Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Wednesday, March 20

The Winnipeg Jets didn’t get any breaks on the NHL Scoreboard Tuesday Night. Nashville, St. Louis, and Dallas all gained ground in the Central Division race. The Predators shutout Toronto for the second time this season as Pekka Rinne stopped 22 shots for a 3-0 win over the struggling Leafs, who lost for the fourth time in five games. Nashville is back to within a single point of Winnipeg, who will try to widen that gap again when they play in Anaheim tonight.St. Louis jumped on Edmonton for a 4-0…

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Manitoba Moose edge San Diego 4-3, Vesalainen scores in overtime

Manitoba went into its game against the San Diego Gulls on Tuesday just four points behind the Rockford IceHogs — who picked up a 2-1 win over the Texas Stars on Sunday — for the eighth and final playoff spot in the AHL’s Western Conference.READ MORE: Winnipeg Jets draft pick Kristian Vesalainen rejoining Manitoba MooseRyan White got things going for the Moose with his second goal in as many games.Minutes later, Logan Shaw tucked one by San Diego’s goaltender Kevin Boyle to give Manitoba a 2-0 lead.That would be the…

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Manitoba Moose Post Game Reaction – March 19

March 20 2019 12:00am The Manitoba Moose talk about their 4-3 overtime win over the San Diego Gulls at Bell MTS Place. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘ !!! gnca_shareVideoCallback REGISTRATION !!! ‘);…

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HIGHLIGHTS: Gulls vs Moose – Mar. 19

March 19 2019 11:24pm The Manitoba Moose let a 3-0 lead evaporate against San Diego to set up a Kristian Vesalainen overtime winner, collect 4-3 win. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘ !!!…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Monday, March 18

If you didn’t know who Bianca Andreescu was before this weekend. Chances are you do now. The 18 year old from Mississauga capped off an amazing two week run at Indian Wells, California with a 3 set victory over former Wimbledon, Aussie, and US Open Winner Angelique Kerber in yesterday’s final of the BNP Paribas Open- the unofficial 5th major on the pro tennis circuit.Story continues belowAndreescu received a pep talk from coach Sylvain Bruneau during the third set- and then ignored her tired legs and burning feet to win…

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Thrilling comeback attempt falls short as Manitoba Moose lose in overtime

The Manitoba Moose scored three goals in the final frame to overcome a three-goal deficit only to lose in overtime.The Moose suffered a heartbreaking 5-4 overtime loss to the Texas Stars on Friday at Bell MTS Place.The Moose still took home a single point, but the win moved the Stars three points ahead of the Moose for the final playoff spot in the Central Division.Story continues belowManitoba surrendered three goals in the opening period and trailed 4-1 to start the third stanza. They proceeded to score three times in the…

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Manitoba Moose Post Game Reaction – March 15

March 15 2019 11:41pm The Manitoba Moose talk about their 5-4 overtime loss to the Texas Stars on Friday at Bell MTS Place. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘ !!! gnca_shareVideoCallback REGISTRATION !!!…

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HIGHLIGHTS: AHL Stars vs Moose – March 15

March 15 2019 11:13pm Highlights from the American Hockey League as the Texas Stars pull out a 5-4 overtime win against the Manitoba Moose on Friday at Bell MTS Place. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval(…

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Winnipeg Jets draft pick Kristian Vesalainen rejoining Manitoba Moose

Winnipeg Jets draft pick Kristian Vesalainen is headed back to North America.The 19-year-old was reassigned by the Jets back to the Manitoba Moose after his KHL team was knocked out of the playoffs.Vesalainen was en route to Winnipeg on Friday and is expected to arrive later in the day, but he won’t suit up for the Moose when they face the Texas Stars at Bell MTS Place.Story continues belowREAD MORE: Winnipeg Jets reassign Kristian Vesalainen to Manitoba Moose but he’s headed back to FinlandVesalainen started the season with the Jets,…

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