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Altitude Check: Friday, April 13, 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 and elsewhere in the NHL.

Here is what's in the news for Friday, April 13, 2012:


Really a non-story - unless you're a moron - but you will not be charged for the TSN Jets specialty channel on your cable bill until the fall. [Winnipeg Sun]

Kevin Cheveldayoff and his scouting team will continue to prepare for June's Entry Draft. [WFP]

Shea Weber avoids suspension for his actions towards Henrik Zetterberg. Bob Wojnowski calls it "gutless". Can you guess which team he covers? Seriously, guys, you'll never guess! [Detroit News]

With Darren Helm set to miss the remainder of the playoffs, the Red Wings will turn to Gustav Nyquist to fill his role. [Detroit Freep]

Meanwhile, Byron Bitz will face a two game suspension for ending Kyle Clifford. [Globe and Mail]

The New York Rangers handled the Ottawa Senators with ease in Game 1 of their Quarterfinal series, cruising to a 4-2 victory. [Blueshirt Banter, Silver Seven]

Despite Braden Holtby being an absolute hero for the Washington Capitals, his performance wasn't enough as Chris Kelly was able to one-up him in overtime, claiming victory for the Boston Bruins in what was a chippy affair. [Japers Rink, SCOC]

David Krejci, you're doing it wrong! [Puck Daddy]

Martin Havlat scored twice as the San Jose Sharks erased a late third period deficit and later beat the St. Louis Blues in double overtime. [Fear the Fin, St. Louis Game Time]

Despite giving up a goal with less than fifteen seconds left in the game to force overtime, the Phoenix Coyotes were able to outlast the Chicago Blackhawks early pressure and a goal by Martin Hanzal would seal the deal for the Pacific Division champs. [Second City Hockey, Five For Howling]

Despite Mark Scheifele being held pointless, Ivan Telegin still marked two assists in a 3-2 Barrie Colts win. The Colts now lead their OHL semi-final series over the Ottawa 67's 3-1. [Barrie Examiner]

Dustin Brown weighs in on the fallout caused by the official Twitter account of the Los Angeles Kings. [Backhand Shelf]

Yesterday afternoon, the Calgary Flames and Head Coach Brent Sutter decided to part ways. [CBC]

Jaromir Jagr spent his day off winning the internet:

Finally, SB Nation's Matt Ufford showed up at the NHL's unveiling of a 21-foot -tall Stanley Cup shaped water fountain in Times Square to find out of anyone truly knew the origins of the Stanley Cup. [SB Nation]

Thursday Night's Three Stars:

1. Martin Havlat (SJ) 2G, 2PTS GWG

2. Mike Smith (PHX) 43 SV, 2GA .956 SV%, W

3. Patrick Berglund (STL) 2G, 2PTS