tune into NHL This Week with Illegal Curve Hockey which begins right after Mitch Peacock wraps up his 15 minute post-game show.  It should start around 10 pm on TSN 1290 Winnipeg.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets snipers break long droughts in win over SabresLaine (including securing his 100th NHL point), Ehlers (2) and Connor (2) were all big contributors last night.  Ken breaks it all down.

Patrik Laine slap shot

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Sun:  Blockbuster deal working out: Big trade with Sabres changed Jets identityNo doubt about it the trade made waves and has helped and will continue to help the Jets organization for years to come.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets upend Sabres 7-4.  (Paywall).  It was a wild affair in Buffalo and Jason recaps the action that took place inside KeyBank Center.

Buffalo News:  The Wraparound from the Jets 7-4 defeat over the SabresRead about the game from the perspective of a beat writer that covers the Jets opposition.

Buffalo News:  Housley lets Sabres have it after another bad lossSabres head coach didn’t hold back his anger following the loss to his “former” club.

Sportsnet:  Connor, Ehlers score two goals in Jets win over SabresThe associated press recap of the game.

Sportsnet:  31 Thoughts.  Just one Jets nugget in #10 about Dustin Byfuglien’s minutes.

Jets 7 Sabres 4:

Illegal Curve:  Post-game reportSome notable facts and post-game audio from Wheeler, Mason, Ehlers, Laine and coach Maurice. 

Jets video:

TSN:  Ehlers, Connor power Jets past SabresAs Jamie McLennan explains, Nik Ehlers and Kyle Connor had it working Tuesday night, as both of them scored twice and have stepped up their game in Mark Scheifele’s absence.

Moose audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Trusting the process is starting to pay off.  Moose forward Chase De Leo speaks with Andrew Paterson and Rick Ralph about the Moose’s success this season, the upcoming game vs. Grand Rapids, how Pascal Vincent has handled this season, and the play of Michael Hutchinson.