Altitude Check: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Winnipeg Jets News Headlines

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 23: Mike Smith #41 of the Phoenix Coyotes pats Andrew Brunette #15 of the Chicago Blackhawks after Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 23, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Coyotes defeated the Blackhawks 4-0 to win the series 4 games to 2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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, April 24, 2012:

Tanner Glass on becoming a UFA on July 1, 2012. [Jets.com]

The St. John IceCaps are planning a White Out event for their next three games at Mile One Centre. [IceCaps.com]

The ballot for the cover of EA Sports NHL 13 cover is down to the Sweet 16. See if Evander Kane made the cut. [EA Sports]

Vote Ondrej Pavelec for TSN's Play of the Year. [TSN]

We have another series going the distance. The New York Rangers, led by Brad Richards downed the Ottawa Senators 3-2. Game 7 will be played Thursday evening. [Blueshirt Banter, Silver Seven]

Congrats to the Phoneix Coyotes, who have won their first playoff series since moving to Arizona. They defeated the Chicago Blackhawks last night by a score of 5-0, earning a 4-2 series win. The franchise last won a playoff series 25 (!) years ago when they were the Winnipeg Jets. [Five For Howling, Second City Hockey]

The Western Conference semi-finals are set. The St. Louis Blues (2) will host the Los Angeles Kings (8) while the Phoenix Coyotes (3) will take on the Nashville Predators (4). One of these four teams will represent the West in the Stanley Cup finals. I am beyond excited for this. Steven Lepore on what we can expect in terms of ratings. [Puck The Media]

The Royal Half (LA Kings blog) handles the Eulogy of the San Jose Sharks. [Puck Daddy]

Finally, here's more from Ellen Etchingham to keep you busy at the office. [Backhand Shelf]

Monday Night Three Stars

1. Mike Smith (PHX) 39SV, 0GA, 1.000SV%, SO, W

2. Brad Richards (NYR) 1G, 1A, 2PTS

3. Oliver Ekman-Larsson (PHX) 1G, 1A, 2PTS, GWG

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Arctic Ice Hockey

You must be a member of Arctic Ice Hockey to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Arctic Ice Hockey. You should read them.

Join Arctic Ice Hockey

You must be a member of Arctic Ice Hockey to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Arctic Ice Hockey. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker