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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note:  The Jets are back in business after a Sunday off.  Today they will hit the ice for a practice as they prepare to face the Coyotes on Tuesday night at Bell MTS Place.  Stay tuned for the Winnipeg Jets Practice Report for the latest news from downtown Winnipeg.

Note II:  The Moose are still in Milwaukee after they too took Sunday off.  Manitoba has won five straight of this nine game road trip and will look to keep that rolling against the Admirals in a re-match tomorrow night.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Ehlers becoming elite two-way winger.  (Paywall).  There is no question he has the offensive skills but he has had a clear mandate to work on his defensive game all season long.

Nikolaj Ehlers faceoff at ice level

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Sportsnet:  Jets considering trading for top-six forward.  Rick Nash’s name being mentioned is interesting.  Would you like to see the Jets make a big splash in advance of the trade deadline at the end of this month?

Sportsnet: Breaking down Blake Wheeler’s move to centre.  An interesting look at the numbers behind the Jets captain since his move from wing to the middle.

Moose news:

Illegal Curve:  A conversation with Moose coach Pascal VincentSpoke to the Manitoba bench boss about a number of topics including the team re-gaining their identity, his opportunity to coach for first time in his hometown of Laval, his AHL All-Star highlight and much more.

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:

Topics: The aftermath of the Jets/Golden Knights game, The rise of Joel Armia, Jets/Avalanche Preview, Previewing the Jets month of February

Guests: Mike McIntyre (Winnipeg Free Press), Lauren Gardner (Colorado Avalanche Host on Altitude TV)

To listen to part 1 click here.

Topics: The Trade Centre Match Game, 25 years of Gary Bettman as NHL Commissioner, The Carolina Hurricanes bring back the Hartford Whalers history

Guests: Stephen Whyno (The Associated Press), Josh Smith (Scouting The Refs), Marc Dumont (The Athletic Montreal, TSN 1200).

To listen to part 2 click here.