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

Note: The Jets were looking to pick up their third straight win when they took on the Kings in L.A. yesterday afternoon but they didn’t start on time and were forced to play catch-up which they never did, ultimately dropping the game 4-1. They are off today.

Note II: There was some news on Saturday as the Jets announced their first college free agent signing of the season inking Parker Ford to a two-year ELC. He will join the Moose on an ATO for the remainder of the season.

Note III: The Moose practiced on Saturday as they prepared for today’s matinee against Laval. Manitoba has a five-game points streak (3-0-1-1) right now. Puck drop is at 2 PM CDT.

Note IV: The Ice concluded their regular season with a 5-3 win over the Wheat Kings in Winnipeg. They end their record setting 2022-23 campaign with an incredible 57–10-1-0 record. They will face the Medicine Hat Tigers in the first round of the WHL playoffs.

Jets news:

Sportsnet: Jets’ wild card cushion takes a hit in loss to stifling Kings squad. At one point regardless of how the Jets did it was looking for for Winnipeg with Nashville getting pumped by Seattle and Calgary blowing a two goal lead and finding themselves down 3-2 at one point to San Jose. However the Flames got back in gear and won that game and are just four back of Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg Sun: Jets no match for high-flying Kings as Flames gain ground in playoff chase. That object in the rearview mirror is getting a lot closer.

Winnipeg Free Press: Hollow performance in Hollywood. (Paywall). Falling asleep for the first ten minutes of the game just isn’t gonna cut it when you should be on your toes from the moment the first whistle goes.

Los Angeles Daily News: Kings match franchise record with victory over Jets. Check out this game recap from a writer that covers the Jets opponent.

Jets video:

TSN: Button says Jets perimeter play has cost them: ‘This game is not played on the outside’The Winnipeg Jets have been struggling to score lately, and TSN’s Director of Scouting Craig Button has a simple explanation: They aren’t getting to the inside. He joins Cory Woron to discuss the Jets offensive woes in the most crucial stretch of the season.

Jets audio:

Illegal Curve Hockey Show: Saturday Podcast. On yesterday’s show we did a Jets/Kings preview, took a look at Winnipeg needing more from Wheeler and Scheifele, whether Morgan Barron be elevated in the lineup, the Moose continuing their hot streak, had some Jets prospect talk (McGroarty, Zhilkin, Lambert) and how the Ice keep on winning.