Wednesday Morning Altitude Check: Spencer Machacek re-signs with the Jets

Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Winnipeg Jets-related news and notes.

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.

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 Wednesday, September 12, 2012:

We talked about it yesterday, but more coverage on Spencer Machacek's 1-year extension with the Jets. [Jets.com]

Evander Kane plays his current contract talks close to the vest: "I’m not going to talk about anything in the future or any contract type of stuff. That’s between my agent and Winnipeg to sort something out." Yeesh, that doesn't quite evoke confidence. [Winnipeg Sun]

Alexei Ponikarovsky weighs in on lockout talk: "You’re waiting to see what’s going to happen, you’re still training hard to get ready for the training camp. If it’s not going to happen maybe you’ll take a little break and then regroup and go again. We’ll see. It’s hard to say right now how long it’s going to take and how long we have to wait for it." [WFP]

Andrew Ladd give his thoughts as well: "Our offer is more on track than theirs and theirs was a pretty low-ball offer to start off with and they haven’t really made any concessions so far. We seem to be at an impasse right now. Everyone is kind of drawing a line in the sand and we don’t feel comfortable moving from where we are until they move a lot more." [Canoe]

Number 23 on Eichel's Top 25 Jets is Paul Postma. [Jets All Out]

BREAKING: The Washington Capitals have re-signed Troy Brouwer to a 3-year 3.67MM AAV contract. [Japers Rink]

NBC Sports Network is preparing for the worst by loading up on NCAA College Hockey coverage. [SB Nation]

Could Justin Beiber suit up for the ECHL's Bakersfield Condors? [Puck Daddy]

The Boston Bruins have re-signed Tyler Seguin to a 6-year deal worth 5.75MM in AAV. And Jeremy Jacobs is trying to cry poor... [SCOC]

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed Michal Rozsival to a 1-year deal. [Second City Hockey]

Matt Hendricks is the latest NHLer to join the You Can Pay Project. [Washington Post]

You can watch his PSA here: [You Can Play Project]

Lubomir Vishnovsky's request to envoke his no-trade clause after being dealt to the New York Islanders has been denied. [Darren Dreger, via Twitter]

Pension Plan Puppets with a mega-troll on their readership, ranking Dougie Hamilton at number 2 in their Top 25 Under 25. [PPP]

A sweet infographic pertaining to EA Sports NHL series. [Backhand Shelf]

And finally, Down Goes Brown gives an in-depth review of NHL 13. [Down Goes Brown]

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