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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note:  The Jets are in Anaheim following last night’s 5-4 OT win over the Sharks in San Jose.  Today the team is scheduled to practice at the Honda Center at 3:30 pm CST as they prepare to face the Ducks tomorrow to close out their pre All-Star weekend schedule.  Questions surround the health of defenceman Dmitry Kulikov who left the game after being hit into the boards and is being evaluated today according to coach Maurice.

Note II:  The Moose kick off their first of nine straight on the road tonight in Belleville as they do battle with the Senators.  They skate at 10:15 am  at Yardmen Arena and puck drop takes place at 6 pm.  Expectations are that the team will get some reinforcements back including Mike Sgarbossa (suspension) and Buddy Robinson (injury) which will help offset the recalls of Roslovic and Lemieux.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Little’s OT goal ends Jets’ drought in extra time to sink Sharks 5-4.  (Paywall).  After losing six of six in overtime the Jets finally got their first victory when Bryan Little scored his 10th goal of the season to give the visitors a big win.  Mike breaks it down.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets win wild one in Shark tankPlenty happened last night and Ted breaks it all down from San Jose.

San Jose Mercury News:  Sharks’ OT loss to Winnipeg Jets might prove costly It didn’t just got them a point as the team could have lost one of their leaders.  Read about the game from the perspective of a writer that covers the Jets opposition.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Ehlers, Meier good friends – most of the time.  (Paywall).  The relationships that players form in junior or college hockey last a lifetime.

Winnipeg Sun:  Playing with Jets has been more than Kulikov hoped for.  This relationship started off slowly but he has become a big part of the squad on the back end.

Yahoo Sports:  Jets reaping rewards after buying into team defense.  No doubt that a health D corp this season has certainly helped the Jets make a big jump in the standings as well as a general buy in from the team as a whole of the importance of playing a full 200 ft game.

Jets 5 Sharks 4 in OT:

Illegal Curve:  Post-game reportHead back to San Jose to check out some notable facts, a look at the numbers and post-game audio from Tyler Myers, Bryan Little and coach Maurice.