NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 05: Jim Slater #19 of the Winnipeg Jets celebrates his third period goal against the New Jersey Devils with teammate Mark Flood #36 at the Prudential Center on November 5, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Jets 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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. I am acting as today's special headline compiler!
Ed. Note: Now that we are through with the Stanley Cup Finals, Altitude Check will only be running on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Here is what's in the news for Monday, July 23, 2012:
Big day for Big Buff. Dustin Byfuglien will finally have his day in court. We will learn if his motion to dismiss the charges will be accepted. If not, we will be following a trial. [Winnipeg Free Press]
Mark Flood is off to Russia. Flood has signed a deal with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL. Best of luck to him overseas. [Winnipeg Sun]
Flood wasn't the only one. Brett Festerling has signed with DEL's Nürnberg Ice Tigers for two years. Good luck to Brett Festerling as well. [The Telegram]
Enough about losing players, Tim Campbell says we should sign our guys long term right now. [Winnipeg Free Press]
The Jets also resigned a player today. Maxime Macenauer will be back with the Jets / Ice Caps. [NHL.com]
A great breakdown of what is really happening behind the CBA negotiations. [Globe and Mail]
Cam Charron takes a look at long term deals, team spending and competitive balance in the current CBA. [The Score]
The Memorial Cup did not win. [Yahoo! Sports]