Tuesday Morning Altitude Check: Ron Hainsey remains hopeful a deal can get done

Marianne Helm

Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Winnipeg Jets-related news and notes.

Hey all! Here is 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 and elsewhere in the NHL.

Here is what's in the news for Tuesday, November 27, 2012:

Ron Hainsey is on the fence when it comes to adding mediators to NHL labour disputes: "Well, I’m not sure if going into mediation will solve this or not. But it will be a new perspective injected into this, with the intent of seeing if they can bring us closer together. I think it is an avenue worth a shot." [Winnipeg Sun]

As reported here at AIH yesterday, Ondrej Pavelec has signed with Lahti of the SM-liiga. [WFP]

Fort Gary Brewing has been feeling the heat due to reduced beer sales stemming from the NHL lockout. [Winnipeg Sun]

The latest version of the St. John's IceCaps' Rock Report. [IceCaps.com]

UPDATE:Scott Kosmachuk has been named the OHL's player of the week after he recorded eight points in his last three games.[OHL]

The strange story of Guy Serota, who was set to mediate NHL labour meetings for all of two hours. [Puck Daddy]

Ellen Etchingham offers more of her regular goodness. [Backhand Shelf]

Todd Bertuzzi thinks that the 2012-13 season will be scrapped: "[I'm] not very optimistic. I see us losing a year. Just move on to different things. I'm coaching now. I was just in Toronto coaching my son's team. You move on, try to make the most of your time." [Toronto Sun]

A look at some of the names lost during the 2005 NHL lockout. You could make a Hall of Fame team with some of those names.[National Post]

Finally, where does this scripted lockout finally end? [SB Nation]

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