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Tuesday Morning Altitude Check: Winnipeg Jets at Washington Capitals gameday links

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

Greg Fiume

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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013:

Jets vs. Capitals notes:

Previewing tonight's divisional game against the Washington Capitals. [NHL.com]

For comprehensive news and notes on the Capitals, check out our pals at Japers' Rink. [Japers' Rink]

Chronicling Winnipeg's road woes and back-to-back breakdown's leading up to their first big test of the season. [Winnipeg Sun]

Katie Carrera explains why the Caps need Alexander Ovechkin and his linemates to get their asses in gear. [Washington Post]

Recapping yesterday's shootout loss in Boston. [WFP]

Kyle Wellwood was one of the odd men out yesterday in Boston, playing a measly 13 minutes of TOI. [Winnipeg Sun]

How long until Paul Postma is as beloved as Mark Flood was? [Winnipeg Sun]

Around the NHL:

Damien Brunner in delicious GIF form. [SB Nation]

While there was no NHL Winter Classic, that didn't stop the AHL from partaking as the Hershey Bears and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins played a thriller on Sunday night. [SB Nation]

The Los Angeles Kings have recalled Andrew Bodnarchuk as Matt Greene's back injury will likely force him to miss the remainder of the season. [JFTC]

Die by the Blade ponders what the Buffalo Sabres should do with Mikhail Grigorenko. [DBTB]

Meet Paul McLean's evil twin, Saul McLean. [Puck Daddy]

Craig Anderson was back on top of his game last night, registering a 4-0 shutout against his old team -- the Florida Panthers. [CBC]

Finally, check out this sweet bit of geekiness in which Brian Elliott watches the Nashville Predators shootout moves on an IPad before beating them in tonight's shootout. [Backhand Shelf]