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Latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Mooose news.

Note:  I’m not quite sure where last night’s wild 6-5 regulation loss to the Predators ranks in all-time Jets games but it was certainly a wild affair that saw the home side blow two different two goal leads to Nashville.  The Jets have a 12 noon practice scheduled.  Jets Practice Report brings you up to speed.

Note II:  The Moose will have another day of practice today at 10 am at the IcePlex as they prepare to face the Iowa Wild this weekend at Bell MTS Place to finish off their eight-game home stand.

Jets news:

Sportsnet:  31 ThoughtsJust a couple of Jets related tid bits including 14 (Stastny) and 17 (Jets being in on Rick Nash).  

Winnipeg Sun:  Preds top Jets in marquee match-upIn the battle of new acquisitions both made an impact but in the end the goal by Ryan Hartman sent his team home with the two points.  Ken breaks it all down.

Hartman goal against Jets to win it

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets blow a late lead to fall 6-5 to pesky Preds.  (Paywall).  If I wasn’t there I may not have believed that the Jets blew a two-goal 3rd period lead but this Nashville team cannot be given an inch.  Mike recaps the game.

The Tennessean:  Hartman helps Predators topple Jets in battle of Central Division heavyweightsRead about the game from the perspective of a beat writer who covers Nashville.

Sportsnet:  Jets-Predators has us eager for a playoff seriesThat game left folks yearning for a seven-game series although when we chatted with Preds coach Peter Laviolette post-game he was asked about this prospect and replied “that was a pretty exciting game, I can guarantee you I haven’t thought about a match-up.”

Sportsnet:  The story behind why Jets’ Stastny will wear No. 25There are many folks who grew up in the 80s who picked that number for the same reason (including yours truly) and it is a cool story on why Stastny picked 25. 

Illegal Curve:  Jets give up two separate two-goal leads to lose 6-5 in regulationIt was unexpected from a team who has been good this season protecting a lead.  Head back inside for a look at some of the notable occurrences, numbers and post-game audio from both the Jets and Predators rooms.

Illegal Curve:  Jets activate Brandon Tanev from injured reservePrior to puck drop last night the team activated the forward who had missed the previous nine games with an upper-body injury.

Jets video:

TSN:  Stastny has debut to remember in Central Division thriller.  Dennis Beyak and Dave Tomlinson break down a wild back-and-forth game between the Jets and Predators and discuss Paul Stastny’s impressive Winnipeg debut.

TSN:  Why Stastny is a perfect fit in Winnipeg.  As important as it is to acquire talent at the trade deadline, it’s just as important to acquire players that fit within your team. As Mike Kelly explains in StatsCentre, the Jets found a perfect fit in Paul Stastny.

Moose audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  We’re excited to keep going towards the playoffs.  Moose goalie Eric Comrie joined Andrew Paterson and Rick Ralph on the Afternoon Ride. They discussed the Moose’s push towards the playoffs, the difference with this year’s Moose team than in the past, his pregame preparation and the post game brawl that occurred over the weekend.