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Altitude Check: Tuesday February 21, 2012 Winnipeg Jets News Headlines

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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.

Here is what's in the news for Tuesday, February 21, 2012:

Previewing tonight's match-up vs. the Philadelphia Flyers. [NHL.com]

Our SB Nation pals at Broad Street Hockey offer more from a Flyers perspective. [BSH]

Blake Wheeler was named the NHL's Second Star of the Week for his eight points (1G, 7A) in four games. [NHL.com]

Wheeler is finally putting it all together after a wild twelve months that included his trade from Boston to Atlanta: "I remember sitting in the room with my roommate David Krejci when the phone rang. I said 'I’m off to Atlanta.'" [Globe and Mail]

Gary Lawless offers a good article on perspective: "They're undermanned, overmatched or whatever you want to call them. Fine. We'll call them ours. And that's still much more than we were able to say for such a long time. We shouldn't forget that as we get caught up in the highs and lows of a playoff chase." [WFP]

That said, Jets players still have the playoffs in sight. [WFP]

Congrats to Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec who recently set a new career high in wins. [Winnipeg Sun]

The Jets sit at a 29% chance of making the 2012 playoffs leading into tonight's game. [Sports Club Stats]

Finally, the NHLPA conducted a survey of it's players regarding the relevance of fighting in the game. Unsurprisingly, the results are staggering. [Puck Daddy]