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Wednesday Morning Altitude Check: Andrew Ladd beats Mike Richards in street hockey showdown

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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, November 14, 2012:

Coverage of yesterday's road hockey game between Andrew Ladd and Mike Richards, in which Team Ladd emerged with a 5-3 win. SB Nation should have more on this today. [WFP]

More on the street hockey game from the Sun. [Winnipeg Sun]

Video coverage of Ladd v. Richards. [Hockey Buzz]

Jets-branded Budwiser continues to fly off the shelves, further proving that some fans are mindless sheep. [WFP]

Colorado Eagles' forward Chad Costello has been named the ECHL's player of the week. []

Upon reading Mark Recchi's most recent CBA comments, it appears as though he has traded in his Ph.D for an MBA. [SB Nation]

Puck Daddy and the Denver Post lists the top ten NHL centres of all time. Joe Sakic is criminally underrated. [Puck Daddy]

Detroit Red Wings' prospect Riley Shehan has been arrested for "superdrunk" driving. We cannot confirm nor deny whether Jonah Hill and Michael Cera were also detained for the infraction. [PHT]

Lockout or no lockout, Sidney Crosby continues to be the most mundane of all NHL interviewees: ""I think there’s a deal to be made and I think negotiations have to go better if there’s going to be a deal. If it keeps going like this, I mean, everybody’s going to lose. There’s no way around it, everybody’s going to lose." [Globe and Mail]

Finally, the NHL's absence continues to furrow an ulcer into the CBC's winter programming schedule. [CBC]