Altitude Check: Monday January 2, 2012 Winnipeg Jets Headlines

WINNIPEG, CANADA - DECEMBER 31: Mark Flood #36 of the Winnipeg Jets salutes the fans after they defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs in NHL action at the MTS Centre on December 31, 2011 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Hey all! We at Arctic Ice Hockey hope that you had a fun and relaxing holiday season. Today we continue our feature running Monday through Friday that will bring you up to date on what's going on in the media pertaining to the Winnipeg Jets.

Here are your headlines for Monday, January 2, 2012:

With their win against Toronto on New Year's Eve, the Winnipeg Jets capped off a fantastic month which has them currently sitting in a playoff position. [Winnipeg Sun]

Tim Campbell recaps Winnipeg's most recent victory. [WFP]

Patrice Cormier was returned to St. John's after Saturday night's game and posted a -1 +/- in the Ice Caps 3-1 loss Sunday to the Toronto Marlies. [Winnipeg Jets]

The Jets set a new franchise record for wins in a month, going 10-3-1 through December, 2011. [NHL]

Four burning questions surrounding the Winnipeg Jets as they enter 2012. [The Hockey Writers]

Video: Manitoba psychic Elbera Lotz predicts the Winnipeg Jets will make the playoffs (she's 95% accurate!) [Winnipeg Sun]

Gary Lawless ranks the top ten Manitoban sporting moments of 2011. [WFP]

Roy MacGregor calls out Mark Scheifele for his disappearing act (4GP-2G-1A-3PTS) to date at the World Juniors. Canada will need more output from Scheifele when they face the winner of Russia vs. Czech Republic which will be played tomorrow night in Calgary, AB. [Globe & Mail]

Ivan Telegin has also had a disappointing WJC Tournament (4GP-1G-1A-2PTS) for the Russians. Telegin scored his first goal Saturday vs. Sweden cementing a 3-0 lead before his country gave up four unanswered goals to the Swedes, subsequently losing their first round bye in the elimination rounds. [Calgary Herald]

Finally, Mr. Hockey USA Zach Parise invites you to Saturday's College Hockey Classic between the University of North Dakota and Clarkson University, held at the MTS Centre. Lots of seats are still available and it will be a great game to attend. I will be covering the event for AIH and will buy drinks for anyone who wants to swing by and say hello. [Winnipeg Jets]

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