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Altitude Check: Monday, April 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 and elsewhere in the NHL.

Here is what's in the news for Monday, April 23, 2012:

Tim Campbell and Ed Tait of the Winnipeg Free Press team up again for their list of 10 Things They've Learned About the NHL. [WFP]

Dustin Byfuglien, Blake Wheeler and Zach Bogosian will not play for Team USA at this years World Championships. [Winnipeg Sun]

The St. John's IceCaps won their first Calder Cup playoff game 3-2 over the Syracuse Crunch Friday night. Unfortunately, they dropped Saturday's game by a score of 4-3. The series is currently tied 1-1. [The Telegram]

Adam Martini with more IceCaps Calder Cup talk. [Yahoo! Sports]

Congrats to the Nashville Predators who capped off their first round series Friday night versus the Detroit Red Wings. The Preds took the series 4-1. [On the Forecheck]

Congrats Part II to the St. Louis Blues who finished their series against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. The Blues also won their series 4-1. [St. Louis Game Time]

Congrats Part III to the Philadelphia Flyers, whose 5-1 victory ended the Pittsburgh Penguins hopes of lifting the Stanley Cup. Philadelphia won their series 4-2 and star forward Claude Giroux marked 14 points in the opening round series, second only to Tim Kerr's 15 for the franchise record in one series. [Broad Street Hockey, Pensburgh]

Tyler Seguin finally got himself a goal in the Boston Bruins first round series against the Washington Capitals and it couldn't have come at a better time ; the Game 6 OT winner. The seventh and deciding game of this series will be played on Wednesday in Boston. [SCOC, Japers Rink]

Congrats Part IV as the President Trophy winners have been vanquished. The Los Angeles Kings, backed by the Vezina-worhty goaltending of Jonathan Quick, have shocked the Vancouver Canucks, taking the first round series 4-1. That ticking sound you're all hearing is the bomb that's about to detonate Vancouver's roster and coaching staff. [Jewels from the Crown, Nucks Misconduct]

Finally, enjoy the Detroit Red Wings Eulogy, courtesy of our SB Nation pals at St. Louis Game Time. They had me at Little Caesars. [Puck Daddy]