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

Note:  No rest for the Jets as they took off from Ottawa where they got demolished 5-2 by the Sens yesterday afternoon.  Today they are in Buffalo to conclude this three-game road trip this afternoon against the Sabres.  Pre-game report will be up at 11:00 am and puck drop is at 2 pm.

Note II:  The Moose kicked off a six-game homestand with a 3-2 comeback win over division rival Stars.  They are right back at it today with an afternoon game against Texas in the always fun Polar Bear jersey game.  Puck drop is at 2 pm.

Jets news:

Sportsnet:  Jets could put top prospect Sami Niku on trade marketI don’t see Niku being a prospect the Jets can really afford to move considering the left side of this organization.

Buffalo News: Winnipeg standout Mark Scheifele has developed friendship with Eichel Interesting story from Mike on the unlikely friendship that has blossomed between these two top players.

Winnipeg Sun:  Five keys to Jets vs Sabres.  Ken’s big matchup is Jacob Trouba and Josh Morrissey vs. Jeff Skinner. His five keys to the game include: 1) Uncharted territory. 2) Back for more. 3) Speaking of goalies. 4) Lemieux contributing. 5) Rookie rounds into form.

Winnipeg Sun:   Jets drop third straight to lowly Sens Ken looks back at the afternoon disappointment for the Jets and offers up his analysis of the contest.

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Winnipeg Free Press:  Rumour mill links Senators’ Mark Stone to Jets as NHL trade deadline looms.  (Paywall).  After what Jets fans saw yesterday (and throughout his career) they are hoping that the word rumour converts to confirmed.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Senators cruise to a 5-2 victory over Jets.  (Paywall).  If the Jets were looking to give the Sens an opportunity to showcase their UFAs then mission accomplished.  Mike breaks down the action.

Ottawa Sun: Stone, Duchene, Dzingel lead Senators to win over Jets. The trifecta of UFAs put on a show.  Read a game recap from a beat writer that covers the Jets opposition.

CBC:  The littlest Jets fan? Toddler rattles off Winnipeg players in viral videoCute little story about this young Jets fan.

Jets video:

Sportsnet:  Ron & Don – What’s going on with the JetsDon Cherry looks at the Winnipeg Jets, who have dropped two straight, and touched on Jacob Markstrom’s performance in overtime for the Canucks.

Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:

Topics: Jets/Canadiens Recap, Jack Roslovic is promoted to the top Power Play unit/ Patrik Laine demoted to the second Power Play unit, Jets/Senators Preview,  Mikko Koivu’s season ending injury and how it will impact what the Minnesota Wild will do prior to the Trade Deadline.

Guests: Paul Edmonds (Winnipeg Jets play-by-play broadcaster on TSN Radio 1290), Dean Brown (Ottawa Senators play-by-play broadcaster on TSN Radio 1200).

To listen to part 1 click here.

Topics: Sam Reinhart blasts his teams goaltending after a 6-5 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes,  The TSN Trade Bait Board is heating up/Trade talk from around the NHL.

Guests: Stephen Whyno (Hockey writer for the Associated Press), Mike Harrington (Buffalo News), Mitch Peacock (Play by play broadcaster of the Manitoba Moose).

To listen to part 2 click here.