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Altitude Check: We all have thoughts about Laine

Lots of thoughts on Patrik Laine, a little bit on the Habs, and contract extensions around the league.

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Winnipeg Jets News

The Winnipeg Jets will need to re-sign three key players to contracts this summer and Patrik Laine in particular could cause some problems for them. (Toronto Sun)

Trains and planes to get to Montreal means that there are more thoughts about Laine. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Today is all about Laine and it is good to hear that Paul Maurice is not worried about his slump. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Dustin Byfuglien will play tonight and Josh Morrissey is feeling better. Hopefully he will be able to remain in the lineup. (Global News)

More on Byfuglien’s return to health. (Winnipeg Free Press)

The Winnipeg Jets play the Montreal Canadiens today and here are five things they should focus on if they want to win. (National Post)

The AHL has an award for the top AHL graduate each month and January was Kyle Connor. (The AHL)

The Winnipeg Jets are supposedly looking for a centre this trade deadline. Here are four centres on the market. (Sportsnet)

Hockey News

Which NHL general managers, coaches, and players are feeling the heat in the lead up to the NHL Trade Deadline? (The Athletic)

Could there be offer sheets this summer? Do not tease my chaos-loving ways like this. (

Which key contracts does each NHL team have to deal with in the near future? (Sportsnet)

This is old news, but Hockey Canada will have a new face with the senior women’s team in Ann-Sophie Bettez and she has been waiting a long time for this. (Habs Eyes on the Prize)