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Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

All the latest Winnipeg Jets, St. John’s IceCaps and NHL news.

Note: Following today’s Jets Papers, you can ensure you are up to speed with our game set-up written by Ezra Ginsburg.  Keep it locked to the site to get pre game audio from coach Noel and the Jets players.  After the game, be sure to check us out for all the post-game reaction. As soon as the site is updated we notify you via twitter @illegalcurve and Facebook.

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Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Grit, gimmicks stifle Jets, fansThe anthem move was well played as the team decided to sing the Canadian national anthem in French to try to avoid fans being able to pay homage to the Jets ownership group with the standard ‘True North’ yell.  Unfortunately for our southern brethren they must be unaware that Manitoba is quite bilingual and fans rolled with the change and yelled ‘True North’  during the appropriate timePaul also looks at the Jets central troubles, Buff rolling along, Ellerby stepping in and who is up next.
Ellerby fits in

Winnipeg Free Press:  Bogo’s time on shelf extendedWhen coach Noel moves from day-to-day to week-to-week fans know it is a more serious concern.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Trouba closer to returnWhile it doesn’t sound like it will be imminent, the Jets couldn’t be happier to see the young rookie making continued progress.  While they would have needed him in the lineup regardless, they especially would like to see his return sooner rather than later due to the decimated D ranks.

Winnipeg Sun:  Streak snapped by WildWhile the Jets have been playing well of late they came up against a team playing even better.  Goalie Josh Harding was great when he needed to be and the Wild capitalized on a mistake late in the game to snap the four game Jets win streak.

Winnipeg Sun:  Keaton Ellerby fitting in nicely with JetsEllerby seemed to relish the opportunity to take on the heavy minutes that coach Noel gave him.

TSN:  Jets win streak ends with loss to WildDennis breaks down the game from his vantage point.

Opposition (Flames) news:

Calgary Herald:  Keep your eyes on Sean Monahan and Andrew LaddFive things to watch for in tonight’s first meeting in Winnipeg between the two former Atlanta based teams.

Calgary Sun:  Five burning questions for the Calgary FlamesFollowing a tough loss to the Oilers, some soul searching in Alberta has elicited these five questions.

Jets on a Deadline – Wild 2 Jets 1:

Coach Claude Noel post-game. Coach Noel met with the media following the game against Minnesota.

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