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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 Wednesday, February 6, 2013:
Winnipeg Jets' news:
More recap from the Freep. [WFP]
Apparently the return of the NHL has been a huge boost to downtown business. [CBC]
The St. John's IceCaps, currently thirteenth in the AHL's Eastern Conference are beginning their climb to the playoffs. [The Telegram]
Around the NHL:
Your weekly instalment of Elliotte Friedman's 30 Thoughts. [CBC]
Despite earning a win against the Detroit Red Wings, the Calgary Flames will be without the services of Miikka Kiprusoff who suffered a lower-body injury in the second period. The only other goaltender they have under contract is Leland Irving. Yeeeesh. [National Post]
Although they sport a hideous, league-worst 2-7-1 record, Adam Oates is earning the trust of his players. [Globe and Mail]