Thursday Morning Altitude Check: Welcome, Anthony Peluso!

Marianne Helm

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.

Here is what's in the news for Thursday, January 17, 2013:

Meet Anthony Peluso, your newest Winnipeg Jet. [Winnipeg Sun]

Onrdrej Pavelec wants to play all 48 games this year which would undoubtedly be a bad idea for everyone. [WFP]

Winnipeg has signed Jason Jaffray to an NHL contract, which allows his recall to the team, if necessary. [Winnipeg Sun]

Good news for the Jets' third line as Nik Antropov returned to practice today: "[Antropov was] back with his teammates this morning and in a regularly coloured practice jersey, indicating that he's been cleared for action." [WFP]

Will Mark Scheifele be ready for the jump to NHL? Only time will tell. [Winnipeg Sun]

Sorry Jets' fans, but Travis Zajac won't be signing here during the offseason as he has recently signed an 8-year deal with the New Jersey Devils. [SB Nation]

So long, Tom Wilson! The Washington Capitals have re-assigned you to Plymouth of the OHL. [SB Nation]

Dave Nonis wasted no time flexing his muscles as new General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, trading Matt Lombardi to the Phoenix Coyotes for a conditional draft pick. [Globe and Mail]

Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Keven Veilleux has been suspended 10 games for a racist remark during ECHL action. [Puck Daddy]

Finally, Down Goes Brown previews the Eastern Conference. [National Post]

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