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

Note:  The Jets winning streak became a points streak after last night’s 3-2 OT loss to the Sharks which concluded a three-game homestand.  The team is scheduled to practice today before they take off for Montreal to kick off three straight games on the road.  Be sure to check out the Practice Report for an update on Josh Morrissey (who left last night’s game in the 2nd period).

Note II:  It seems like the Moose have been on the road forever as a result of this six-game road trip being interrupted by the AHL All-Star break.  Tonight they conclude the trip in Grand Rapids as they take on the top team in the central in a game they need to continue their push for a playoff spot.  Puck drop is at 6 pm.

Note III:  Following the conclusion of tonight’s Moose game be sure to tune in for two hours of NHL hockey talk via NHL This Week.

Jets news:

Sportsnet:  Four centres the Jets could target on the trade marketUsual cast of characters on this list.

Winnipeg Sun:  Pavelski and Sharks sink Jets in overtimeKen breaks down the game.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Sun:  Lemieux cleaning up his actPart of the process is maturing in your game.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets fall to Sharks 3-2 in OT.  (Paywall).  Mike reflects on the game last night.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Another close call for Petan.  (Paywall).  Cannot help but feel for Petan with all these missed chances.

San Jose Mercury News:  Sharks end Jets home winning streak in overtimeRead about the game from the perspective of someone who covers the Jets opposition although worth noting that Paul is a former Winnipegger.

CBC:  Pavelski scores in OT as Sharks roll past Jets for 3rd straight winJudy’s game story recaps last night’s contest at Bell MTS Place.

Sportsnet:  31 Thoughts.  Jets covered in thoughts 26 (team football pool), 27 (Jets following Tom Brady diet) and 28 (training and culture).

Sportsnet: Don Cherry on slumping Jets star Laine: ‘Somebody should give him a smack’. Not sure that anybody is gonna start smacking the Finnish sniper around to try to get him out of his funk.

Jets video:

TSN: Why isn’t it working for Patrik Laine?  Patrik Laine has only scored twice in his last 21 games, so Craig Button examines what has been his issues on the ice, including a tough play in OT against the Sharks that ultimately cost Winnipeg the game. Button also looks at how Auston Matthews’ new deal could affect the Jets.

TSN:  Maurice reflects on his incredible journey behind an NHL bench. Having coached 1500 games in the NHL, Paul Maurice sat down with TSN’s Sara Orlesky and reminisced about the ups and down in his career, including going behind the bench at just 28 years old.