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Tuesday Morning Altitude Check: Getting to know Randy Jones

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


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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012:

Getting to know Randy Jones. This should be fun! [Daily Derek]

Tobias Enstrom is happy to be back in Winnipeg after being filling every page in his passport these past few months: "This is my home now... It feels good to be back. I miss the guys, too. To see some of the guys, be practising with them, it felt like a good choice for me." We love you too, Toby! [WFP]

Mark Scheifele further discusses his move to the wing on Team Canada's top line: "It's just a change of position. All you gotta do is go over a little video, go over a few things, get adapted to it. If you stay dedicated, you can do a good job... It's not a huge thing. But I'm going to be working hard at it, and I'm sure the guys will". [Calgary Herald]

Joey Sides has been reassigned to Colorado of the ECHL. [Oye! Times]

Following Team USA's World Junior selection camp. [SB Nation]

Jeff Vinik has been an all-around good dude and is now giving Tampa Bay Lightning employees extra paid vacation time. [SB Nation]

Greg Wyshynski explains why a second hockey team in Toronto will never work. [Puck Daddy]

Finally, Cam Charron takes a look at the evolution of forward roles over the past two seasons. [NHL Numbers]