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Monday Morning Altitude Check: Mark Scheifele scores another hat trick; no big deal

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

Nick Laham

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 Monday, November 5, 2012:

Mark Scheifele snuck back into the OHL's top five scorers after another hat trick performance, this time against the Sault Greyhounds. He also added an assist in the Colts' 5-4 overtime win. [Yahoo! Sports]

Buzzing the Net felt that Scheifele's performance wasn't three star quality. [Buzzing the Net]

Jacob Trouba didn't dress for the Michigan Wolverines Saturday night as he was suspended for an illegal hit to the head in Friday's action. Michigan took both games against Northern Michigan. [GoBlue.com]

Antti Miettinen has decided to join HPK Hameenlinna of the SM-liiga. [Winnipeg Sun]

St. John's is hoping that Paul Postma's return to the line-up will be the shot in the arm the team needs to stack some wins together. [The Telegram]

The Colorado Eagles had a successful weekend, sweeping the San Francisco Bulls in their two game set. [CBS Northern Colorado]

Looking at some of the careers that were lost after the 2005 lockout and forecasting who may be affected this time around. [WFP]

Greg Wyshynski asks whether or not the NHL's remodelling of the "make whole" provision can put an end to the lockout. We fans can only hope, it's been a rough month. [Puck Daddy]

The Subway SuperSeries starts tonight as Team QMJHL hosts Team Russia in Blaineville-Boisbriand, QC. You can catch each game of the series on Sportsnet. [SubwaySuperSeries.ca]

Chris Lund explains why the NHL needs its' Lebron James. [Backhand Shelf]

Why cancelling the Winter Classic was a hasty and stupid move by the NHL. At least it seems its' cancellation has increased pressure from NHL owner, so I guess that's good. [SB Nation]

Finally, Paul Bisonnette is pranked by Mike Cammalleri at BioSteel camp. And apparently, he's quite a goal scorer over in England. [USA TODAY]