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

Note:  The Jets kicked off the three-game road trip last night with a 4-1 loss to the Kings which means they have a 22-10-2 record.  Today they are in northern California to practice in San Jose as they get ready to face the Sharks tomorrow night.  Be sure to check back for the Practice Report which will bring you up to speed on the latest news and audio.

Note II:  Prior to puck drop last night in L.A. Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff spoke for about 25 minutes on the state of his team, prospects, offer sheets and more. To listen click here.

Note III:  The Moose weren’t holding a practice of their own on Tuesday but the team did filter out to six different arenas across the city to help some of the community club teams out with their practices.  Today they return to the ice for a practice to be held at 10:30 am at Bell MTS IcePlex.

Note IV:  Tune into an abbreviated NHL This Week tonight from 6 pm until 7 pm on TSN 1290 Winnipeg.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets fall flat against the Kings Ken provides his insight from Staples Center.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets start West Coast swing with 4-1 loss to lowly Kings.  (Paywall).  Read Mike’s analysis of last night’s game.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets benefiting from fewer trips to sin bin.  (Paywall).  The benefits a team can receive when they have control of the puck and move their feet are quite significant.

Ref calls a penalty

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Free Press:  Lowry enjoys a little home cooking.  (Paywall).  Wonder how Jake Muzzin explained hitting Kings assistant coach Dave Lowry’s kid after last night’s game.

L.A. Times:  Wagner scores twice as Kings beat Jets to snap four-game losing streakRead about the game from the perspective of a writer that covers the Jets opposition.

Sportsnet:  Is Jets sniper Patrik Laine becoming a setup man?  Sean reflects on the game against the Bolts, Laine being an assist machine instead of a goal scoring machine, the secondary scoring surge and Brandon Tanev’s story.

The Hockey News:  High-flying offense has propelled streaking Jets, but there’s one piece missing.  Last night’s game won’t quash that concern.

Jets video:

TSN: Scheifele’s impressive shot quality.  There isn’t a player in the NHL with more goals on fewer shots than Mark Scheifele. Normally this would be cause for concern when forecasting a player’s production going forward, but Scheifele isn’t a normal player. He just might be the league’s king of shot quality. Mike Kelly explains in StatsCentre.

TSN: Who has a better chance of reaching conference final – Jets or Flames?  Taking into account their talent and their respective divisions, TH discusses if the Jets or Flames have a better shot of reaching the conference final.

Sportsnet: Pang respects Flames but thinks Jets rule the West.  Darren Pang joined Tim and Sid to talk about the best teams in the NHL’s western conference, with his top pick going to the Winnipeg Jets. He also details why he likes the Calgary Flames and Nashville Predators.