Altitude Check: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Winnipeg Jets News Headlines

GLENDALE, AZ - MAY 15: Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings skates toward teammate Anze Kopitar #11 after Kopitar assisted on a goal by teammate Jeff Carter #77 (not in photo) in the second period against the Phoenix Coyotes in Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Arena on May 15, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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 Wednesday, May 16, 2012:

Kevin Cheveldayoff takes readers through Winnipeg's preparaion for the upcoming NHL Draft and also touches on the different challenges management will face as compared to last years draft. [WFP]

What might have been had the Phoenix Coyotes relocated to Winnipeg almost one year ago. [Winnipeg Sun]

John Albert has quietly been a solid performer for the St. John's IceCaps during their Calder Cup run. [The Telegram]

Getting to know Ray Sawada. []

... and assistant coach Mark Morrison. []

... and finally, the baby-faced Eddy Pasquale. []

The Los Angeles Kings dismantled the Phoenix Coyotes for the second time in two games. Jeff Carter notched a hat-trick while Jonathan Quick held the Yotes scoreless. [Jewels from the Crown, Five For Howling]

Will Shane Doan be suspended for his hit on Trevor Lewis? [YouTube]

The story of Dewayne Hankins, the man behind the Kings Twitter feed. [Puck Daddy]

Leo Komarov has signed his ELC with the Toronto Maple Leafs. [Leaf Nation]

Alexander Semin may or may not have played his final game as a Washington Capital. [SB Nation]

Russian Machine Never Breaks interviews Alexander Semin (in Russian) [RNMB]

Really cool that Tomas Vokoun could be the starting goaltender for the new Yaroslavl Lokomotiv team... [RMNB]

... but according to his agent, he's still looking at resigning in the NHL. [SB Nation]

Gabe Desjardins makes an appearance in Elliotte Friedman's 30 Thoughts this week. [CBC] Ed. Note: The article in question has since been removed from CBC's site. We will update today's headlines if it reappears.

Finally, the movement to anoint Scott Hartnell as the NHL 13 cover athlete continues into the next round of voting. #Hartnelldown! [Backhand Shelf]

Tuesday Night Three Stars

1. Jeff Carter (LAK) 3G, 3PTS

2. Jonathan Quick (LAK) 24SV, 0GA, 1.000SV%, W, SO

3. Dwight King (LAK) 1G, GWG

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