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

Note:  The Jets rolled to a 7-4 win against the Avalanche last night to improve to 27-13-2 on the season as they leapfrog the Preds back into 1st place in the Central.  They were scheduled to practice today at Bell MTS Place at noon but changed it to a media availability before heading to Minnesota for a one-game road trip as they complete a three game run against the Central Division.  Stay tuned for the Practice Report which will provide the latest news and audio.

Note II:  The Moose hit the ice for practice on Tuesday and you can get the latest which included the return of a familiar face.  The squad is back on the ice today at 10:30 am out at the IcePlex as they get ready for the Laval Rocket on Thursday.

Note III:  Tune in for two hours of Winnipeg Jets and NHL talk on tonight’s NHL This Week show on TSN 1290 Radio starting at 7 pm.

Jets news:

Sportsnet:  31 ThoughtsMentions Brossoit (10) and Tanev (11).  

Winnipeg Sun:  Wheeler’s four points leads the charge in Jets’ win over the AvalanchePlenty of action in last night’s contest and Ken provides his insight from his spot inside Bell MTS Place.

Winnipeg Sun:  Crucial weeks ahead for Jets, CheveldayoffWhat do you think the Jets GM will do over the course of the next seven weeks?  Seems like it is so far away but the reality is that the deadline will be here before you know it.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Avalanche buried by Jets depth in 7-4 shootout.  (Paywall).  Seven different players hit the score sheet for the Jets last night.  Mike breaks down the action.

Andrew Copp goal celebration

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Free Press:  Laine struggling to meet lofty expectations.  (Paywall).  I suspect we are close to a “hockey is not fun” which will be followed by a 5-10 goal outburst so all may be well soon enough.  Jeff looks at the expectations surrounding the talented Finn.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Scoring talent keeping Jets aloft despite defensive leaks.  (Paywall).  Andrew with a look at how this version of the Jets at the 41 game mark compares to the team last season at that same spot.  “Scoring your way out of trouble” doesn’t seem like a recipe for post-season success.

BSN Denver: Avalanche revisit familiar follies in falling to JetsA.J. breaks down the game from the perspective of someone who covers the Jets opposition.

Sportsnet: Jets among favourites to win it all.  He looks at the good, the bad, a look at the trade deadline and most important storyline of the second half.

Jets video:

TSN: Jets’ strength up the middle too much for Avs.  In a highly offensive game against the Avalanche, Winnipeg’s centres dominated, chipping in four goals and numerous hits. Dennis Beyak and Kevin Sawyer have more on their impact.

Moose news:

Illegal Curve: Injury UpdateI spoke with Moose Coach Pascal Vincent following practice today and he provided updates on Tucker Poolman, Luke Green, Ryan White, Emile Poirier and C.J. Suess.