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Altitude Check: Winnipeg Jets news and notes for Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Please enjoy our open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Winnipeg Jets-related news and notes.

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Hey, all! We are hurtling faster and faster toward the i) NHL Expansion Draft and ii) NHL Entry Draft, so this preamble is just to advise you that we will have tons of coverage for you on both these topics over the next few weeks.

Firstly, our Scouting Profiles will continue highlight ten prospects we feel could be selected by the Winnipeg Jets on June 23, 2017 in Chicago, IL. This series will run Monday to Friday ending next week. Additionally, we will have a few rookie mock drafts for you as well as a mock draft for the Expansion Draft once teams have submitted their protected lists.

So, yeah, stick around with us for the next few weeks!

With that, here’s what’s in the news for Wednesday, June 7, 2017:

Winnipeg Jets’ notes:

The Pilot’s Logbook you’ve all been waiting for: Patrik Laine Edition. [Jets Nation]

Our pals at Jets Nation also broke down Kevin Cheveldayoff’s latest one-on-one with Gino Reda. [Jets Nation]

Here are the By the Numbers on Jack Roslovic. [Moose Hockey]

Since there’s not a ton of Jets’ news out there currently, here’s a link to our Prospect Profiles that we have completed so far. [AIH Prospect Profiles]

Around the NHL:

Jonathan Toews recently spoke out on climate change which was a pretty cool thing. [Second City Hockey]

Will Tanner Glass be finding a new home in 2017-18 or will room remain for him within the New York Rangers? [Blueshirt Banter]

The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Stefan Leblanc to a minor league contract. [Sportsnet]

Auston Matthews has a new bad Oscar of a tattoo. [The Score]

TSN has released its’ Top 30 Free Agent Frenzy list. It is essentially the entire Washington Capitals roster. [TSN]

Alex Kirschner ain’t panicked about the Pittsburgh Penguins. [SB Nation]

Finally, the Finnish call of Pekka Rinne’s stellar Game 4 save is awesomely epic.