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Wednesday Morning Altitude Check: From Raffi Torres to Tyler Bozak, NHL players just don't know how to choose Halloween costumes

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

Richard Wolowicz

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, October 31, 2012:

Blake Wheeler discusses his decision to sign in the German Elite League: "Munich is a great city, the DEL is a good league and all of that made it a good opportunity to keep developing, skill-wise and get back into game shape, which is probably the most important thing. "I have quite a few buddies that I’ve played college with (at the University of Minnesota) that are over there and playing well. It helps your comfort level. It should be a really good experience. I’m excited." [Winnipeg Sun]

Check out this sweet Winnipeg Jets-themed electric guitar. [Backhand Shelf]

Catching up on this weeks Rock Report, in which the St. John's IceCaps remain pretty stagnant. [Jets.com]

IceCaps' President and CEO Danny Williams was a guest on the Hockey This Morning SiriusXM NHL show yesterday. [IceCaps.com]

Tyler Bozak is the latest NHL player to make a poor decision relating to his Halloween costume. [Puck Daddy]

The CHLPA is contending that NHL draft picks should be barred from playing major junior hockey. [Buzzing the Net]

A great read from our friends at Lighthouse Hockey on what losing the New York Islanders means to the suburb of Uniondale. [Lighthouse Hockey]

Finally, it appears the KHL has bent it rules to grant Joffrey Lupul the opportunity to play for Avtomobilist, the leagues last place team. [Toronto Sun]