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Latest Winnipeg Jets news and audio.

Note:  The Jets roster was cut down on Friday by 15 and five of those players needed to clear waivers before they could be assigned to the Moose.  None were claimed on Saturday so all five were assigned to the Moose.

Note II:  The Jets were scheduled to practice today but have cancelled it.  You can read a full report from yesterday’s training camp.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets getting back up to game pace.  (Paywall).  With camp cut down to a more manageable size it is time for the squad to ramp things up.

Winnipeg Sun:  Maurice might alter Jets’ defensive pairings for road gamesWith some time to go before the season gets underway and a healthy group Jets Head Coach Paul Maurice is still getting an opportunity to flip and flop his pairings.

NBC Sports: Simplicity, consistency key for one of the NHL’s most unheralded linesScott Billeck looks at what makes the Copp, Lowry and Tanev line so successful. 

Lowry Copp and Tanev

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

The Athletic Winnipeg: Saturday hot takes, travel notebook, and the importance of taking your best shot. (Paywall).  Murat covers an array of topics in this post for The Athletic.

Jets video:

TSN: Jets embracing having a target on their back this season. After losing in the conference finals last year, the Jets know they will have a target on their backs this season, but are comfortable with opponents bringing their best at them this season. The players also talk about how the intensity has picked up at practice with the season just around the corner.

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:

Topics: Jets finish their preseason schedule/make cuts to opening night roster, Projecting the Jets forward lines to start the season, The Tyler Myers Left Side Experiment, Corey Perry’s injury and its impact on the Anaheim Ducks.

Guests: Scott Billeck (, Winnipeg Sun, NBC Pro Hockey Talk), John Matisz (National hockey writer for

To listen to part 1 click here.

Topics: The Illegal Curve Fantasy Hockey Preview Special, Previewing Fantasy Forwards, Previewing Fantasy Defencemen, Previewing Fantasy Goalies

Guests: Pete Jensen (Senior Fantasy Editor,, Gus Katsaros (Hockey Analyst, McKeen’s Hockey), Cam Robinson (Associate Editor, Dobber Hockey)

To listen to part 2 click here.