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Note:  The Jets complete the fourth and final game of this home stand against a hot Edmonton Oilers team tonight at Bell MTS Place.  They held a highly optional practice on Wednesday so we shall have to wait to see what, if any, changes they might make ahead of the game against Edmonton.  Be sure to check out the pre-game report at 10:30 am for any and all updates.

Note II:  After spending their morning volunteering at Siloam Mission on Wednesday the Moose are back on the ice today as they continue to practice ahead of their game against the defending Calder Cup champion Marlies tomorrow night.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  5 keys for the Jets vs the Oilers.  Paul’s big matchup is Connor vs Connor squared. His 5 keys to the game include: 1) Eye on RNH. 2) Keep the PP rolling. 3) Stay out of the box. 4) Don’t get greedy. 5) Don’t expect the old Oil.

Winnipeg Sun: Reckoning coming for the JetsAre not all two points created equal?  Paul looks at the strength of the Jets schedule to date.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Improved Oilers bringing ‘A’ game to Winnipeg.  (Paywall).  The Oilers are the only NHL team that has experienced  a positive bump after replacing their head coach of all the squads who have already done so this season.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets focus on playoff push in ultra-competitive Western Conference.  (Paywall).  While the Jets have been on a nice roll the reality is that they haven’t given themselves an insurmountable cushion so they cannot afford to get complacent.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Dynamic defence duo key to fruitful Jets future.  (Paywall).  Missed this one from Mike the other day but an important topic for the Jets when you look at the long term competitiveness of this team.

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Sportsnet:   Connor Hellebuyck back on track as Jets make case as West’s best.  Not bad considering this team is still searching for that top level game for a full 60 minutes.  

Jets video:

Hockey writers Ken Wiebe and Scott Billeck discuss the Jets resurgence on the power play and their recent performances during their homestand.

Jets prospect news:

The Athletic: Breaking down Jets prospect Declan Chisholm’s breakout campaign with Petes. (Paywall).  Always good to gain some insight on players in the prospect pool that you don’t hear about.

NHL This Week Replay:

Topics: Jets defeat the Blackhawks 6-3, Jets-Oilers Preview, TSN Insider Trading /Charlie Coyle on the trade block, The futures of Matt Duchesne & Mark Stone in Ottawa, St. Louis Blues Fight in Practice.

Guests: Dave Jamieson (TSN 1260 Edmonton), Josh Cooper (The Athletic), Mick Colageo (New Bedford Standard Times).

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Time for some Wednesday night hockey in Winnipeg.

Reminder: The game isn't being televised so you'll either have to be there or watch via the Jets website.

While there won't be an Illegal Curve Post-Game Show tnt they are coming soon. Subscribe here: https://m.youtube.com/user/illegalcurveradio

An hour to go before the Jets and Flames get underway in Winnipeg.

Let the pre-game report get you set up ahead of the action.

https://illegalcurve.com/game-5-of-the-pre-season-jets-vs-flames-pre-game-report/

Topics covered in today's media availability with Jets head coach Rick Bowness following morning skate included:

- 'to do' list before home opener
- how team adapted to system
- knowing players on and off ice
- team building in Banff

And more.

https://illegalcurve.com/game-5-of-the-pre-season-jets-vs-flames-pre-game-report/

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