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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note:  The Jets face a central division rival they have yet to beat this season as they face the Avalanche for the third time and first at home.  The Jets Practice Report will give you some insight into what was happening at Bell MTS Place yesterday as the Jets prepared for Colorado.  The Jets will have a morning skate at 9:30 am and puck drop is at 6 pm.  You can also stay tuned via Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.

Note II:  The Moose played last night in Rockford where they won 4-3 in overtime thanks to a Nic Petan goal.  They are now 18-4-1 in 23 road games this season and have points in twelve straight on the road (11-0-1).  No rest for Manitoba however as they are in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to take on the Admirals tonight at UWM Panther Arena.  Puck drop is at 6 pm.

Note III:  Plenty of Winnipeg Jets and NHL talk on today’s three hour Illegal Curve Hockey Show which begins at 9 am on TSN 1290 Winnipeg.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Five keys to Jets vs Avalanche.  Ken’s big matchup is Nikolaj Ehlers vs Erik Johnson. His five keys include: 1) Enjoy the home cooking. 2) Double digits. 3) Staying productive. 4) Pick up the slack. 5) Bernier on fire.

Winnipeg Sun:  Maurice sleeps on slash, wakes up to the same opinionThe Jets bench boss didn’t really want to get into it yesterday following skate but it won’t surprise anyone that opinions within Bell MTS Place hadn’t changed the day after.

Winnipeg Sun:  Kulikov set to return, Lowry day-to-day for JetsKen goes deeper on the health of these two Jets players.

Dmitry Kulikov up close

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Free Press:  Kulikov expected back tonight.  (Paywall).  Mike looks at the return of the defenceman after he suffered a concussion.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets and other NHL teams seek clarity on goalie interference.  (Paywall).  Connor Hellebuyck rattled off a number of occasions when he felt it was clear he had been interfered with but there really seems to be no certainty this season as to what constitutes goalie interference.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Forget Vegas flu — NHL teams sick of playing here.  (Paywall).  If the weather wasn’t enough the likelihood of a regulation loss looms large these days.

Illegal Curve:  Winnipeg Jets Practice ReportSome insight into yesterday’s Jets skate at Bell MTS Place which includes some practice notes, lines/D pairs, health updates and audio from Josh Morrissey, Andrew Copp, Mathieu Perreault, Dmitry Kulikov and coach Maurice.

Jets video:

TSN:  Are Jets front-runners to come out of the West in the playoffs In terms of favourites to come out of the Western Conference in this year’s playoffs, where are the Winnipeg Jets? Are they front-runners? That’s Hockey weighs in.

TSN:  ‘A guy breaks a stick over a goalie, that’s no goal’Jets captain Blake Wheeler joins Gino Reda on That’s Hockey and says the Jets have done ‘enough belly-aching’ about the non-goalie interference call on Jame Neal that lead to a Vegas goal, but goes on to state that if ‘a guy breaks a stick over a goalie, that’s no goal.’

TSN:  Jets shifting focus after another questionable goalie interference non-call.  The goalie interference debate seems to be getting more confusing by the day. Thursday, Connor Hellebuyck took a two-handed slash to the mask from James Neal, which was not enough to wave off a goal. But as Sara Orlesky reports, the Jets are trying to turn the page.

Sportsnet:  The referees completely missed Neal’s slash on Hellebuyck The Hockey Central at Noon go over a wild night of goalie interference and try to figure out how the James Neal’s goal against the Winnipeg Jets counted.

Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Jets defense has been solid without Trouba.  TSN 1290 Jets analyst Josh Green discusses last night’s Jets overtime loss to Vegas, the controversial goal by Eric Haula, the current state of goalie interference, how the Jets defense has fared without Jacob Trouba and the recent performances of Kyle Connor and Jack Roslovic.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  It was a penalty all day.  Winnipeg Sun Sports editor Ted Wyman joined host Kevin Olszewski to break down the Jets Thursday loss to Vegas, and weighs in on the non-call on a potential goalie interference that led to a Golden Knights goal.

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Refs clearly missed penalty in Jets/Knights game.  TSN’s Bob McKenzie joined the Big Show following the Jets game against Vegas to break down the controversial goal call on James Neal’s slash to Connor Hellebuyck, how the NHL can fix their goalie interference review and who other teams are targeting in trade talks with Winnipeg.