Altitude Check: Wednesday March 28, 2012 Winnipeg Jets News Headlines

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 Wednesday, March 28, 2012:

Previewing tonight's game versus the New York Rangers. [NHL.com]

Our SB Nation pals at Blueshirt Banter offer more from a Rangers perspective. [Blueshirt Banter]

Gary Lawless throws on the rose coloured glasses in comparing the MTS Centre to other arenas in the NHL. Five hundred and sixty-six words of pure tripe. Gary, it's time for you to pick up a dictionary and look up the word "objectivity". It would be nice to see that come through in your writing once in awhile. [WFP]

The Jets won't say that their 2011-12 season is over.... but they should... because it's over. [Winnipeg Sun]

Paul Waldie with more on the end of Winnipeg's playoff hopes: "The Jets will look back on this season as one of many missed opportunities. The losses on the road, especially against weaker teams such as the Columbus Blue Jackets and Montreal Canadiens (twice), hurt more than anything. The Jets’ road record is 12-21-4, compared with 23-12-4 at home. Noel said repeatedly during the season that Winnipeg would need at least a .500 record on the road to make the playoffs. The team didn’t come close." [Globe and Mail]

Kyle Wellwood has continued to perform well beyond his contract value. [Winnipeg Sun]

Andrey Osadchenko interviews Ivan Telegin [Jets Nation]

Jim Slater has been nominated as Winnipeg's Bill Masterton Trophy candidate. [WFP]

A cool story about Winnipeg's in-house doctor. [WFP]

With a 3-1 victory last night over the Calgary Hitmen, the Brandon Wheat Kings have taken a stranglehold on the series. Winnipeg Jets prospect Jimmy Bubnick was held pointless in the loss. Game 5 of the best-of-seven series will be played Thursday night at them MTS Centre in Winnipeg, MB. Plenty of good tickets still available HERE. [WHL.ca]

The very talented Ellen Etchingham and her latest installment of "History Lessons" [Backhand Shelf]

Finally, enjoy episode one of the Boston Bruins newest add campaign entitled "Bear and the Gang". [Bruins.com]

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