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Altitude Check: Kyle Connor gets a Little bit of help

Connor talks about his new mentor, Kristian Vesalainen remains awesome, and we reflect on the 2013 NHL Draft.

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NHL: Edmonton Oilers at Winnipeg Jets James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports

Winnipeg Jets News:

Kristian Vesalainen was one of the best players in the KHL this past week. (KHL)

What grade would you give the Winnipeg Jets for the 2013 NHL Draft? What about the rest of the NHL? (The Athletic)

Kyle Connor is enjoying life with a Little bit of mentorship this season on the second line. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Hockey News:

The Toronto Maple Leafs are finally doing a mom’s trip instead of a dad’s trip. #MomsMatterToo (The Athletic)

A puppy stole a stick at the St. Louis Blues practice. He is now their best player. (Twitter)

You know that thing where a team says they will not trade a player and then they end up trading him? Down Goes Brown does and he made a list of all the times it has happened. (The Athletic)

Have teams finally figured out that it is best to not sit on a lead if you want to win the game? (TSN)

The Edmonton Oilers have become a worse team offensively, but a better team defensively under Ken Hitchcock. I imagine that Hitchcock will only be the Oiler’s coach for a few more months and then we can have Connor McDavid released on us again. (Sportsnet)