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Altitude Check: Tuesday, April 24, 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 Tuesday, April 24, 2012:

Tanner Glass on becoming a UFA on July 1, 2012. [Jets.com]

The St. John IceCaps are planning a White Out event for their next three games at Mile One Centre. [IceCaps.com]

The ballot for the cover of EA Sports NHL 13 cover is down to the Sweet 16. See if Evander Kane made the cut. [EA Sports]

Vote Ondrej Pavelec for TSN's Play of the Year. [TSN]

We have another series going the distance. The New York Rangers, led by Brad Richards downed the Ottawa Senators 3-2. Game 7 will be played Thursday evening. [Blueshirt Banter, Silver Seven]

Congrats to the Phoneix Coyotes, who have won their first playoff series since moving to Arizona. They defeated the Chicago Blackhawks last night by a score of 5-0, earning a 4-2 series win. The franchise last won a playoff series 25 (!) years ago when they were the Winnipeg Jets. [Five For Howling, Second City Hockey]

The Western Conference semi-finals are set. The St. Louis Blues (2) will host the Los Angeles Kings (8) while the Phoenix Coyotes (3) will take on the Nashville Predators (4). One of these four teams will represent the West in the Stanley Cup finals. I am beyond excited for this. Steven Lepore on what we can expect in terms of ratings. [Puck The Media]

The Royal Half (LA Kings blog) handles the Eulogy of the San Jose Sharks. [Puck Daddy]

Finally, here's more from Ellen Etchingham to keep you busy at the office. [Backhand Shelf]

Monday Night Three Stars

1. Mike Smith (PHX) 39SV, 0GA, 1.000SV%, SO, W

2. Brad Richards (NYR) 1G, 1A, 2PTS

3. Oliver Ekman-Larsson (PHX) 1G, 1A, 2PTS, GWG