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

Note:  The Jets quashed the Storm Surge in Carolina last night with a giant 8-1 thumping of the Hurricanes and are into Washington today where they will hold an optional practice for tomorrow’s game against the Capitals.  Check the Practice Report for the latest news and audio.

Note II:  The Moose ended three straight days of practice on Friday and today will kick off a critical six-game homestand starting with the IceHogs.  Manitoba sits four points back of Rockford (with two games in hand) who are tied with Texas and Milwaukee for the fourth and final playoff spot.  Puck drop is at 6 pm.

Note III:  Tune in for three hours of Winnipeg Jets and NHL hockey via the Illegal Curve Hockey Show on TSN 1290 Winnipeg starting at 9 am.  You can listen here.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets bounce back in dominant victory over HurricanesThat game was anything but expected.  Ken has more in his recap.

Winnipeg Free Press: Jets storm back to top of Central with 8-1 drubbing of Hurricanes. (Paywall).  The storm surge evaporated moments after puck drop as Winnipeg scored early and often.  Mike brings you more from PNC Arena.

Winnipeg Free Press: Defenceman Sami Niku unlikely to don Moose garb again. (Paywall).  Once he wasn’t paper transactioned it was clear the team wouldn’t be returning him to the AHL and yesterday coach Maurice spent quite a bit of time talking about the talented Finn.

Niku and Chiarot

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Free Press:  Easy zone entries add insult to injuries on Jets’ blue line.  (Paywall).  Andrew looks at an area of concern for the Jets.

Jets video:

TSN:  Strong transition from defence to offence helps Jets surge past Canes.  Mike Johnson takes a look at how some strong defensive plays in the Jets’ zone turned into goals at the other end. He also touches on the impact Kevin Hayes has had with his new club after recording a goal and an assist in Carolina.