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Friday Morning Altitude Check: Mark Scheifele named to Team Canada World Junior squad

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 Friday, December 14, 2012:

Congrats to Mark Scheifele who was named to his second straight World Junior team -- as if there would be any doubt. Now fans get to see how he adjusts to playing the wing along Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jonathan Huberdeau. [National Post]

The Winnipeg Jets were the fifth most googled Canadian sports team of 2012. [Winnipeg Sun]

How the St. John's IceCaps have hit a new low after yet another shutout loss. [The Telegram]

The Colorado Eagles skated to a 5-3 win over the Las Vegas Wranglers, thanks to 3 short-handed goals by Chad Costello. [Reporter Herald]

Behold! You're 2013 Canadian World Junior Roster. [TSN]

If you think Gary Bettman is bad then you aren't old enough to remember Gil Stein. [SB Nation]

Elliotte Friedman reports that the NHL appears to be winning on paper, so what's holding up the ratification of this CBA? [CBC Sports]

Finally, Nick Cotsonika talks about the dangers in announcing a drop-dead date. [Yahoo! Sports]