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

Note:  The Jets will enjoy a day off today after completing a four-game road trip in St. Louis.  Despite going 2W 2L on it the talk is mostly about the prolific 2nd line and specifically Patrik Laine scoring five goals on Saturday.  In case you missed anything from the game check out the post-game recap including audio.  The Jets are gonna play host to two games this week against the Penguins (Tuesday) and Blackhawks (Thursday) before they head out on the road.

Note II:  The Moose were looking to earn a series sweep of the Iowa Wild on Saturday but were unable to come out on top losing 3-2 in regulation.  The split means Manitoba is 9-9-1 on the season.  They have a day off today and will practice on Monday before they head out on the road for a California for six games.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun: Finnish sniper caps 11-goal week, leads Jets to victory It was a ridiculous game by the entire 2nd line and obviously what Patrik Laine did was simply crazy.

Patrik Laine

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Free Press:  Historic five goal night from Laine lifts Jets to 8-4 win over Blues.  (Paywall).  Mike gives you his insight into what he saw from the big Jets win.

The Athletic Winnipeg:  How Patrik Laine took sole possession of the NHL goal-scoring lead.  (Paywall).  Murat broke down how it happened.

St. Louis Post Dispatch:  Laine scores five goals as Jets romp against Blues.  (Requires survey).  Read about the game from the perspective of a writer who covers St. Louis.

NHL website: Laine five-goal game ‘fun to watch’ for Jets.  We had Lou on yesterday’s show and he covers St. Louis so a good read to get insight on the Jets opposition.

Jets video:

Sportsnet:  Patrik Laine tells his all-time best for goals in a gameFives goals is nothing to sneeze at but for Patrik Laine the number isn’t his lifetime best. The Jets sniper tells Sean Reynolds his all-time best number for goals in a game.

TSN: Everytime I touched the puck, it kind of went in somehow’. Following his five-goal performance, Patrik Laine spoke about being in the zone and admitted that games like these are not likely to happen again so it’s best to just enjoy the moment.

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:

Topics: Jets/Wild recap, Jets/Blues Preview, 1/4 Season Report Cards- Starting with the Forwards (Ehlers, Scheifele, Wheeler, Laine, Connor, Little, Tanev, Lowry).

Guests: Lou Korac (St. Louis Blues correspondent for, Brian Engblom (Tampa Bay Lightning Analyst).

To listen to part 1 click here.

Topics: Continuing Our 1/4 Season Report Cards- Forwards continued (Copp, Perreault, Roslovic, Petan, Lemieux), Defencemen (Byfuglien, Chiarot, Morrissey, Trouba, Myers, Morrow, Kulikov), Goaltenders (Hellebuyck, Brossoit), Special Teams, Will Ken Hitchcock’s hiring change anything in Edmonton.

Guests: Justin Bradford (Author of The Making of Smashville, Host, Penalty Box Radio on ESPN 102.5 The Game), Seth Rorabaugh (covers the Pittsburgh Penguins for The Athletic).

To listen to part 2 click here.