Friday Morning Altitude Check: Winnipeg Jets at Florida Panthers post game as well as Tampa Bay Lightning gameday links

Tom Szczerbowski

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 Friday, February 1, 2013:

Winnipeg Jets' news:

Recapping last night's 6-3 loss at the hands of the Florida Panthers. [WFP]

More from the Winnipeg Sun. [Winnipeg Sun]

For a Panthers perspective of things, visit our pals at Litter Box Cats. [Litter Box Cats]

Previewing tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. [NHL.com]

For comprehensive news and notes on the Lightning, check out our pals at Raw Charge. [Raw Charge]

Well, it might be awhile before we figure out what's happening with Mark Scheifele, says Claude Noel: "We know where we stand with Mark. We have to sort some things out. That will sort itself out. There is no timeframe, not that I know of." [WFP]

Around the NHL:

Bad news for fans of the Ottawa Senators as Jason Spezza will undergo back surgery and be out of the line-up indefinitely. [SB Nation]

Brian Strait has signed a three-year extension with the New York Islanders. [SB Nation]

There have been numerous NHL fights so far this year, but how does it stack up to seasons past? [Montreal Gazette]

When, if ever, will the Calgary Flames establish their rebuild? [The Hockey News]

Who have been the early studs and duds of the fantasy hockey season? Clearly everyone on Dangled Your Mom in AIH's Tournament of Champions. [Puck Daddy]

Finally, a topic we'll be touching a little later this morning: Cory Conacher, Vladimir Tarasenko and the 2013 Calder Trophy. [Backhand Shelf]

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