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Altitude Check: Patrik Laine is not a passer

Patrik Laine is no longer winning the Cy Young, Eugene Melnyk gets sued, and Luke Schenn to the AHL.

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Winnipeg Jets News:

Patrik Laine likes scoring goals too much to be a passer thank you very much. (Sportsnet)

The Winnipeg Jets were on a hot streak of barely beating teams that were lower than them in the standings with the exception of the Tampa Bay Lightning. That should answer the power ranking question here. (Sports Illustrated)

The Manitoba Moose have had to turn to the ECHL to get reinforcements. (Winnipeg Sun)

The Winnipeg Jets have started taking fewer penalties and that has helped them maintain their play from last year. More as this breaking news develops. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Hockey News:

Eugene Melnyk and Capital Sports are being counter-sued for $1 billion. (Silver Seven)

Can the Los Angeles Kings find a market for Jeff Carter? (NBCSN)

The very talented Andre Burakovsky is somehow in the dog house this season and might need a fresh start elsewhere. (NBCSN)

Jill Saulnier went to China to play hockey and all she got was a Filipino team jersey. (Instagram)

The Carolina Hurricanes do the Iceland Football Team’s clapping thing and while I am not a fan, it is hurting no one so what is the big deal? (The Athletic)

Luke Schenn is in the AHL. He was once a fifth overall pick. What happened? (The Athletic)