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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.

NHL.com: 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?

NHL.com: Inside look at Winnipeg JetsPlenty of questions for the Jets this coming season as Tim Campbell pontificates for NHL.com.

NHL.com: Winnipeg Jets key statisticsTim lists three key stats including: 1. Hellebuyck’s wins. 2. Laine’s shots per game. 3. Wheeler’s points.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

NHL.com: 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.

NHL.com: 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. 

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