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Monday Morning Altitude Check: After three straight losses, the Winnipeg Jets are looking to get back in the win column

Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Winnipeg Jets-related news and notes.

Joel Auerbach

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, February 4, 2013:

Winnipeg Jets' news:

After a three-game losing streak, the Jets are hoping that a weekend's rest will have them ready to go tomorrow night at home against the Florida Panthers. [WFP]

Claude Noel is remaning tight-liiped as it relates to Dustin Byfuglien's pre-game injury last Thursday: "It was all in the preparation stages of getting prepared for a game. That’s what it was. They’re making up stories if you’re looking for something else there." [Winnipeg Sun]

Where Mark Scheifele will finish the 2013 season is now anyones guess. [WFP]

Mark Stuart on what he would do as a profession if he wasn't a hockey player: "I could never do the math or science thing. So I like to read and could write if I had to." [Winnipeg Sun]

If Ondrej Pavelec keeps allowing 5+ goals per game, good news: Edward Pasquale had a shut out win over Binghamton this weekend. [The Telegram]

James Wright has put Scottie Upshall out of commission for the next month after a fight in Thursday night's contest. [SB Nation]

Around the NHL:

In lieu of the light's going out at the Superbowl last night, SB Nation pays homage by remembering when the same thing happened in the 1988 Stanley Cup Finals. [SB Nation]

Why a Hart Trophy was the worst thing to ever happen to the Anaheim Ducks. [Anaheim Calling]

Taking a look at the regression of Alex Ovechkin in 5v5 play and what can be done to remedy it. [Japers' Rink]

A weird situation you rarely see: the NHL has rescinded a match penalty handed to David Bakes on Friday night. [CBC]

Was this penalty on Jakob Silfverberg the worst call of the year? You be the judge! [Puck Daddy]

Finally, Justin Bourne explains how players prepare themselves for back-to-back games. [Backhand Shelf]