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Note: The Jets won their fourth game in a row last night as they defeated the Kings 3-2 in L.A. courtesy of Pierre-Luc Dubois (2G), Kyle Connor (3A), Andrew Copp (1G) and Eric Comrie (29 saves) who picked up his first win in a Winnipeg uniform since March 2nd, 2019. Today the team is scheduled to practice as they prepare to conclude the road trip tomorrow night in San Jose. Stay tuned for the Practice Report.

Note II: The Moose will have a final day of practice before they welcome the Iowa Wild to town for a pair of matinee games this weekend.

Note III: The meeting was originally scheduled for Monday but the Jets and GM Kevin Cheveldayoff requested the meeting with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman get moved up to today.

Breaking News: NHL will not impose discipline on Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff with respect to the Brad Aldrich matter.  Winnipeg released a statement on Cheveldayoff’s behalf at noon.

Jets news:

Sportsnet: Jets’ Dubois just scratching surface of true power forward potential. Wieber with his latest piece on how this could be the beginning of something very special in Winnipeg with number 80.

Winnipeg Sun: Dubois strikes twice, lifts Jets to fourth straight win against struggling Kings. I expected him to bounce back given a good summer of training and a full camp in Winnipeg but I did not anticipate Pierre-Luc Dubois would have this big of an impact.

Pierre Luc Dubois as 80 scaled

Photo Credit: Alexander James (Illegal Curve)

Winnipeg Sun: Jets players stand with Beach as GM Cheveldayoff faces Bettman meeting on Blackhawks scandal. Josh Morrissey’s words from yesterday’s media availability in particular were impactful.

L.A. Times: Rasmus Kupari, Adrian Kempe score in Kings’ loss to Jets. Read about the game last night from the perspective of a beat writer who covers the Jets opponent. 

Winnipeg Free Press: Scheifele’s return to lineup imminent. (Paywall). The top centre for the Jets has been back in Winnipeg and his head coach confirmed he was on the ice yesterday getting ready to return although don’t expect him until the home stand.

Winnipeg Free Press: Jets say Blackhawks sex-assault scandal opens door to prevention, education. (Paywall). If you can learn from mistakes, even ones you were not personally responsible for, then an extreme negative could become a positive but there needs to be real action/change and not just talk.

Jets video:

TSN: Strength of depth has been a great sign for Jets this seasonGino Reda is joined by TSN’s Craig Button and Darren Dreger, who discussed Winnipeg’s season so far, and what they’ve liked from the club.

Sportsnet: Would be surprising if Cheveldayoff remained Jets general managerSean Reynolds joined Sportsnet Central to discuss why the writing seems to be on the wall for Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff.

Sportsnet: With Quenneville’s resignation, things don’t look good for CheveldayoffCaroline Cameron and Sam Cosentino discuss the aftermath of Joel Quenneville’s resignation as head coach of the Florida Panthers and what happens now with Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff.

Winnipeg Jets Josh Morrissey named NHL 2nd Star of the Week

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-josh-morrissey-named-nhl-2nd-star-of-the-week/

ICYMI: The Moose got a boost on Sunday with the reassignment of Ville Heinola.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-activate-morgan-barron-reassign-ville-heinola-to-the-moose/

Headlines:

Do we know what Jets are fully capable of? Despite early injury woes, Jets maintaining strong play: ‘Our depth is really key’. Jets crush lacklustre Blackhawks in convincing win. Fixing Jets’ 6-on-5 woes as simple as getting a body in the way.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-morning-papers-3694/

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