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Jets news: Ladd leading the way. Jets believe in Jets. Buff, Ladd dynamic duo in charge-and-score play. Captain Ladd driving the Jets success. New and improved Winnipeg Jets finally find a winning recipe. Pavelec doesn’t play numbers game. Ladd ties record for fastest goal in a game.

NHL news: Avs beat the Flames on and off the ice. Blackhawks win again! NHL record now 20. Drouin’s meteoric rise to prominence propelled by social media and viral videos.

Note:  Tune into the Illegal Curve Hockey Show on TSN Radio 1290 as the guys discuss all the latest Winnipeg Jets and NHL news from 8 am to 11 am on Saturday (That is not a typo.  With the Jets/Capitals game starting at 2pm, the guys are getting up early, for the second week in a row, to provide you with all the latest news).  Guests:   Pat Hickey (Montreal Gazette), Joe Beninati (CSN Washington) and Jeremy Weiss (Weiss Tech Hockey).

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Ladd leading the wayThis just in…your captain after his two goal performance last night is now 20th in the league in points (20 in 20 games) and tied for 4th overall with Tomas Vanek in goals (12).
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Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets believe in JetsThey may not be the prettiest wins in the league but at the end of the day all that counts is whether or not you have two points on the board as the final buzzer sounds.  After putting together five wins in last six, it isn’t just the Jets who are believing in the Jets, as you can add the fans to that list. 

Winnipeg Free Press:  Buff, Ladd dynamic duo in charge-and-score playIn order for the Jets to continue having success they need Buff to continue to be the dominant player fans know he can be.  We saw flashes of the old, non-injured Buff last night as he slowly gets back to formThe game winning goal he set up was a thing of beauty.

CBC:  Captain Ladd driving the Jets successWhen you see your captain playing hard you have to hope that the rest of the team will follow his example and right now it appears that this Jets team is doing so.

Winnipeg Sun:  New and improved Winnipeg Jets finally find a winning recipeWho are these guys and what have they done with the other Jets squad?  You know, the one that couldn’t put together this many wins in a rowContributions are coming from across the board.
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Winnipeg Sun:  Pavelec doesn’t play numbers gameHe is now the all-time franchise leader in games played but even more impressive is he has played 18 of 20 games this season and has been getting better throughout this lockout shortened season.

TSN:  Ladd ties record for fastest goal in a gameWithout doing a google search, would you know who has the record that the Jets captain has now tied?

Jets on a Deadline – Jets 3 Devils 1:
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Winnipeg Jets: Ondrej Pavelec, Bryan Little, Andrew Ladd & Dustin Byfuglien.

Coach Noel post-game presser: A lot of Joy in Joyland.

New Jersey Devils: Coach DeBoer, David Clarkson and Johan Hedberg.

Illegal Curve Post-game podcast from the Press box: Host Drew Mindell and Analyst Richard Pollock break down the Jets play against the Devils.

Jets on a DeadlineGame recaps, post-game audio, video highlights and the 3 Stars of the night.

NHL news:

Denver Post:  Avs beat the Flames on and off the iceO’Reilly should be sending Flames Jay Feaster a nice bottle or six of wine after the Avalanche matched the Calgary offer and will now pay O’Reilly 10 million for the next two seasons.

Chicago Sun-Times:  Blackhawks win again!  NHL record now 20Chicago dispatched rival St. Louis, despite losing goalie Corey Crawford who didn’t return for the 2nd period.

Globe and Mail:  Drouin’s meteoric rise to prominence propelled by social media and viral videosLots of talk about this prospect.  You could even say “people are talking”.

Must watch video – Malkin trick shot:

What a wild and wacky Friday.

Jets beat Stars 5-4 in OT
Moose lose 3-0 to Griffins
Ice beat Blades 6-3

And we start all over again tomorrow. IC Hockey Show at 9 AM.

Lots of Jets content to come on

If you couldn't join us live on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show fear not as you can download the podcast or watch the replay.

Last up from American Airlines Arena was Jets bench boss Rick Bowness who spoke about his new team's OT victory over his old team.

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