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Your source for all the latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news and audio.

Note:  The Jets are close to completing their six-game homestand after they beat the Blues 5-4 in overtime in their fifth game inside Bell MTS Place during this stretch.  It improved them to 6-2-1 on the season which includes a 5-0-1 record at Bell MTS Place (4-0-1 so far in this homestand).  Today the team is scheduled to practice at 12 noon out at the IcePlex.  Be sure to check back for an update via the Winnipeg Jets Practice Report.

Note II:  The Moose are feeling good after a weekend sweep of the Rampage but they know they are going to have to put in a full week of practice ahead of their three-game road trip which begins on Saturday in Milwaukee against the Western Conference leading Admirals.  Today they are scheduled to practice out at the IcePlex at 10 am.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun: Jets rally with strong third to beat Blues 5-4 in overtimeTalk about your improbable conclusions to a game.  Ken provides his insight into the game and a whole lot more in this column that covers a ton of Jets material.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Trip ends on sour note as Blues lose to Jets in overtime. (Requires survey). Read about the game from the perspective of a beat writer that covers the Jets opposition.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets storm back from 3-1 third-period deficit to down the Blues.  (Paywall).   If I wasn’t there I may not have believed the final box score.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Lowry among NHL’s elite at the faceoff dot.  (Paywall).  The Jets 2011 3rd rounder has certainly made a name for himself in this regard.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets’ top blue-line pair loading up on points.  (Paywall).  Both currently sit in the top five for the Jets in terms of points which is not too shabby.

Global News: Scheifele with 4 points as Winnipeg Jets beat Blues in overtime. Russ breaks down the game.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

The Athletic Winnipeg: The math and the eyes finally agree that Josh Morrissey is a dangerous weapon on the power play. (Paywall). Opportunity can be a wonderful thing for a player.

Toronto Sun: Maple Leafs and Jets share some tangled history. With the two big Canadian teams set to meet tomorrow night here and Saturday night in Toronto lots of eyes will be focused on this rivalry.

Jets video:

TSN: Button calls Tanev’s hit on O’Reilly ‘dangerous’, ‘reckless’ and ‘unnecessary’. Craig Button dissects the Jets’ impressive third period comeback against the Blues, and explains why he didn’t like Brandon Tanev’s hit from behind on Ryan O’Reilly, and why he feels it warrants at least a one-game suspension.

TSN: Morrissey’s impact being felt on both ends of the ice. Josh Morrissey has gotten off to a solid campaign with seven points through eight games, leading the way offensively from the blue line. That’s Hockey weighs in on his impressive play and discusses whether or not its a bad thing that Winnipeg is relying on its defence for offence.

TSN: How have Jets found perfect recipe on home ice?   How does Laurent Brossoit’s play impact the options that Paul Maurice has in net? How have the Jets been able to find so much success on home ice? Sara Orlesky and Winnipeg Sun’s Ken Wiebe discuss and weigh in on the offensive production they have had from their shutdown line.