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

Note:  Friday began with the Jets claiming Marko Dano off waivers.  After blowing a 3rd period lead in St. Paul yesterday afternoon and ultimately losing 4-2 to the Wild the Jets will look to salvage this four-game road trip with a win over the Blues tonight in St. Louis.  Puck drop is at 6 pm.

Note II:  The Moose will look to continue to build on last night’s 4-3 OT win over the Wild in today’s re-match at 2 pm at Bell MTS Place.

Note III:  Tune in for three hours of Winnipeg Jets and NHL hockey talk on the Illegal Curve Hockey Show on TSN 1290 Winnipeg starting at 9 am.  Listen here.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Five Keys to the gameThe big matchup for Ken is Bryan Little vs Brayden Schenn.  Ken’s list of five includes:  1) Locking it down. 2) Improved discipline. 3) Battle of backups. 4) New direction. 5) O’Reilly is dangerous.

Winnipeg Sun:  Third-period struggles continue as Jets are unable to close deal versus WildKen recaps all the festivities from a wild one in St. Paul.

Winnipeg Free Press:  No love lost between Jets, Wild.  (Paywall).  Friendly Manitoba vs Minnesota Nice has reached quite a dislike level after last year’s playoff series and the “close” geographic rivalry.

Jets vs Wild

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets blow a turbine in Minny.  (Paywall).  Mike looks back at the action that saw the Jets drop their second game in a row in regulation.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Big club marking Dano’s return to Moose.  (Paywall).  It caused waves when the news broke that the Jets were bringing Marko Dano back.

Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Eric Staal’s goal highlights dizzying Wild victory over WinnipegSure didn’t feel like just one game of 82 yesterday.

1500 ESPN Twin Cities: Wild embraces rough stuff in impressive win over JetsRead about the game from the perspective of someone who covers the Jets opposition.

Jets video:

TSN: Is Hellebuyck to blame for Jets’ collapse?   The Jets gave up four unanswered goals in the third period to fall to the Wild. Was it Connor Hellebuyck’s fault, or was Winnipeg unlucky? Craig Button joins That’s Hockey to discuss.

Sportsnet:  Jets & Wild fight on bench after two ugly hits. Tensions boil over between the Minnesota Wild and the Winnipeg Jets, after J.T. Brown hits Andrew Copp into the stanchion, then Adam Lowry throws an elbow at Joel Eriksson Ek.