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

Note: The Jets needed to pick up two points on Saturday but hard to win a hockey game when you don’t play a complete 60 minutes which is ultimately why they fell 4-2 to the Oilers. Today they are scheduled to practice at 11 AM before they head to Calgary to kick off four games on the road. Stay tuned for the Practice Report.

Note II: The Moose will finally get loose this afternoon finally after a week of practice as they welcome the Admirals to town which will kick off nine straight in Winnipeg. Puck drop is at 3 PM.

Jets news:

Sportsnet: Jets still searching for temporary top-six forward after falling flat to Oilers. Hard not to see why they don’t go back to Svechnikov with Connor and Dubois given that line seemed to work early on this season.

Evgeny Svechnikov in warm up scaled

Photo Credit: Alexander James (Illegal Curve)

Winnipeg Sun: Late comeback bid comes up short for Jets against OilersAs soon as they didn’t capitalize on the 5 on 3 early in the 1st you knew it was gonna be trouble. Scott gives you his thoughts from inside the arena.

Winnipeg Free Press: Sluggish start costly for Jets in 4-2 loss to Oilers. (Paywall). When you only play for ten minutes kinda hard to win games. Mike breaks it all down.

Daily Faceoff: Will Blake Wheeler’s recent scoring outbursts jumpstart the Jets? Goalie turned analyst Mike McKenna provides his analysis on what the surge from the Jets captain means for the team. 

Jets video:

TSN: Button on how things have changed for McDavid under Woodcroft, Jets’ inconsistency. The Oilers remain perfect after five games under Jay Woodcroft and Connor McDavid has excelled under his new coach, posting 10 points during this stretch. TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button explains what has changed for McDavid and what has been holding the Jets back from stringing some wins together.

Illegal Curve Hockey: Saturday Podcast. Topics covered included: The Jets going 4-1-1 since the All-Star break, real or mirage? Jets claiming Adam Brooks off waivers. Should the Jets use 11/7 more? Previewing the Winnipeg and Edmonton game. A look ahead to the Jets tough stretch ahead with need to keep momentum going. Guests included Murat Ates of The Athletic and Derek Van Diest of Postmedia.