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Wednesday Morning Altitude Check: The AVCO Cup has returned to Winnipeg

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Jonathan Daniel

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 7, 2012:

The AVCO Cup has found a home in the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, fitting considering how often the WHA's Winnipeg Jets claimed the title. [WFP]

For the St. John's IceCaps, rectifying their .500 record comes down to scoring more goals. [The Telegram]

Mark Scheifele scored once in the Barrie Colts 5-3 win over the Peterborough Petes. []

The Colorado Eagles have signed scoring winger Kevin Ulanski. [The Coloradoan]

The NHL and NHLPA talked late into election night and will continue to do so again today. Reason for optimism? I guess we'll see. [SB Nation]

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Theo Peckham has signed with the San Francisco Bulls of the ECHL. [Edmonton Journal]

Ken Dryden theorizes that NHL fans don't care to hear about money talks. [Globe and Mail]

Finally, Justin Bourne explains that the NHL faced minimal pressure from their sponsors to start the season on time. [Backhand Shelf]