Altitude Check: Tuesday, April 3, 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 Tuesday, April 3, 2012:

Previewing tonight's match-up against the Florida Panthers. [NHL.com]

Our SB Nation pals at Litter Box Cats offer more from a Panthers perspective. [Litter Box Cats]

It's been previously discussed on the blog, but forward Kyle Wellwood will miss the remainder of the season with a broken foot. He will join teammate Tanner Glass - who also broke his foot last Friday - on LTIR. [WFP]

With Wellwood now out for the next three regular season games, Patrice Cormier will draw back into the Jets line-up after being recalled from St. John's yesterday morning. [IceCaps.com]

Tracking where it all went wrong for the Jets this season. [Winnipeg Sun]

Mark Chipman doesn't want Jets fans to think there will be any quick fixes that will vault the team into the NHL's upper echelon of talent any time soon: "Since the lockout, if you look at the teams that have had success and won -- Chicago, Pittsburgh, Detroit, they build from within. The best example for us is Nashville. They draft well and develop and provide a stable environment that fosters winning. They're the best example for us. Now that they're close, they're trying to make a few tweaks to go after the Cup. The Nashville example is very fitting for us." [WFP]

Though it will be a short month for Jets games, Bryan Little is your poster-boy for April. [Jets.com]

Congrats to Mark Scheifele, Ivan Telegin and the rest of the Barrie Colts as they move past the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors and into the second round of the OHL playoffs after last night's 3-2 overtime win. Scheifele, who was injured in Game 5, finished with two assists on the night. Telegin also recorded an assist. [Barrie Examiner]

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey will be suspended one game for his elbow to the head of Florida Panthers forward Tomas Kopecky. [SB Nation]

Finally, check out Ellen Etchingham's latest edition of History Lessons. [Backhand Shelf]

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