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

Note: The Jets were able to get back in the win column on Thursday thanks in large part to Connor Hellebuyck who was excellent along with some timely goal scoring to take it 4-2 over the Sabres. They start anew today in Pittsburgh against the Penguins. Given they played last night no morning skate. All the relevant news will be posted in the pre-game report so check back for that. Puck drop is at 6:00 PM CST.

Note II:  This evening, after the final buzzer sounds between Winnipeg and Pittsburgh, we want you to be part of the conversation on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show as we discuss and analyze the results of the game. This season you’ll have a chance to win great schwag including authentic Jets jerseys, hats, etc after every single game and now a grand prize of a pair of tickets to an NHL game of your choice (For a variety of ways to enter click here).

Note III: The Moose lost a tough one on Wednesday night in Toronto and have a re-match with the Marlies this evening as they look to get this road trip back on track. Puck drop is at 6 PM CST.

Note IV: The Ice will conclude their homestand tomorrow night in Winnipeg as they face Medicine Hat. Puck drop is at 8:05 PM CST.

Jets news:

Sportsnet: Jets rebound against Sabres as Hellebuyck delivers vintage performance. It all begins with 37 who made more saves than his jersey number in last night’s win. Kenny recaps the action from his spot inside the arena last night.

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Winnipeg Sun: Connor Hellebuyck solid as Jets defeat Sabres 4-2. He hasn’t had many off nights this season but when he has, Connor Hellebuyck has bounced back and given Winnipeg enough to earn themselves two more points for the standings bank.

Winnipeg Sun: Former Jets netminder Eric Comrie loving life in Buffalo. You won’t find anyone more positive in the game of hockey. He may no longer wear Jets/Moose colours but he has a lot of folks pulling for his success in Buffalo.

Winnipeg Free Press: Hellebuyck comes up big in 4-2 victory over Sabres. (Paywall). Mike also provides his assessment of the game action.

Buffalo News: Sabres shut down by Jets’ Connor Hellebuyck in final minutes of loss. Gain insight into the game from the eyes of a beat writer that covers the Jets opponent. 

Jets video:

TSN: Button: ‘Jets don’t win without Hellebuyck’s brilliance’Connor Hellebuyck made 41 saves to help lead the Sabres to Winnipeg’s sixth victory in seven games. TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button explains how key Hellebuyck was for the Jets in the win, and how Nik Ehlers return has helped spark his linemates.

TSN: Should the Jets go all-in before the trade deadlineFlirting with one of the top spots in the Western Conference, the Jets sit at 26-14-1 entering play Thursday, compared to a 18-16-7 mark after 41 games last season. Should the Jets go all in to try to push the club over the top before the trade deadline? What do they need? The TH panel shares their thoughts.