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Altitude Check: Thursday February 23, 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 Thursday, February 23, 2012:

Previewing tonight's match-up vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning. [NHL.com]

Our SB Nation pals at raw charge offer more from a Lightning perspective. [Raw Charge]

How will the Jets bounce back after Tuesday's disappointing loss? "Those kind of crushing defeats can often do one of two things for a hockey club: 1. It can leave a permanent emotional scar or 2. It can galvanize a team going forward. And fans really won't get a feel for how the Jets will react until they take to the ice again tonight against the Tampa Bay Lightning." [WFP]

Ken Wiebe doles out his grades for the Jets heading into the final quarter of the season. [Winnipeg Sun]

Though his stats are far from the leagues best, Ondrej Pavelec has been the rudder steering the Winnipeg Jets ship all season. [WFP]

Matt Eichel gets us caught up in the Winnipeg Jets playoff race. [Jets Nation]

The Jets still hover around a 28% chance of making the playoffs. [Sports Club Stats]

Insight to the world of NHL Scouting through the eyes of Winnipeg Jets pro scout Mark Dobson. [Jets.com]

Is Alexander Burmistrov truly on the cusp of stardom? Ed Tait thinks so. Offer your thoughts in the comments section. [WFP]

Finally, Graham James addressed a Winnipeg courtroom yesterday where he apologized to his victims for the heinous crimes he has admitted to have committed. James is set to be sentenced later today. [Calgary Herald]