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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news.

Note: After completing the final contest of this ten-game homestand with a 4-3 loss to the Kings last night the Jets are off today.  They will practice tomorrow at 11 am at Bell MTS Place before flying to St. Louis to kick off a back-to-back against the Blues on Friday and Stars on Saturday.

Note II: The fun times at Bell MTS Place continue as the Moose and Admirals will have a re-match tonight as Manitoba looks to put a stop to their three-game losing streak.  I am joining Steve Schuster (who is filling in for play-by-play voice Mitch Peacock who is away at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea) once again in the broadcast booth to provide some colour analysis of the game.  Puck drop is at  7 pm.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets fall flat in loss to Kings ends marathon homestand It looked like it was a bloodbath in favour of the Jets after the opening period but then the Kings reversed things in the middle frame.  Ken breaks it all down.

Mitchelle goal vs Jets

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets GM a buyer at the right price.  No point in mortgaging the future if the price isn’t right.  

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets end epic home stand with 4-3 loss to L.A..  (Paywall).  Jason breaks down the contest.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Cheveldayoff has options before trade window closes on Monday.  (Paywall).  Mike had a chat with the Jets GM on the upcoming trade deadline and what might be in the plans for the local squad.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Things looking up on Jets’ injury front for Tanev, Lowry, Trouba.  (Paywall).  Certainly some light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to the Jets injury woes.

Sportsnet:  31 ThoughtsNumbers 2 and 3 deal with the Jets and the trade deadline.

The Athletic Winnipeg: Jets ready to add pieces needed to help them compete in NHL’s toughest division.  (Paywall).  Lots of chatter these days about the prospects of trading some young pieces or draft picks but as we’ve seen this season some of those prospects have been asked to step in and fill a role.  What happens next season if you don’t have that option.  The risk/reward of trade deadline insanity about to get ramped up.

Illegal Curve:  Post-game report A look at some notable numbers and post-game audio from Blake Wheeler, Connor Hellebuyck and coach Maurice.

Jets video:

TSN:  ‘Do not mortgage the future with those young players’.  Jamie McLennan explains how the Jets could use some depth ahead of the trade deadline, but not at the expense of their future. He also breaks down how Dion Phaneuf has impacted the Kings since being acquired from the Senators.

TSN:  What trade options are the Jets looking at right now?  With everything clicking so well for the Jets this season, what trade options is Winnipeg looking at right now? That’s Hockey explains that tinkering is fine, but it’s important for the team not to disrupt its chemistry.

Moose audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Moose had best goalie tandem in AHL before Jets injuries piled up.  Moose asst. coach Eric Dubois joined host Kevin Olszewski with the latest on the Jets farm team and how they are coping with the loss of star players and goalies do to injuries on the big club.