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Note: With the five game homestand behind them the Jets were scheduled to have a few days of practice before they left for Regina today but the team decided to cancel today’s practice.  The Jets will next practice tomorrow at Mosaic Stadium in advance of Saturday’s Heritage Classic.

Note II:  The big news on Wednesday was that the Jets claimed left shot defenceman Luca Sbisa off waivers.

Note III:  The Moose take off today for a two-game road trip to Grand Rapids and Chicago as they look to get their season back on track after getting off to a 1-5-0-0 start out of the gate.  Coach Vincent provided some injury updates and for Logan Stanley in particular the news was not great.

Jets news:

Regina Leader-Post:  Josh Morrissey expects to feel right at home in Riderville Who knew Josh Morrissey bleeds green?  But as with most everything Morrissey handles it diplomatically.  

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets trying too hard to do the simple thingsThe team is trying to make sense of where things are at.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets NotebookScott’s notebook contains: 1)  Jets acqusition of Luca Sbisa. 2)  Lowry/Gustafsson’s absence from practice. 3) Line shuffling.

Winnipeg Free Press: Are the Wheels falling off? (Paywall).  Mike takes a long, hard look at the Jets captain.

Blake Wheeler surveying the scene

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets bolster defence with veteran blueliner.  (Paywall).  The interesting part according to Darren Dreger was that the Jets were talking to Sbisa’s camp for a bit so clearly this was a player they had an interest in previously.  Jets center pumped to play against Flames in his first organized outdoor gameBryan Little is keeping a diary ahead of the Heritage Classic so if you’d like to read his thoughts in advance of Saturday’s game check it out.

Illegal Curve:  Teemu Selanne signing his new book ‘My Life’ at Chapters in Winnipeg on Sunday If you’d like a chance to meet the Finnish Flash he’ll be in the city and signing copies of his new book.

Jets audio:

TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger joined Andrew Paterson and Rick Ralph on the Afternoon Ride. They discussed the Jets addition of defenseman Luca Sbisa, the rough starts for the Jets and Flames, and the current status of Dustin Byfuglien.