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Jets latest news.

Note:  With tomorrow being a 1 pm start time for the Jets and Oilers at MTS Centre the Illegal Curve Hockey Show will be starting at 7 am until 10 am (CST) on TSN 1290 Winnipeg.  Plenty to discuss so be sure to set your radio dial bright and early on Saturday.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets this Week (video).  Free Press writers Ed Tait and Tim Campbell share their thoughts on the coaching change, Dustin Byfuglien at forward and who may benefit the most from a new coach.

AP Images:  Jets-Flames hockey.  One Jets fan in the crowd answers the question “You mad bro?”.

Illegal Curve:  Grant Clitsome has season-ending surgery.  After he finally got his three year deal the Ottawa native had back surgery and is done for the year.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets soar over FlamesYou hate to be a Debbie Downer but we should remind everyone that the Flames are a terrible team.  While it is important to win you sometimes need a slight dose of reality.  This wasn’t St. Louis, L.A. or ChicagoHaving said that the team still played a pretty good game and a number of players continued to bring their ‘A’ game.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets-Flames summaryPavelec made some good saves although none was bigger than the save he made in the 3rd period with the Jets up 4-1 at point-blank range.  Soon thereafter rookie Jacob Trouba put the game away.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Teemu, Ducky… MarkHe moved ahead of Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl for sole possession of 4th spot amongst rookies and continued his blazing hot streak.
Mark Scheifele at Training Camp Day 1

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets clobber CalgaryIf Jets fans thought their team had problems, say hello to the Calgary Flames.

Calgary Herald:  Flames’ home-ice skid hits record seven gamesJust to keep things in perspective this is the squad the Jets beat up on last night.

Calgary Herald:  New coach Maurice eager to help Jets take flightInteresting perspective on the new Jets bench boss.

TSN:  Power RankingsBig drop from 14 to 24 although this doesn’t take into account the wins over Phoenix and Calgary.

Sportsnet:  Hockey Central – Trade tracker Olli Jokinen (video).  The panel discussed the Jets centre, whether there would be a market for him and possible destinations.

Jets 5 Flames 2:

Coach Paul Maurice post-gameCoach Maurice met with the media following the game against Calgary.

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

IceCaps news:

The Telegram:  The numbers add up for the IceCaps, why don’t the winsWin a couple, lose a couple.  Never heard that before.  Seems both parent and farm clubs are following similar paths this season.