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Your source for all the latest Jets, Moose and Ice news and audio.

Note: The four-week August hiatus is over.  The Illegal Curve Hockey Show returns today with Ezzy and Drew for two hours starting at 9 am CT. Guests include Scott Billeck (Winnipeg Sun), Sarah McLellan (Minneapolis Star Tribune) and the recently retired Mike McKenna (new Vegas Golden Knights Analyst).

Note II:  With September almost here we have put out a list of important dates for the Winnipeg Jets, Manitoba Moose and the newest kid on the block Winnipeg Ice for next month.

Jets news:

NHL Sports:  What can we expect from Patrik Laine in 2019-20If his shooting percentage gets back to 18% then Laine probably scores another 10-15 goals this season.  And if Laine has worked on the elements of his game that needed work it could be a huge year for the Finnish sniper with his rocket shot.  Especially if he signs a bridge deal.

NHL Sports:  Heated seat switched on for Jets’ Paul MauriceHigh expectations won’t diminish this season and it will be incumbent on the Jets bench boss to ensure that a second half decline doesn’t occur again this year.

NHL Sports: When will Jets sign Laine, ConnorThat’s the million dollar (times 15-16) question. Three questions facing Winnipeg Jets. Includes: 1. When will Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor sign? 2. Are their defensemen good enough? 3. Can Connor Hellebuyck bounce back this upcoming season? Inside look at Winnipeg JetsPlenty of questions for the Jets this coming season as Tim Campbell pontificates for Winnipeg Jets key statisticsTim lists three key stats including: 1. Hellebuyck’s wins. 2. Laine’s shots per game. 3. Wheeler’s points.

Patrik Laine shot

Photo Credit: Colby Spence Top prospects for Winnipeg JetsTim looks at the top prospects in the Jets organization and how Heinola, Samberg, Stanley and Niku could transform the Jets D group. Winnipeg Jets fantasy preview for 2019-20As you get ready to draft your fantasy team here is some reading to help you out.

Ice news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Top two picks Savoie and Geekie share Ice.  (Paywall).  Quite the young 1-2 punch for the ICE.