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Note: While it was a much better effort, the Jets lost their fifth straight game last night to the Oilers, which concluded their five-game homestand at a less than stellar 0-5-0.  Today they are flying to Montreal to begin a three-game road trip that will see them play Montreal on Friday, Ottawa on Monday and then flying to Calgary to play the Flames next Wednesday. No media availability today.

Note II:  The Jets picked up five new faces for their taxi squad on Wednesday morning ahead of their three-game road trip.

Note III:  The Moose will conclude their 17-game homestand this afternoon at 4 PM when they take on the Heat which will be the fifth straight game between these two clubs.  Manitoba is rolling right now with a seven-game (6-0-0-1) points streak.

Jets news:

Sportsnet: Hellebuyck stays positive as losing streak reaches five games. Not a surprise from the Jets top goalie who doesn’t really allow negativity talk to creep into his purview. 

The Athletic Winnipeg: Five things the Jets and Oilers season series taught us about how they match up. (Paywall). Murat and Daniel look at five things: 1) McDavid owns Scheifele (and the Jets). 2) Tippett is winning the coaching battle. 3) Winnipeg needs its second and third lines to step up. 4) Edmonton has the edge on defence. 5) Vezina Trophy aside, Smith might be able to outplay Hellebuyck.

Winnipeg Sun: Jets’ skid hits five in another loss to OilersNot a lot of joy in joy land right now.

Winnipeg Free Press: Jets losing streak swells to five straight with 3-1 loss to Oilers. (Paywall).  Jets breaks down last night’s contest.

Edmonton Sun: Another three points for McDavid and strong outing by Koskinen for Oilers in win over Jets. Read about the game from the perspective of a writer that covers the Jets opposition.

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Jets video:

Sportsnet: Jets found way to contain McDavid on even strength but not on power playSportsnet’s Sean Reynolds and Ken Wiebe discuss the struggles of the Winnipeg Jets as they’ve lost five in a row however a small victory as they found a way to stop the Oilers on 5v5 but couldn’t find a way to deny their power play.

TSN: After dropping five straight, how do the Jets turn things around The Winnipeg Jets seem to be in a rut and are currently unable to capitalize on playing games at home. What does the team need to fix in order to bring their five game slide to a halt. TSN Hockey analyst Ray Ferraro joins Jay Onrait to discuss Winnipeg’s poor performance.

TSN: Will Oilers’ success against Jets matter come playoff timeThe Jets and Oilers appear to be on a collision course to meet in the first round of the playoffs. If recent trends mean anything, Edmonton seems to have Winnipeg’s number. Will that matter come playoff time? TSN Hockey analyst Mike Johnson joins That’s Hockey to discuss.

Jets prospect news:

Illegal Curve: Jets 2019 5th rounder Harrison Blaisdell transferring to New HampshireThe last of the three Jets prospects who were in transfer portal has a new home for next season.