Note: The Jets ended their back-to-back weekend road trip with a big 5-3 win over the Stars. They overcame early adversity to score five in the middle frame and are now tied with Nashville (who have two games in hand) for 1st in the Central. The team is off today but will resume skating tomorrow as they prepare to face the Predators here in Winnipeg on Tuesday. Of course with Trade Deadline on Monday at 3 pm ET anything can happen at anytime so stay tuned to illegalcurve.com as well as via Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.
Note II: The Moose have won two straight including a Saturday shutout over the Wolves as Eric Comrie returned to action after having last played 17 days previously. No rest for Manitoba as they play again this afternoon in a re-match with Chicago in the always fun Retro Game. Puck drops at 2 pm and we will have complete coverage on site.
Winnipeg Sun: Byfuglien at his best in Jets win over Stars. The Jets big man has been playing exceptionally well for this team and his coach and his captain had plenty of praise for him following the win over Dallas.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets Snapshots. Topics in this article by Ken include: 1) Jets still searching for centre help? 2) Hellebuyck gets a breather. 3) Suit yourself.
Winnipeg Free Press: Huge second period gives Jets 5-3 victory over Stars. (Paywall). It was quite a performance as the Jets scored goal after goal after goal after goal after goal to take a commanding lead over their division rival. Mike recaps the action.
Dallas News: How the Stars missed an opportunity to take a big step against the Jets. Check out a recap from Mike as he breaks down the game from the perspective of someone who covers the Stars.
Illegal Curve: Patrik Laine continues to dominate the Stars as Jets win big in Dallas. It didn’t get off to a great start but then the Jets settled things down and really went to work in the middle frame. Plenty of tidbits and post-game audio from Blake Wheeler, Nikolaj Ehlers and coach Paul Maurice.
TSN: Do the streaking Jets need to add at the deadline? Led by Patrik Laine, the Jets used a five-goal barrage in the second period to down the Stars and continue their solid play. Sitting among the top teams in the NHL, do the Jets need to be buyers at the deadline? TSN Hockey analyst Dave Poulin discusses.
Sportsnet: Laine scores twice as Jets down Stars. Patrik Laine scored his 30th and 31st goals of the season as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Dallas Stars 5-3.
Illegal Curve: Moose shut down Wolves attack in 2-0 win. It was a big second consecutive win for Manitoba who looks to be turning things around after a three game slide. Peter recaps the action.